May 15th Deadline

May 15th is quickly approaching and we are asking you to please take note of this important date. Following is a list of important items that 4-H members need to complete by May 15th:

  • Enrollments/Re-enrollments need to be completed in 4-H Online.
  • Any and all projects that members are going to exhibit at the Johnson County Fair must be enrolled online.
  • Animals/Livestock need to be nominated in 4-H Online with the exceptoin of poultry and pets for county-only.
  • Bucket Bottle calves - must have tag, forms, and completed ID form (available at the Extension Office).
  • Johnson County Bred Beef must have the card completed and turned into the Extension Office.
  • Dogs must have a copy of rabies certificate turned into the Extension Office.
  • State Fair and AkSarBen animals are required to be nominated in 4-H Online by May 15th with the exception of rabbits that are not born yet (more information on State Fair/AkSarBen will be coming soon).
  • State Fair Breeding beef entries must have registration numbers entered into 4-H Online by May 15th if intended to show in a breed class at the State Fair.

Information and helpsheets on State Fair and AkSarBen entries will be available at a later time, but ALL animals MUST be nominated in 4-H Online, with the exception of county-only Poulty and Pet projects to be eligible for the Iowa State Fair and/or Knights of AkSarBen!!!

The 2016 Fairbook is posted onthe following website if you need to refer to it:  Here are helpsheets that will help you enroll and nominate animals/livestock in 4-H Online.

Please remember these important items due by May 15th! Please feel free contact Shannon, or contact Camie,, or call the Extension office at 319-337-2145 with any questions, or if you have any troubles with entering your livestock/animal information into 4-H Online. We look forward to another successful Johnson County Fair!!!

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