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

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

  • 2020 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 on Tuesday, June 2 at 6pm. 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.  
    • Annual Double Shows in Maquoketa- November 8, 2020
    • Visit the ARBA website often for updates on rabbit virus (RHDV2): https://arba.net/announcements/

County 4-H News

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!

wendy and debbie
September 18, 2019

The clover has had an impact on all aspects of my life, both personally and professionally. 4-H has shaped who I am and sparked passion as a professional.

November 11, 2017

The Cedar County Extension Council is now accepting requests by 4-H members, clubs, and county groups for grants from the Cedar County 4-H Endowment fund.

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