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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Appanoose 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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Appanoose County Fair is July 15-20, 2019

County News

August 25, 2020

AMES, Iowa – Farming can be stressful in the best of times. Financial worries, unpredictable weather, unpredictable commodity prices, plant pests, livestock diseases and isolation all contribute to farmers’ anxiety. And now Iowa’s rural communities and families are coping with the unpredictability and imposed isolation produced by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the destruction from the derecho that swept through Iowa.

August 25, 2020

Learn about healthy, affordable food choices and physical activities you can offer for children in your care. Topics available related to nutritionfinance, and family life.

May 20, 2020

Gardening to Give
All Iowans Growing a #StrongIowa

May 11, 2020

As Iowa re-opens, this combination of online tools provides realistic answers to some of the biggest questions

May 4, 2020

Since 1949, the month of May has been observed as Mental Health Month in the United States and it’s now as important as ever to raise awareness about making mental health a priority and to stop the stigma and misunderstanding that still exists.

woodworking for wildlife.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to build homes for wildlife

4 videos: Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach wildlife specialist, shows how you can build an Aldo Leopold bench, a bat box, a bird box and a wood duck box. (Then you can sit on your new bench to watch the bats, birds and ducks at their new homes!)

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