County 4-H News

March 24, 2015

Palo Alto County Extension is now looking for a part-time Summer Youth Assistant to work with the 4-H and youth programs in the county.  Duties will entail working with youth events such as camps and workshops, and preparing for and working at the Palo Alto County Fair.  Applications should include a one-page resume and simple cover letter.  Deadline to apply is April 10th.   

March 20, 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! 

March 10, 2015

Join us for an "eggciting" workshop on Saturday, March 28th from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM at the Palo Alto County Extension Office.  Come hungry as we will be making egg recipes!  We will also be conducting egg experiments and even doing some egg coloring.  Cost is $10 to help cover the cost of supplies.  Pre-registration is required.  

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.

February 20, 2015

Clover Kids from Palo Alto and Emmet are invited to a Clover Kid Lock-In on Friday, March 27th from 7:00-midnight at the Smith Wellness Center in Emmetsburg.  Cost is $10 per member - no non-Clover Kids, please.  Chaperones will be needed.  Pre-registration is required and is due by March 25th.     

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