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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.

The ISU Extension and Outreach Office in Audubon County will be closed on Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day. 

2017 Audubon County Fair Dates  July 19-23, 2017

 Iowa State Fair Dates   August 11-21, 2016

Most Recent Custom Rates Survey

2015 Stakeholder Report

4-H Newsletter

County News

August 2, 2016

Become an Iowa Master Gardener by completing the core training course this fall through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Audubon County office. Gardeners will learn best practices for choosing plants, designing gardens and managing pests. Classes in Audubon County start on September 20th.

Classes will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. and will be held at the ISU Extension Office, 608 Market Street, Audubon. There will also be a class on October 8 or 22 in Ames on the campus of Iowa State University. Three face-to-face lectures to cover vegetables, herbs, plant propagation, houseplants and herbaceous ornamentals will also be part of the training.

Those interested in the course can apply at through the Master Gardener website. Apply by September 1, 2016 to participate in 40 hours of Master Gardener Training. There is a fee of $195 for this course and no previous gardening experience is required.

August 1, 2016

Please click this link to get helpful recordbook information. Forms can be found here. Look on the right side of the page and scroll towards the bottom. 

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.

June 4, 2012

The Audubon County 4-H Program is asking for your help. For every 1,000 UPC labels collected, the 4-H program will receive $30. Simply cut the UPC label from any Best Choice product, drop them off at the drop of box at Audubon Foods or bring to the Exten

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