Clayton County

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2014 Clayton County Fair is July 30-August 4

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Dealing with Flooding - 2014

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August 4-H Newsletter

County News

July 24, 2014

Clayton County Extension Youth & 4-H Committee is pleased to announce the new members for the 2014-15 4-H County Council. 4-H members selected were Darci Eberhardt, Elkader; Bailey Martins, Luana; Kaylie Weber, Strawberry Point; Tom Shirbroun, Farmersburg and Karl Klocke, Arlington.  County Council will be honored during the Share-the Fun Program on Wednesday evening, July 30 at the Clayton County Fair.

July 23, 2014

Make a duct tape bag, accessory, or item of clothing and win!  This competition is for all ages and is a blast.

July 22, 2014

The Clayton County 4-H Foundation is sponsoring a Stick Horse Rodeo at 5 pm in front of the grandstands on Saturday, August 2 during the Clayton County Fair.  Events include Bare-Back Bronco Riding, Calf Roping, Pole Bending and Barrel Racing with stick ponies.  There will also be a Celebrity Catalog Race.  Local celebrities will race for the winning page in the catalog. The one with the fastest time wins! 

July 21, 2014

Clayton County 4-H and FFA members have entered 2923 exhibits for the county fair competition according to Tammy Muller, County 4-H & Youth Program Coordinator.   The 160th annual Clayton County Fair is scheduled for July 30 – August 4, 2014 at the fairgrounds located at the village of National (5 miles north of Garnavillo).

July 17, 2014

A Lego Competion is being held in the 4H Adventure Tent on Friday of the Fair from 5-8 pm.  There are two divisions (moving parts and stationary) and 3 classes (years 3-8, 8-12, and 12-14).  Awards will be given to 1st and 2nd place in each section.  Click to fill out a entry form.

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Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

July 14, 2014 11:22 AM

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