County News

July 6, 2012

The 2nd annual Fayette County 4-H Foundation Charity Golf Tournament was held on Saturday, June 23rd at Big Rock Country Club in Fayette.  Aprroximately 50 people enjoyed the day golfing 18 holes.  Complimentary lunch was served by members of the Fayette County Foundation Board.  The 3rd annual golf tournament will be held on June 15, 2013.

July 6, 2012

Youth in 4th through 12th grade enjoyed participating in the county-wide project workshop held at the fairgrounds on June 19th.  Each participant was able to complete two of three projects which included a painted window, flag garden decoration or a utility box.

June 12, 2012

Money Mania day camp was held recently for youth who have completed 4th-6th grade.  Youth learned differences between wants and needs, the importance of saving money, how to write checks and visited a local bank.  Participants also enjoyed playing games and completing puzzles to earn money to spend at the camp store.


June 12, 2012

Members of the Fayette County 4-H Council completed their annual spring ditch pick-up on a very windy day south of Fayette along Highway 150.

June 12, 2012

Fayette County Dairy Quiz Bowl members competed in the State Dairy Quiz Bowl Contest held recently at Starmont High School.  Senior team members included: Dayle Lantzky, Kelli Steinlage, Katie Stewart and Mary Scott.  Intermediate team members included: Sally Hamlett, Nathan Arthur, Ashley Baumler and Cynthia Hamlett.  Junior team members included: Brylie Volker, Vanessa Hamlett, Ben Scott and Braeden Baumler.

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May 11, 2012

The Fayette County 4-H/FFA Meat Goat and Market Sheep weigh-in was recently held at the Fayette County Fairgrounds.  A total of 49 market lambs and 34 Meat goats were weighed in for the upcoming Fayette County Fair.  The meat goat show will begin at 12:30 pm with the market and breeding sheep schedule to start at 3 pm on Tuesday, July 24th.

May 7, 2012

Dead spots in the lawn, shrubs to prune, insects on garden vegetables, unidentified blooming flowers – these are all things that prompt Iowans to call their local Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office for consumer horticulture questions.

April 20, 2012

35 youth, 16 adults, and 3 Extension staff members from Chickasaw, Clayton, and Fayette counties departed northeast Iowa participating in the 2012 4-H Citizenship Trip which was held March 31 - April 6.

March 14, 2012

The annual FSQA Training for Fayette County 4-H'ers was recently held at the Extension Office.

March 9, 2012

Mmm…March was the theme at the West Central Afterschool program for 4-6 grade youth.

February 16, 2012

The half day project workshop was a great success. Youth and parents had fun learning the basic chain stich before completing projects including a crochet necklace using ladder yarn and wire along with finger knitting.

January 5, 2006

The 11th annual Fayette County 4-H Omelet Brunch was held on Sunday, March 4 at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in West Union.

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