Buchanan County

Register for the 13th Annual Master Gardener Symposium - February 23, 2019 - by clicking here!

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.


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

4-H & FFA News

  • February Newsletter - see all newsletters here
  • 4-H'ers please RE-ENROLL in ia.4honline.com starting September 1!  FFA members, please click here to enroll.
  • 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! *Not all forms have been updated*

Communications Day - March 30, 2019 - click here to go to the required documents!
4-H/FFA Project Sign-ups
Single Source Commercial Swine Project Entry Form - click here - due by March 8, 2019
Novice Sheep & Goat Sign-up Form - click here
Leaders & Educators


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
Agriculture & Horticulture News

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


Local Foods & Farmers Market News

County News

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.

June 21, 2012

The attached 21 slides, with narration, will take only 15 minutes to watch, but will help you understand the septic system better.

May 8, 2012

Read about it and watch the video about how the Barn Quilts got started in Iowa.

Info here

Try something new this year.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

What Can You Learn in 2019?

This year, try something new. Become a Master Gardener or a 4-H volunteer. Learn new ways to strengthen your family, protect the monarchs, make healthy choices and more. Contact your ISU Extension and Outreach county office for details.

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