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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 16 - 20, 2014  
Iowa State Fair:  August 7 - 17, 2014   |   4hOnline log-in webpage

County News

April 16, 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

April 15, 2014

Click here for current Jones County 4-H activities, events and information.  Plus, Jones County fair queen contest details and application due by Friday, June 6th, 2014.

April 11, 2014

Jones County Extension and Outreach will host an informational meeting concerning the presence of Emerald Ash Borer, an exotic, destructive insect of ash trees which is spreading in Iowa.

April 11, 2014

Saturday, May 10th is the Jones County Master Gardeners sale in Anamosa at the Lawrence Community Center (east parking lot) weather permitting. Sale will feature a variety of annuals and perennial plants for our local growing conditions. Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions also.

March 18, 2014

Pressure canners with a dial-type gauge should be tested each year for accuracy. Rachel Wall, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Health Specialist, will be offering testing of dial gauge pressure canners. To have a dial gauge canner tested, bring the canner lid only - the entire canner is not needed.

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

April 7, 2014 10:19 AM

On April 15 all Iowans are encouraged to wear purple to show their appreciation for military children and their families. During April,...

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