Crawford County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Crawford County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Crawford County provides people of all ages a variety of opportunities to participate in life-long learning to create a vibrant county for a strong Iowa.

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30

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February 21, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Crawford County and Zion Lutheran Church will offer a free “Strengthening Families” program starting on Thursday, March 1.  The Strengthening Families Program is for families with 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th graders. This highly active program addresses life skills in youth, conflict resolution, effective parenting styles, and promotes positive family communication in interactive and fun ways.  Families will learn how to solve problems, bond together as a family, grow and have fun through a series of exercises and classroom discussions.  The program is designed by experts and has a proven track record of success.

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February 21, 2018

Crawford County will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, March 7, 2018. The program can be seen at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) team.

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February 21, 2018

With one in every four rows of U.S. soybeans exported to China, the significance of China on the U.S. agricultural trade and economy can’t be overestimated. This relationship is particularly unique to Iowans with Iowa’s long-time former Governor Terry Branstad now serving as the U.S. ambassador to China.

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February 20, 2018

Crumbs and spills aside, cooking with children is a great way to spend quality time and teach important skills like measuring, counting, and following directions.

Tractor safety
February 19, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Crawford County is sponsoring a Tractor and Farm Machinery Safety Course.  The course will begin March 27 and continue to meet on March 29, March 31, April 3, April 5, and conclude on April 7.  Location for the course is the 4-County Fairgrounds in Dunlap and the cost of the course is $40.  Participants that pass the course and have parents who are Crawford County Farm Bureau members will be eligible for a $20 reimbursement from the Crawford County Farm Bureau.  All youth age 13 and above are able to enroll in this course.  Participants will be provided with classroom training consisting of safe tractor operations, safety on the road, tractor control and maintenance, safe operation farm machinery, and tractor driving instruction.  To earn their certificate, youth must complete the required class time, driving practice and pass a written and driving test.  To enroll in the course or if you would like more details, please contact the Crawford County Extension and Outreach Office at 712-263-4697

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Summit: Youth Share Stories for Social Justice

Iowa youth shared their stories about social justice during a youth summit focused on service and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Difficult conversations led to friendship and determination to work together for a better future and a better Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach’s 4-H program was a sponsor of the event.  

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