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.  

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Jones County

The Jones County Extension Office welcomes you to our website! We offer a variety of services to to help you with your needs. We provide research based information and education on public issues, food and nutrition, health, financial management, agriculture, environment, family relationships and youth development to improve the quality of life in your community.


County News

March 11, 2019

The 2019 Jones County Derby Swine Weigh-In will be held from 8:30-10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the Great Jones County Fairgrounds in the Small Animal Barn. Check out our exhibitor letter, 2019 Livestock Project Requirements for Swine and the state PEDV documents here. 

Iowa Poultry Queen - Chicken Photo
February 12, 2019

Are you a 4-Her or an FFA member who participates in the Poultry events at fair? Are you between the ages of 16 to 21? Do you want to share your knowledge of the poultry industry with others? If you answered YES to these questions, then you may want to apply to be the next Iowa Poultry Queen. Applications due March 15, 2019.

Jones County 4-H Horse
February 12, 2019

Registration is now OPEN! Entries are due March 1. Be part of the following events: Quiz Bowl, Hippology, Horse Judging, Public Speaking, Demonstration, Horseless Horse (photography, drawing, woodworking), Model Horse Show, Horsemanship Riding Clinic.

February 12, 2019

The Land and Producer workshop scheduled for Wednedsay, February 13, at 9 a.m. IS still scheduled to meet. If you have any questions, please contact the Jones County Extension and Outreach Office at 319-45-3224.

February 12, 2019

Private Pesticide Training originally scheduled for 2/12/19 in Jones County has been postponed due to adverse weather conditions. The training will now be held on 2/28/19 at 6:30 p.m. Contact the Jones County Extension and Outreach Office at 319-465-3224 for questions or to RSVP for the new training date. 

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