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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Buena Vista County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, farm, business, or community, look to ISU Extension and Outreach and Buena Vista County Extension and Outreach for unbiased, research-based information and education to help make better desisions!

County News

June 13, 2018
CONGRATULATIONS to Lily Peterson, Dalton Lullmann, Tanner Snyder, Thomas Demers, Grace Jesse, and Danielle Boettcher who have each been awarded a $500 Scholarship from the BV County 4-H Endowment!  
June 7, 2018

Fresh strawberries are a favorite of almost everyone. Strawberries are relatively easy to grow and are hardy throughout Iowa. There are basically three types of strawberries – June-bearers, everbearing strawberry and day-neutral cultivars. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about keeping strawberry plantings productive. To have additional questions answered, contact Hortline at hortline@iastate.edu or call 515-294-3108.

May 30, 2018

Approximately 1,000 teens are expected to converge on the Iowa State University campus for three days this summer to investigate their passions and interests, career opportunities, what 4-H offers and what it's like to go to college.

May 30, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has resources to help farmers make critical planting decisions due to wet conditions. Farmers plagued by excess rain should consider their options, including things such as replanting options, change in hybrid varieties or crop, potential crop insurance risks, and yield impacts.

May 17, 2018

Home gardeners often have questions about how to manage foliage and bulbs after spring blooming. ISU Extension and Outreach horticulturists share information about daffodil care.


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