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Roger Clarke, our 2016 4-H Hall of Fame inductee with his cake
March 17, 2017

The Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame honors 4-H volunteers, supporters and pioneers who have made a significant contribution to the Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program.  Nominations must be received by May 15, 2017 in the form of a letter or email to the Clay County Extension Office, 110 West 4th Street, Suite 100, Spencer.

3 members of the Rabbit Ranglers 4-H Club
March 15, 2017

Bring your rabbit and see all the interesting and fun things that the rabbit project area has to offer. What if you don’t have a rabbit…join us any way we can help you get started.  Join us on Saturday, April 29th from 9:30am-12:00pm at the Southpark Mall in Spencer.

Barn Quilt Example
March 10, 2017

The Clay County 4-H Club, the Lincoln Lions, presents a new Barn Quilt Club Challenge for all Clay County 4-H Clubs.   The Clay County Fair is observing it’s Centennial this year so let’s join them in that celebration!  The extension office will have 12 barn quilt designs to choose from as well as a list of the possible buildings in which the 4’ x 4’ barn quilts can be hung.

2017 Plunge Flyer
March 7, 2017

Middle school youth in grades 6 through 8 are invited to attend 'PLUNGE INTO 4-H' camp on Friday-Saturday, April 28-29 at Camp Foster-YMCA near Spirit Lake. The event will feature team building activities, campfires, horseback riding, wall climbing, archery, service projects and more. Register now to guarantee your spot!

ServSafe Logo
March 1, 2017

The 2017 Spring ServSafe schedule for Northwest Iowa.  ***Note:  Online registrations only, up to three weeks prior to class date.

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2017 ISU Day at the Iowa Capitol

ISU Extension and Outreach shared the Land Grant Legacy at Iowa State University Day at the Capitol and reminded legislators that their elected positions give them a connection to Iowa State’s legacy.

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March 27, 2017 12:40 PM

John Lawrence, associate dean in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and director of extension and outreach, has been named...

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