County 4-H News

April 12, 2021

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) along with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and University of Iowa announce their collaboration to host information sessions about the COVID-19 vaccine later this month. The sessions will provide a virtual forum for Iowans to learn about the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines and have an opportunity to ask questions of medical experts.

February 23, 2021

ISU Extension and Outreach in Fayette County has an exciting opening for a Youth Outreach Educator. This is an opportunity to join our team if you are an individual with a passion for working with youth of all ages, great volunteers, and networking with others! The position averages 40 hours per week divided between the Bremer and Fayette County Extension Office’s during the school year and up to 40 hours per week for 12 weeks during the summer in Fayette County. Typical hours will be daytime including afterschool, but some nights and weekends are required.

April 8, 2020

Social distancing, self-isolation, quarantine: the changes from COVID-19 can be hard to handle. However, Iowans can turn to Iowa Concern for help, says Tammy Jacobs, coordinator for the long-time service from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.  With a toll-free phone number, live chat capabilities and a website, Iowa Concern services are available 24 hours a day, seven days per week at no charge. Iowa Concern provides access to stress counselors and an attorney for legal education, as well as information and referral services for a wide variety of topics.

April 9, 2021

The State 4-H Council is excited to host the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference this summer, June 29-July 1 in Ames on the Iowa State University campus. The theme is “Quest to be your Best!” The youth conference will look different than usual as the council works to accommodate our youth safely for this experience. 

April 9, 2021

The Big Four Fair will hold the 100th Annual Fair June 18-20, 2021 at Postville, Iowa. The Big Four Fair dates back to the organization of the Big Four Farmers Institute and has grown to the four county fair that it is today. This gives every exhibitor the privilege of competing with entries from our four county area.

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