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County News

Adv Feeder 2018
June 19, 2018

On June 11th 16 4-H & FFA members participated in the 2018 Advanced Feeder Class project in Edgewood. The junior division winner was Mindy Keehner of Monona, Tate Berns of St. Olaf was the intermediate division winner and Andrey Shirbroun of Farmersburg was named the senior division winner.There were 3 divisions in the carcass competition. Winner of the market beef pen was Ben Gibson of Elgin. Lane Orr of Elkader won the market beef individual class. The dairy steer market pen was won by Jordan Wegmann, Edgewood

June 15, 2018

Forty intermediate 4-H members from Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek counties enjoyed 2 days as they “Honored the Past, Celebrated the Present and Built the Future” through a summer adventure trip to Boone, Ames and Story City. Participants  from Clayton County included Mariah Cherne, Lauren Cherne, Dakota Hamann, Brooke Hansel, Mark Hertrampf, Lexi Loan, Lane Orr, Korey Schantz, and Tyler Zuercher. 

June 12, 2018

4-H and FFA members who are planning to exhibit at the Clayton County Fair are reminded that fair entries are due by July 2.   Again this year all 4-H & FFA fair entries will be done electronically through Members can stop in at the Extension Office during normal business hours for help. Additionally, the Clayton County Extension Office will be open until 6:00 p.m. on June 26 & 28 to accommodate 4-H & FFA members with their fair entries.

June 11, 2018

Do you have a friend who has made a positive difference in your community? Is there someone in your neighborhood working to make your community a better place to live? Would you like to help recognize someone who demonstrates the true meaning of being an Iowan? The Clayton County Fair is looking for 4 individuals to honor during the Clayton County Fair. Your help is needed to identify Clayton County Citizens who have made a significant contribution to their communities, while exemplifying the qualities and characteristics associated with Iowa – integrity, dependability, sense of community and a strong work ethic.  All nominees must currently reside in Clayton County. Winners will be recognized on stage at the fair, have reserved seating for the evening’s entertainment and receive 2 free tickets into the fair for that day. Must be present on the day of their recognition to redeem.

June 8, 2018

Silage Conference to Detail Growing and Using Silage

AMES, Iowa – Dairy experts from across the Midwest will present at the Iowa-Wisconsin Silage Conference on June 21 in Dubuque. Experts from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, as well as from the University of Wisconsin, University of Nebraska and industry will provide information on a wide range of topics dealing with growing and using silage.

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