Jefferson County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Jefferson County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, farm, business or community, come to us. Iowa State University Extension has research-based information and education to help you. Jefferson County Extension brings Iowa State University resources to you.

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therefore, there are strict guidelines in place. 

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Office Hours:  Monday - Friday  8:00am - 4:30 pm

Office Closed:
September 7th - Labor Day
November 26th & 27th - Thanksgiving 
December 24th & 25th - Christmas 


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County News

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October 1, 2020

Join 4-H Today!

September 16, 2020

September 30, October 7, October 14 and October 21, 2020
A four-session course focusing on equine management decisions.

September 15, 2020

All Registrations must be turned in by October 9, 2020

Registration here

woodworking for wildlife.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to build homes for wildlife

4 videos: Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach wildlife specialist, shows how you can build an Aldo Leopold bench, a bat box, a bird box and a wood duck box. (Then you can sit on your new bench to watch the bats, birds and ducks at their new homes!)

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