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

May 5, 2016
Learn the basics of beekeeping!
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

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

4-H county youth coordinator Caleb Carver tells how kids enjoy hands-on learning in a community garden and describes one child’s excitement about bringing home food for her family. His story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

May 3, 2016 09:00 AM

The May Iowa Learning Farm webinar will be on Wednesday, May 18 at 1 p.m. This month’s guest speaker is Steven Bradbury, professor...

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