Joel De Jong’s Last Day at Extension

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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!