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County 4-H News

October 10, 2014

More than 6 million young people across the country are celebrating National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11 by sharing 4-H pride photos using #iam4H. This pride is worth celebrating.  Washington County 4-H is proud to celebrate their impacts.


Judging 4-H Project
September 26, 2014

Join the ranks of 4-H judges by attending a 4-H Judges Training on Saturday, November 8, 2014. Participants will learn from Iowa State University Extension 4-H staff as well as experienced 4-H judges about how to how to evaluate, educate and encourage youth at county fairs.  The training will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 309 N Main St., Mt Pleasant, from 9 am - 3 pm. on Nov 8, 2014.

Share A Calf participants
September 25, 2014

The Washington County Cattlemen's Association is planning a Share-A-Calf program again this year.  This is a unique opportunity that allows 4-H'ers to partner with a Washington County Cattleman to get a calf in December that is shown against other Share-A-Calves at the fair.   Click here for application form.

4-H Horse Show
September 24, 2014

Horse enthusiasts please check out the new resource available on our Agriculture & Environment, Livestock Page.  It is "Grazing News - Iowa State University Equine Science Newsletter".   The September issue is now posted. Read about the new Facebook group for 4-H Horse Leaders, Saddle UP Youth Days at Kirkwood Community College, Master Equine Manager,  and Iowa Horse Judges Certification Clinic.  Click here.

Robert Emde
September 8, 2014

Robert Emde of Washington County was inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair. Eighty-two Iowa counties participated this year and 110 inductees were recognized for their outstanding service and dedication to 4-H.

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