Buchanan County

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JoAnn Fabric store has partnered with 4-H! This is amazing! Great deal and support for a wonderful program!

Click here to join Clover Kids or 4-H! 

Buchanan County ISU Extension and Outreach provides educational opportunities for economic development, food and the environment, health and well-being, and K-12 youth outreach.
We meet local needs, so Buchanan County can be an even better place for the next generation.


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BUCHANAN COUNTY ISU EXTENSION AND OUTREACH OFFICE HOURS ARE 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM MONDAY- FRIDAY   __________________________________________________________________________________________________

           4-H and FFA News  

  • May Newsletter - see all newsletters here
  • NEW: YQCA Trainings are available online or in-person.  Sign in here to see what's available.  FSQA is no longer available.
  • 2019 Buchanan County Fair 4-H/FFA Information - click here!
  • Jr. Fun Day Sugn Up Deadline June 28. Space is limited. To sign up, click here!

Leaders & Educators

 Agriculture & Horticulture News
2019 CIC Course Schedule - Buchanan County 
We are updating our CIC contact list.  If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please fill out this form

Register for the 13th Annual Master Gardener Symposium todayClick here for the details and registration form!

  Local Foods & Farmers Market News

County News

Master Gardener display new awards
May 8, 2019

Prairie schoolhouse project provides educational opportunities for youth and their families

4-h and FFA
February 26, 2018
Stay up-to-date on 4-H & FFA happenings!
December 10, 2014

The winter edition of Acreage Living  features articles including winter care for horses, planning a spring vegetable garden, home energy savings tips, estimating costs of pasture and hay production, starting a bird feeding program and more.

Info here

monarch butterfly on a flower

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to Raise Monarch Butterflies

5 videos: Laura Jesse Iles, director of the ISU Extension and Outreach Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic, explains how to raise and care for monarchs – from collecting the eggs to releasing adult butterflies to the world.

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