Buena Vista County

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County News

February 16, 2021
February 23, 2021

This spring, the public is invited to participate in the Great Iowa Road Trip, a weekend event planned to help revive Iowa’s small businesses and small towns. This special event, scheduled for April 30 and May 1, will be a coordinated, mapped tour of open doors at businesses and attractions in southern Iowa.

February 23, 2021

While cold stress cannot be completely eliminated for cattle housed in typical outdoor facilities in the Midwest, a new publication from the Iowa Beef Center describes management practices to reduce the impact of cold stress on your herd. The publication, Caring for Cow Herds during Cold Weather, is available as a free pdf download on the Iowa State University Extension Store.

February 23, 2021

A popular source of online information for the agricultural industry in Iowa has a new and improved look. The Ag Decision Maker, published by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, unveiled a new design Jan. 16. The new site offers the same timely information Iowans and farmers across the Midwest have depended on for years, but in a more mobile-friendly format.

February 18, 2021

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with the Iowa Nutrient Research Center and Conservation Learning Group, is hosting a free virtual field day featuring the efforts in the Clear Creek Watershed to improve water quality and quantity issues on Thursday, March 4 at 1 p.m. CST. Join us for a live discussion with John Rathbun, Clear Creek Watershed Coordinator and Johnson County landowners Pat and Burne Sippy.


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