Buena Vista County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Buena Vista County

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You can rely on ISU Extension and Outreach for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions today and tomorrow.

Farm Bill Education Meeting - Dec. 18 at 1:30 p.m.

Paint, Glaze & Fire Ceramics - Dec. 30 at 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Escape Room for Club Officers - Dec. 31 at 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Clover Kids - Jan. 7, Feb. 4, March 3 & April 7 - 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Crop Advantage @ BVU - Jan. 7 at 10:00 a.m.
Free Commercial Manure Applicator Certification Workshop - Jan. 8 at 9:00 a.m. 
Buy. Eat. Live Healthy Classes - Jan. 14 - 5:00 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

December 2, 2019

AMES, Iowa — Honey bees are facing tough times. Colonies of these pollinators are being lost at an unprecedented rate, and some are blaming farming practices, in particular, the intensive corn and soybean production systems in the Midwest.

November 22, 2019

AMES, Iowa – The weekend after Thanksgiving is traditionally when most Christmas tree buying occurs. Whether you cut your own tree or buy a pre-cut tree there are several things to consider before buying and when selecting a fresh tree. Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University offer tips to make the most of your fresh tree.

November 22, 2019

AMES, Iowa – The 2020 Crop Advantage meetings will give producers a solid foundation of current research-based crop production information to help make smart, informed decisions for their farming operation.

November 22, 2019

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

November 22, 2019

Amaryllis are popular flowering bulbs which are forced indoors for their large, spectacular blooms during the winter months.


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