Interim Regional Extension Education Director
Youth Development and Communities
Office Point of Contact/Bookkeeper/Office Assistant
County Youth & 4H Program Coordinator
4-H & Youth programming
Part Time Office Assistant/Program Coordinator
Food & Fitness, Lego Robotics program and after school programming
Iowa State University 4-H and Youth Development Specialist
(563) 245-1451 or 515-291-1844
Youth and Agriculture.
Nutrition and Health Specialist
Nutrition and foods-related education; food safety and sanitation; healthy lifestyles; human development; instructional strategies.
Extension Dairy Field Specialist
Youngstock Management, Dairy Herd Management, Facilities
Consumer Horticulture Program Assistant
Regional Youth Coordinator
Youth and 4-H
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. Specific areas of expertise include: corn, soybean, small grain, hay, silage, and grazing management; soil testing and nutrient recommendations; manure management; pesticide management; conventional, ridge-till, and no-till production; with emphasis on net profit, sustainability, and environmental concerns. Advise and assist with multi-agency water quality projects in Northeast Iowa. Arrange multi-disciplined programs with local and state extension agricultural specialists, agricultural providers, and conservation agencies. Provide timely media releases on critical crop management related issues.
Karen K. Lathrop
Community Development Field Specialist
Food System Value Chain Coordinator
Business planning, distribution, logistics, meat processing, sustainable agriculture.
Horticulture Program Specialist
Primary areas of expertise: commercial fruits and vegetables. Secondary areas of expertise: ornamental horticulture including greenhouse and nursery crops, and turfgrass
Farm and Ag Business Management Specialist
Farm and Ag Business Management Specialists offer a variety of educational programs including those related to land leasing, land valuation, financial analysis, government programs, and risk management. In addition, Schulte will specialize in dairy economic, financial statements and analysis.
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.
Swine Program Specialist
Swine production management – production pig flow, breeding and farrowing schedules, principles and application of PQA; initiating and utilizing production and financial records for management – marketing, cost control; analysis of nutritional feeding programs; alternative housing options – hoop buildings; mortality composting; contracting considerations – production & marketing; development & communication with employees – production handbooks; development of computer templates for management control or awareness; support of value-added production and marketing systems – organic, sustainable production, direct marketing.
Family Life/Family Finance Specialist
Dairy & Forages Field Specialist
Dairy/beef and forage production with additional specialties in management intensive grazing and dairy financial management
Region 4 Extension Program & Communications Coordinator
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
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