Field Agronomist: Joel DeJong

Joel DeJong

Counties Served
  • Lyon
  • Osceola
  • Sioux
  • O'Brien
  • Plymouth
  • Plymouth
  • Cherokee
  • Woodbury
  • Ida
  • Monona

 

 

 

Areas of Expertise

Educational programs in crop production and protection

Frequent Clients

Farmers, agribusiness personnel, media

Joined ISU Extension

November, 1981

Extension Positions/Other Experience
  • Extension Field Specialist/Crops, 1992 - present
  • Extension Agriculturist - Woodbury County, 1985 - 1992 (Director, 1991-1992)
  • Extension Director, Adair County 1981-1985
  • Farmers Hybrid Company, sales representative, 1980-1981
Education
  • M.S., Professional Agriculture, Iowa State University, 1988
  • B.S. Iowa State University, 1980
Awards/Honors/Publications
  • ISU, University Extension Meritorious Service Award
  • National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) Achievement Award
  • NACAA Public Relations in Daily Efforts award
  • Woodbury County Farm Bureau Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award
  • Woodbury County 4-H Outstanding Citizen Award
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