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

Custom Rate 2018

Cash Rental Rates 2018

Crawford County Stakeholders Report for 2017

Crawford County Fair July 24-29, 2018

Crawford County Fair Book 2018

Iowa State Fair August 9-19, 2018

County News

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July 19, 2018

“Waste not, want not” is a saying used in tight times—a reminder that what we save today we will have tomorrow. That holds true for food as well as money. Food waste is a big problem in the United States. According to Feeding America, nearly half of the food grown, processed, and transported in the United States goes to waste. Much of this food waste (43%) comes from our homes. We can fix that! 

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July 19, 2018

Did you know there are trillions of bacteria living in the gut affecting your health?  Many of these can be helpful to our health.

Farmland Leasing Meetings
July 17, 2018

During July and August, leasing meetings will be held throughout Iowa at various locations. Each workshop attendee will receive a booklet of reference materials for farm leasing arrangements. Workshops will last 2 1/2 - 3 hours and will be led by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach farm management specialists. The 2018 meetings will focus on farmland ownership information, trends in land values and rental rates, and issues impacting rental rates for the next year in Iowa agriculture.

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July 17, 2018

Farmland Ownership and Tenure in Iowa 1982– 2017: A Thirty-Five Year Perspective carries out a mandate of the Iowa Legislature. This study focuses on forms of ownership, tenancy, and transfer of farmland in Iowa in 2017, as well as characteristics of landowners. The purpose of the study is to document the current situation with respect to Iowa farmland. In addition, this study compares and contrasts the current situation with that found in earlier studies since 1982.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers
July 17, 2018

Do you help take care of an older family member or friend? If so, you are not alone.  Over 65 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services on a daily or on an intermittent basis.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Horticulture Meets Citizenship at Soldier Garden

4-H youth are learning about horticulture, history, farming practices and citizenship in the Soldier Garden at the Fort Museum in Fort Dodge. 4-H’ers have planted and are taking care of the garden with guidance from ISU Extension and Outreach Master Gardeners.

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