Fairs, livestock auctions, swap meet and exotic sales will not include birds. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship today announced an order to cancel all live bird exhibitions at county fairs, the Iowa State Fair and other gatherings of birds due to avian influenza.
Both were on the Keokuk County 4-H Council but at different times. In that role they were a part of starting “area” 4-H activities with the help of David Pace, the County 4-H Youth Assistant. They formally met at State 4-H Leadership camp in 1965, 49 years ago.