Upcoming 4-H Events
Upcoming 4-H Events
Join 4-H youth from surrounding counties and plan to attend the Eastern Iowa 4‑H Project Workshop – Dare to Dream… on Saturday, April 25, from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm, at North Scott High School, 200 S. 1st Street, Eldridge, Listen to a nationally known motivational speaker, select from a variety of project workshops, and have FUN! Cost, which includes lunch, is $15 for 4-H members, $20 for non-4-H members, and $5 for adults. Parents will have their own tract and will be able to learn about topics of their choosing. CLICK HERE for a flier and registration form. Registrations are due by April 3.
Weigh-In for county fair production tested derby barrows and gilts only will be held on March 21, 9:00-10:30 am, at the Wilton High School Ag Room, 1000 Cypress Street, Wilton.
All 4-H'ers who will be showing beef, bucket calf, sheep, swine, meat goats, dairy goats, rabbits, or poultry at the Muscatine County Fair and the Iowa State Fair must be FSQA certified to be eligible to show. Two dates remain in Muscatine County.
You may also attend a training in another county. 4-H'ers in grade 7 and above can test out. Contact the Extension Office for more information.
A big THANK YOU to those who ordered Schwan's products from the Muscatine County Council fundraiser. A total of $257 was raised during the main campaign from November 15 to December 30. If you missed the campaiggn, you can still order products through November 15, 2015, and County Council will earn 5% from each sale. Log-on at https://www.schwans-cares.com/campaigns/15084-muscatine-county-4-h-council to make your order.
Enroll in 4-H
Risk Management Forms
NOTE: 4-H animals are now identified through 4hOnline. Login to your records and click on the Animals link at the top to identify your animals. Animals that are weighed will be entered by 4-H staff and must be verified by the 4-H family. Paper copies of ID's are accepted, but 4hOnline is the preferred method.
Recognition - Applications are available in Word format and PDF.
4-H Horse Project Information
2015 Summer Horse Shows
Dates for the 2015 summer horse shows have been set. They are June 7, June 28 (Trophy Show), August 2, and August 23 with August 30 reserved for a rain date if needed. All shows are held at the Tom Martin Horse Arena on the Muscatine County Fairgrounds in West Liberty, Iowa.
Any 4-H and FFA member in grades 4-12, from another county is invited to participate in all shows as long as proof of 4-H/FFA membership is documented. Documentation could include a membership card, proof of 4-H/FFA records, letter/statement from Extension Office or club/chapter leader, etc.