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

November 25, 2019

The Jones County Extension and Outreach office is looking to hire a temporary summer internship position starting in May and ending in August.  If interested in applying please send cover letter, resume and references to Jennifer Fischer at by March 9th.  

February 5, 2020

The Single Source Commercial Swine Project is an opportunity for 4-H and FFA members to gain valuable experience in raising pigs through a partnership with a local Jones County pork producer. Those interested must sign up with Molly Schmitt at no later than Friday, February 28. Each participant may sign up for and purchase up to three pigs.


January 31, 2020

If you are currently a Jones County 4-H and/or FFA member, a high school senior and are planning to continue your post-secondary education, you may qualify for one of the Jones County 4-H scholarships. Here's how to apply!

January 29, 2020

At least one scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to an outstanding student who is pursuing a career in agriculture. 

January 29, 2020

The 2020 4-H Horse Clinics have been announced! If you are planning to show a horse for 4-H or FFA at the 2020 Great Jones County Fair, you must attend one of these workshops WITH your horse to be eligible to show.  Workshops will be held at the Great Jones County Fairgrounds. Saturday dates will be held from 8:30 - 10 am and Wednesdays from 6 - 7:30 pm. 


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