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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

January 19, 2017

Audubon County will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Tuesday, February 14, 2017. The local attendance site is the Audubon County Extension Office. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Feb. 7 and $45 after Feb. 7.

December 21, 2016

The 2017 Crop Advantage Series offers a unique opportunity for farmers and crop advisers to hear current research and crop production information from Iowa State University in their own back yard. 

December 21, 2016

Being physically fit, eating nutritious foods and getting enough rest are important, but not enough to make people truly satisfied with life. Purpose is the number one factor in living a fulfilled life, says Dr. David Brown, human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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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