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County News

February 19, 2019

A five course session on passing down the farm through business, estate, retirement, and succession planning. 

February 8, 2019

Calling all 4-H photographers and want-to-be photographers!  Jefferson County 4-H, with our neighboring 4-H programs, is offering an all-day Photography Workshop at the Washington County Extension Office on Saturday, March 30th from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Pre-registration required by March 15th with a $15 fee.

February 8, 2019

Jefferson County 4-H is hosting a Barn Quilt Workshop that will be held March 16th from 1-4pm at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds (Activities Building). Makes a great 4-H project! Register by March 8th. $20 for 4-H members. $40 for non-4-H members. 4th grade & up - including adults!

February 7, 2019

The Summer Program Assistant’s role is to work for the Iowa State University Extension Office to provide local youth educational programming in Jefferson County with minimal responsibilities at the Jefferson County Fair. Interested applicants may send their cover letter and resume to rachel4h@iastate.edu by March 1st at 4:30pm.

February 6, 2019

All 4-H/FFA livestock exhibitors will be required to be YQCA certified for county and State Fair exhibition of beef, dairy cattle/goats, meat goats, poultry, rabbits, sheep, swine.


Try something new this year.

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What Can You Learn in 2019?

This year, try something new. Become a Master Gardener or a 4-H volunteer. Learn new ways to strengthen your family, protect the monarchs, make healthy choices and more. Contact your ISU Extension and Outreach county office for details.

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