Member Info

Member Yearly Checklist - New!

 

Species Project Checklists - New!

 

4H Officer Training 

4-H members: After watching each of the videos, please complete the google form evaluation and submit it to BCXProg@gmail.com. You will then receive your incentive.
Club Leaders: After watching each of the videos, please complete the jot form evaluation and submit it to BCXProg@gmail.com.

President: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0K80c-ruRE
Vice President: https://youtu.be/K8XRADgUBmA   
Treasurer: https://youtu.be/3_hxV4M0oPI
Secretary: https://youtu.be/yMcoubLZ9_Y
Photographer: https://youtu.be/_Y0STm0UPhA
Recreation Leader: https://youtu.be/daAUIlh54G8
Parliamentary Procedure: https://youtu.be/7Kz0PafkfBQ
 
Club Meeting Information
How to Run a 4-H Club Meeting
Club Calendar Example 1
Club Calendar Example 2
Compliance Report
Winter Sports Liability Waiver

Treasurer Workshop Information

Clubs: please use the 4-H Treasurers Book to record monthly statements for club meetings. When doing audits for this year keep in mind that to do the audits the Extension Office will be looking for the treasurer book, checkbook register and bank statements. To help guide you through the year, there are some helpful sheets to see that each month is recorded accurately.
 
Treasurer Book (updated)
Online Treasurer Book
Sample Treasurer Book
Treasurer Audit Evaluation Sample
 

Secretary Book

Secretary Book
 

FSQA – Mandatory Training and Testing

From the State 4-H Office—In today's world, food safety is one of animal producers' biggest responsibilities.  With over 15,000 Iowa 4-H'ers enrolled in livestock projects, about 17 million pounds of meat is produced each year. The goal of this program is to help youth and their parents better understand what they can do to produce the safest food possible.
 
 4-H and FFA members will need to be FSQA certified to show at the county and state fairs. FSQA stands for Food Safety Quality Assurance. Those that need to be certified include: market and breeding beef, swine, sheep and dairy (both dairy cattle and dairy goat), meat goat, rabbit and poultry. This is a great way to teach 4-H’ers and FFA members about record keeping, veterinarian and drug usage in project livestock, healthy production practices, care and handling, feed and feed additives, and biosecurity and ethics. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/page/fsqa-food-safety-quality-assurance
 
FSQA is mandatorythroughout the state for all 4th-12th graders showing those specific species above for county and state fairs. Youth must attend a training or take a test all at no cost. Check with the Extension Office to see if the member is certified or not.
 
· Grades 4-6 Must attend a training each year
· Grades 7-9 Attend training each year OR complete the intermediate test
· Grades 10-12 Attend training each year OR complete senior test
 
Training and Testing Options:
Contact the Extension office to select a time below to attend the training/test. If you plan on just taking the exam you may take that at the office, but must contact the office beforehand. Office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.    
                              
2018 Training/Testing Dates
Details to come.
 
 
For more information about FSQA you can go to https://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/projects/livestock.
Contact the Extension Office for more questions and details.

County 4-H News

November 13, 2019
Helpful Infomation and Links
snow games flier
February 11, 2021

Call the Buchanan County Extension Office to register 319-334-7161!

February 2, 2021

With cold days ahead, producers should ensure their animals are safe

2018 Legislative Day
January 21, 2021

Free event held Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 8:30–10:45 a.m. for grades 8-12; classrooms invited. 

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