Member Info

RE-ENROLLMENT:

 
Re-enrollment happens once every 4-H year for 4-H members that were enrolled the previous year.  Members may re-enroll anytime between September 16th and May 15th.  Those who enroll by December 1st receive any available county assistance toward enrollment fees.  If you have any questions or profile login problems, please contact the Extension Office at (563)547-3001.
 

MIGHTY HOWARD COUNTY FAIR

 
 Mighty Howard County Fair will happen from June 19-25, 2017 at the fairgrounds in Cresco.
 

EVENTS

 
Our online calendar contains the most up to date information for any county-wide 4-H events.
 

OFFICER TRAINING

 PICK-A-PROJECT

 
Wondering what is all out there?  Check out the pick-a-project flyer to find out what project areas are all available within the 4-H program.  Select those that you want to learn and gain experience in!
 

AWARDS

 
AWARD APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
All record-book awards must be completed and turned in by the designated date (September 1 or the next business day after September 1).  All materials must be turned in together and the award application form must be completed and turned in with record book.  Those senior 4-Hers applying for overall senior achievement awards must complete the required interview for consideration.

 COUNTY 4-H COUNCIL

Those current 4-H youth interested in participating on the County 4-H Council must apply and complete the required interview.  Those eligible to apply are those youth who are currently in grade 8th-11th and will be in grade 9th-12th during the next school year.  The County 4-H Council is a leadership council that assists in planning and implementation of county events held throughout the 4-H year.  Those who complete the application process will be scheduled for an interview in May and receive a letter with their scheduled interview time.
 

4-H AWARDS AND RECORD-KEEPING

 FSQA

FSQA training is required for any youth planning on exhibiting any type of animal at the Mighty Howard County fair.  Junior 4-H members in grades 4th- 6th are required to attend a face-to-face training.  Those members in grades 7th- 12th are eligible to complete a test-out option.  Those who pass the test option are not required to re-test or attend training every year.
AVAILABLE TRAINING DATES:
  • Howard County FSQA Training  date will be announced Spring of 2016
  • Test-Out Appointments are available for Intermediates (Grade 7-9) and Seniors (Grades 10-12) any date after February 1st.

 CLUB RESOURCES

 

 

County 4-H News

Award Winner Dan Evans and county council members Erin Ryan and Ethan Govern
November 19, 2019

The 2019 4-H Awards program was held on November 10, 2019 honoring 4-H members and leaders and others for accomplishments during the past 4-H year.

November 18, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach in Howard County is looking for a full-time County Youth Coordinator (CYC) with demonstrated initiative, drive and unique ideas.

Youth at workshop
October 30, 2019

Over 80 middle school students from fourteen schools in eight counties participated in “Youth Voice in Action”, a regional youth summit hosted by a team of  Iowa 4-H/ISU Extension and Outreach county and state staff.

Matt Ross - presentor at Farm Safety Day
September 12, 2019

The annual farm safety day was held on September 10, 2019 in Cresco at the Fairgrounds with 136 4th grade students from Crestwood, Notre Dame and Riceville schools.

August 22, 2019

Howard County 4-H members participated at the Iowa State Fair and received numerous awards on their static entries, livestock entries and communication entries.

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