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December 4-H Newsletter

 

County News

December 15, 2014

Hiii Yah!  Join us for Action Movie Day Camp on January 16 from 9-4 at Central School.  Learn video editing, sound effects recording and stage combat.  Deadline is Jan 5.  $10 per student or $5 for 4-H enrolled member. Camp Form

December 12, 2014

Clayton County 4-H and FFA members planning to exhibit market beef projects during 2015 need to have their animals weighed and ear tagged to make them eligible for competition according to Tammy Muller, County 4-H & Youth Program Coordinator. The weigh-in will take place on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at the Edgewood Livestock Commission in Edgewood from 8:30 – 11:30 AM. This will also be a site for state fair qualifying animals to be retinal imaged.  

December 12, 2014

One of the goals of Women Managing Dairy Cattle, an Annie's Project course, is to provide networking opportunities.  That goal was definitely achieved as dairy women learned and shared their stories with others during the three-week pilot course, developed by Kristen Schulte, an Iowa State University Extension farm business management specialist. 

December 11, 2014

Iowa dairy producers have the opportunity to learn about emerging dairy industry issues at the 2015 ISU Extension Dairy Days hosted by Iowa State University Extension specialists. The program is scheduled at seven eastern Iowa locations between Jan. 20 and Feb. 6.

December 8, 2014

A conservation plan is the first step in managing natural resources in the landscape. With advice from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a landowner or land manager selects the best combination of conservation practices to meet both natural resource needs and his or her individual land management goals.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

In 2014 ISU Extension and Outreach asked both potential constituents and long-time partners how to best serve the needs of Iowans. And then we listened.

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December 12, 2014 03:54 PM

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