Guthrie County

A world of 4-H with you in it. Join 4-H!

2015 Guthrie County Fair: August 27th-August 31st  

Family Storyteller begins June 15th!  

Annie's Project is an educational program dedicated to strengthening women's roles in the modern farm enterprise.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Guthrie County

When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm, look to Iowa State University Extension & Outreach. You can rely on ISU Extension & Outreach for unbiased, research-based information & education to help you make better decisions today & tomorrow.

June Extension Newsletter
May 4-H Newsletter

 Extension Programs and Events
                                         Extension Council Minutes - 04/15/15 (approved)
                                         Youth Committee Minutes - 03/02/15 (approved)
                   The Guthrie Co. Extension & Outreach office will be closed Friday, July 3,
                                                in observance of Independence Day

                              2015 Guthrie County Fairbook                      

                                                      Guthrie County Fair - September 3-7, 2015 - "Race On In"!

                                              Iowa State Fair - August 13-23, 2015

OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

County News

June 1, 2015

The Guthrie County Extension Office is offering three day camps for the local youth! Space is limited so register today. 

Blast off!  (completed 4th-6th graders) June 24th youth will learn about gravity and how to build a rocket.

Mad Scientist Day Camp (completed 1st-3rd) June 30th youth will discover how materials mix together by experiments and activities

"I'm healthy and I know it!" (completed 3rd-5th) July 2nd youth will learn about the importance of healthy eating and ways to be active. 

Contact Brenna Westergaard to register or questions at the Guthrie County Extension office (641-747-2276) or

June 1, 2015

Are you creating a 4-H exhibit or project for display at the fair?

May 22, 2015

Fairs, livestock auctions, swap meet and exotic sales will not include birds

May 21, 2015

We are excited to have Brenna Westergaard back as our Summer Program Assistant!

May 13, 2015

New this year! We will be having a Guthrie County 4-H Queen AND King! This opportunity is open for any 16-21 year olds. 


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

“Cook This!” is part of 4-H healthy living education from ISU Extension and Outreach. Youth develop nutrition knowledge and culinary skills through hands-on activities as they taste and prepare new flavors.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

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