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December 2016 4-H Newsletter

County News

November 21, 2016

Over 250 people attended the annual 4-H Pizzazz Night at Johnson’s Reception Hall in Elkader on Sunday, November 20.   The year-end celebration honored both 4-H club members and adult volunteers.

November 10, 2016

Do you love hosting guests in your garden? The 2017 Garden Calendar features gardening tips, phases of the moon and a new guest of the garden each month. Track your garden's progress and record your invited or uninvited garden guests too. It makes a great gift!  The calendar is available for purchase on line or in our office for $7.00.

December 1, 2016

Horses, unlike ATVs, can't be put away for the winter just because they're not being used. Horse health and care is a year-round process. Good nutrition, vaccination schedules, parasite control and other care should be continued throughout the winter.

December 1, 2016

One of the best parts of the holiday season is adding colorful seasonal plants to the home. That includes the poinsettia. However, poinsettias do require special care to reach their full potential.

November 28, 2016

 Start to Farm: New Farmer Learning Networks are for beginning and early-career farmers looking for an edge in managing and growing their farm business.  The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team will provide an opportunity this fall and early spring to address ways to improve business practices and production techniques, tour successful farm operations, and to form a community to share new ideas and profitable farming methods.

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