County News

May 20, 2015

The Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is partnering with the Iowa Pork Industry Center (IPIC) and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach swine field specialists to offer free training and preparation sessions aimed at helping Iowa pork producers prepare for a Common Swine Industry Audit (CSIA).

May 14, 2015

The ISU Extension and Outreach Clay County 4-H Youth Development Program partnered with Arts on Grand and Katie Hughes to offer an afternoon of creativity to area youth in grades 4-12.

May 14, 2015

The College of Design at Iowa State University is pleased to offer a number of summer youth programs geared toward immersing middle and high school participants in the world of art and design.

Class offered in Okoboji on June 16, 2015. 

April 30, 2015

Iowa State University has completed their spring survey of subsoil moisture in northwest Iowa, says Paul Kassel, ISU Extension Field Agronomist located in Spencer.  Subsoil moisture levels are checked in the spring in many northwest Iowa counties.

April 27, 2015

Clay County 4-H is seeking nominations for the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame Inductee.

PHOTO: Albert Grunenwald, Executive Director of the Iowa 4-H Foundation, presented Roger and Kay Zieman with a special certificate commemorating their induction into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a special ceremony at the 2014 Iowa State Fair.

April 10, 2015

ISU Extension Clay County will be hosting a free workshop to area businesses interested in selling their goods or services to city, county, state or federal government agencies.  This one-hour event will cover how to locate a Government Contracting Specialist through CIRAS, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Center for Industrial Research and Service, and how they can help you through this process.

March 31, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Clay County 4-H Youth Development Program partnered with Amanda Bare, Clay County 4-H Committee Member and Club Leader by bringing an afternoon of knitting and of counted cross stitch to the area youth.

March 27, 2015

In order to exhibit beef, swine, sheep, meat goat, poultry or rabbit at the Clay County Fair, youth MUST have up-to-date FSQA training or testing.  4th through 6th grade youth must attend training each year and youth 7th grade and older must attend one of the scheduled testing days.

March 23, 2015

The ISU Extension Clay County series “Nonprofit Management Academy” will be wrapping up this Spring with three great final sessions.  These classes are open to anyone seeking professional development in these topics, whether they work in the nonprofit sector or in area businesses.

March 2, 2015

The ISU Extension Clay County office is hosting a professional development class on “The Key Ingredients for Successful, Positive Youth Development” presented by Wade Weber, Youth Development Specialist, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the ISU Extension Clay County office.

Lincoln Lions 4-H Club
February 19, 2015

On Tuesday, February 17, the Lincoln Lions Clay County 4-H Club helped pack meals for the Feed the Children program in Spencer.  Twenty-two youth members and parents helped pack 172 weekend meals at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer. 

January 15, 2015

This position provides leadership in selected counties to determine Human Sciences programming and deliver high quality programs in tandem with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Human Science specialists. Submit cover letter and resume by Feb. 13, 2015.

January 14, 2015

Two lambing schools will be offered on Feb. 3 at the Dave Laughton farm north of Le Mars, Iowa.  Two identical sessions – 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. – will be conducted. Participants may choose which session they wish to attend but each is limited to 25 people.

January 13, 2015

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January 9, 2015
January 8, 2015

All webinars count towards Master Gardener educational hours.Master Gardeners gain educational hours while learning about how to support school gardens, food banks, community gardens, and more. All sessions will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15, Feb. 12, and Mar. 12 at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Lyon County.

January 2, 2015

Land value survey shows decrease in value of $773 per acre

December 11, 2014

The main focus for Forrette will be working to support the 400 4-H volunteers that mentor youth.  “Clay County 4-H volunteers are the heart of the program, and I look forward to working with each one of them”.

December 5, 2014

4-H Swimming/Ice Skating Party 
Monday, December 29
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Sioux Center All-Season Center

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