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2020-21 Clayton County 4-H Club Contact Information

To join a Clayton County 4-H club, please contact one of the club leaders listed in the above brochure or contact the Clayton County Extension Office for assiantance.
 

4-H Online Information for Families & Leaders

Re-enrolling 4-H members/families are encourged to use the 4-H online system to re-enroll each year.
New 4-H families in Clayton County must fill out paper enrollment forms the first year. Please contact a club leader or the Clayton County Extension Office for enrollment, medical/permission and code of ethics forms.

County 4-H News

21 goat weigh in
May 3, 2021

Clayton County 4-H and FFA members enrolled a total of 56 lambs and 54 meat goats at the weigh-in held May 1 at the fairgrounds in National.  These lambs and meat goats are now eligible to compete in the market show at the Clayton County Fair on August 7, 2021.   Daily rate-of-gain will be determined on the lambs and goats.  This will be used in the evaluation of the project by the judge at the fair. 

fair
April 8, 2021

The Big Four Fair in Postville is celebrating its 100th fair on June 18-20. The Fair is not only just for 4-H or FFA members.  They also offer everyone the opportunity to enter their homemade projects whether they be handicrafts, photography cooking/baking, or garden plants/produce. If you have any questions, please call 563 864-3517 or email bigfourfair@gmail.com.  Also, like them on Facebook at "Big Four Fair-Postville, IA" to keep up to date with their celebration activities.

21 swine weigh in
April 6, 2021

This year 41 Clayton County 4-H and FFA members weighed in 159 head for the 2021 swine derby show at the Clayton County Fair.  The Derby competition uses the rate-of-gain along with visual appraisal by the judge for evaluation.

beef calves
January 4, 2021

86 Clayton County 4-H & FFA members have weighed and identified 202 head of market beef as projects this year.   Identified for 2021 were 133 Market Steers, 33 Dairy Steers and 36 Market Heifers.  The Clayton County market beef show will be Friday, August 6.   Retinal imagining was also done to qualify state fair animals. This year Clayton County 4-H’ers verified 16 head of cattle for state fair 4-H show. 

October 13, 2020

Local 4-H youth wo are participating in the Northeast Iowa 4-H Citizenship program resumed their monthly meetings on September 27 at Fayette County’s Fairgrounds in West Union.  34 youth from Winneshiek, Fayette, Clayton, and Delaware Counties and several adults attended the meeting. Guest speakers were Mike Klimesh and Matt Topscott, who are running for Iowa District 28 State Senate. Youth also learned about the five principles of Citizenship.

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