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Local Highlights

May 2, 2016

Spring is here and fresh fruits and vegetables will soon be ready.  The Allamakee Farmers Market in Waukon will start its thirteenth season on Monday, June 6.  Market times will be from 3:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

April 15, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach hosted 4-H Saturday Clover Kids on April 9 at the Waukon Wellness Center.  26 kindergarten through third graders started working on a 4-H fair project. 

April 15, 2016

9 youth from the Postville community participated a full day of Superhero Friends and Food themed crafts and educational presentations.  Iowa State University Extension and Outreach hosted Postville Clover Kids Day Camp on March 28 at Postville YMCA from 9am -3pm for youth in kindergarten through third grade.

April 6, 2016

The 2016 Open Class Exhibit Building booklet and event listings, now available online!  The Allamakee Master Gardeners look forward to seeing you at the Fair.

April 6, 2016

4-H Livestock Exhibitors:  Please read if a 4-H member in your home has signed up in the project area of:  beef, dairy, horses, swine, dairy goats, meat goats, dog, rabbit, poultry, or bucket bottle calf. 

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