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County 4-H News

March 21, 2017

There will be an organizational meeting on Sunday, April 2, 2017, 4:00 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Pocahontas.  If you are exhibiting a dog at the fair and cannot attend this meeting make sure you call the ISU Extension and Outreach Office Pocahontas County at 712-335-3103 for complete details on the summer practice schedule.  You must have your dog’s vaccination papers turned into the Extension Office before the meeting on Sunday, April 2.  If you do not have your vaccination papers turned in leave your dog at home.

March 14, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Pocahontas County will be offering the “LAST Chance”  Private Pesticide Safety Education Program continuing instructional course on Thursday, April 13 at 9:30 – 11:30 am. Please call to register (712) 335-3103.

March 13, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomists Paul Kassel and Angie Rieck-Hinz will host a Palmer amaranth identification and management workshop on Friday, March 24.

March 10, 2017

Mark Your Calendars for the Pocahontas County Master Gardeners 11th Annual Garden Extravaganza on April 7, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. & April 8,  9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Expo Center located at the Pocahontas Fairgrounds. The Garden Extravaganza will feature garden plants and décor for sale, door prizes, classes, workshops, and educational handouts.

NEW this year will be a Friday Evening Session 5:00 -7:00 p.m. with wine tasting and appetizers.

On Saturday, the Pocahontas Garden Club will serve coffee and rolls at 9:00 a.m. for a nominal fee and a maid-rite lunch from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. for a small fee. Saturday presentations will be held in the Fair Office at 9:15 a.m. with Marlene Boernsen, Boernsen Bees presenting on Beekeeping and 10:30 a.m. with Kevin Fehr, Iowa Lakes Community College presenting on Pollinator Gardens.

February 27, 2017

The Barn Quilts of Pocahontas County committee are proud to share their progress throughout Pocahontas County.

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