Carter Oliver

County Program Coordinator

Dee Colwell

County Youth/4-H Coordinator/Office Assistant

4-H program

Carole Gorham

Office Assistant/Bookkeeper
(712) 644-2105

Alan Ladd

Regional Extension Education Director
(712) 769-2650

Rhesa Leiding

Youth Program Specialist II

Kim Brantner

Human Sciences Specialist - Family Life

Child care, Parenting, Aging

Tim Christensen

Farm Management Program Specialist

Farm Business Management

Barb Fuller

Human Sciences Specialist Nutrition and Wellness
(712) 789-2449

Disease Prevention; Food Safety; Food Preservation, Health; Health Promotion; Local Foods; Nutrition; Nutrition and Health; Wellness


Joe Hannan

Horticulture Specialist
(515) 993-4281

commercial horticulture; fruit; high tunnels; small fruit; tree fruit; vegetables

Julie Hlas

External Relations

Colin Johnson

Swine Specialist
(515) 291-9287

swine production, environment, economic and social sustainability, facilities, reproduction, pork quality, management software and spreadsheets, biosecurity, caretaker training, ultrasound, international agriculture, community assessment model

Erika Lundy

Beef Field Specialist

Sandra McKinnon

Human Sciences Specialist - Family Finance

Poverty reduction, Financial self-sufficiency and management, Retirement planning, Avoiding fraud

Aaron Saeugling

Field Agronomist

Shawn Shouse

Ag Engineer
(712) 769-2650 (office); 712-250-0135 (cell)

Agricultural and Bio-systems Engineering

David Stender

Swine Field Specialist

Management of a swine operation, understanding and using records for management decisions, nutrition program analysis for cost and performance potential, genetic evaluation, value added marketing, understanding a packer sheet, evaluation of live animal and carcass, production flow planning, setting financial and production goals, business planning within the swine enterprise, and developing and using computer software for monitoring and making decisions.

Mike Witt

Field Agronomist - Harrison County Herbicide Resistance Project

Lynn Adams

Community Development Specialist
(712) 609-2132
Nonprofit training for sustainable fund development practices.
Capacity building for regional collaborations and partnerships.
Diversity and inclusion training.
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