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County 4-H News

January 18, 2017

We are PROUD of....The Bricks of Brilliance 4-H FLL team!  On Saturday, Jan. 14th at the Iowa FLL Championship Event they earned 1st place Overall Robot Design. This is the top award in the robot area, recognizing the robot that features an innovative and robust design and uses comprehensive and correct programming while being creative and efficient. Throughout the day, the team presented their project solution, completed a core values activity, participated in 3 robot matches, and demonstrated their robot to judges. Read more... 

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 (davies@myfmtc.com) 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 ia4honline.com
• Animal ID Entry Directions - Must be done by May 15th on 4-H Online at ia4honline.com
• All other Livestock Verification Help Sheet for Weighed-In done by May 15th on 4-H Online at ia4honline.com
• Livestock Scholarships: 2017 Livestock Exhibitors: Pork Producers Application, Beef Scholarship Application, Black Hawk County Sheep Scholarship Application. 
DUE JULY 15, 2017
New Horse and Dog rules for 2017

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