Projects

Click HERE for Static/ Non-livestock project information

All Cedar County Fair Exhibitors (4-H & FFA) must enter livestock and non-livestock entries through Fair Entry. You will need to login using your 4hOnline account information. 

Cedar County 4-H Livestock Information for all Species

  • Livestock Identification

Animal Care and Management Disclosure Statement (These need to be turned in at fair check in time - not before).
     Beef Affidavit
     Horse Affidavit
     Meat Goat Affidavit
     Sheep Affidavit
     Swine Affidavit

  • 2021 YQCA Information - All youth who will be exhibiting beef, dairy (cattle and goats), meat goats, poultry, rabbits, sheep and swine at the Cedar County or Iowa State Fair are required to complete YQCA (Youth for the Quality Care of Animals) certification prior to July 1.  

    • YQCA - All grades:  online testing cost is $12 (be sure to print and email me your certificate), sign in with your 4hOnline log in here:  http://yqca.org/
    • Face-to-Face YQCA training will be held at the Cedar County Extension office. Youth must register beforehand on the YQCA website (search for Cedar County Extension Office).

 

 

  • Rabbit Information
    Iowa State 4-H Rabbit website (Project info., Showmanship, and other resources)

    • Looking for a local ARBA rabbit groups or more opportunities that are "4-H Friendly" to show and learn?  Google these:  Cedar Rapids Rabbit Breeders, Mississippi Valley Rabbit Breeders, Southeast Rabbit Breeders
    • Take the 2018 Showmanship Test to practice for Fair 2020!
    • ARBA National Show - ARBA (American Rabbit Breeders Association) is the national club for rabbit and cavy breeders.  This national club sets the official breed standards for the rabbit and cavy breeds.  Every few years ARBA publishes a detailed guide, the Standard of Perfection.
      Each year ARBA members organize a national show where rabbit and cavy breeds compete.  This national show is held within the United States and ARBA members travel to exhibit their rabbits and cavies from all parts of the world.  
    • Mississippi Valley Rabbit Breeders Annual Show in Maquoketa, Iowa - March 7 2021 (pre-entry due March 1)  Forward questions to Lynne at 563-260-5295 
    • Cedar Rapids Rabbit Breeders Annual Show: April 17 and 18 at the RV Campground in Main Amana, Iowa. (Pre-entry due April 5) . Forward questions to Lynne at 563-260-5295. 
    • Visit the ARBA website often for updates on rabbit virus (RHDV2): https://arba.net/announcements/

County 4-H News

March 3, 2021

Do you have a passion for youth development and the beef project area? Cedar County Extension and Outreach is accepting applications for a beef superintendent! This is a 4-H volunteer position. Applications for this position are due Wednesday, March 31, by 4pm. Please submit via email to mostaert@iastate.edu or send in to the Cedar County Extension office. 

Contact Haley Mostaert with any questions: mostaert@iastate.edu or 563-886-6157

Volunteer Description and Application Form

February 22, 2021

Seeking a Coordinator for the 4-H Foodstand during the Cedar County Fair. Responsibilities include coordinating all aspect of operating the Foodstand, before, during and after the fair, in cooperation with the Cedar County Extension Office. Must be able to work with 4-H members, parents and adult volunteers. Must apply by March 12, 2021.

4-H Food Stand Coordinator Application

For additional information, contact the Cedar County Extension office. Call 563-886-6157 or e-mail mostaert@iastate.edu

This institution is an equal opportunity provider. For the full non-discrimination statement or accommodation inquiries, go to www.extension.iastate.edu/diversity/ext.  

Mindful Teen flyer
November 24, 2020

Cedar County youth are invited to join the virtual Mindful Teen Workshop Series.

machine sewing a mask
April 14, 2020

Pledge your hands to larger service.

Iowa 4-H has a goal of making 10,000 masks across the state and you can take part! Cedar County is in need locally and you can be part of the solution. The time is NOW and we need YOU!

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