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County 4-H News

March 20, 2015

Clayton County 4-H and FFA members who intend to participate in the swine derby division for 2015 are reminded of the weigh-in date to qualify their projects.  The weigh-in will be Saturday, April 11 from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the old bus garage, Central Community School, Elkader. The pigs will be weighed, ear-tagged and ear notched at the site. All pigs must be farrowed after January 1, 2015 and not weigh more than 50 pounds at the time of the weigh in to be eligible

March 6, 2015

Expanding knowledge of state government and policy makers in Des Moines were the focus of the March 4 visit to the Iowa State Capitol by thirty-six 4-H’ers and eight adults.4-H’ers, staff and volunteers represented Chickasaw, Clayton and Fayette Counties. Youth and adults took a sixty minute tour of the century-old capitol building. Youth and adults also engaged in exclusive conversations with Senator Michael Breitbach and Senator Mary Jo Wilhelm in the senate.

March 2, 2015

Attention High School students: Do you enjoy working with younger 4-H members to create a positive experience in an outdoor setting? Do you enjoy tubing, hiking, campfires and canoeing? Then being a 4-H camp counselor may be for you.  Region 4 is looking for youth counselors to help lead the 4-H camps at Pine Bluff.

March 2, 2015

4-H members looking for a fun summer camp to attend need look no further than Pine Bluff 4-H Camp along the Upper Iowa River during June. Registrations are now being accepted for the Junior and Intermediate 4-H Camp, which are open to all youth just completing grades 4-8.
 

February 27, 2015

Modeled after the competition at the Iowa State Fair, this fun event is coming to northeast Iowa!  Teams of 3 will complete in three challenges.

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