Fifty Iowa 4-H'ers have been selected to receive state 4-H project awards in 2013. More than 130 4-H youth applied for the awards this year, which are given to youth who have demonstrated mastery, leadership, communication and service in a specific project area.
The Ida County 4-H Program would like to recognize an ida County 4-H Family that currently has a family member in the Ida County 4-H Program. This family should have contributed a great deal of time and dedication to the program. Nominations should be submitted to the extension office before 4:30 p.m. on July 9th.
The 4-H Family of the Year will be announced Thursday, July 18th at the 4-H Night Activities.
With the advent of county fair swine shows in Iowa just a few weeks from now, there are specific steps that exhibitors and fair attendees can follow to decrease health risks for animals and people at these events.