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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Jefferson County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, farm, business or community, come to us. Iowa State University Extension has research-based information and education to help you. Jefferson County Extension brings Iowa State University resources to you.

County News

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July 19, 2016

Preserving foods at home is not difficult, but it does require following research-based recipes. Even if you have been a home food preserver for years, come and learn the latest recommendations. Get your pressure canner tested for FREE!! 

Thursday • Aug. 24th  • 2:00-3:30pm   Location: SIEDA Resource Center at 201 South 23rd Street, Fairfield.  http://www.extension.iastate.edu/jefferson

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July 18, 2016

First 50 people to register will receive a Farmer’s Market coupon, must attend the conference to receive it.

IRENEW’s energy trailer will be on-site. The Fairfield Public Library will be providing kid friendly solar themed events on-site and  at the Farmer’s MarketHeld at the Ffld Arts and Convention Center at 200 Main Street.  A self-guided solar crawl in Fairfield area. 1:00pm to 3:00 pm


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July 18, 2016

Location and time to be announced. 

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July 18, 2016

Attention Adults and Students! Are you needing a tune up on basic computer skills? Join us at IHCC to get all the basic information and how to work on Micro Soft Word.

Monday, July 25th at IHCC located at 112 South Court St. in Fairfield. Time: 10:00 to 11:30.

Call 641-472-4166     http://www.extension.iastate.edu/jefferson/

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July 7, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings in 12 different sites across Southeast Iowa during the month of August.  The Fairfield meeting site will be Wednesday, August 3, beginning at 9:00 am with doors open at 8:00 am at the Jefferson County Extension Office. The meeting will last approximately three hours and will be facilitated by Charles Brown, Farm Business Management Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

4-H youth are trying robotics, game design and multimedia in Hyperstream, a STEM Scale-Up program. ISU Extension and Outreach offers Hyperstream tech clubs to engage young people and excite them about careers in STEM.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

July 22, 2016 02:00 PM

 The ISU Extension and Outreach dairy team has developed a series of budgets to help dairy producers understand their current...

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