Jill Kadel

County Director

Ashtyn Danker

County Youth Coordinator

4-H and Youth Programming 

Jane Hayes-Johnk

Youth Program Specialist

4-H and Youth Development 

Alan Ladd

Region 21 Extension Education Director


Lynn Adams

Community Development Field Specialist

Fund raising, grant writing, economic development

Barb Fuller

Human Sciences Specialist, Nutrition & Wellness
(712) 789-2449

Healthy People have been an interest for Barb Fuller throughout her professional career.  From food safety concerns to making healthy food choices, Barb is able to bring nutrition expertise to a wide range of audiences.  A growing awareness of local foods and regional food systems is an emerging area of emphasis for her work.
Delivering unbiased, research-based health and nutrition information to people at the community level is Barb's mission, creating healthy life-style choices, her goal.

Patrick Hatting

Farm Management Field Specialist

Crop and livestock insurance; Crop economics; Farm machinery management; Farmland and building leasing; Grain marketing; Livestock economics; Livestock marketing; Strategic planning; Sustainable and alternative agricultural enterprises; USDA commodity program; Value added agriculture

Julie Hlas

External Relations Specialist

Writing, Marketing, Digital photography

Erika Lundy

Beef Field Specialist

beef cow nutrition, heifer development, cow reproduction and calving, estrus synchronization, bull reproduction breeding soundness, pasture and forage management, pasture economics, grazing management, cost analysis and herd records, weaning management and preconditioning, health management, handling facilities and housing, feedlot nutrition, data management and housing, facilities and housing, water quality, feedlot health management, implants and feed additives, cracass grades and value based marketing, alternative beef systems, identification systems and traceability, animal behavior, animal welfare assessment and auditing

Sandra McKinnon

Human Sciences Specialist, Family Finance
(712) 366-7070


Aaron Saeugling

Field Agronomist

Educational programs in crop production and protection

Shawn Shouse

Program Specialist
(712) 769-2650

Energy conservation; environmental water quality; farm safety; grain storage and drying; household septic systems; indoor air quality; livestock facility and feedlot design; manure management; mold; radon; soil and water conservation; water and fencing for grazing systems; Well water quality

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