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County News

July 31, 2015

Parents of and Youth Ages 6-9.  There is a Junior Robotics Find Out Night at the Clayton County Office on Wednesday, September 2 at 4pm-5pm.  For more information contact Shannon at sdurbin@iastate.edu.

July 30, 2015

Soil Health Partnership and Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Don Elsbernd Farm, rural Postville. The field day will focus on a variety of practices to improve soil health including cover crops and reducing nutrients entering Iowa’s water bodies.

Don Elsbernd will host area growers, soil health experts and neighbors from 10 a.m.–1 p.m.  The event takes place at his farm, 809 Pole Line Road, Postville, Iowa. Lunch will be provided.  

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

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