cattle on a harvested corn field

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.

Lady pictured in front of tree

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

Young lady pushing older man in wheelchair

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.

fair auction

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.

Forest with people listening to IA DNR educate

Course will provide hands-on interaction with Iowa’s rich natural resources

23 fair logo

418 Clayton County 4-H and FFA members have entered 2765 exhibits for the county competition at this year's Clayton County Fair. 

23 Adv Feeder Class

Seventeen 4-H & FFA members participated in the annual Advanced Cattle Feeder Class on Monday, June 19 at the Edgewood Livestock Commission in Edgewood. 

circus group

Twenty-four intermediate 4-H members from Clayton, Buchanan, and Fayette counties enjoyed a summer adventure trip to Baraboo, Sun Prairie, and Spring Green, Wisconsin on June 7-8. 

junior camp

Clayton, Buchanan, and Fayette County Extension offices and staff teamed together to hold an overnight Junior 4-H camp June 2-3.  “Camp Scene Investigation” theme to have 42 youth spy their potential in their 4-H adventures!