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December 18, 2014

Why join 4-H? The possibilities are endless!  
 
Contact our office for information on the many opportunities Worth County 4-H has to offer.
 
2014 4-H Market Beef Weigh-In is scheduled for Saturday, December 20th from 9:00-11:00 AM at the Worth County Fairgrounds.  All market steers and heifers must be weighed in to exhibit at the Worth County Fair 4-H Beef Show on Saturday, June 20th, 2015.   Those 4-Hers that plan to exhibit at the 2015 Iowa State Fair can weigh-in and retinal scan that day as well.  There will be a $5.00 charge per retinal scan plus $1.00 fee per ear tag.  Call our office at 641-324-1531 if you have questions.


Statewide Resources

  • Enhancing Dairy Profits and Quality of Life

  • Works to promote efficient pork production technologies in Iowa, maintain Iowa's pork industry leadership and strengthen rural development efforts.

  • Working to develop and deliver the latest in research-based information to improve the profitability and vitality of Iowa’s beef industry.

  • To add value to the egg industry by facilitating research and learning for egg producers, processors and consumers through national and international collaboration.

  • Your link to Master Equine Manager, Grazing News, and information on educational opportunities throughout the year.

  • Bringing the benefits of veterinary medicine to society by promoting animal welfare and public health through the on-going education of veterinarians and the dissemination of animal health production, food safety and animal welfare information to veterinarians, livestock producers, consumers, and related clientele.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  •  Information on livestock housing systems, general construction and ventilation and animal environment.

  • Research-based, peer-reviewed, practical, and affordable publications on a number of topics relative to agriculture.

  • The Agricultural Marketing Resource Center is an electronic, national resource for producers interested in value-added agriculture. Browse commodities and products, investigate market and industry trends, study business creation and operation, read research results and locate value-added resources.

  • Agricultural economics and business resources to help make sound management decisions for your business or farming operation.

  • The Value Added Agriculture Program (VAAP) provides unbiased, science-based information to help establish or expand agricultural-related businesses in Iowa.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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