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Soil Sample Testing + Fees

If you’re having problems with your garden or grass in your lawn – having your soil tested is a …

Bug out~ youth will learn how to identify bugs, why they are useful to our ecosystem and fun bug facts! july 6th, 2022 at 9am-4pm at the jones county civic center- cost is $10

Bug Out! (Summer Fun 2022)

**THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL. NO MORE SPOTS AVAILABLE** Looking for a camp on bugs for your youth this Summer? Register …

Learn about fresh foods from the garden all the way to the table!

Garden Camp (Summer Fun 2022)

**THIS WORKSHOP HAS 3 SPOTS AVAILABLE AS OF 7/22/2022* Learn all about fresh foods from the garden all the way …

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#JonesEmpowers

We’re kicking off 2022 by introducing our new hashtag #JonesEmpowers Whether you’re sharing or attending a Jones County Extension class, …

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Animal Waste Operation Trainings (2021)

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