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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 25, 2015

Weed Management- Keeping it all straight

November 25, 2015

The holidays are just around the corner, and for siblings and parents that may mean dealing with a very common behavior-- sibling fights, says Joy Rouse, Human Sciences Specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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.



Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Through nutrition education programs from ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa families learn how to budget their food dollars, save time and money by planning meals, and make wise food choices to stay healthy.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 25, 2015 12:31 PM

The Agricultural Urbanism Toolkit annual event will celebrate two years of community accomplishments in coalition development and local...

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