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County News

4-H Horse University
April 2, 2015

Download registration form and Hipology Rules for the Northwest Iowa 4-H Horse University. Saturday, May 9 in Cherokee.

Emeral Ash Borer
April 1, 2015

In response to growing interest in learning about the Emeral Ash Borer, vist Extension and Outreach's website dedicated to Emerald Ash Borere which is regularly updated with new items - www.extension.iastate.edu/psep/EmeraldAshBorer.html

March 31, 2015

Register now for the 4-H Multi-County Livestock Workshop and last chance FSQA - May 28, 6 - 8 p.m.

November 4, 2014

 

What is FSQA? The Iowa 4-H Food Safety and Quality Assurance program is a curriculum consisting of a members manual, teaching outlines designed for three rotations and activities. It is designed to be                            coordinated by local staff and taught by local volunteers who are trained through a train-the-trainer approach, coordinated by the State 4-H Office. All 4-H’ers exhibiting beef, swine, sheep and dairy (both dairy cattle and dairy goat), meat goat, rabbit and poultry must get certified. 

Photo of produce in bins
December 4, 2013

Northwest Iowa - Local foods are making an economic impact in Iowa. In fact, sales of food produced in northwest Iowa added $312,441 to the local economy in 2012 as reported by eighteen farmers in the northwest region.

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April 3, 2015 09:22 AM

Farming is a vital enterprise for Iowa and the United States. The new C6 BioFarm Game takes an interactive approach to teach young...

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