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April 4-H Newsletter

County News

April 11, 2014

Clayton County Extension is again offering the special broiler class for the 2014 Clayton County Fair.  The broiler project is an opportunity for a 4-H or FFA member to gain valuable experience in raising chicks to broiler-weight through partnership with a local sponsor. The deadline to order birds for the Special Broiler Project Class is May 15.

March 17, 2014

ISU Extension and Outreach in Region 4 is currently accepting applications for a Regional Youth and Nutrition Program Coordinator to serve six counties in northeast Iowa.  The position will provide regional educational program development and evaluation with a focus on nutrition education and 4-H youth development.

April 16, 2014

The annual Clayton County Dairy Banquet will be Friday, June 6 at Johnson's Reception Hall in Elkader. Serving will be from 6:30 -8:30 pm with the program starting at 8:00 pm. Nominations are being sought by May 1 for Clayton County Distinguished Dairy Producer Award, Outstanding Young Dairy Producer Award, and the Senior Dairy Producer Award.  Dairy producers can also nominate their cows for the 200,000/7,000 Lifetime Production Club.

April 16, 2014

On April 12 twenty-nine Clayton County 4-H and FFA members weighed in 161 head for the 2014 swine derby show at the Clayton County Fair. This county fair competition uses the rate-of-gain and lean-gain-per-day along with visual appraisal by the judge for evaluation.

April 15, 2014

When most adults hear the word “stress,” they often think about jobs, household chores, financial challenges, parenting responsibilities and difficult relationships with friends and family. The idea of stress in childhood is often dismissed.

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The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 1, 2014 11:02 AM

The Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar Wednesday, April 16 will feature Rick Cruse, Iowa State University agronomy professor. He...

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