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2015 Southern Iowa Fair Dates - July 11, 13-18
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County News

January 20, 2015

The 4th Annual Mahaska County 4-H & FFA Gala will be held on Friday, March 13.  This event is the major fundraising event for the 2015 Southern Iowa Fair 4-H & FFA Youth Shows Fund.  Full details and a list of Silent Auction items can be found by clicking the link above.
This fund covers the cost of 4-H and FFA judges, premiums, trophies, banners, and plaques for the Southern Iowa Fair.

January 28, 2015

Learning about art helps children improve their ability to notice and observe things around them, express their creative ideas, develop language skills, build their self-confidence, and use problem-solving and reasoning skills. Participants will learn to introduce and talk with children of all ages, even infants, about art made by them and others.

January 26, 2015

Learn how an alternative to synthetic NPK fertilizers is created nearby- Composting by worms.

January 26, 2015

4-H'ers and Clover Kids can learn about starting seeds at this upcoming workshop.

January 21, 2015

We are currently seeking a qualified candidate to be our Summer Youth Assistant.  This is a temporary position.  Applications due by February 16, 2015.  Click the Help Wanted sign for full details and an application form.

 

 

 

 

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