Kossuth County 4H & Youth

Local Highlights

July 21, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Extension staff in partnership with the Kossuth County Extension Council and Kossuth County Fair Board have made the difficult decision to not host the 2020 Kossuth County Fair premium auction.  A Livestock Premium Fund has been created in its place.

July 17, 2020

Governor Reynolds, Secretary Naig, Iowa Beef Producers Launch "Beef Up Iowa" to Help Feed Iowans

Partnership with Iowa State University, Iowa Food Bank Association

July 10, 2020

Static exhibits will be judged in a non-conference format. Exhibit drop-off will be Wednesday, July 29th & exhibits will be judged Thursday, July 30th. See article for full details & schedule. 

June 29, 2020

Fair Entry is now open for entries to be made for the Kossuth County Fair. 

Fair Entry Deadline for Livestock & Static exhibits is July 15th

Fair Entry Deadline for Communication events & Clothing events is July 20th. 

June 26, 2020

Event schedules & details have been published for the 4-H & FFA Events at the 2020 Kossuth County Fair. 

*Schedule is subject to change. More details will be coming soon. 




General Information:

Iowa 4-H Online Website

Enrollment (For Current Members):

Re-Enrollment Instructions


How to Join Kossuth County 4-H (For New Members):

How to Join 4-H

How to enroll in Kossuth County 4-H (4-H Online)


Volunteer Information:

How to volunteer


Kossuth County 4-H on Social Media:

Facebook page link   Twitter page link   Instagram page link


County Council

Youth Committee Structure & By-Laws


Fair Book and Rules:

2020 Kossuth County Fair Book

2020 Fair Book Updates Quick Guide

2020 Fair 4-H Schedule

Ear Tag Information 2020

Ear Tag/Animal ID Information for 2020

Ear Tag Order Form - 1 submission per family

Animal ID (4-H Online):

4-H Online Link

Animal ID Helpsheet




Clay County District Fair Information:

Clay County Fair Entry

Clay County Fair Entry Help Sheet

Clay County District Fair Webpage

Hancock County District Fair Information:

Hancock County District Fair Fair Entry

Hancock County District Fair Fair Entry Help Sheet


Iowa State Fair Information:

Iowa State Fair Fair Entry

Iowa State Fair Fair Entry Help Sheet


Record Keeping Information

4-H Project Record Keeping Award Application

4-H Outstanding Character Award Application

Record Keeping Forms & Objectives

Getting Ready for Fair (Writing Goals)

Goal Tip Sheet

Record Book Training Video


Record Book Online is not functioning properly at this time.  

Hopefully next year it will be a record book option.  

Thanks for your patience in this matter!


Scholarship Opportunities

Friends of Kossuth Youth & 4-H:  Grant Program   Scholarship Application

4-H Foundation Scholarships

AkSarBen Scholarship

Leader Resources

Volunteer Training
Volunteer Resources

4-H Online Help

4-H Clubs and Learning Communities


Non-4-H Member Medical/Insurance Waiver


Volunteer Background Screening Authorization Form   

Volunteer Background Screening Disclosure Form



Call 515-295-2469

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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