Jones County

A world of 4-H with you in it. Join 4-H!

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. 

County News

August 12, 2020

4-H members going into 10-12th grade are invited to apply for the 4-H County Council leadership group. Applications/signups are due Tuesday, September 1, via online forms. 

August 13, 2020

David Brown

With the continuing pandemic, drought, and the aftermath of the Aug. 10 derecho, Iowans may begin to wonder how much more stress they can take. A virtual program from ISU Extension and Outreach and COVID Recovery Iowa offers resources to help.  

August 12, 2020

August 11, 2020, 2:48 pm | Shannon M. Coleman, Anirudh Naig, Angela Shaw

When the electricity has been out for several hours or longer, Iowans rightly wonder whether the food in their refrigerators and freezers is still safe to eat. Food safety and nutrition and wellness specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach share some key considerations for safely handling these food items.

June 19, 2020

Valyn Bodensteiner, Debbie Nistler, Mike Anderson

The Iowa State Fairgrounds will host a Fair Special Edition: Iowa 4-H and FFA Livestock Show this summer, following the postponement of the 2020 Iowa State Fair. The revised schedule for 4-H livestock shows will be spread out over three weeks and held Thursday through Saturday – Aug. 6-8, 13-15 and 20-22.


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