Crawford County

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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.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30

 The Crawford Co. Extension & Outreach Office will be closed on Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day

  Custom Rates 2016

Cash Rental Rates 2016

Crawford County Stakeholder Report 2015

Extension Assistant Program Coordinator job description

Extension Assistant Program Coordinator application

County News

4-H clover
August 18, 2016

Are you a new 4-H family that has no idea what a record book even is?  Or are you looking for more details on how to prepare your record book for evaluation? 

Joel Dejong
August 18, 2016

Be on the Look Out for Palmer Amaranth - This past week proved to be an interesting one as Palmer amaranth was confirmed in some new counties, bringing the total up to 9 at this time. The closest to this area is Crawford County. New infestations have been found in newly-seeded CRP fields and pollinator habitat.

4-H emblem
August 8, 2016
Joel DeJong
August 2, 2016

A Mixed Bag of Precipitation– Today I was looking at the rainfall totals for the last 45 days (June 15 to August 1) from several sites around Iowa and the NW corner, in particular. The site I was using is the Mesonet Automated Data Plotter.

elderly photo
August 1, 2016

Canned foods are an easy and affordable way to include many healthy foods in your diet. Many canned foods like fruits, vegetables, beans, and meats can be safely kept in your pantry for up to two years.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Women Managing Cattle program builds relationships and educates women in the cattle business, focusing on cost of production, marketing strategies and production systems.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

August 25, 2016 09:27 AM

Fall is an excellent time to reap the benefits of home gardens. Produce harvested from personal plots can make for a bountiful feast....

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