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The Iowa 4-H Foundation is excited to host the first ever Iowa 4-H Giving Day - Give. Grow. Iowa 4-H!  This is a 24 hour online event to connect with 4-H supporters from across the state. Please click on the following link to learn more about this event.  

2018 Jasper County Fair Book

The fairbook is viewable online here.  The printed book will be back from the printers soon and is the official copy.

 4-H Enrollment Help sheets

County News

November 15, 2018

We’re entering a busy time of year for charitable donations, perhaps because the winter holiday season brings a sense of gratitude followed by a desire to share our abundance. The availability of tax deductions for charitable giving may also contribute to the concentration of donations near year-end.


November 8, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has the resources and tools to help farmers make informed decisions when it comes to the economic management of their farm business. The resources are available online, at face-to-face meetings, and by phone or email.

November 8, 2018

Making a decision about health insurance coverage is not easy. Most of us rely on our employer to wade through the details of policy coverage and negotiation of rates. We gladly accept what is offered, choosing between 2-3 options that personalize the coverage.  HR sends a letter or hosts a meeting for questions and answers. If we don’t do anything, the policy we have continues into the new year

October 31, 2018

With the upcoming time change (from Daylight Savings back to Standard Time), take a few minutes this week to make your home healthier for your family. 

October 31, 2018

As we prepare for holiday parties and family gatherings, here are some tips and reliable resources to help prevent a foodborne illness.


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Painting History for Community

With symbolic images, a new mural in Perry brings together three threads connecting the city: outdoor recreation, a history of public art programming and the Latino immigrants who make Perry home.

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