Joel De Jong celebrated his last day of work at Plymouth County Extension with an community event at the Le Mars Convention Center. Well-wishers from the area came to thank Joel for his work as the Area Agronomist.
ISU Vice President for Extension, Dr. John Lawrence – presented a gift remembering Joel’s service.
There were dozens of people who waited to greet Joel, and enjoy a meal.
One farmer wanted to talk shop…
A sculpture Joel bought at a fundraiser was among the memorabilia on exhibit Wednesday.
And the ISU mascot also made an appearance!