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Jasper County Fair Queen

If you are interested in trying out for the Jasper County Fair Queen (girls age 16-21), be checking back here at the end of April for the application.  Applications will be due at the office or the parent meeting on June 24th.  Contestants will meet the judges and have their interviews on July 12th.  The queen crowning will be July 18th at the Jasper County Fair Big Tent. 

Save these dates:

  • 2014 Jasper County Fair Dates - July 18-24, 2014
  • 2014 Iowa State Fair Dates - August 7-17, 2014

 

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County News

April 1, 2014

"Words on Wellness", a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you’ll gain reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy practices into daily living for you and your family.
 

April 1, 2014

Emerald Ash Borer has been positively identified in a residential tree in Newton in Jasper County from a larva sample collected on March 20, 2014. Nine counties in Iowa have confirmed infestations.

January 2, 2014

Find cash rental rates, farmland values surveys along with videos and webcasts on this page.

November 20, 2013
Having 2 percent of the total pond surface open throughout the winter will help pond owners avoid fish kills, according to ISU Extension and Outreach fisheries and aquaculture specialist Allen Pattillo.
November 15, 2013

Giving trees and shrubs some extra attention in the fall will help them over-winter and start spring in peak condition. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explain certain practices homeowners can use to significantly reduce winter damage to trees and shrubs.

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 23, 2014 02:56 PM

Current issues in rural property management, appraisal, and sales and purchase are up for discussion at the Soil Management and Land...

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