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.

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April 24, 2017

What to eat?  Snack attack!!

Snacks are foods eaten outside of a scheduled, structured meal setting.  Snacking can be part of  a healthy meal plan.

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April 24, 2017

May is National Stroke Awareness Month.  A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is blocked or reduced.  Among other factors, your diet plays a role in your risk of having a stroke.

April 6, 2017
March 31, 2017

Online Tools for Healthy Choices

The ChooseMyPlate website,, includes a list of reliable online tools for making healthy choices:

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

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

May 25, 2017 03:10 PM

Farmers and their consultants can learn how to improve both farm profits and water quality at a series of field days hosted by Iowa...

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