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Johnson County welcomes you to our website!  We are here to serve you through various information and programs.  Take some time to explore our site and learn how ISU Extension programs can "Help You Become Your Best.

County News

March 25, 2014

Johnson County Extension & Outreach in partnership with DNR and MidAmercian Energy are working together to sponsor the “Plant Some Shade Tree Program”.

January 13, 2014

The Academy welcomes anyone seeking professional development in the area of nonprofit management, including staff, management, volunteers, professional association employees, educators, and private sector employees who wish to make a career change to the nonprofit sector.

April 15, 2014

Owners of small backyard forests are invited to a two-day workshop for hands-on experience in managing their trees and forested areas.

April 8, 2014

Focusing on science, art, and nutrition, 4-H afterschool reaches youth at Johnson County elementary schools. 

April 1, 2014

Third and fourth graders, join an action packed three day camp to chop, mix, and bake food for snacks and lunch, explore local fitness activities, hike to “lunch and learn” at a local restaurant, and participate in many  food and fitness experiences.

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

March 26, 2014 02:06 PM

As tractors, combines and other farm equipment have become larger and heavier, Iowa farmers’ concerns about soil compaction and...

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