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County News

May 2, 2017

With the school year coming to a close and summer just around the corner, many parents of school-agers are faced with the decision of finding child care for their adolescent or allowing their children to stay home alone. Parents have many things to consider when making the decision.

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April 17, 2017

If you will complete Kindergarten-8th grade this spring, you should check out our Summer Fun Day Camps!  These camps are open to anyone, not just 4-H and Clover Kids members.  We have LOTS of great HANDS-ON and FUN activities planned.  We're even going to have some really awesome guest presenters.  We're excited to offer these opportunities, registration is now open!  Space is limited for each camp.

March 7, 2017

A food preservation program that includes both online lessons and handson workshops providing the most current USDA-approved food preservation recommendations.

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February 14, 2017

All 4-H & FFA members who plan to exhibit particular species of livestock at the Southern Iowa Fair, Iowa State Fair, or Ak-Sar-Ben Stock Show must complete the FSQA certification.  FSQA is Food Safety & Quality Assurance.  Testing for 7th-12th graders will be held on Tuesday, May 23 between 3:00-5:00 p.m. and training for 4th-6th graders will be held on Tuesday, May 23 from 6:30-8:00 p.m.  Click this link to learn more!

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February 14, 2017

All 4-H Workshops and Clinics will be listed here throughout the year.

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