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January 11, 2017

Join the 4-H Staff at the Black Hawk County Extension Office (3420 University Ave, Waterloo) for a Mixed Media Canvas Workshop! Combine Paint, Scrapbook Paper, Gems, Tissue Paper and more into a beautiful piece of art starring a bird! Read More...

January 6, 2017
Now on display at the Cedar Falls Public Library!
Our 4-H Grant Wood replica from the Black Hawk County Fair last July. Fair goers participated in a group project of
re-creating Grant Wood’s Young Corn painting. The orginial painting was divided into 80 pieces using a grid pattern, read more...


January 6, 2017

Calling all Poultry Lovers!

Are you a 4-H or FFA member with Poultry-project area experience and interest in advocating for the industry? The Iowa Poultry Association and the Iowa Egg Council is on the search for the next Iowa Poultry Queen!

The Poultry Queen serves as a representative at area county fairs and the Iowa State Fair. As a representative of the industry, the Queen will speak at events and share knowledge with community members and stakeholders. View the position description HERE, entries are due to Kambrea Davis ( by February 1st, 2017. READ more.... 

January 5, 2017

New Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Takes Effect Jan. 1, 2017 Read more...
4-H Livestock Homepage     • 2017 4-H Livestock Rule Changes/Updates
Black Hawk County FSQA and Weigh In DATES
• Market Beef Weigh In Verification done by Feb. 1st on 4-H Online at
• Animal ID Entry Directions - Must be done by May 15th on 4-H Online at
• All other Livestock Verification Help Sheet for Weighed-In done by May 15th on 4-H Online at
• Livestock Scholarships: 2017 Livestock Exhibitors: Pork Producers Application, Beef Scholarship Application, Black Hawk County Sheep Scholarship Application. 
DUE JULY 15, 2017

December 22, 2016

Come join us as we travel by van with other 4-Hers to Des Moines, tour the State Capitol complex, visit with elected officials, gain a greater understanding of our Iowa State Government and learn about our great schools and people. On Tuesday, February 28th, 6th - 9th grade 4-H members & friends are planning to visit the Judicial Center, Iowa Legislature and Capitol in Des Moines, have lunch with legislators and explore the Science Center of Iowa. And this year's cost is down to only $30! Download application here! Read More...

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