Rich Wrage

Regional Extension Education Director
(641) 752-1551
Eugenia Hartsook

Eugenia Hartsook

Executive Director
Mary Wilkins

Mary Wilkins

Youth Outreach Coordinator
(515) 382-6551

Youth Outreach Coordinator

Nicole Leidal

Nicole Leidal

Family Nutrition Program Assistant

Steven Johnson

Farm Management Specialist
(515) 957-5790

Grain Marketing, Crop Insurance, Farmland Leasing, Crop Economics and Risk Management, Decision Tools. Farm Programs, ACRE Program, SURE Program, Flexible Cash Farm Leases, Crop Marketing Newsletter, and e-Farm Management.

Meaghan Anderson

Field Agronomist

Weed management, weed biology, cover crops, corn and soybean management, and integrated pest management.

Malisa Rader

Human Sciences Specialist, Family Life

Annette Brown

4-H Youth Program Specialist
(515) 432-3882

4-H Youth Development focuses on empowering youth to reach their full potential through youth-adult partnerships and research-based experiences in STEM, Healthy Living, Citizenship and Leadership, and Communication and Arts.  Education is provided through 4-H clubs, camps, workshops, afterschool programs, schools, and volunteer development.

Kapil Arora

Ag. Engineering Field Specialist
(515) 382-6551

Water Quality, Soil Conservation Practices, Manure Management, Composting, Environmental Regulations

Jolene McCoy

Advancement Specialist

Marketing and Communications

Joe Sellers

Livestock Program Specialist


Derek Thompson

CIRAS Account Manager

Holly Van Heel

Human Sciences Specialist, Nutrition & Wellness

Diane Van Wyngarden

Tourism Specialist

Agritourism; Cultural & Heritage Tourism; Group Travel.; Tourism Economic Development

Barb Wollan

Barb Wollan

Human Sciences Specialist, Family Finance
(515) 832-9597

Family Resources including - Financial record keeping, Credit education, Financial planning and counseling

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