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.

We take serving Iowans seriously, which is why we are prioritizing the health and safety of our community and staff, and closing our office to the public until further notice. If you have any needs or would like to confirm information or programming, please call our office at 641-472-4166 or email 



Office hours: 

Monday - Friday 8:00 to 4:30pm



For resources to use during the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit:
Finding Answers Now page

County News

February 26, 2021

We are looking for a summer intern at Jefferson County 4-H!

February 26, 2021

Are you a graduating 4-H senior? Apply for a college scholarship now!

January 21, 2021

This webinar series will share up-to-date information to inform Iowa producers considering Price Loss Coverage or Agriculture Risk Coverage under the 2018 Farm Bill.

January 12, 2021

Open to anyone in grades K thru 8th

Participate in hands-on activities in the comfort of your own home!

December 22, 2020

Want to learn how to start a hive?

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Read Across Iowa!

Read Across Iowa will launch March 1 and begin a month-long celebration. Our goal is to help Iowa communities be places where adults make time to read with children, and children get the message that reading is important.

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