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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Crawford County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Crawford County provides people of all ages a variety of opportunities to participate in life-long learning to create a vibrant county for a strong Iowa.

County News

Farmland Leasing
June 23, 2017

Crawford County is hosting a farmland leasing meeting on August 2, 2017 at 1:30 PM, at Vail Community Building, 309 Main Street in Vail. The annual meeting is offered to address questions that land owners, tenants or other interested individuals have about leasing farmland.

Greenhorn Grazing
June 23, 2017

Livestock producers with an interest in improving their grazing management practices can indulge their knowledge through Greenhorn Grazing series in southwest Iowa this summer and fall.  The series is offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and regional Natural Resource Conservation Services offices.  It will consist of five different modules taught over the grazing season.

4-H Emblem
June 5, 2017
Clover Kids emblem
June 2, 2017

Discovering Fun with 4-H Clover Kids Day Camp is for youth having completed 1st through 3rd grade. The cost of the camp is $10 per participant and the registration deadline is June 20. Participants will spend the morning learning everything Clover Kids! Crafts, clovers, creativity, and more!

Prisum Solar Car Team Logo
June 2, 2017

During the month of June, members from PrISUm (the ISU student organization that manufactured the car) are traveling to all 99 counties in the state of Iowa to showcase the vehicle.  #SunRun99 will be stopping at Western Iowa Power Cooperative in Denison on June 13, 2017.

“During this time, everyone is welcome to check out this vehicle and even go for a quick spin!” said Smeet Mistry, Team PrISUm’s tour contact.

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Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.    

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

June 7, 2017 11:17 AM

A pair of educators stepped in to fill a void caused by a lack of agriculture education in northwest Iowa – and the results have...

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