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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

February 26, 2015

Your local Early Childhood Area Board is hosting community conversations about the needs of children 0-5 years of age in Jones County.   Parents, childcare providers, educators, service providers, and community members are invited to attend.  The purpose of the conversation is to:  Learn directly from parents and those providing services to children about local and current child needs and plan for meaningful projects and changes that support children 0-5 years of age and their families.

No RSVP is required. For more information on this event, please contact Sherri Hunt, Cedar/Jones Early Childhood Iowa Director at sherri.hunt@co.jones.ia.usor 319-462-6968.

February 15, 2015

The Animal Science Roundup held in conjunction with the State 4-H & Youth Conference in Ames, June 30th thru July 2nd has a new online only registration process. Only 20 applicants per specie (Beef, Dairy Cattle, Horse, Sheep, Swine) will be accepted. Registration deadline is March 1, 2015. Youth not chosen to participate in the Animal Science Roundup can still participate in the State Youth Conference.

Limited to 20 participants per species so register HERE NOW! See the flyer for complete details.

February 10, 2015

Jones County 4-H is offering scholarship opportunities to graduating high school seniors. Please review all the scholarship applications and forms. Deadline is March 10, 2015.  Contact Monica Gray at 319-465-3224319-465-3224 with questions.

February 9, 2015

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

February 3, 2015

Jones County Master Gardeners are sponsoring an annual scholarship of $200 for a Jones County high school senior enrolling in an accredited horticulture-related college program.Application and letter of recommendation deadline is March 1st, 2015.

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February 23, 2015 10:06 AM

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