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2020 County Fair Dates - July 17th - 23rd

 

Attention 4-H and FFA members:

 For 2019: All 4-H livestock exhibitors will be required to be YQCA (known as FSQA) certified for Jasper County Fair exhibition for the following:

 

  • Beef

  • Dairy Cattle/Dairy Goat

  • Meat Goat

  • Poultry

  • Rabbit

  • Sheep

  • Swine

This is an online course at https://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/yqca

Youth who completed the FSQA test-out option previously, will be granted certification through their respective expiration date.
Deadline for taking the online course is July 1, 2020.

 

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County News

December 3, 2019

“Stay Independent: A Healthy Aging Series” is a nutrition and wellness program offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach for adults age 60 and older. The program includes four sessions that will be held January 20, February 17, March 16, and April 20 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Park Centre, 500 First Street North, Newton.

November 26, 2019

The Pilgrims celebrated their first successful harvest in 1621.  The feast was a three-day celebration that included the survivors of the Mayflower and Native Americans.  The newcomers had adapted to the new environment and learned how to grow and harvest the food they needed to survive the winter months.

November 21, 2019

Times are tough when money is tight. When you are in need of money NOW, you may find banks unwilling to loan money, especially if your credit score is poor. For some, the only option is to borrow from family or friends, especially if you need the money fast.

November 19, 2019

Recognizing the complexities of farm succession, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is planning to hold a four-day Returning to the Farm Seminar, Jan. 10-11, and Feb. 14-15.

November 19, 2019

Over 44 million people provide unpaid assistance and support to older adults. November is National Family Caregivers Month and a good time to recognize the contribution these individuals are making to their families. Learn about caregivers and support available. 

 

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