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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Jasper County

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The ISU Extension and Outreach office is here to help you with storm-related information:  Also,  please scroll down to "County News"  for more helpful information.

Jasper County Resources for Storm Recovery
The Iowa Individual Disaster Assistance Grant Program Form
Food Assistance Replacement Form
A publication from ISU regarding handling storm-damaged trees
City of Newton Storm Damage updates and information: https://www.newtongov.org/1025/August-10th-Storm-Information
For crisis/disaster assistance, call IowaConcern at 800-447-1985. Confidential assistance is available 24/7. 
AnswerLine - (800) 262-3804
Iowa 2-1-1, (dial 211)  available all hours, all days.  Resource referral for housing, health, food, family, transportation, employment, education, and legal assistance




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

January 12, 2021

Statewide private pesticide applicator courses will be offered online through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

January 4, 2021

“ACT Raising Safe Kids” teaches positive parenting skills to parents and caregivers of children from birth to age 8. The series of lessons is sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

December 10, 2020

#DYK? Jasper County farm families can access free services that will support you and your family through many of life’s challenges.

Learn more about the Iowa Farm Family Wellness Alliance and the resources available to you! https://bit.ly/39I4ff6

December 4, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach connects the needs of Iowans with Iowa State research and resources.  We listen, learn, and work with the people of Jasper County for a #STRONGIOWA.  Click Here to view the 2020 Jasper County Stakeholder report.

November 20, 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE - The December 15th Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification class has been cancelled.  We are still planning on holding the Jan 21, 1:30 pm and the Feb 11, 9:30 am class.  PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  Please call 641-792-6433 or email welcher@iastate.edu for more information and to register.  


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