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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.

Audubon County Fair Dates  July 17-21, 2014

 Iowa State Fair Dates   August 7-17, 2014

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County News

April 7, 2014

The Food Bank of Iowa’s Mobile Food Pantry will make a stop in Audubon County on Thursday, April 17 at the Exira Rec Center.

Carey Miller, executive director of the Food Bank of Iowa stated, “Right now, there are a growing number of hungry children, families and seniors, struggling with food insecurity. We know the resources for those facing hunger can be few and far between and these additional access points will make it easier for those struggling to obtain adequate food resources.”

March 24, 2014

Children are constantly bombarded by TV and the Internet with advertising for high-sugar, high-fat foods, toys and clothing. The ads are cleverly designed to make sure children will want to own whatever is being sold.  “I want! I Want!! I WANT!!!: Building Good Consumers” is the title of an online workshop from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. All child care providers and interested parents can participate in the workshop from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on May 7, 2014. 

 

February 26, 2014

Recent research shows that 40 percent of children between the ages of six and eight years have their own Internet-enabled mobile device, says Sandra McKinnon, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach family life program specialist.
“And probably most parents of toddlers or preschoolers have handed over their phone or tablet to entertain their children in needed moments,” McKinnon said. “Our challenge is to make sure neither we nor our children lose contact with the real world as we inhabit the virtual one.”

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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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 11, 2014 11:50 AM

The spring 2014 Current Issues in Nutrition conference examines food safety concerns and what safe food really means. The online...

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