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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Crawford County

ISU Extension and Outreach is part of Iowa State University. We take the university’s research and turn it into learning opportunities for Iowans.

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County News

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April 18, 2014

People across Iowa are learning to thrive, not just survive, as they provide care to their loved ones who are chronically ill, aging or have a disability.
 

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April 18, 2014

Dog Obedience class will be offered May 7 through July 16, every Wednesday evening. Dog Obedience classes are required for all of those who want to show dogs in the 4-H show during the Crawford County Fair. To register, please call the Extension Office at 712-263-4697.

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April 18, 2014

“4-H camp is like a learning laboratory where kids get to explore the outdoors, and be creative and active,” said Bill Beckley, Iowa 4-H camping program specialist. “Kids can enjoy nature in a safe environment at 4-H camp.”

March 31, 2014

Thoughts as We Move Towards Spring: I have frequently been asked how deep the frost got this winter. I am certain that depends a lot on how much cover was over the ground when it got really cold. But, I do know that at 50 inches it got close to freezing at our NW Iowa weather monitoring stations, but it never got below freezing at that depth at almost all sites. These sites have sensors planted in the soil at 4", 1’, 2’, and 50" deep.

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March 31, 2014

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

March 26, 2014 02:06 PM

As tractors, combines and other farm equipment have become larger and heavier, Iowa farmers’ concerns about soil compaction and...

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