Jones County

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Help shape the leaders of tomorrow. Volunteer today!

Learn it. Grow it. Teach it. Become a Master Gardener.

Families make sure you take time to check out the many scholarships that are available thorugh Jones County Extension as well as other partners in Jones County like the Cattlemen and Pork Producers.  

Clover Kids is a FUN 4-H youth program specially designed for children in Kindergarten - 3rd grade. Clover Kids fosters positive relationships and builds valuable life skills through a variety of hands-on activities. 

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Jones County

Welcome to the Jones County Extension and Outreach website! We offer an array of services designed to help with a variety of needs. Our office provides research based information and education on agriculture, environment, business, community, healthy living, families and youth to improve the quality of life in our communities. 

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County News

June 24, 2021

Horticulture Project Area Video

June 3, 2021

FairEntry is now open for the 2021 Great Jones County Fair. 

All 4-H/FFA exhibits must be entered by 11:59 pm on July 1st. NO EXCEPTIONS. This means Livestock, static (sonference judging day), clothing, communications, EVERYTHING must be entered into this system in order to exhibit it at the 2021 Great Jones County Fair. 

Exception: Clover Kids do not enter exhibits into FairEntry. 

April 19, 2021

Are you showing a goat or sheep at the 2021 Great Jones County Fair? If so, click here to learn more about our upcoming weigh-in on Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 8-10 a.m.

March 8, 2021

The 2021 Jones County Derby Swine Weigh-In will be held from 8:00-10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at the Great Jones County Fairgrounds in the Small Animal Barn. Check out our exhibitor letter, 2021 Livestock Project Requirements for Swine and the state PEDV documents here. 


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