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June 26, 2015

Come to the Palo Alto County Fairgrounds to listen to some local experts and learn tips about animal selection, nutrition, preparing your animal for fair, grooming your animal for the show ring, and what to bring with you to the county fair.  Animal species covered will be beef, sheep, meat goats, swine, rabbits, horses, and dogs.  Sessions will be informal so be sure to bring questions with you.  Parents are welcome.  Cost is $5.00 per family.  Please pre-register at the Extension office at 712-852-2865.

May 11, 2015

This is a must see if you plan to bring exhibits to the Palo Alto County Fair!  The fair book includes rules, fair classes and descriptions, premiums, etc.  Please read before you exhibit! 

April 28, 2015

The Palo Alto County Fair Scholarship Program recognizes outstanding high school seniors who have actively participated in the Palo Alto County Fair.  This year two (2) $500 scholarships will be awarded on Thursday evening during the Palo Alto County Fair.  Application deadline is July 1.  

February 24, 2015

If you are a 4-Her or FFA member and planning to show livestock at the 2015 Palo Alto County Fair or Iowa State Fair, check out the updated rules for identifying and exhibiting your animals.

August 7, 2013

Check out the new 4-H project website. Find the project areas that you are interested in learning about and let the adventures begin!

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