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County News

September 11, 2018

Jefferson County 4-H and Jefferson County Extension are once again hosting their annual Trunk or Treat! Local businesses and 4-H families will have their trunks decorated and candy ready for all trunk-or-treaters. There will also be games and activities. Come out for an afternoon of fun! It's our treat.

September 5, 2018

Josh Michel is our September Spotlight of the month!

August 31, 2018

From communications to home improvement, Iowa 4-H county fair judges and those considering being a 4-H judge will be trained Saturday, November 3rd  from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm at the Mahaska County Extension Office in Oskaloosa.

August 27, 2018

Why should I do it? How will it help me? These are questions that 4-H'ers often ask. Record keeping is a process that can be used throughout life in many ways. Record Books and Award Applications due to your LEADER: Monday, October 1st!

August 22, 2018

The 4-H Teen Council is a leadership team of 9th-12th graders that work together to plan, promote, and lead 4-H activities for the county’s membership. Applications are due by Wednesday, September 12th at 4:30pm.

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