Kossuth County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

May 19, 2021

After implementing a successful premium fund in place of the premium auction in 2020, the Kossuth County Extension Council, Youth Committee and Kossuth County Fair Board have decided to continue with a premium fund instead of a premium auction for the 2021 Kossuth County Fair. 

May 11, 2021

Over 300 Kossuth County 4th and 5th graders attended “Gate to Plate”, an agricultural themed field trip, at the Kossuth County Fairgrounds on May 5th and 6th.

April 30, 2021

County Council is an opportunity for Kossuth County 4-H members in 8th-12th (Fall 2021) grade to be representatives and leaders of the Kossuth County 4-H program. 

Storywalk Flyer
April 30, 2021

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach in Kossuth County is partnering with the Algona Area Chamber of Commerce to host a StoryWalk® on Saturday June 5th, from 9 to 11 am.  The event will take place along State Street in Algona.

December 9, 2020

The Kossuth County 4-H/FFA Beef Weigh-In will be held Saturday, January 9th. 

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

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

  • 4-H Equation

    Addresses youths’ basic needs through the eight essential elements: caring adults, safe environments, inclusive settings, and opportunities for mastery, service, self-determination, planning for the future and engaged learning.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

    • 1-800-443-8336
    • 1-800-735-2942
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