Cedar County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Cedar County
As your front door to Iowa State University we are your access to information and services to improve the quality of life in your community.  We provide research based information and education on public issues, food and nutrition, health, financial management, youth development, and family relationships. 

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday -- 8:00 am - Noon & 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

4-H Fair Information
FairEntry help sheet for 4-H Fair Exhibits

As the fair is fast approaching we are working with a new fair entry program for all exhibits coming to the fair.  A help sheet
has been put together to assist you with this process.  Remember the deadline for completing this process is June 30, 2015 at 4:00 pm.  If you have any questions, please contact the Extension Office for help.  View the help sheet to walk you through the process.

Verb Program

Get up and get moving this summer!  Keep track of your physical activity, have fun and get rewarded for your efforts. 
The Iowa VERB program is an Iowa State initiative to promote physical activities by providing free orlow cost ways to
stay in shape and be active.  

Here is the link to the Verb Score Card - print it off and "Get up and get moving this summer"!  

Like our Facebook page for reminders, photos and updates!  http://www.facebook.com/CedarCounty4H

Power up for Summer Fun

School's Out so why not Power Up for Summer Fun!  Summer Meals and Activities for kids and teens are being served in your community.  This program is open to all youth 18 and younger.  There is No enrollment and No cost.  Check out the flyer for
times and dates of the program.  Power Up for Summer Fun!

4-H and FFA Dog Clinics Held weekly on Tuesday evenings

Sessions start at 5:30 pm at the Cedar County Fairgrounds.

Dates for Clinic

  • June 23
4-H and FFA Horse Clinics Held weekly on Thursday evenings

Clinics start at 6:30 pm at the Cedar County Fairgrounds Horse Arena

  • Arrive at 6:00 pm so you can brush and exercise your horse prior to the 6:30 pm clinic start time

Dates for Clinics

  • June 25
  • July 2

Clinic Letter sent out to 4-H Members

Face Book Page -   Cedar County Equine Clinics

4-H and FFA Rabbit Clinics Scheduled

Clinics start at 6:00 pm on June 24

Clinics are scheduled to help you get  your rabbit ready for the fair.  While attendig you will weigh your rabbits, complete remark cards, clip toenails, check tattoo readability, learn about showmanship and grooming.

Horticulture Clinic - June 29, 2015

Planning to take any Horticulture exhibits to the fair - be sure to mark your calendar for June 29th at 7:00 pm.  Sandy Mente will be at the Extension Office to help you prepare for the county fair.  She will talk about what a judge looks for and what will make a good display.

Clay County Fair - Spencer, Iowa - September 12 - 20, 2015

Are you interested in exhibiting animals at the Clay County Fair?  If you are interested in viewing their
fair book and entry information go to:  www.extension.iastate.edu/clay

Eastern Iowa Crop Information
Farm lease forms available
Farm Lease Information
Weed Control Information
Farm Land and Building Rental Information
Pesticide Testing Sessions
4-H Information
Cedar County Endowment Fund
Poultry Workshop Information
Swine Information for 2015
County Council
Youth Committee
ServSafe Information
Horticulture & Home Pest News

2015 Fair Dates

Cedar County Fair Book - 2015

Non Livestock Section

Livestock Section 

County News

March 19, 2015

Iowa State University Extension believes that resources are needed for consumers, foodservice operators, students and educators to access research-based, unbiased information on food safety and quality. The goal of the Food Safety Project is to develop educational materials that give the public the tools they need to minimize their risk of foodborne illness.

October 3, 2014

The Cedar County Extension Council is now accepting requests by 4-H members, clubs, and county groups for grants from the Cedar County 4-H Endowment fund.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

At Camp Cy, state fair visitors will see how ISU Extension and Outreach is at work in their neighborhoods – it’s an Iowa State experience.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 3, 2015 03:19 PM

Two new publications, "Fall Tips to Ensure a Healthy Green Yard in the Spring" and "Selecting a Grass Species for Iowa...

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