County News

Katharinna Bain
May 22, 2020

Beginning June 1, Bain will serve as director for Region 19, covering Iowa, Johnson, Keokuk and Washington counties. Since 2013 she has served as director for ISU Extension and Outreach Keokuk County. 

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

April 16, 2020

Rachel Sweeney has been hired as Iowa 4-H Youth Development’s new program coordinator for SWITCH – School Wellness Integration Targeting Children's Health. 

April 15, 2020

The Center for Ag Law and Taxation will hold a webinar this Friday, April 17, 2020 at noon to provide an update for producers on COVID-19 legislation and resources applicable to their farming business.

Matt Romoser
April 13, 2020

“Eventually I will be based out of the ISU Extension and Outreach Johnson County office, and will work to serve the entire southeast Iowa region,” he said. “I am excited for this opportunity to serve Iowa pork producers, both independents and integrators.”

April 8, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering seven online “Question. Persuade. Refer.” programs beginning Tuesday, April 14. 

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 National Pork Producers Council announced that its board of directors has decided to cancel the 2020 World Pork Expo in June due to COVID-19 human health concerns. 

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