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July 4-H Newsletter

 

County News

July 18, 2015

Clayton County 4-H and FFA members have entered 2825 exhibits for the county fair competition according to Tammy Muller, County 4-H & Youth Program Coordinator.   The 161st annual Clayton County Fair is scheduled for August 5-10, 2015 at the fairgrounds located at the village of National (5 miles north of Garnavillo).

July 15, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach- Clayton County is accepting applications for a Full-Time AmeriCorps Member to work in the Clayton County School Districts with afterschool 4-H programs in STEM and Communications and the Arts and in-school programming at MFL Mar Mac working with Food and Fitness. High school graduate required, post-secondary education preffered. Valid driver’s license and transportation required. Send resume and cover letter to sdurbin@iastate.edu by August 1. Complete job description and duties  here.  Equal Opportunity Employer.  AmeriCorps is a year of service within the United States.  Benefits are listed here.

July 12, 2015

Join us again at the Adventure Tent for Free Fun for the kids at the Clayton County Fair.  

Wednesday- Fair Funtivities Day Camp 9-3  followed by Free Watermelon

Thursday- 5-7 - S.T.E.A.M. Day (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)-  Lego Competition and Hands-On Fun

Friday- 5-7- Food and Fitness Day- Blender Bike Smoothies and Healthy Living Festivities

Saturday- 3-5- Working Exhibits Day- hands on take homes and education games led by 4-H members

July 7, 2015

Madi Boehm, Elgin; Twyla Pufahl, McGregor; Emma Ehlers, Edgewood and Emily Moses, Monona attended the 2015 Iowa 4-H Youth Leadership Conference in Ames on June 30- July 2. Madi and Twyla attended CSI: Crops, Emily attended Dairy Animal Science Round-Up and Emma was a delegate to the annual conference. This annual conference is a great opportunity for 4-H’ers and youth to meet others from across the state as they discover their own interests.

July 13, 2015

With continuing weather forecasts of temperatures in the mid- to upper 90s and heat index topping 100 degrees in Iowa, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef veterinarian Grant Dewell reminds beef cattle producers that properly preparing for these weather conditions is vital to maintaining herd health.

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