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 24-28, 2019 

 

Crawford County Fair Book 2018


County News

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March 13, 2019

Extension County Youth Coordinator — The Crawford County Extension Council is seeking a qualified person to serve as an Extension County Youth Coordinator for Crawford County and ISU Extension and Outreach programs.  This position is full-time (40 hours per week), including nights and weekends.  Qualifications:  Experience with Positive Youth Development, working with youth and volunteers, volunteer development; team player, dependable, self-motivating, and able to work with limited supervision.  Must have a valid driver’s license and 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 a cover letter, application, and resume with references to the Crawford County Extension Office, 35 South Main Street, Denison, IA 51442 or email materials to ttorn@iastate.edu .   Position is open until filled.  To be guaranteed consideration, apply by 4:30 p.m. April 5, 2019.  AA/EEOE

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March 13, 2019

Interest in Cover crops has increased among producers over past years.  For some, it’s just an “old fashioned” practice viewed in a new light; for others it’s a way to provide extra livestock forage and yet others use it as a measure of extra erosion control.   Cover crops themselves are only part of a larger system to improve Soil Health-by feeding the biology living in the soil, increasing carbon matter and improving soil structure.

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March 4, 2019

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 2019.

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.  The position is open until filled.  To be guaranteed for consideration, apply by 4:30 p.m., March 30, 2019.  AA/EEOE

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February 25, 2019

Improve your personal financial management knowledge, skills and confidence with "small changes" AND prepare yourself as a professional to address financial literacy in the classroom!

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February 25, 2019

Iowa State Extension and Outreach - Crawford County, Crawford County Cattlemen’s, and Denison Livestock Auction are partnering to offer local cattlemen a free Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification session on Monday, March 4th.  The training will be held at the Denison Livestock Auction at 501 N 9th St in Denison from 1 – 3 pm with a free meal beginning at noon sponsored by the Crawford County Cattlemen.   

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