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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Audubon County

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County News

June 30, 2020

For several weeks, the Audubon County Fair Board, ISU Extension and Outreach Audubon County, and our local FFA chapter advisers have been working hard with one goal in mind: how to host a safe county fair amid the uncertainties and regulations put in place due to Covid- 19.This year, Audubon County Fairboard has decided to postpone the typical Audubon County Fair until July 14-18, 2021. Due to the circumstances surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic and the extensive precautions to ensure the health and safety of fair-goers, volunteers, and exhibitors, we feel we are unable to host our typical fair.We value our youth and all the hard work they have put in with their animals and static projects this year. Therefore, we will be hosting a 4-H/FFA livestock show in a modified format with specific guidelines in place.

May 12, 2020

Because older adults are at high risk for severe illness from COVID-19, self-isolation is important for their safety during this pandemic. At the same time, social connection is important for their wellbeing, according to Jeongeun Lee, an Iowa State University assistant professor and extension specialist in human development and family studies.

April 27, 2020

The Iowa League of Cities and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development have developed a pandemic checklist to help local governments through response and recovery to the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 16, 2020

During this time when many parents are working from home or are isolated at home, they may have more time to help their children build skills. That is why Iowa 4-H is offering free, hand-on learning experiences to help parents help their children gain confidence in staying home alone. 4-H is the youth development program of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. 

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