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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Union County
The Union County Extension office is here to assist and provide you with updated and research-based information. Please feel free to browse our website, look us up on Facebook, or contact us in person.
Pullorum Testing June 22nd
Any 4-H member planning to exhibit poultry or other birds at the Union county Fair must have their birds tested for Pullorum. A special 4-H exhibitor Pullorum testing date has been set for Saturday, June 22 at tge Union County Fair Grounds from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. In order to recieve the discounted testing rate, be sure to attend at this time. Please let the extension office know if you plan to attend this testing as we would like to know the number attending.
Rabbit Workshop June 20th
There will be a rabbit workshop Thursday, June 20th at starting 5:00 p.m. at the Union County Extension office. There will demonstrations on showing your rabbits. Bring you rabbits and they can be tattooed that day.
4-H T-Shirt Orders Due July 1st
Attached is the order form to order 4-H t-shirts for the fair. This year we are offering white, green and black t-shirts. Please contact the extension office with any questions. T-shirt order form
Union County Summer Camps
Please see the attached camp flyer for information on the 2013 Summer Camps.
There are still opennings at our camps please contact the extension office at 641-782-8426 for more information.
ServSafe Class June 17th
ServSafe, the national certification program for food service mangers, will be held in Creston June 17, 2013. The cost of the course is $135 which includes 8 hours class time, a manual, and the national certification exam. It will be held at ISU Extension and Outreach office in Creston. Anyone needing to take the recertification exam only may contact the office for more information. Registration is required by June 14.
Union County Cattleman's Heifer Scholarship
Deadline to apply for this scholarship is July 1st.
Please see the attached scholarship application, instructions and contact information.
Pressure Canner Testing
Safely Preserve your Summer Bounty with a tested dial pressure canner for the canning season!!
Bring your dial pressure canner lid to the Union County Extension and Outreach Office in Creston for testing.
TIME: 8:00—12:00 and 12:30—4:30
LOCATION: Union County Extension Office
811 N Sumner Ave
Creston, IA 50801
Help Sheet for Animal ID in 4H Online
If you still are having difficulty please call the Extension and Outreach office at 641-782-8426 or stop by for assistance at 811 N Sumner Avenue.
2013 Union County Fair will be July 20th - July 25th
Please check out our About Us tab at the top of the page for programs: CACFP.
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