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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Jones County

The Jones County Extension Office welcomes you to our website! We offer a variety of services to to help you with your needs. We provide research based information and education on public issues, food and nutrition, health, financial management, agriculture, environment, family relationships and youth development to improve the quality of life in your community.

             Great Jones County Fair: July 22 - 26, 2015 
Iowa State Fair:  August 13 - 23, 2015   |   4hOnline log-in webpage

County News

September 19, 2014

Youth in Jones County 4-H will design and build an aerodynamic craft designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD), the world's largest, youth-led science experiment. The activity, called Rockets to the Rescue will be held Wednesday, October 8th, 2014, 6 - 8 pm at the Youth Development Center on the Jones County fairgrounds.

September 19, 2014

Check out the Jones County 4-H/FFA Animal  Bulletin Board for upcoming activities and events, important information, forms, schedules and much more. See information below for 4honline, FSQA, county and State Fair information ** Deadlines and Dates

September 2, 2014

"Juntos: Together for a Better Education" is a 6-session course that helps Latino families create educational goals and explore options for higher education.  The course will take place at Cascade High School starting October 5th. Each class includes a meal, childcare for younger siblings, and family-centered activities for 7th, 8th, 9th, or 10th grade students and their parents.  This program is free for all participants.

August 15, 2014

Click here for current Jones County 4-H activities, events and information. 
2014 Great Jones County Fair Book

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Farmers talking to farmers and learning from each other will help Iowa ramp up water quality efforts and implement new management practices to carry out the state’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy. The goal is to reduce the nitrogen and phosphorus loads in water leaving farm lands.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 10, 2014 10:11 AM

Vegetable growers and those working with them can enjoy a cover crop workshop planned for Sept. 22 at the Woodbury County Extension...

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