Jones County

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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

January 16, 2015
  • Jones County Extension and Outreach and the Jones County Conservation board are offering "Outdoor Wondercation"
  • 4th through 12th grade youth
  • "Exploring Archery" at Anamosa Bowhunters - Saturday, February 28, 2015
  • "Exploring Animal Tracks & Signs" & "Snowshoeing and Winter Survival" - Youth Development Center, Monticello, IA  - Saturday, March 7, 2015
  • "Intro to Geocaching" - Youth Development Center, Monticello, IA  - Saturday, April 11, 2015
  • "Intro to Rock Climbing & Caving" - Pictured Rocks - May, TBD 2015 - 6th Grade and up
  • "Canoeing Adventure"- MonMaq to Pictured Rocks or Central Park depending on river level - 6th grade and up- Saturday, June 13, 2015
  • Snack provided.
  • Pre-registration is required for each program. Space is limited. There is a $10.00 registration fee for each program offered. The fee for service will be used to offset direct expenses and to support the 4-H Youth Development Extension Program.
  • Call the Jones County Extension office to reserve your spot at 319-465-3224319-465-3224.
January 16, 2015

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

January 9, 2015

Holly Hall has been hired as the new Jones County Extension Director for Jones County ISU Extension and Outreach, office located at 800 N Maple Street in Monticello, according to Lisa Rickels, Extension Council Chair. Holly Hall began her duties on Monday, January 5th , 2015 and will replace current Director, Joe Yedlik when he retires at the end of January.

December 10, 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

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