Gene Mohling

Director of Field Operations (South)
(319) 337-2145 (319) 330-4681

4-H, Production Ag, Consumer Horticulture

Katharinna Bain

Katharinna Bain

Region 19 Extension Director
(319) 310-2071

Mary Veatch

County Youth Coordinator

Youth Development and Livestock

Lynn Gahring

County Youth Educator
319 668-1052

Lynn provides programing to youth of all ages promoting the areas of health and nutrition, developmental skills,
team building with peers as well as the need for individual growth.

Kelly Walker

Administrative Assistant
Amey Kollar

Amey Kollar

4-H Youth Program Specialist
(319) 337-4681
Ryan Drollette, Farm & Ag Business Management Specialist

Ryan Drollette

Farm & Ag Business Management Specialist
319 337-2145

Farm & Ag Business Management Specialist :

  • Dairy Economics
  • Livestock Economics
  • Marketing
  • Risk Management
  • Decision Tools
  • Farm Leasing

Rebecca Vittetoe

Field Agronomist

Patrick Wall

Beef Field Specialist II
(515) 294-7801

Lynn Adams

Economic, Development, Fundraising; Grant Writing
712 621-1564

Steve Adams

Community and Economic Development

Economic Development

Abbie Gaffey

Community and Economic Development

Leadership development, organization development

Sean T. Galleger

Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS)

Account Manager

Himar Hernandez

Community and Economic Development
(641) 799-6681

Latino community development and Latino business development

Alan Jensen

Community and Economic Development

Geographic information systems, conservation, small town and rural planning

Colin Johnson

Program Specialist, Iowa Pork Industry Center Interim Swine Field Specialist, ISUEO

Educational programming; Pork production; Swine system sustainability

Advancement Specialist

Karen K. Lathrop

Advancement Specialist

Organizational Advancement Specialist
Karen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from Iowa State University and is currently pursuing her MBA. She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute and brings years of strategic planning, marketing and customer development experience to the Advancement Specialist position.


Jane Nolan Goeken

Community and Economic Development

Economic development, eCommerce

Patrick O'Malley

Commercial Horticulture
319-337-2145 or cell 319-330-0337

Primary areas of expertise: commercial fruits and vegetables. Secondary areas of expertise: ornamental horticulture including greenhouse and nursery crops, and turfgrass

Matt Romoser


Swine Production Programs including Problem-solving, swine management, breeding and genetics, manure handling, record analysis, and financial analysis.

Kristina TeBockhorst

Agricultural Engineer
(319) 337-2145

Scott Timm

Community & Economic Development

Sustainable living and energy efficient technology

Larry Tranel

563-583-6496 or 563-590-7025

Production, nutrition and farm management education in dairy and beef; Dairy milk quality and mastitis prevention; Trouble shooting livestock problems; New and Remodeled freestall/parlor and other livestock facility planning; Utilization of forages; Management intensive grazing; and farm family labor/personnel management.

Diane Van Wyngarde

Community Program Specialist

Tourism, Elderhostel, Exploritas educational travel programs, group travel and economic development

Mary Weinand

Human Sciences Specialist, Family Finance

Family Finance and Money Management

Mike White

515-961-6237 or cell 515-681-7286

Commercial Grape Production

Dawn Dunnegan

Human Sciences Specialist, Family Life
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