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.
Office Point of Contact/Bookkeeper/Office Assistant
If you need help from Extension & Outreach in Clayton County, Rita is the first stop! If she can't get you the answer, she knows the person that can.
County Youth & 4H Program Coordinator
4-H & Youth programming
Program Coordinator for school enrichment in STEM, Food & Fitness Iniative, and After School Programming. Strengthening Families Program Facilitator.
Iowa State University 4-H and Youth Development Specialist
(563) 245-1451 or 515-291-1844
Youth and Agriculture.
Part-time Office Assistant
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
Regional Youth and Nutrition Coordinator
Liechty coordinates outreach activities for school-based 4-H Food and Fitness teams and youth-led FEEST events, and outreach to families about healthy eating and active living. She is a Registered Dietician and has experience working with public schools, Head Start and the WIC program.
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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