County Program Manager
(563) 583-6496 x16
Regional Extension Education Director
Coordinates programs and partnerships in Region 11 (Delaware, Dubuque and Jackson counties)
County Youth Coordinator
Works with youth, volunteers, and other Extension staff to provide day-to-day planning and management of the Dubuque County 4-H program, including all activities related to the Dubuque County Fair.
4-H Youth Program Specialist
4-H, urban extension
Feasibility studies, management techniques, quality methods, theory of constraints, e-business strategy, lean manufacturing, chemical processes, manufacturing technology, and value-added agriculture products.
Local Foods Coordinator
Carolyn works to maximize the potential for community-based, economically sustainable, and environmentally and socially responsible food enterprises by facilitating partnerships in Dubuque, Delaware, and Jackson counties. Groups involved with the project include Limestone Bluffs RC&D, Buy Fresh, Buy Local-Riverbend, and Dubuque Eats Well RFSWG.
Family Finance Specialist (Region 11) and Family Life Specialist - Dubuque County
Financial Management for individuals and families including spending plans, budgeting for your needs, consumer decision-making, dealing with credit and debt, and planning for your future - savings, insurance, and retirement.
Family LIfe - Parenting Education, Stress Management, Adult and Child Development, Aging, Family Communications
Dr. Larry F. Tranel
Dairy Field Specialist
(563) 583-6496, Extension 14
Dairy Production, Economics and Dairy Business Development; Familes and Youth
Connecting our clients with the information they need, including pesticide trainings, Master Gardener inquiries, farm management information, and more.
Nutrition & Health Field Specialist
Family Life Field Specialist
Parenting Education, Fatherhood, Stress Management, Adult and Child Development, Aging, Relationship Education, Family Communications
Account Manager - CIRAS
Field Specialists - Farm Management
Business Planning, Decision Tools, Risk Management, Value Added Alternatives, Farm Leasing
Crops Field Specialist
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
Organizational Advancement Specialist
Serving Eastern Iowa as an ISU Extension and Outreach Organizational Advancement Specialist, Karen strives to advance the mission, vision and values of this historic land-grant university. At the heart of Organizational Advancement are initiatives that advance our organization by garnering support, aggregating and sharing our collective impact, strengthening our brand, communicating our value and executing our strategic plan.
Horticulture Field Specialist
Primary areas of expertise: commercial fruits and vegetables. Secondary areas of expertise: ornamental horticulture including greenhouse and nursery crops, and turfgrass
(563)-263-5701 or 1-800-992-0894
Corn, Soybean, Small Grains, Forages, Soils
Farm and Ag. Business Management Specialist
Field Specialist- Beef
Production information related to nutrition, facilities, health, record analysis, and pasture and forage management for beef and sheep producers.
Swine Field 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.
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