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County News

February 6, 2017

The Fayette County 4-H Omelet Brunch will be held Sunday, March 12 from 9 am - 1 pm at the Dance Pavilion located on the Fayette County Fairgrounds.

Menu will consist of: made-to-order omelet, pancakes, applesauce, milk and coffee. Meal cost is $8.00. Pre-schoolers are free. Carryouts are available.

A silent auction will also be held during this time with proceeds from the brunch and auction helping pay 4-H members' annual program development fees and fund 4-H educational programming . Mark your calendar today and plan to join us on March 12 to support the Fayette County 4-H program.
 

February 24, 2017

February has brought unusually warm temperatures across Iowa, with record highs topping the 70-degree mark. However, it won’t last forever. Winter temperatures will return, but that could confuse trees, shrubs and plants which flower earlier than normal. Will this cause problems?

February 23, 2017

Join us for a brand new 4-H experience specifically designed for Intermediate 4-H members in 2017.

February 23, 2017

Youth looking for a fun summer 4-H camp to attend need look no further than Pine Bluff 4-H Camp along the Upper Iowa River during June. Camp is for Junior's (grades 4-6) enrolled in 4-H. They are also looking for camp counselors in 9-12 grades.

February 20, 2017

The Northeast Iowa Beginning Local Food Farmer Network will be hosting an exciting workshop designed to help local food and direct-marketing farm businesses achieve financial health. Paul Dietmann and Craig Chase will lead the sessions and teach producers how to analyze their business profitability, to compare the costs and returns from different enterprises, and to make decisions about renting or buying land, building infrastructure and capital investment.

 

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