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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

October 16, 2014

The Farm Bill – Program Overview meetings will focus on the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) that will be administered by USDA Farm Service Agency, and the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) administered by USDA Risk Management Agency through federal crop insurance providers.

October 8, 2014

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

October 6, 2014

The Jones County Extension Council is seeking a qualified individual to provide leadership to the organization as its County Extension Director.  Primary job responsibilities of this full-time position include educational program planning and delivery, budget and facilities management, and day-to-day supervision of staff. 

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

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 14, 2014 09:37 AM

A new publication from ISU Extension and Outreach illustrates the results of the collaborative efforts of three ISU farms to measure the...

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