Projects

What is your passion? What interests you?

4-H members can choose projects in

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Animals
  • Creative Arts
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Personal Development
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Pick your project from a wide variety of subject areas, track your progress as you learn from the experience, and present at the fair!
 

UPCOMING LIVESTOCK DEADLINES: 

State Fair Swine DNA tags: May 4th-If you intended on exhibiting at the Iowa State Fair your hogs must be tagged with Lee County DNA tags and entered in 4-H Online. Contact Whitney Weisinger in the extension office to arrange a time to pick up DNA tags, DNA tagger, and exhibitor envelope for DNA samples.
 
All DNA samples and exhibitor envelopes must be returned to the extension office by Friday, May 4 at noon. We will ID your animals in 4-H Online by May 15, then you MUST verify all of your State Fair Entries by May 15 in order to exhibit at the Iowa State Fair.
 
4-H Online Verification: May 15th-All other animals, with the exception of pets and poultry, must be owned and identified by May 15 (rabbits must be identified by July 1). By the time of the weigh-in, the animal(s) must be cared for by the 4-H’er. All animals must be identified in 4hOnline. http://iowa.4honline.com
 
 
YQCA: May 15th-YQCA online training must be completed by May 15 for all exhibitors showing beef, swine, sheep and dairy (both dairy cattle and dairy goat), meat goat, rabbit and poultry at the County/State Fair! If you have not already received your coupon code from your club leader please make sure to contact them as soon as possible. www.yqca.org
 
 
AKSARBEN:
June 15, 2018- All DNA information for Market Sheep, Market Swine, Meat Goats and Feeder Calves due and paid for online.
June 15, 2018 -Breeding Heifers, Breeding Does, Breeding Ewes, Dairy Cattle, & Horses - Nomination information entered online. 
July 8, 2018 -Broiler order and entry forms due and paid for online.
 

Discover the possibilities by clicking on the Hot Sheets to the right or exploring the 4-H Youth Development page.

County 4-H News

June 7, 2018

This year Lee County is celebrating 100 years of organized county extension work. This long-established partnership with Iowa State University provides local citizens with access to education and university research.  ISU Extension and Outreach provides education and builds partnerships for a strong Iowa and a strong Lee County.

green clover
May 3, 2018

Reminder May 15th is the last day to sign up in 4-H online to be allowed to show at the Lee County Fair this includes all animals and art hall!

girl, paper, pens
May 1, 2018

Curious as to what to do for Static Day Judging?? Come to the Workshop on Saturday May 12th from 8-11AM at the Extension Office. Please preregister by calling the office at 319-835-5116 by May 11th at noon! If no one signs up this will be cancelled!!

red, gold flyer
April 27, 2018

Summer Day Camps are here!!

kids, 4-H
April 27, 2018

K-3rd grade summer day camp offered! July 3rd at the West Point Library or July 5th at Fort Madison Library!

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