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County 4-H News

April 5, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Lyon County Clover Kids will celebrate the program’s year-end with a water and natural resources themed event on May 21, 2016, 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Rock Rapids. The Clover Kids year-end event will feature ISU-based Water Rocks and the Lyon County Conservation Board. Youth will discover Iowa’s natural resources and the importance of working together to protect the world around them. 

March 31, 2016

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

March 29, 2016

The Multi-County Livestock Workshop will be held May 26, 2016, from 6:00p.m. to 9:00p.m. at the O'Brien County Fairgrounds in Primghar. Species will include beef, bucket calf, dairy, swine, sheep, goats, rabbits, poultry and horse. Register today!

March 29, 2016

The state 4-H council and Iowa 4-H staff are excited to announce that registration is now open for the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference scheduled for June 28-30, 2016, on the campus of Iowa State University.

March 1, 2016

     The 4-H Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) program will again be in place for the current 4-H year. FSQA stands for Food Safety Quality Assurance. This program helps 4-H producers understand their role in producing food, and help them make wise, ethical decisions related to food production. If you exhibit the following livestock are required to be FSQA certified: Beef, Bottle/Bucket Calf, Dairy, Goat, Swine, Sheep, Rabbit (if it is not a pet project), and Poultry. You MUST become FSQA certified to exhibit your animals at the County Fair and/or Iowa State Fair.

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