Buena Vista County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Buena Vista County

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Special Sheep & Special Swine Projects Registration - Jan. 6 to Feb. 14
Robotics Club - Jan. 27 at 5:30 p.m.
4-H State Recognition & Scholarship Apps. Due Feb. 1
Clover Kids - Feb. 4, March 3 & April 7 - 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Juntos Series begins Feb. 9
Commercial Pesticide Schedule 
4-H Maker's Space - Feb. 17 at 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Dry Manure Applicator Certification Workshop - Feb. 18 at 1:00 p.m.

Confinement Site Manure Applicator Certification - Feb. 28 at 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Emergency Planning Foreign Animal Disease Issues for Swine Producers Workshop - Feb. 28 at 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Other Helpful Links:

5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Program 

Ag Decision Maker
Agriculture and Natural Resources Homepage


Custom Rate Survey


Cash Rent Rate Survey


County News

January 24, 2020

Emerald ash borer has been confirmed in Audubon and Guthrie counties for the first time.

January 17, 2020

AMES, Iowa – Sometimes life gives you a lot to handle, but you don’t have to handle everything on your own.

January 17, 2020

AMES, Iowa – Is your tax refund the financial highlight of the year? Then it is a valuable resource – one you can use to get ahead, suggests Barb Wollan, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

January 17, 2020

Most houseplant problems are due to poor environmental conditions or poor, inconsistent care. However, indoor plants are also prone to insect pests. 

December 20, 2019

AMES, Iowa – Confinement site manure applicators and anyone interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend a two-hour workshop offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in January or February.


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