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2015 Southern Iowa Fair Dates - July 11, 13-18
2015 Iowa State Fair Dates - August 13-23

County News

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.

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 20, 2015

This winter’s “Tools for Your Future” Crop Fair program is designed to help local growers deal with the volatility in modern agriculture, according to organizers with the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB). The program will be held Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at the Iowa Speedway – Newton Club, 3333 Rusty Wallace Drive, Newton, Iowa. Registration begins at 9:00 AM and the program runs from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM with complimentary lunch served at noon.

January 9, 2015

Classes for beginning vegetable gardeners will be held in February!  However, any interested gardener is encouraged to attend

steamfest
January 9, 2015

Youth and their families are invited to spend Saturday, March 28 with us at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Oskaloosa for STEAMfestThis event is FREE and open to the public and will be held from 10am-2pm.  We will have hands-on interactive booths, stage entertainment, and activity rooms at this event, which will focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math.  We will have a grand prize giveaway at the end of the day, so you won't want to miss out.  Lots of fun activities are being planned.  Any 4th-12th grade who registers for 4-H at the event will receive 1/2 off the enrollment fee!  Click the STEAMfest logo for more details!

 

 

 

 

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