Crawford County

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 

 

Crawford County Fair July 22-26, 2020

Iowa State Fair August 13-23, 2020

Crawford County Fair Book 2019

Disaster Recovery  https://www.extension.iastate.edu/disasterrecovery/flooding

County News

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February 24, 2020

Extension Summer Assistant – Crawford County ISU Extension & Outreach is seeking applicants for a temporary part-time position (30-40 hours per week) for the summer of 2020.

Duties will include: clerical tasks, assistance with 4-H activities and summer youth camps as well as assistance with the 4-H events at the Crawford County Fair.

Qualifications: excellent verbal and written skills, computer skills, experience in organizing activities and working with groups, knowledge and experience as a member or volunteer with the 4-H program, high school graduate or equivalent.  Must have a valid driver’s license with access to reliable transportation and pass a background screening.

Applications are available at the Crawford County Extension Office, 35 South Main Street, Denison, phone (712)263-4697, or downloaded from www.extension.iastate.edu/crawford .  To apply, please deliver an application and resume with references to the Crawford County Extension Office, 35 South Main Street, Denison, IA 51442 or email materials to xcrawford@iastate.edu.  Position is open until filled.  To be guaranteed for consideration, apply by 4:30 p.m., March 13, 2020.  AA/EEOE

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February 24, 2020

Days Suitable for Fieldwork –Dr. William Edwards, retired ISU Ag Economist, in conjunction with retired Ag Engineer Mark Hanna, just published an article of that name which I find very interesting. They looked at the NASS crop reporting data over time to give the average number of days available for fieldwork, separated into parts of the state and times of the season. 

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February 13, 2020

With unpredictable crop prices and tight margins, marketing can make the difference in the profitability of corn and soybean production. How well farmers get paid for a year’s worth of work can be wrapped up in just a few marketing decisions.

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February 13, 2020
 
Highly respected specialists from the region demonstrate and discuss concepts such as fitting, showing, and nutrition. Workshops offered for beef, sheep, dairy goat, meat goat, swine, rabbit and poultry.
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February 13, 2020

Have you ever heard someone say something to you and you din't know how to respond?  Have you ever said something unintentionally offensive and wished you could take it back?  Learn how to enhance skills for speaking up steotypes.

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