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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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 Custom Rates 2015

Cash Rental Rates 2015

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 Iowa State Fair August 13-23, 2015

County News

Ag Decision Maker
August 25, 2015

Each summer, farm producers and their employees may be working through days of extreme heat and humidity. This kind of weather can occur anytime from mid-May and into September.

Joel DeJong photo
August 21, 2015

Soybean Aphids: Fields I have looked at in the last couple of days have soybeans anywhere from the very early R5 stage of development, to just beginning the R6 stage. Aphids continue to be present – but not at heavy populations in all fields.

4-H Emblem
July 31, 2015
Farm Scene
July 29, 2015

 Topics Include:

· Iowa Cash Rental Rate Survey · Iowa Land Values Survey · Comparison of different types of leases · Impacts of yields and prices· Calculating a fair cash rent· Use of spreadsheets for leasing decisions · Lease termination

July 29, 2015

When obesity is a national emergency, a serious dedication to a healthy diet hardly seems like a bad thing. But, for some, a fixation on healthy eating develops into an obsession. If someone refuses to eat food that is not "pure," starts skipping family meals or dinners out, rejects food they once loved, or can’t bring themselves to eat a meal they haven’t prepared with their own hands, they may be suffering from an emerging disordered eating pattern called orthorexia.

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 24, 2015 11:51 AM

Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms will hold their annual Demonstration Home Garden tours and local food tastings...

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