County News

March 23, 2016

Do you have an interest in gardening? Would you like to volunteer and help with various gardening related activities throughout Johnson County? Learn how to become a Johnson County Master Gardener!

May 18, 2017

An introduction to management and rotational grazing practices for producers who want to optimize forage and livestock production, control production costs, and conserve natural resources.

April 21, 2017

Spanish ServSafe will be held in Iowa City on June 26, 2017. 

April 12, 2017

Do you work for a company providing tree care services in Iowa? Does your company offer services such as tree pruning & removal, climbing, stump grinding, repairing storm damage, pesticide/fungicide application and other types of assistance? 

March 29, 2017

Slight uptick in prices shown in survey of farmers and custom operators

March 24, 2017

Presented by Iowa State University Food Science and Human Nutrition and Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, The Adventure Comes to You brings cutting edge research from Iowa State University to the citizens of Iowa.

March 24, 2017

Agronomy in the Field is a multi-session workshop being offered to women landowners, farmers, conservationists, and other interested women who are interested in learning more about agronomy.

February 20, 2017

We are pleased to announce the 2017 Non-Profit Management Academy series will be offered in Linn County.

February 6, 2017

Help renovate and preserve the Iowa State Fairgrounds by donating to the Corndog Checkoff. 

January 19, 2017

We are continuing with having the Johnson County Bred Rabbit Class at the Johnson County Fair. 

November 17, 2016

Grant provided by Farm Credit Services of America Working Here Fund

for Hunger and Nutrition

September 23, 2016

Helpful Information when dealing with flooding.

September 6, 2016

The University of Wisconsin–Madison published research saying that an Atmospheric Steam Canner is safe to use for home canning of acidic foods such as fruits, or acidified foods such as salsa or pickles, as long as the following guidelines are observed.

August 1, 2016

The ServSafe certification meets the new food safety rules that were adopted by the Iowa Department of Inspection and Appeals and went into effect January 1, 2014. Health inspectors are best suited to interpret these rulings.

March 21, 2016

New Bee Law Website

March 4, 2016

Emerald ash borer, a tree-killing pest of ash trees, has been confirmed in Iowa City.

February 22, 2016

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach newsletter encourages positive life-style changes in nutrition and wellness

December 1, 2015

Johnson County Extension through their Pick A Better Snack program reached over 4000 youth in area elementary schools this past year.

August 28, 2015

Times have changed since great grandma was canning for her family.

January 5, 2015

Iowa has one of the highest rates of elevated radon levels in the nation.

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