Buchanan County

Click here for the IFM webpage!

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.

The 2022 Buchanan County Fair begins soon!

Check out the schedule here.

(as of 6/14/22)



Sign up for Jr Fun Days here!


Summer Day Camp Registration is open!

Camps from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
most suitable for those in grades K-8.

Five different camps this year!

Click here to see the flyer!



Opening Day of the Independence Farmers Market is 
Saturday, May 21 from 8:00 am-noon

Welcome our new Market Manager, Roger Barloon!



Leaders & Educators

STEM-Lit to Go! Kits now available! 

Updated: 4-H Regulations and Guidance
NEW: 4-H Club Financial Management
 Agriculture & Horticulture News


 Local Foods & Farmers Market News


County News

2022 cash rental page
May 10, 2022

While average crop rental rate was up 10% across state, Buchanan's average increases just $2 per acre. 

custom rate sheet
April 4, 2022

Available now online or at your local Extension & Outreach office. 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Ignite Innovation to Fight Food (In)Security

Iowa high school students spent several weeks developing action plans to address food insecurity challenges in their communities. They presented their innovative solutions during Iowa State's IGNITE Innovation Showcase.

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