Clayton County

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2014 Clayton County Fair is July 30-August 4

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Clayton County

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Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

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July 4-H Newsletter

 

County News

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.

July 1, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offices across northeast Iowa are hosting farmland leasing meetings from July 30 through August 21 at selected locations. These meetings will address questions that land owners, tenants, or other interested individuals have about farmland leasing.

July 9, 2014

Clayton County 4-H and FFA members recently competed in their annual Advanced Cattle Feeding Program on June 16 in Edgewood. Participants entered their cattle into the program in December and began tracking all of their income and expenses. On June 16 their projects were ultra-sounded for market acceptability.  Presentations were given to a judge and to the crowd in attendance and the participants were ranked on their knowledge of their cattle.

June 18, 2014

County Fairs are serving as the landscape to showcase the NE Iowa Food & Fitness Bike Blender! Youth and adults are using human power to pedal the bike to make tasty strawberry/banana fruit smoothies.  Watch for the bike blender in the next few weeks for the County Fairs! Join the bike blending-taste testing team in NE Iowa!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

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 21, 2014 01:43 PM

The "Retirement: Secure Your Future" series is now available for free download from the ISU Extension and Outreach online...

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