County News

April 10, 2013
April 4, 2013

When you’re packing a lunch bag, creativity and smart planning are keys to eating food that fits a healthy lifestyle. 

April 2, 2013

Iowans have a chance to brush up on money management skills during the twelfth annual Money Smart Week taking place across Iowa April 20-27, 2013. 

April 2, 2013

A new four-part series of fact sheets on contract grazing for cattle is now available on the Iowa Beef Center (IBC) website.

April 2, 2013

Americans are being encouraged to personalize their eating style during National Nutrition Month.

April 2, 2013

Iowa is one of the most productive agricultural states in the U.S., but it also faces water quality challenges related to crop and livestock production practices

April 2, 2013
March 25, 2013

 With food, entertainment and more than 125 auction packages, the Iowa 4-H Foundation's Fourth Annual Gala, presented by John Deere, raised $92,000 to support the Iowa 4-H program statewide and at the club level. Even some 4-H youth played a role in reaching this amount, which was nearly $19,000 more than the 2012 gala total.

March 25, 2013

Gardeners can learn how to properly prune raspberries with Pruning Raspberries (RG 501), an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.

March 25, 2013

Gardeners can learn how to start annual flowers and vegetables at home and to enjoy them earlier in the growing season with Starting Garden Transplants at Home (PM 874), an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.

March 25, 2013

Crawford County 4-H/FFA Horse Show

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

Crawford County Fairgrounds, Denison, Iowa

Registration 8:00 A.M. Show Time 9 A.M.

March 19, 2013

Cattle producers looking for their new herd bull at upcoming bull sales can use some simple tools to make a good selection.

March 19, 2013

 Parents often greet a new baby with stuffed animals, dolls and other toys, all given in anticipation of the play that is to come. During March, family life specialists Donna Donald and Lori Hayungs talk about the power of play for children of all ages in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

March 19, 2013

 USDA Rural Development and other lending agencies require first-time homebuyers to complete education from a certified provider to qualify for the agency’s rural housing loans. But getting access to that education can be a challenge for rural residents.

March 7, 2013

 

Friends and Family on the Farm: Should You Allow Visits?
March 7, 2013

An opportunity for fifth ans sixth grade girls and their moms/caregivers to communicate about the future.

March 7, 2013

A 4-H Weekend Trip to Kansas City, MO.

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March 7, 2013

Come join our Showmanship & Grooming Clinic

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March 5, 2013

 

 

Whole Grains: Give Them the 3-step Test

 

Less than 5 percent of Americans consume the minimum recommended amount of whole grains.

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