2014 County 4-H Award Information Available:

4-H'ers interested in applying for individual, project, or top county awards should visit the 4-H Awards webpage to find award information, applications, and helpful hints. All award applications are due to the Story County Extension Office by September 15.

Communication Contest

The 2015 Communication Contest will be held at the Collegiate United Methodist Church in Ames on March 28.  Learn more about how you can participate!

Recordkeeping and Awards

Get an early start on your 4-H recordkeepping - find project summaries and helpful tips here! Learn how you can apply for 4-H Awards here.

Project Resources:

Do you plan on using the 4-H emblem as part of your 4-H project?  Make sure you've read the national regulations for using the 4-H logo.

County 4-H News

Here is an aerial view of the Story County 4-H Fairgrounds in the 1940s.  Pictur
June 3, 2015

In July, the Story County Youth Fair will have been at the present Nevada location for 75 years.  Prior to  1940, the countywide 4-H shows were held in such places as the Ames Highway Commission, Ames field House, Nevada sales barn, churches, and the Tri-County Fair at Story City.  In 1939, interest was generated for a permanent location.

April 24, 2007

Anyone who is carrying out an educational program or activity which benefits the 4-H Youth of Story County may apply for a Story County 4-H Foundation Grant. 4-H youth or adult volunteers may also request financial assistance for skill development and/or

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