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Saturday, July 25, 2015 @ Iowa State Fairgrounds

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County News

May 26, 2015

The 4-H Youth Development Field Specialist will provide leadership and develop the capacity of youth, volunteers, and professionals to plan, implement, and evaluate a series of progressive educational programs and learning experiences that work toward achieving the outcomes of effective leadership, productive citizenship, outstanding communication, and successful learning.

May 22, 2015

Attend an upcoming workshop to learn more about Iowa water quality issues, how watersheds function, and the human relationship with them. 

May 21, 2015

Fairs, livestock auctions, swap meet and exotic sales will not include birds

May 21, 2015

2015 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference Is June 30 through July 2

May 20, 2015

“Joyfully moving with our head and hands for our heart and health.”
1st Annual Clover Dash 5K held July 25, 2015 at the Iowa State Fairground.
All proceeds go to Polk County 4-H in Memory of Joy Niklasen, Former Polk County Youth Coordinator.


 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

“Cook This!” is part of 4-H healthy living education from ISU Extension and Outreach. Youth develop nutrition knowledge and culinary skills through hands-on activities as they taste and prepare new flavors.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

May 1, 2015 10:26 AM

Debt happens, but sometimes it’s just too much, and filing for bankruptcy may be the best way to regain financial control. Iowa...

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