Virtually each county in Iowa has an agricultural extension council— besides Pottawattamie. They’ve two.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Have you ever ever questioned how farmers commerce data on tending to their crops of livestock?
That is what County Agricultural Extension Councils are for; and people are chosen by you, the individuals.
Each county in Iowa has no less than one agricultural extension council. Pottawatatmie County truly has two.
These councils exist to show Iowans about agriculture, residence economics and group and financial growth, working at the side of Iowa State College and the U.S. Division of Agriculture.
Every council is made up of 9 elected, non-partisan members who’re registered voters of their district. These chosen serve four-year phrases, and they’re engineered in such a method that least one seat on the council goes on the poll each two years.
Iowa regulation prohibits these council members from giving particular remedy to any particular person, group, or organizations whereas in workplace.
Extension councils are additionally chargeable for determining their county’s agricultural schooling tax, which is determined by a county’s inhabitants dimension.
4 names are on the poll for Polk County’s agricultural extension council:
- Deborah Brewer-Cotlar
- Joe Gonzalez
- Julie McGonagle
- Kasey Peters