Terry L. Janssen

Regional Extension Education Director
(712) 662-7131
Mary Tuttle

Mary Tuttle

County Program Coordinator
(712) 225-6196
Dave Stender

David Stender

Swine Specialist
(712) 225-6196

Management of a swine operation, using records for management decisions, nutrition analysis for cost and performance, production flow planning, environmental issues, swine welfare, swine handling, value added niche pork production and using computer software for monitoring and making decisions.

Brenda Medick

Brenda Medick

County Youth Coordinator
(712) 225-6196
Mary Dunn

Mary Dunn

Office Assistant

Joel DeJong

Extension Field Agronomist
(712) 546-7835

Soil Fertility, Insect and Weed Management, Alternative Tillage Methods, Integrated Crop Management, Pesticide Use and Safety , Manure as a Crop Nutrient , Weather-related Crop Problems, Sustainable Crop Production, Precision Agriculture

Beth Doran

Beef Program Specialist
(712) 737-4230

Primary leadership in Extension beef programming for feedlot, cow-calf and agri-business clients. Secondary emphases in horse and sheep programming.

Carol Ehlers

Regional 4-H Youth Program Specialist
(712) 732-5056

Youth Development & Life Skills, Work-force Readiness, Environmental Stewardship, Science & Technology, and Volunteer Development; with access to research based experiential education youth development materials.

Abigail Gaffey

Community & Economic Development Program Specialist
(712) 539-1169

Planning and Zoning Training Workshops for Local Officials; Leadership Development; Organizational Planning and Development; Building Effective Teams and Conducting Effective Meetings; Iowa State Election

Jane Goeken

Community and Economic Development Program Specialist
(712) 262-2264

Joe Hannan

Commercial Horticulture Specialist
(515) 993-4281

Responsible for providing commercial growers with educational resources and will conduct associated research at the Iowa State Horticulture Farm near Gilbert and the Armstrong Research Farm near Lewis. He also co-leads the ISU Extension value-added agriculture fruit and vegetable working group on statewide efforts.

Lori Hayungs

Family Life Program Specialist
(712) 737-4230

Child Development, Parenting, and Temperament

Julie Hlas

Julie Hlas

External Relations Specialist
(712) 389-0129

Public Relations, Media Relations, Marketing, Digital Photography, Layout and Design and External Communications.

Kris Kohl

Kris Kohl

Extension Agricultural Engineer
(712) 732-5056

Livestock facilities, building materials and construction, ventilation systems, manure management systems, soil erosion and crop residue management, soil and water conservation, ground water quality, well construction and maintenance, farm machinery, environmental regulations, energy conservation and farm safety.

Jan Monahan

Family Finance Program Specialist
(712) 336-3488

Financial Management

Melissa O'Rourke

Farm & Agribusiness Management Specialist
(712) 737-4230

Agricultural law, employment legal issues, land and related leasing issues, estate and succession planning, Annie's Project for Farm Women

Renee Sweers

Family Nutrition and Health Program Specialist
(712) 276-2157

Health, Nutrition, Food Safety

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