Kraig Tweed

Regional Director

Kraig has over 25 years of leadership experience and served on the Extension Council in Greene County for 10 years.  Kraig attended Wayland Baptist University, Plainview Texas, where he finished his graduate degree while serving in the U.S. Air Force.

Julie Christensen

Office Coordinator

Morgan Bjerke

County Youth Coordinator

Morgan grew up in Northeast Iowa and is an Allamakee County 4-H alumna. Through her many years in 4-H she was an active member of the Bear Creek Kids 4-H club, and also served on County and State 4-H Council.  She returns to the area with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Relations from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa.

Becky Rea

4-H K-12 Program Coordinator

Lana Dahlstrom

Office Assistant

Teresa Wiemerslage

Regional Program Coordinator, Food Systems

Communications; consumer horticulture; direct marketing; farm to school; farmers markets; gardening; local food systems; local foods; plant disease; plant pathology; sustainable agriculture; value added agriculture

Jennifer Bentley

Extension Dairy Field Specialist

Youngstock Management, Dairy Herd Management, Facilities
Jennifer Bentley's Dairy Extension Resource Page

Kendra Crooks

4-H and Youth Development Specialist


Kayla Koether

Food Systems Specialist

Grazing, local foods, Holistic Management, beginning farmers

Brian Lang

Extension Field Agronomist

Develop and conduct educational programs in row crop, forage, and pasture management with emphasis on integrated crop management and controlled intensive grazing.

Jeannette Mukayisire

Human Sciences Specialist - Family Finance

Patrick O'Malley

Horticulture Program Specialist
(319) 337-2145

Primary areas of expertise: commercial fruits and vegetables. Secondary areas of expertise: ornamental horticulture including greenhouse and nursery crops, and turfgrass

Melissa R O'Rourke

Farm and Ag Business Management Specialist

Farm Transition & Estate Planning; Human Resource Management; Farmland Leasing & Land Values; Farm Business Planning

Denise Schwab

Beef Program Specialist

Production information related to nutrition, facilities, health, records analysis, and pasture and forage management for beef and sheep producers. Individual consultation on improving productivity in livestock operations.

Mark Storlie

Swine Program Specialist

Swine production management

Cindy Thompson

Human Sciences Specialist, Family Life

Human Sciences Specialist, Family Life
Quality child care, parenting education, child development, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), early childhood nature/science, managing stress, strength-based and relationship-based approaches, aging topics.

Jill Weber

Human Sciences Specialist, Nutrition and Wellness
319-234-6811 Ext. 112

Nutrition and foods-related education; food safety and sanitation; healthy lifestyles; human development; instructional strategies.

Karen K. Lathrop

Organizational Advancement Specialist
(319) 930-9744

Marketing, Branding,Organization Development

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