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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Crawford County

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 Crawford County Fair July 21-27, 2015

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County News

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June 19, 2015

Adults often avoid talking about race with children, but young people notice similarities and differences among people. Parents shouldn’t be afraid to discuss the subject of race with their children -- even young ones, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialist says.

June 19, 2015

Several common disease problems can damage a rose’s natural beauty. Disease organisms can cause unsightly leaves, reduced flower production and result in the death of leaves or even the entire plant. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists give advice on how to keep roses healthy and protected from these diseases. To have additional questions answered, contact ISU Hotline at or call 515-294-3108.

June 19, 2015

Root vegetables come in many shapes, sizes and colors, are very nutrient-rich, and are typically avail-able year-round. Below is a chart indicating when some common root vegetables are in season. If chewing is difficult, root vegetables can easily be softened using a variety of cooking methods (e.g., bak-ing, steaming).

June 19, 2015

 Highly processed foods, such as prepared meals, white bread, cookies, chips, soda and candy, account for more than 60 percent of the calories in products Americans routinely buy in grocery stores, according to a new study.

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June 19, 2015

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July 2, 2015 11:53 AM

Visitors can enjoy a horticulture tour through the Lyon County Fair Grounds gardens and taste locally-sourced food at the Iowa State...

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