County News

March 3, 2021

Wellbeing isn’t something to achieve and check off a bucket list. Instead, it’s an ongoing journey that varies with each person. Iowans can find their own way in a new program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

February 5, 2021

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agricultural engineering team has released a new podcast called “Engineering Your Farm.”

Tom Miller
February 2, 2021

Through his 20-plus year career as a swine extension specialist in southeast Iowa, he became a source of sound science and real-life experience to producers and others in the pork industry. 

4-H Fuels Wellness
December 15, 2020

Iowa 4-H continues to make the safety, health, and wellness of youth and families a priority.  They have compiled a list of resources and links helpful in working with youth and teens teaching mindfulness and mental health. 

December 11, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Farm Foundation Announce Wellness Resources for Johnson County Farm Families

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 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 16, 2020

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

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 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 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 16, 2020

Timely Topics for Managing Agricultural Risks March 2020

April 8, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering seven online “Question. Persuade. Refer.” programs. 

April 8, 2020

It’s a scary time for Iowans who are suddenly out of work and struggling to pay their bills. Many have never filed for unemployment before and are unsure how to access community assistance and resources.

April 8, 2020

Social distancing, self-isolation, quarantine: the changes from COVID-19 can be hard to handle. 

April 1, 2020

The Woodbury County Team has been responsive and innovative in getting lawn and garden education to the public in a new way this year.

April 1, 2020

Sometimes life gives you a lot to handle, but you don’t have to handle everything on your own. Iowa Concern is a free service connecting Iowans with information to help them navigate through a variety of life circumstances.

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