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August 2016 4-H Family Newsletter

4-H & FFA Award Sponsor List for 2016 Clayton County Fair
 

County News

August 22, 2016

Clayton County 4-H'ers contributed to more than 3950 entries judged in the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair.

"4-H exhibits at the Iowa State Fair show the accomplishments of 4-H’ers. Having an exhibit selected for the Iowa State Fair is an honor for the 4-H’ers,” said Mitchell Hoyer, program specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development. “Exhibits celebrate the accomplishments of 4-H’ers and provide a showcase to share what was learned with the public."

August 17, 2016

Clayton County 4-H and FFA members sold a total of $244,071.60 worth of livestock at the county fair auction on Monday, August 8, 2016.  Sold in the auction were 81 market beef, 158 swine, 21 lambs, 20 meat goats, 21 lots of poultry and 10 rabbit lots.  The sale was under the direction of auctioneers, Jerry Maker, Strawberry Point and Mike Monroe, Postville.

July 22, 2016

Clayton County Extension Youth & 4-H Committee is pleased to announce the new members for the 2016-17 4-H County Council. 4-H members selected were Andrey Shirbroun, Farmersburg; Carson Wille, Strawberry Point; Cody Mueller , Strawberry Point; Julie Lenth, Luana;  Kristi Eberhardt, Elkader; Levi Tuecke,  Garnavillo; Mackenzie Vlazny, Farmersburg; Melanie Lane, Elkader and Tracy Curran, St. Olaf. These new members will help lead and implement the Clayton County 4-H program this coming year.

July 14, 2016

Every Wednesday boxes of local food will be dropped off at the Extension for 10 weeks for those interested in participating in the program.  Sign up to be part of this trial program is July 22.  Food boxes vary and price according to the box that best fits your need.  Sign up at iowafoodhub.com

June 23, 2016

This year Clayton County Extension teamed up with two assisted living facilities to create “Camp Lend-a-Hand”.  27 K-3rd graders spent a day at a senior assisted living center playing, crafting and gifting their time to others.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

August 26, 2016 03:32 PM

The Sept. 15 session of Grassroots Grazing, at the ISU Marsden Agronomy Farm and Field Extension Education Laboratory location near...

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