About ISU Extension and Outreach: Jackson County
We bring the resources of Iowa State University to YOU! ISU and Jackson County Extension have worked together to bring knowlege to the citizens of Jackson County for many years. Our Annual Stakeholder's Report outlines how we have served you this year.
ISU Extension serves Iowans through six program areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business and Industry, Communications, Families, 4-H Youth Development, and Continuing Education.
Please take some time to browse our website for more information on what is available to you.
The Jackson County Extension Council, county staff and ISU Extension and Outreach staff work together to provide research-based learning opportunities for our citizens. Through this partnership, we carry Iowa State University’s land-grant mission across Jackson County.
Our 2011 Points of Pride tells how we act on that commitment.
Jackson County programs are fulfilling that commitment:
Becoming a scientist or engineer is not easy, but Iowa teens are getting hands-on experience.
In only seven weeks, a child can learn how to stay away from alcohol and drugs.
Starting conversations that lead to farm business transitionsfrom one generation to the next is hard – we help get them started.
Families are learninghow to prepare healthy, economical meals.
Foods grown and marketed locally boost the local economy and fulfill consumer demands
Businesses get individualized supportthey need to grow.
Farmers depend on us for the latest crop production research.
We can anticipate trends, build relationships, and catalyze opportunities because we are part of the ongoing life of our communities, committed to healthy people, healthy environments, and healthy economies.
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