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

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.

May 29, 2020

Gardening Offers Opportunities for Everyone

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

May 29, 2020

Interested in canning, freezing, and dehydrating? Don’t use your grandmother’s recipe! Ensure a safe product by following researchbased, tested recipes.
May 27, 2020

Camps are Currently FULL - we will open for registrations again in JULY


Sign up for Summer Camps today. Offering four different camps. 

Camps are FREE with registration:

What if you had Animal... Grades k-5 

Where we live? Grades 5-8

On Their Own and Okay.  Grades 4-6

Water Connects us All. Grades 4th-12th

Friday Family Fun Bag  Activities for families to do together


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