Jefferson County

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Jefferson County Fair Dates

June 20-27, 2016

County News

May 3, 2016

Any 4-H/FFA youth that is exhibiting livestock (chickens, rabbits, cattle, swine, sheep or goats) are required to take the FSQA training.  If you have any questions if you need to update your training, please contact the Extension Office at 641-472-4166 and ask for Jennifer.

Trainings will be held May 2 at 6:30 pm and on May 19 at 6:30 pm.

April 14, 2016

This is a hands on clinic with individualized attention, so youth should bring their show calf, grooming equipment and be prepared to get dirty and have fun!  If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Gardner, Jefferson County CYC, 641-472-4166.  Lunch and Dinner will be provided!

April 11, 2016

“A Place of Your Own” The American Dream is to own a home. Purchasing a home is probably the biggest purchase you'll ever make. It's an exciting experience and not a simple task

April 11, 2016
March 14, 2016

Are you a 4-6 grader? This trip may just be the trip for you! 

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