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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Audubon County

Our website will provide you with information about Audubon County Extension and Outreach and allow you to access information from ISU Extension. Take time to discover all we have to offer from the information here and through links provided.

Office hours  8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Monday thru Thursday.

2017 Audubon County Fair Dates  July 19-23, 2017

2017 Iowa State Fair Dates   August 10-20, 2017

Most Recent Custom Rates Survey

2016 Stakeholder Report

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County News

February 23, 2017

Stress often is a part of life, even for children. How they deal with stress determines how it affects their overall health.  Are they overwhelmed or do they bounce back?

“Being able to bounce back after stressful experiences can help a child thrive,” says Dr. David Brown, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

“Most professionals in the field of human development refer to this ability to bounce back as resiliency,” said Dr. Brown, who specializes in family life issues and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. 

November 17, 2016

Iowans can eat healthy and stick to a tight grocery budget. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s “Spend Smart. Eat Smart.” has been helping families do so for more than seven years, and a newly designed website makes it even easier.

March 7, 2016

Hiring others to do custom machine work is a common practice for farmers across Iowa. The 2016 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey canvassed 182 farmers, custom operators and farm managers from the state, putting together a guide for pricing custom machine work.

The publication, which can be found online at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Store (FM 1698) or on the Ag Decision Maker website as Information File A3-10, provides rates for custom work in the following categories: tillage, planting, drilling and seeding, fertilizer application, harvesting, drying and hauling grain, harvesting forages, complete custom farming, labor, and both bin and machine rental.

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