County News

Joel DeJoung Photo
December 13, 2013
Eco Family logo
December 13, 2013

Families across Iowa will be getting together — virtually — once a month from January through June for an Eco Family Virtual Conferencefrom Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. It’s an opportunity for families to improve the environment, reduce their carbon footprint and create community as they participate in a do-as-you-learn format.

The Science of Parenting logo
December 13, 2013

Children approach their 13th birthday with excitement. They can’t wait to be teenagers. Parents, on the other hand, often see this milestone as the beginning of new worries. During December, family life specialists talk about what’s normal for teens and what parents can expect in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Food and Nutrition photo
December 13, 2013
Feedlot photo
November 4, 2013
Joel DeJong
October 31, 2013
Joel DeJong Photo
October 10, 2013
Feedlot photo
October 10, 2013
Carrot's photo
October 10, 2013
4-H logo
October 10, 2013
Shhoting Sports logo
September 23, 2013

Members of the Crawford County 4-H Shooting Sports Club were the first group to hold an event at the Crawford County shooting range.  The 4-H club held their monthly meeting on Saturday, September 14th.  The 4-H club meets monthly and rotates disciplines of archery, rifle, trap, muzzleloader and wildlife skills.  4-Her’s are instructed by 4-H certified instructors who volunteer their time. 

Serv Safe logo
September 23, 2013

 We live in a time when food hazards and risks are prevalent.  We are all more aware today about food safety and foodborne illnesses than we were a decade ago. 

Joel DeJong
September 12, 2013
4-H Logo
September 11, 2013
September 5, 2013

Twenty-six Iowa youth received top awards during the 2013 State Fair 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event Aug. 15-16 at the Memorial Union on the Iowa State University campus in Ames

cows photo
September 5, 2013
wellness photo
September 5, 2013
Joel Dejong photo
September 4, 2013
Cover crops photo
September 4, 2013

Three cover crop workshops for commercial growers and those working with commercial growers are planned for this fall.

Children photo
August 26, 2013

Although making friends comes naturally for many children, some children need a little help, says Sandra McKinnon,a family life program specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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