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County News

May 22, 2015

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship announced an order to cancel all live bird exhibitions at county fairs, the Iowa State Fair, and other gatherings of birds due to avian influenza. The Department’s order begins immediately, is effective through the end of 2015, and also prohibits live birds from being sold at livestock auction markets, swap meets and exotic sales.

2015 Official Press Release – Iowa Poultry Exhibitions

We realize the disappointment this decision will have on youth across the state that exhibit poultry projects and staff are working to update the 4-H Poultry website with educational materials and information. 

May 6, 2015

Iowa 4-H Youth Conference 2015 Registration is now OPEN!  Every June, almost 1000 teenagers converge on the campus of Iowa State University for 3 days full of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, a banquet, and community service activities. If you've completed 8th grade, you're eligible to attend. You don't even have to be in 4-H to attend this conference! You will get to experience campus life, and meet new people from across the state! You will be having fun while learning by doing, dancing the nights away, and serving the community. You will get to learn new things to take back to your community and school, and in the process you might even discover something new about yourself. There are opportunities for you to share your talents with the rest of the delegation through small group discussion, the Conference Chorus, and a Talent Show.

May 5, 2015

Equine Fever had three teams that traveled to Ellsworth College.  The senior team which consisted of Morgan McGarry, Montanna Krogman, Kayleigh Slapnicka, and Faith Ciesielski.  Morgan McGarry placed second individual and Montanna Krogman placed seventh individual overall in hippology. The second senior team consisted of Baylee Anderson, Skylar Bloom and Makaila Moore.  The junior team which consisted of Ciera Krogman, Samantha Zeimet, Taciana Bilek, and Allyse Marx placed 3rdteam overall.  Taciana Bilek was 6thplace individual overall. 

May 4, 2015

The Master Gardeners of Clinton County are providing the public with an opportunity to visit public and private gardens Sunday, June 28th, 12 pm till 4 pm. Tickets are available for purchase for $5 at the Clinton County Extensio Office and at each garden during the walk. Garden List.

April 14, 2015

4-H Junior Camp will take plact at Camp Shalom in Maquoketa June 12 & 13. Campers will take take part in canoeing and low ropes, swimming, educational activities, and a tour of the Maquoketa Caves. This overnight camping experience includes meals and snacks. Complete the registration form and return to the Extension Office. Financial assistance is available. Camp counselors are needed: Click here for the application.

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