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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


Due to the upcoming weather, the Crawford County office will


be closed on February 2, 2016.

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County News

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February 1, 2016

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will host a winter webinar series in 2016. Master Gardeners will gain educational hours while learning the realities of hunger in Iowa, the best way to work with food banks, food safety and more. Two-hour webinars are scheduled at the ISU Extension and Outreach Crawford County office for February 11 and March 10, 2016.

Elderly Photo
February 1, 2016

Beans are an easy-to-chew source of protein, which is important for muscle health. Strong muscles mean that you can continue doing what you need to do in order to stay independent. Beans are also good for intestinal health. Did you know kidney beans are named after their shape, which looks like a kidney? Kidney beans range in colors, including red, white, and pale green.

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February 1, 2016

Move aside coconut oil; avocado oil is taking center stage! According to Pinterest, avocado oil is projected to be their top food trend for 2016. You can expect this oil to not only pop up in your Pinterest feed, but also at farmers markets and specialty grocery stores.

4-H Clover
January 29, 2016

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

There’s a reason we do what we do in Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: We want a strong Iowa.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

February 5, 2016 04:30 PM

Do some kids have too much stuff? Are they overinvolved in sports or dance or other activities? Knowing how much is too much often may...

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