Projects

There are several areas of project learning for members to explore.  They are:
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Animals
Creative Arts
Family & Consumer Sciences
Personal Development
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mechanics (STEM)
For a complete listing of all projects on one page, you may print out our Project Publication. This listing will give you, at one glance, a listing of areas within each project area listed above.
There are also Project Hot Sheets to help with ideas within the project.  
Once you have selected project areas, you may decide you would like to exhibit something you have done or learned from the project area at the Jefferson County Fair.  If you should choose to exhibit, be sure to check out the Exhibit Tip Sheets when you are preparing your exhibits.

County 4-H News

dinky computer for Basic Skills
August 25, 2016

Come and Learn Basic Computer Skills. A workshop with tips and information on the upgrade of computers. A refresher course for inquiring minds. Join us!

August 31st - 10:00 am to 11:30 am   •  Located at IHCC  @ 112 South Court Street in Fairfield

August 25, 2016

The Teen Council will be made up of dedicated members from across the county that strive to make the best better for 4-H'ers and their families in Jefferson County. Be sure to read the Teen Council Guidelines, then fill out the application and return by 4:30PM on Monday, September 12th to the Extension Office or via e-mail at coop_rachelw@iastate.edu. NO late applications will be reviewed. Accepted applicants will be notified by Wednesday, September 14th and our first meeting will be on Sunday, September 18th at 2PM at the Extension Office. NOTE: If you've been on Teen Council in the past, you DO need to reapply. Questions? Contact Rachel at coop_rachelw@iastate.edu.

Teen Council Guidelines

Teen Council Application

field day photo
August 19, 2016

Brought to you by Iowa State University Extension & Outreach and the Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association  Thursday, September 8, 2016   •  Tours begin at 1:30 p.m. •  Free and open to the public!  Contract Myron Rees at mrees@iastate.edu for more information.  http://www.extension.iastate.edu/Pages/eccrops/meetserc.html

rainwater image
August 19, 2016

Brown Bag Lunch Workshop, Sustainable Living Center, Room 18 at the MUM, 1000 N. 4th Street, Fairfield. Benefits and challenges of collecting, storing and using rainwater at home, at a business and on the farm. Learning the components of rain collection and storage system. Creating a rain garden to manage rain runoff, and tour the water catchment system at the Sustainable Living Center.

Speakers are Greg Brenneman, Linda Naeve and Dina Chammas. For more information call our Extension Office at 641-472-4166

lap top computer
August 18, 2016

The Jefferson County Extension office will be open on Saturday, Sept. 24th. if your family would like help navigating the online registration system. Please feel free to come in during that time.

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