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.


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         4-H and FFA News  

  • Find out what 4-H entails and how to JOIN TODAY!
  • See all 4-H/FFA newsletters here.
  • YQCA Trainings are available online ($12 fee) or in-person ($3 fee).  Sign in here to see what's available.  FSQA is no longer available.
  • Member Yearly Checklists and Species Project Checklist - view here!
  • Communications Day 2020 - info here!
  • 2020 Buchanan County 4-H/FFA Fair Information here.
  • FAQ for 2020 Livestock ID and Weigh In changes view here

Leaders & Educators

 Agriculture & Horticulture News

Register today for the 2020 Commercial Pesticide Trainings in Buchanan County!  Click here to register or call the office.  Download the 2020 Training Schedule here.

We are updating our CIC contact list.  If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please fill out this form
2020 Private Pesticide Applicator Trainings - Click here to view the brochure
Two trainings will be held at Heartland Acres Event Center on January 28 and Febrauary 25.


  Local Foods & Farmers Market News

County News

man in garden
May 22, 2020

The importance of urban conservation and useful stormwater management practices

dollars bills in soil
May 21, 2020

Farmers and ranchers to receive direct support for losses related to COVID-19

list of farm losses
May 21, 2020

Webpage examines the pandemic's impacts on the economy, agriculture and business

May 19, 2020

Cash rent per acre up over last year, but economic challenges could influence the future

transplanted garden plants
May 14, 2020

Series continues with an integrated look at pest management

Info here


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to Raise Bees

11 videos: Whether you’re a long-time beekeeper or just getting started, entomologist Randall Cass and other specialists share what you need to know in this video series from ISU Extension and Outreach.  

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