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Monroe County 4-H and FFA Community Fair -- July 23-27
2015 Open Class Fair Book
2015 4-H & FFA Fair Book
2015 Fair Schedule

County News

November 24, 2015

Its here the 2015-2016 Monroe County 4-H Program Directory!

November 24, 2015


4H is a program that promotes growth and responsibility.  It allows our kids to learn leadership skills through their  yearly club projects.  As parents we get to be involved in the process and help them to grow.                                                                                                                             Rebecca, Brenda, Logan, and Paul Hatfield



November 20, 2015

The Sheep Production Skill Development Workshop scheduled to be held on Saturday Nov. 21 in Ames in cancelled due to an expected snow storm that day.  The program location was the Deb and Jeff Hanson Agriculture Learning Center located at 2508 Mortensen Road in Ames.

The free workshop will be rescheduled for an undetermined day in January 2016.  Topics covered will be productive management of ewe stock, basick sheep nutrition and feeding, a hands-on session at the Iowa State University Sheep Teaching Farm, condition scoring, mouthing, and aging, using CIDRS and ram breeding tests, and hay sampling.  

More information will be available at a later date.


November 19, 2015

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Lucas County and the McNay Memorial Research Center will hire one to two summer college interns to work at the research farm and programming.

November 12, 2015

It's anhydrous ammonia season.  Soil temperatures haved dropped below 50 degrees F making conditions favorable for making fall anyhdrous ammonia nitrogen applicatons.



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