County News

August 31, 2020

As farmers begin to evaluate the best management options for corn acres with severe derecho damage, ISU Extension and Outreach is providing a webinar on 9/2 that will address challenges and considerations for those acres that will remain unharvested.

August 20, 2020

Join the ag issues webinar August 25 to learn about timely issues affecting agriculture

August 20, 2020

Families are understandably feeling overwhelmed with child care decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic. ISU Extension and Outreach has developed the COVID-19 Child Care Considerations publication series to help families sort through decisions during these trying times.

August 20, 2020

Helpful resources are available as Iowans continue with cleanup and recovery

August 20, 2020

COVID Recovery Iowa, in collaboration with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be hosting COVID AG UPDATES: Focus on Resilience; a 60-minute weekly update with agricultural specialists, to be held Mondays from 7:30 – 8:30 PM

August 4, 2020

Fifty Iowa 4-H members have been awarded 2020 state 4-H project area awards following the statewide recognition process, which was held virtually this year.

July 28, 2020

ISU Extension and Outreach is joining industry partners to offer a five-part webinar series on the maintenance issues faced by facility managers and maintenance crews. The sessions are geared toward livestock producers, livestock building owners and contractors, facility managers, maintenance crew members, engineers, designers and others interested in swine building maintenance.

July 16, 2020

Help us Congratulate Tim Smith our 2020 Johnson County 4-H Hall of Fame Recipient

June 4, 2020

Due to COVID-19 concerns, an online Food Preservation 101 workshop option has been added.

May 18, 2020

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced today that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has formed a Resource Coordination Center (RCC) to support Iowa livestock producers affected by the COVID-19 supply chain disruptions. 

May 14, 2020

The Johnson County Fair Association Cancels 2020 Grounds and Grandstand Entertainment

May 12, 2020

Series of “quickinars” to showcase basic lessons related to home food production, starting with video on garden preparation.

April 27, 2020

The Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association is seeking donations to build a Research and Learning Center at the Southeast Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville.

April 27, 2020

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson County and 4-H of Johnson County partner to create “Camp in a Bag” activity packs for home bound youth.

April 23, 2020

Amey Kollar has been hired as the new Youth Program Specialist in the South Field. She will serve the counties of Iowa and Johnson beginning May 18.

April 23, 2020

The Washington County Extension Council is pleased to announce that Brittnee Schneider has been hired as the new County Director of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Washington County.  Her duties will begin in May.

April 20, 2020

Johnson County 4-H reaches over 4000 youth annually in its numerous education programs.   4-H community clubs are just one of the many aspects of 4-H which is delivered by Iowa State university Extension and Outreach in Johnson County.   We are pleased to share with you the 2020 McNutt 4-H Rotary Scholarship recipients.

April 20, 2020

The Department of County Services in Extension and Outreach with Iowa State University is seeking qualified candidates for a Regional Extension Education Director.

April 20, 2020

Gene Mohling and Bryan Whaley have been hired to fill two new regional field operations positions with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

April 16, 2020

Timely Topics for Managing Agricultural Risks March 2020

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