Union County

Grow It, Try It, Like It!

Celebrating National 4H Week

Carol, LaFaver, Region 18 Director; Tracy Kelley, OA; Cy; Haley Jones, CYOC; Marlene Wyer, CACFP Director; Linda Hewitt, CACFP Assistant

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2016 Union County Fair - July 23-28, 2016

"Dive to New Depths"

A listof all ten 4-H clubs available in Union County along with a brief desription of each club. Union County also offers a separate Clover Kid group in Creston  for  K-3rd graders. A 4-H Youth Council has also been started and isopen to 9th-12th grade 4-H members to join. 
For more information or questions about 4-H, Clover Kids or Youth Council, contact Haley Jones at the extension office: hjones@iastate.edu or 641-782-8426.
Updated!  4-H only Fair Book     Rules, project descriptions, class listings, event schedules, club service schedules and more!
4H  & CloverKid HANDBOOK          All you need to know about Union County 4H opportunities

County News

April 26, 2016
Application deadline June 10th
April 26, 2016
Words on Wellness - Your extension connection to nutrition and fitness
April 20, 2016
Monday, May 23rd in Indianola & Tuesday, May 24th in Winterset
April 7, 2016
Sign up by MAY 15TH! 6 week Project -  Class is held during your Poultry Show at Union County Fair



Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Himar Hernandez, community and economic development assistant director, talks about helping a Latino couple start two new businesses and improve their family’s financial security. His story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

April 20, 2016 03:47 PM

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