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Local Highlights

September 19, 2016

Check out the 4-H  & FFA Floyd County Fair Results by clicking here

September 15, 2016

Mini 4-H is a new afterschool program starting this fall for youth in 3rd-4th grade.  This program is designed to help youth transistion into the 4-H club program.  We will be meeting in Charles City on Nov 1, Jan 31, & May 2 and in Rockford on Nov 7, Feb 6, and May 8. 

September 7, 2016

Have you ever wondered what  4-H is all about?  Well here is your chance to find out.    The Floyd County 4-H program will be hosting a 4-H Family Harvest Party on Sunday, October 9th from 5-7 pm at the Borlaug Learning Center near Nashua. 

September 6, 2016

Kindergarten - 3rd graders - join us for our first Clover Kids event for this school year as we explore the science behind the mystery of fall and the changing of leaves into many bright colors. 


Statewide Resources

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  • Find reliable, high quality, research-based information for professionals and parents in CYFERNet’s clearinghouse of the best children, youth and family resources of all the public land-grant universities in the country.

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