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Keokuk County Extension Office will be CLOSED
November 28th and 29th-Thanksgiving!
December 2nd-Out of County Meeting
December 24th and 25-Christmas
Januaury 1st-New Year's Day

Current 4-H Newsletter: October and November 2019
Current Ag Newsletter: September 2019

Human Science Newsletter: November 2019



2019 Expo Fair Book

4-H Club Financial Management: Policy, Forms, FAQs

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County News

Master Gardeners at The Wooden Wheel Vineyard
October 21, 2019

“Our educational field trips were something new we tried this year,” says Keokuk County Extension Director Katharinna Bain. “These tours and visits made learning a lot more fun and were very engaging! I greatly appreciate the families and businesses that worked with us to make these field trips possible.” Some of the topics included in the training were Vegetables and Herbs, Weed Science, Entomology, Houseplants, Composting, Landscaping, Turfgrass, and Pest Management.

Calving practices on artificial cow
October 15, 2019

The premier educational opportunity for cattlewomen in Iowa, Boots in the Barn, will be hosted by Keokuk and Washington County Extension this winter. A four-meeting series covering an array of topics in beef has been set for Thursday evenings in January.

Show Pig
September 18, 2019

There will be changes to the swine department for the 2020 Keokuk County Expo Fair. Changes include the swine beginning weights, derby show, and the antibiotic free swine class. Click here to learn more!

4H Medals
September 12, 2019

SAVE THE DATE! Join us in celebrating the 2018-19 4-H year at our Awards Night! Awards Night takes place Saturday, November 16th beginning at 6:00 P.M. at the Expo Exhibit Hall.

John and Jona Webb
September 12, 2019

John Webb has a history, rich in 4-H traditions. He supported his own children on their 4-H journey and served on the Keokuk County Exposition Board as a member and 12 term President.  His hard work, service and dedication to the program were always spent in support of his mission: to ensure the happiness and success of the community youth and 4-H programs. Now, John looks forward to supporting his 5 grandchildren as they begin their 4-H careers.

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Extension Artists Inspire Iowans, Celebrate State Parks

Jennifer Drinkwater and Clark Colby are artists, Iowa State faculty and program specialists with ISU Extension and Outreach. They are participating in Iowa's 20 Artists, 20 Parks project commemorating the 100th anniversary of Iowa State Parks during 2020.

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