Jones County 4-H & Youth

Local Highlights

April 17, 2019

 ALL Jones County 4-H/FFA youth are welcome and encouraged to try growing and exhibiting a Potted Pepper Plant for the 2019 Great Jones County Fair! To sign up for your FREE plant and pot, fill out this short form by MAY 1 at 


April 17, 2019

Whether you have a green thumb, are an aspiring gardener or just want to learn a bit more about the horticulture project area, we’re planning workshops to help you dive into horticulture.

April 15, 2019

If you are showing a horse for 4-H and/or FFA at the 2019 Great Jones County Fair, you must attend one of these workshops WITH your horse to be eligible to show. Check out this year's workshop schedule here!

April 8, 2019

Are you showing a goat or sheep at the 2019 Great Jones County Fair? If so, click here to learn more about our upcoming weigh-in on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 8-10 a.m.

April 3, 2019

Learn more about the 4-H/FFA Broiler/Roaster Futurity/Pen of 3 project for the 2019 Great Jones County Fair Poultry Show. Order form and letter included. 

Clothing Event Report Forms - 2019 Great Jones County Fair

The 2019 Jones County Clothing Event was held Sunday, March 31, 2019, from 1-3 p.m. Entry forms were due to the Extension office by March 5, 2019. Stay tuned for results and the Style Show schedule to be held during the 2019 Great Jones County Fair!

Clothing Event Information

Junior/Intermediate Clothing Event Entry Form

Senior Clothing Event Entry Form

Clothing Elements and Principle of Design

Communication Event Report Forms - - 2019 Great Jones County Fair

The Communication Event is scheduled for April 6, 2019, from 1:30-4 p.m. at the Jones County Extension and Outreach Office, 800 N. Maple Street, Monticello, IA 52310. Working Exhibits will be done during the Great Jones County Fair — not on Communication Day, and those forms are due by July 1, 2019. 

Event Explanations & Objectives

Educational Presentation Report Form

Extemporaneous Speaking Report Form

Share the Fun Report Form

Working Exhibit Report Form

Public Speaking Pointers

Guide for Effective Presenting


Livestock Forms - 2019 Great Jones County Fair

Broiler Project Order From - Due May 1, 2019

Bucket/Bottle Calf Project Forms - Due July 1, 2019

Cat and Other Animal Report Form - Due July 1, 2019

Animals Housed Off Home Farm Request Form - Due May 15, 2019

Horse Lease Agreement Form - Due May 15, 2019

Substitute Showperson Form

Late Arrival - Early Release Request Form

Drug Affidavit Forms - Due no later than Fair checkin


F.A.S.T. Forms - 2019 Great Jones County Fair

General Fair Write- Up

Photography Label

Photography Exhibit Evaluation Form

Food & Nutrition Calculator

Foods for Iowa 4-H Fairs - Quick Reference Guide

Pinterest to Original Source in 3 Easy Steps

Copyright Information and Obtaining Use- Permission

Design Elements and Art Principles

Exhibit Evaluation Form

Horticulture Helps

Harvesting and Preparing Vegetables for Exhibits

Preparing Cut Flowers and Houseplants for Exhibits

Record Book Forms

2018-2019 4-H Club Program includes how to Organize your Record Book (including self-evaluation form)

Basic Form

Experienced Form

Advanced Form

Yearly Summary

Project Financial Records Form

Animal Project Financial Forms

Horticulture Project Financial Forms

Other Forms

Jones County 4-H Financial Assistance Request Form

Club Officer Books

Statewide Resources

  • Provides financial resources to develop and deliver quality 4-H youth programs and opportunities throughout the state of Iowa.

  • Join a 4-H club where you can learn about your interests while having fun, improving your communication skills, and serving your community. These are resources to make your club experience even better.

  • Your adventure in 4-H starts here. Choose from nearly 50 project areas and discover your skills, talents and interests.

  • Discover the world of animal science from breeding, nutrition and general care to food safety and management. Find statewide forms, trainings and activity sheets here.

  • Iowa 4-H Volunteers are motivated by positive purposes in helping youth become caring, competent, and contributing members of their family and communities. Discover the resources you need to be most effective.

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    Every June, almost 900 teenagers converge on the campus of Iowa State University for 3 days full of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, a banquet, and community service activities. 

  • Provides opportunities for youth to demonstrate, learn and apply project and communication skills. Every year the 4-H Exhibits Building features well over 3,000 exhibits and Livestock shows engage more than ## youth.

  • Youth and teens can discover opportunities to be recognized for personal growth, project learning, leadership and citizenship. 

  • A partner and leader in providing positive youth development through out-of-school programming. Outreach priorities include curriculum development, staff training, and partnership development.

  • Clover Kids is a FUN 4-H program for children in kindergarten through third grade. Children participate in hands-on activities designed to build many life skills!

  • When you just don't know who to talk to, Teenline can help.

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    • 1-800-735-2942
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