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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Jasper County

We are your access to research-based information and services through Iowa State University, helping improve the quality of life in our communities.


WE ARE HERE AT THE EXTENSION OFFICE, our doors are just locked.  Please call our phone 641-792-6433 and we will answer your questions over the phone or meet you at the door if needed. 


Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. 

Friday - Staff working remotely 8:00 am - 1:00 pm (Please email xjasper@iastate.edu or leave a phone message)


Master Gardener Training Series to be offered in Newton, Fall 2020

Master Gardener Training Information      


Attention 4-H and FFA members:

 For 2019: All 4-H livestock exhibitors will be required to be YQCA (known as FSQA) certified for Jasper County Fair exhibition for the following:


  • Beef

  • Dairy Cattle/Dairy Goat

  • Meat Goat

  • Poultry

  • Rabbit

  • Sheep

  • Swine

This is an online course at https://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/yqca

Youth who completed the FSQA test-out option previously, will be granted certification through their respective expiration date.
Deadline for taking the online course is July 1, 2020.


 4-H Enrollment Help sheets

County News

August 3, 2020

“I Feel ‘Blue’: Resources for Life in a Pandemic” provides education about managing and overcoming feelings of sadness and loss. COVID Recovery Iowa and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will begin offering this short virtual program in August.

August 3, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a Beef Quality Assurance training opportunity.

July 30, 2020

Landowners can review the steps involved with converting grasslands to pollinator habitat in a new report from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

July 29, 2020

A new web tool will help field scouts and researchers hone their assessment skills, with input by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

July 28, 2020

Learn more about mushroom foraging during an upcoming two-part workshop from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.


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