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Mitchell Hoyer has been named the director and state program leader for 4-H Youth Development with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Hoyer has served as the interim leader for Iowa 4-H Youth Development for the past year.

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Home gardening information for Iowa State University and Extension and Outreach has a new home!  

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The Cherry Blossoms were blooming in Washington DC as fifty-three youth and adults participated in a week-long 4-H Citizenship experience March 17-23. 

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ISU Extension and Outreach Delaware and Clayton County are hosting a Youth Calving Clinic with a hands-on calving simulator known as Butterscotch!! Learn more about troubleshooting calving issues from  Caitlin Wiley, Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine. 

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96 Clayton County 4-H & FFA members have weighed and identified 251 head of market beef as projects this year. 

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Cattle in the Green is a  five-part series on farm business management designed to assist cattle producers with a new way of looking at management and economic decisions. Instead of the traditional focus on working harder, this series focuses on effective strategies to work smarter and more profitable.

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Carolyn Ihde will serve sheep and goat producers in Iowa and Wisconsin

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Thirty-nine percent of all adult Americans are caring for an adult with a chronic health condition. Caregiving can be a stressful responsibility leading to poor health, mental distress, and less life satisfaction for the caregiver.

Shirbroun Hall of Fame

Joe & Suzanne Shirbroun of Farmersburg were inducted into the 2023 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, August 20.

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Clayton County 4-H and FFA members sold a total of $412,829 worth of livestock at the county fair auction on Monday, August 7.  The sale was under the direction of auctioneers, Jerry Maker, Strawberry Point, Mike Monroe, Postville and Mike Loecke, Manchester.