Member Info

RE-ENROLLMENT:

 
Re-enrollment happens once every 4-H year for 4-H members that were enrolled the previous year.  Members may re-enroll anytime between September 16th and May 15th.  Those who enroll by December 1st receive any available county assistance toward enrollment fees.  If you have any questions or profile login problems, please contact the Extension Office at (563)547-3001.
 

MIGHTY HOWARD COUNTY FAIR

 
This year’s Mighty Howard County Fair will happen from June 26-30, 2013 at the fairgrounds in Cresco.
 

EVENTS

 
Our online calendar contains the most up to date information for any county-wide 4-H events.
 

OFFICER TRAINING

 PICK-A-PROJECT

 
Wondering what is all out there?  Check out the pick-a-project flyer to find out what project areas are all available within the 4-H program.  Select those that you want to learn and gain experience in!
 
PICK-A-PROJECT                

AWARDS

 
AWARD APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
All record-book awards must be completed and turned in by the designated date (September 1 or the next business day after September 1).  All materials must be turned in together and the award application form must be completed and turned in with record book.  Those senior 4-Hers applying for overall senior achievement awards must complete the required interview for consideration.

 COUNTY 4-H COUNCIL

Those current 4-H youth interested in participating on the County 4-H Council must apply and complete the required interview.  Those eligible to apply are those youth who are currently in grade 8th-11th and will be in grade 9th-12th during the next school year.  The County 4-H Council is a leadership council that assists in planning and implementation of county events held throughout the 4-H year.  Those who complete the application process will be scheduled for an interview in May and receive a letter with their scheduled interview time.

4-H AWARDS AND RECORD-KEEPING

 FSQA

FSQA training is required for any youth planning on exhibiting any type of animal at the Mighty Howard County fair.  Junior 4-H members in grades 4th- 6th are required to attend a face-to-face training.  Those members in grades 7th- 12th are eligible to complete a test-out option.  Those who pass the test option are not required to re-test or attend training every year.
AVAILABLE TRAINING DATES:
  • Regional FSQA Training & Showmanship Clinic, Thursday, April 18th, 6:00-8:30 p.m., NICC Dairy Center, Calmar
  • Howard County FSQA Training, Wednesday, May 22nd, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Cresco Bank & Trust
  • Test-Out Appointments are available for Intermediates (Grade 7-9) and Seniors (Grades 10-12) any date after February 1st.

 CLUB RESOURCES

 

 

County 4-H News

April 22, 2014

The Clover Kids of Howard County have completed a year of meetings and will finish with a program at the Mighty Howard County Fair.

April 22, 2014

4-H Spring Fair - Ticket to Success was held on April 12 in Cresco, Iowa.

March 17, 2014

ISU Extension and Outreach in Region 4 is currently accepting applications for a Regional Youth and Nutrition Program Coordinator to serve six counties in northeast Iowa.  The position will provide regional educational program development and evaluation with a focus on nutrition education and 4-H youth development.

Steve & Rosie Christensen
March 14, 2014

Steve and Rosie Christensen of Riceville were recently honored as 2014 Friends of Extension.

April 15, 2014

The Big Four Fairbook is now available online. The Big Four Fair will be held at the Big 4 Fairgrounds, Postville Iowa, June 20-22, 2014.  Continue on for more Big Four Fair information and for all of the great shows!
Big 4 5K Run/Walk Information is here too!

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