County News

June 30, 2014

Summer is in full swing, and many have barbeques planned for the Independence Day holiday.  Don't forget to remember food safety!

2014 4-H Jr Camp Wild Group Pic
June 24, 2014

Check out the fun at Regions 12, 17 & 18 4-H Junior Camp at the Iowa 4-H Center June 8-11! Pics of Campfires, Counselorquences, Creek Walk, Climbing Tower, GaGa Ball and much more. Print or Download and Save pictures for your Record Books or 4-H Fair Projects or to share with your club the fun you had at 4-H Jr. Camp Wild this year!

June 10, 2014

4H Intermediates LOCK OUT: Ticket To Survive

Time to make plans to attend the 4-H Intermediate Lock-Out from 8:00 p.m., Friday, June 20 through 8:00 a.m.  Saturday, June 21 in Glenwood, IA. So what is an Intermediate Lock-Out? It is an adventure outside with activities planned for you as an intermediate 4-H Age member to participate in that will challenge you working in groups of intermediates. During your fun challenges you will discover tickets and treasure that will reward you with snacks, opportunities for fun and activities that will keep you up all night.

4-H Robotics Camp
June 5, 2014

Imagine It, Build It and Watch It Go!This adventure will have you creating and programming cool robots out of Legos on your first day. Join us for a five day or three day camp on how to build and  program  Robots. Learn to use sensors and build and program your robot to meet a series of challenges. Become an expert Programmer and Builder for FIRST Lego League or just have fun learning to work with robotics.  Workshops will run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day.  5 day camp in Council Bluffs is June 9 - June 13 and the 3 day camp is June 24 - June 26.  Get your registration, medical release and payment in soon!

June 2, 2014

Are you looking forward to a bountful garden harvest and want to learn about food preservation?  This program is for you!

May 29, 2014

This valuable program will be offered in Fremont County

May 28, 2014

Summer is a great time to encourage play and exploration outdoors for children!

May 28, 2014

A familiar face has been hired to help out!

May 22, 2014

Contestants must be at least 16 years of age, but no older than 21.  Get more info and links to forms needed here!

May 22, 2014

ISU Extension and the Beginning Farmer Center, along with several other agencies are co-sponsoring these workshops--check out the one nearby in Creston!

May 22, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Beef Center (IBC) are preparing for the ISU Feedlot School to be held this summer at the Armstrong Research Farm near Lewis.  The series starts June 12--sign up now!

May 21, 2014

Six Webinars from Extension and Outreach This Summer Will Address Food Safety--starting May 23rd!

May 5, 2014

May is National Beef Month!  As the weather warms, barbeques become more frequent.  Check out this article for some food safety tip for these events. 

May 2, 2014

Need a new look for your landscape?  Consider attending this event!

April 29, 2014

This is a professional development opportunity for child care providers, parents, and grandparents to help build good consumers

April 28, 2014

Food Service Establishments may need this certification update

Region 17 4-H Table Setting
April 22, 2014

Region 17 4-H Table Setting Event
Join with other 4-H'ers in your county and across Region 17 to participate in this growing program where you will apply your communication, hospitality, planning and food and nutrition skills to plan an event around serving a meal for friends, family or both. To learn more about the event and what you will need to do to participate click her to go to the Region 17 4-H Table Setting Webpage.

Flat Bobby and Squished Suzie
April 22, 2014

Flat Bobby and Squished Suzie are very interested in joining 4-H, but they want you as Region 17 4-H Members to show them what things 4-H'ers do. First color them and decorate them, then take them with you and your club as do fun things at your meetings, workshops or community service activities. Take a photo with them on a smart phone or camera and post to TWITTER, Instagram or  the Region 17 4-H Member Facebook Page to show the world what cool things you shared with Flat Bobby and Squished Suzie about being in 4-H!

creek Walk
April 15, 2014

Great New Friends! Great Leadership Opportunities! Great Campfires! Great New experiences Climbing and Messing in the Creek! What could be this Great?.Regions 12, 17 & 18 4-H Junior 5th & 6th Grade Camp Register Now for Camp, June 8-11 at the State 4-H Camping Center!

April 14, 2014

On April 15 all Iowans are encouraged to wear purple to show their appreciation for military children and their families

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