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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 20 - 24, 2016 
Iowa State Fair:  August 11 - 21, 2016   |   4hOnline log-in webpage

County News

November 24, 2015

Iowa State University Extension  Family Finance specialists will be presenting a free workshop on understanding and make smart health insurance choices.

November 10, 2015

Click here for current Jones County 4-H activities, events and information. 
2015 Great Jones County Fair Book

October 26, 2015

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

October 20, 2015

The Jones County Master Gardeners are offering a program on holiday/winter arrangements. Sunday, December 6th, 2015 from    1 -3 pm at the Youth Development Center, Monticello (fairgrounds). Space is limited. Cost is $15.00. Call  the Jones County Extension office 319-465-3224 to pre-register before November 30th. Mail payment to: Jones County Extension, PO Box 28, Monticello, IA 52310.

October 16, 2015

Producers learn best practices for keeping food safe

AMES, Iowa - Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct Level 1, Level 2, and
Iowa MarketReady workshops covering Good Agricultural Practices for fruit and vegetable
producers beginning in November 2015. The one-day workshops are important for farmers
who sell directly to consumers or are considering expansion to foodservice or retail markers.
“We are offering these workshops across the state to help producers maintain safe food
products,” said Angela Shaw, professor in food safety and program specialist with ISU Extension
and Outreach. “Because of consumer awareness about food safety, these workshops are

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The Agricultural Urbanism Toolkit annual event will celebrate two years of community accomplishments in coalition development and local...

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