County 4-H News

May 2, 2017

A 4-H newsletter of timely topics for 4-Hers, leaders, parents and supporters in Lyon County - written by Jill Postma, County Youth Coordinator.

May 1, 2017

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach Lyon County will host their Clover Kids Year-End Celebration on Saturday, June 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Rock Rapids. The event will feature the Sioux Falls Great Plains Zoomobile. “We are so excited to have the Zoomobile joining us for our year-end celebration,” said Laura Beyenhof, Lyon County K-12 Program Assistant with ISU Extension and Outreach. “We know that our Clover Kids will love meeting new animals and exploring the places that the animals call home.”

April 10, 2017

The Multi-County Livestock Workshop will be held Thursday, June 1 at the Osceola County Fairgrounds in Sibley. A Last Chance FSQA Training will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for any 4-H members who still need to attend. The Osceola County Farm Bureau will provide supper to all attendees at 5:45 p.m. and the livestock workshops will begin at 6:00 p.m. 

January 9, 2017

Are you looking for ways to beat those winter blues for your kids?  We have the perfect option for you!  There is something for everyone's interest........ babysitting, drones, wreaths, and so much more!  Don't wait to get signed up as there is limited space for some of the events!
May 23, 2017

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach is searching for volunteers to help with harvest of produce at the ISU Research and Demonstration Garden this summer. The garden is located at the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Rock Rapids. Produce from the garden is donated to area pantries as part of ISU Extension and Outreach’s efforts to fight hunger in Iowa. 

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