Jasper County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Jasper County

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Fair Entry for 4-H Families

Livestock fair entries is due on May 15, Communication & Clothing Event is due on July 1, Exhibit Building Fair Entry is due on July 12th.  If you need help take a look at the help sheets or call our office and we will be happy to help you.  

2017 Fair Queen Application

Fair Queen applications have arrived to the office.  If you would like to run for the 2017 Jasper County Fair Queen, please click on the link to the application.  Applications are due on June 1st, 2017 and the Parent/Gaurdian meeting.  

2017 Jasper County Fair Book

The fairbook is viewable online here.  The printed book will be back from the printers soon and is the official copy.

 

 4-H Enrollment Help sheets

County News

June 16, 2017

Are you drawn in by emails from e-commerce sites in your inbox urging you to click and spend?  Or by ads you encounter while surfing? Are there ways to resist the temptation?

June 12, 2017

Farmers and their consultants can learn how to improve both farm profits and water quality at a series of field days hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

June 8, 2017

I can personally testify to the financial benefit of saving for my children’s education: I started monthly automatic transfers into their college savings accounts when they were young, and at the same time helped them establish a habit of saving a portion of their allowance each month.  My daughters reaped the financial benefits of that saving during college, and continue to benefit as young adults without school loans to repay.

June 1, 2017

Spend Smart. Eat Smart. helps Iowa families eat healthy and stick to a tight grocery budget.  A recently updated mobile-friendly website and smart phone app now makes it easier than ever!

May 31, 2017

Click here for the News You Can Use news letter.

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.    

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

June 7, 2017 11:17 AM

A pair of educators stepped in to fill a void caused by a lack of agriculture education in northwest Iowa – and the results have...

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