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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.

2016 Audubon County Fair Dates  July 13-17, 2016

The ISU Extension and Outreach Office in Audubon County will be closed on Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day. 

 Iowa State Fair Dates   August 11-21, 2016

2015 Audubon County 4-H State Fair Static Exhibit Results

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County News

September 1, 2015

The featured theme for this year’s Armstrong Research Farm’s garden field day is “Gardens of North and South America.”

Food tastings will feature heirloom tomatoes, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, corn, beans and squash.  Homeowners looking for new and heirloom plants to try in their yards and gardens will have a nice variety of vegetables and flowers to view at the annual field day

August 27, 2015

Times have changed since great grandma was canning for her family. Today’s recipes have been scientifically tested to ensure a safe product. So before trying any of those old family canning recipes, call AnswerLine, the home and family hotline at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

 

AnswerLine, 800-262-3804 in Iowa, is open 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. AnswerLine also has a social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, as well as a twice-weekly blog at http://blogs.extension.iastate.edu/answerline/.

August 24, 2015

Audubon County 4-H'ers earned recognition this week as communicators at the Iowa State Fair.

4-H'ers compete in three categories of oral communication -- educational presentations, working exhibits, extemporaneous speaking -- and one category of visual communication.  In educational presentations, the 4-H'ers teach their audience about a topic they selected and researched.  In working exhibits, the 4-H'ers invite passers-by to try a skill they demonstrate.  In extemporaneous speaking, the 4-H'ers prepare a speech in 30 minutes and deliver it to an audience. 

August 24, 2015

Audubon County 4-H youth showed livestock during the second week of the Iowa State Fair. “We are so pleased that we had almost every species of livestock representing Audubon County at the 2015 Iowa State Fair.” Abby VanAernam, Audubon County Extension and Outreach, stated “All of the 4-Hers worked hard with their projects and should be proud of their accomplishments.”

August 24, 2015

Six Audubon County 4-Hers showed Horses during the 4-H Horse show at the Iowa State Fair on August 11, 12 and 13. "Youth gain so many positive skills by exhibiting livestock," Mike Anderson, 4-H agriculture superintendent said. "The dedication, responsibility, decision-making and leadership they develop can prepare them for careers that use these skills."

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Half a million visitors had the opportunity to visit "Camp Cy - a Statewide Adventure" during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 13-23. They could engage with camp staff about Iowa State University and the ways extension and outreach works in every Iowa county.

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