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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Audubon County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm, look to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. You can rely on ISU Extension and Outreach for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions today and tomorrow.

Office hours  8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Monday thru Thursday.

Our office will be closed on Wednesday, November 27 and Thursday, November 28 for Thanksgiving. 

2020 Audubon County Fair Dates  July 15-19, 2020

2020 Iowa State Fair Dates   August 13-23, 2020

4-H Newsletter

Disaster Recovery-Flooding Resources

Soybean Drying and Storage Information

County News

November 5, 2019

The local attendance site is the Audubon County Extension Office. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and the course runs from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Nov. 18 and $45 after Nov. 18. To register or to obtain additional information about the CIC, contact Abby VanAernam at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Audubon County by phoning 712-563-4239.

The course will provide continuing instruction credit for commercial pesticide applicators certified in categories 1A, 1B, 1C, and 10.

October 28, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach in Audubon County will host a 2020 Farm Bill Decisions meeting to discuss Program Rules and Regulations, the ARC or PLC decision and Farm Stress Management.  Speakers include ISU Extension and Outreach Farm Business Management specialists and Human Science specialists along with the USDA Farm Service Agency.  The meeting will take place on December 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm at the Elk Horn Town Hall in Elk Horn, IA.  Registration is free.  If you have any questions, please contact the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Audubon County at 712-563-4239. 

October 28, 2019

If you are looking for ideas on how to eat healthy and make the most of the time you spend in the kitchen, this workshop series is for you! Join Ann Parker, ISU Extension and Outreach Human Sciences Specialist in Nutrition and Wellness, for a three-part series scheduled for January 7, 21, and 28, 2020 from 6:00-7:00pm at ISU Extension and Outreach- Audubon County.

Register for the Healthy and Homemade series ONLINE at 

Or, contact ISU Extension and Outreach- Audubon County at 712-563-4239.

Cost for the series is $30.00. Registration deadline is January 3, 2020

August 29, 2019

September brings around the beginning of a new 4-H program year. Youth in grades 4-12 are encouraged to explore the opportunities offered in 4-H by attending an upcoming club meeting. All are welcome! To learn more about the program, or inquire about clubs you can call our office at 712-563-4239 or check out our 4-H webpage and 4-H newsletter

We have opportunities for younger kids as well. Families with youth in grades Kindergarten through 3rd are invited to learn more about our Clover Kids program! 

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