Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Buena Vista County

Private pesticide instruction course

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Buena Vista County office will offer four opportunities to attend the Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course, led by Extension Field Agronomist, Gentry Sorenson. The first session is scheduled for Dec. 14, at 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. at Prairie Lakes AEA Building, 824 Flindt Dr., Storm Lake. The course will be offered again […]

Five tips for preparing for harvest 2021


School is about to start, and the crops are on their way to maturity. While it might be a repeat of 2020, I have received a lot more calls this year with grain going out of condition and issues with insects. The 2020 crop came out of the field dry, early and in good shape, but care was not taken […]

Certified handlers course March 10

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Buena Vista County will host a Certified Handlers Continuing Instruction Course for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, March 10. The program, provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program, is available at office locations across Iowa. The local attendance site is Prairie Lakes AEA, 824 Flindt Dr., Storm Lake. Due to […]

Seed treatment course set for Feb. 17

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Buena Vista County will host a Seed Treatment Continuing Instruction Course for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, February 17, 2021. The program, provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program, is available at office locations across Iowa. The local attendance site is Prairie Lakes AEA Building, 824 Flindt Dr., Storm Lake. Due […]

Commercial ag weed, insect, plant disease course set for Feb. 10

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Buena Vista County will host a commercial ag weed, insect and plant disease management continuing instruction course for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, Feb. 10. The program, provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program, is available at office locations across Iowa. The local attendance site is Prairie Lakes AEA Building, 824 […]