County News

Iowa Learning Farms
March 30, 2020

Iowa Learning Farms will host weekly webinars on Wednesdays at noon.

Paint palette
March 30, 2020

Registrations are due June 5th. 
Camps are available for Kindergarteners up to 12th Grade, regardless of membership in 4-H!

2020 Camp Logo
March 25, 2020

We are accepting applications for Camp Counselors and there is still a few spots available for the July Junior Camp and Intermediate Camp!

Social Distancing
March 25, 2020

There is a lot of misinformation floating around about the Cornavirus.  
Get your information from reliable, fact-based resources!

4-H Clover
March 25, 2020

The Chickasaw County Youth Development Committee is adding 2 more youth members!  
Become a member and get in on the action!

Trustworthy information for your family's reality
March 23, 2020
If you’ve been following us, you know that our passion is providing parents like you with research-based information for your family. With concern around COVID-19, we’ve identified some trustworthy resources to help you navigate this ever-changing situation. 
2020 Custom Rate Survey
March 20, 2020

The Custom Rate Survey has been updated for 2020!

men and women planting raised beds.
March 13, 2020

Free and open to the public! 
Are you interested in ideas and helpful hints on how to plan and/or plant your vegetable/floral garden this spring?
We can help with that!

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals logo
March 12, 2020

There will be two YQCA classes held in Chickasaw County this spring.  
Tuesday, April 14th from 6-8 pm. 
Sunday, May 31st from 2-4 pm


Brown calf with white face
March 12, 2020

Have you ever thought about showing a different animal at the Chickasaw County 4-H and FFA Achievement Show but didn't know where to start?  We can help!

Hogs in a confinement building
March 5, 2020

Who should attend?
Livestock producers, livestock building owners and contractors, engineers, designers, and others intererested in swine building maintenance. 

A green corn plant emerging from the fresh soil.
March 2, 2020

Weed ID, diseases, insects and crop growth and development.  
Specially designed for growers and beginning crop scouts. 
Class size is limited, so register early to secure your seat!

4-H Clover
February 28, 2020

The lock in is coming up fast!   Get your registration in for this fun 4-H event!

YQCA,  novice livestock workshop, Jr. and Int. Camp information, and tons more in this month's newsletter!

Communication Workshop
February 11, 2020

Why is communication so important?
Will you ever really need these skills?
Learn from the pros! 

Iowa pork producers logo
February 10, 2020

Topics will include ractopamine elimination, ASF, mycotoxins, and production.  There will be area swine specialists ready to help you solve production problems and provide practical solutions. 

Sock and Mitten Drive, pink socks, red trim, purple mitten, red and pink trim
February 10, 2020

Can you help someone in need with a sock or mitten donation?  

Chickasaw County 4-H County Council members are facilitating a drive!!

Rows of corn in a field
February 7, 2020

Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Managment is February 12
Seed Treatments is February 19|
Ornamental & Turfgrass is March 4
Certified Handlers is March 11

Red tractor pulling manure sprayer
February 7, 2020

Scheduled for February 11th  starting at 1:30 pm at the Borlaug Learning Center in Nashua.      

Lock in
February 6, 2020

Get your registrations in today for the 4-H Lock-In scheduled for March 6-7th! 
Open to grades 6th - 12th.  4-Hers can invite 2 non-4-H friends. 

Sweet potato fries on a baking sheet
February 6, 2020

Learn about how to eat more potassium-rich foods, try a delicious sweet potato recipe, and more!

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