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County 4-H News

August 21, 2019

Learning about Iowa and it's agricultural hertiage is the focus of Program Discovery sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Black Hawk County and National Cattle Congress.... Read more
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ead Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier Article! from Sept. 16, 2018  

This year's we expanded to 3 days!

August 16, 2019

 
Exciting changes happened this summer for the Black Hawk County 4-H & FFA Fair Office! For years the fair office was housed in an outside corner of the Hippodrome near the maintenance facilities. It served it’s purpose but lacked enough room for operations, storage and only had three or four outlets which were overloaded. Through a great relationship with the National Cattle Congress the Black Hawk County Fair Board secured a multi-year lease moving the Fair Office to the old Milking Parlor. This summer Mike Geisler and team rehabilitated the milking parlor by stabilizing the roof and walls, replacing a door, adding a door, adding a sliding window and more electrical outlets. This week a new pole building is being constructed behind the milking parlor which will serve for safe and secure storage of all equipment supporting the annual fair and 4-H programming. Currently livestock gates, pens, panels, equipment and other supplies are stored in five or six locations including in the outdoors which has led to damage and misuse. Here are some pictures showing the progress show far. Thank you to the Otto Shoitz Foundation and the Black Hawk County Fair Board for investing in 4-H and FFA and making this dream a reality. 

August 14, 2019

• See all our WINNERS!

• See Google photo here.

• See Facebook Photos here. Great for Record book!

July 28, 2019

REGION 9 4-H MYSTERY DAY TRIP for Butler, Bremer, Black Hawk, Buchanan, Grundy, Tama 4-Her's!
Book your seat for a one day fun-filled Mystery Trip!
We will be traveling to a “mystery” town where you will get to visit different exciting locations.
You won’t want to miss this fun, exciting, mysterious trip.

September 7th, 2019 Cost is $75. This covers dinner and events for the day!

This trip will be an all day trip. The bus and trip schedule for Saturday Sept. 7th will be mailed to all
attending Mystery Trip Participants week before trip date. Once you sign up for this AWESOME trip you
will receive more secret information on what you will need to bring for this Mystery Trip… we can’t give
too much away all at once, can we?

Download Registration Form here.... Only the 5 Spots per county available. So sign up soon! Deadline to sign up is August 2nd.

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