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Iowa 4H Enrollment
October 30, 2017

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November 15, 2013

Check this list of private pesticide continuing instruction course (CIC) programs that will be held in and around Northwest Iowa this winter. You do need to preregister for CIC sessions in each county.

February 14, 2019

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – Changes in production practices and the impact of the new Farm Bill for cow-calf producers are the focus of three northwest Iowa Cow-Calf Meetings coming up in early-March. Meetings are scheduled for March 4 at the Plymouth County Extension Office in Le Mars, March 5 at the Sac County Extension Office in Sac City, and March 6 at the Public Library in Rock Rapids. All meetings will be from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

February 13, 2019

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will host “Managing Vegetable Pests” on Thursday, March 7 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Sioux Center Public Library. Master Gardeners will gain one hour of continuing education while learning about managing vegetable pests. Any other interested gardeners are also welcome to attend. The webcast showing is free and open to the public.

January 10, 2019

PRIMGHAR, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host Joe Hannan, Commercial Horticulturist, for coffee gatherings in Primghar and Hull. Hannan’s expertise is wide-ranging and includes commercial horticulture, high tunnels, small fruits, tree fruits and vegetables.

October 9, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers several ServSafe® classes each year for food service professionals. ServSafe® training will provide knowledge every food service provider must know about. The class will address food hazards and proper food handling practices in order to keep food safe and protect the establishment against the costly nightmare of a foodborne-illness outbreak. Participants will learn ways of prevention, regulatory requirements, and how to improve food quality.

4H Fair Forms
October 30, 2017

Get all the fair information you need right here!

O'Brien County Fair
October 30, 2017

Get all the fair results here!

4H App
October 27, 2017

With the App you will have all the 4-H information at your fingertips - in one place!

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March 1, 2016

Need help with meal planning? Kids stressing you out? Looking for some financial guidance? The Human Sciences department from ISU Extension and Outreach wants to help! There are seven active blogs in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach featuring these and other topics. 

February 11, 2016

Have you ever wanted to learn from Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, but didn’t want to wait until the next program is offered?

A part of what we do in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach addresses just that – with a personal touch to reach each and every one of you! If you are “plugged in” to the online world, you can check out any of the SEVEN blogs, NINE Facebook pages,  SEVEN Twitter accounts, FOUR Pinterest pages, and ONE Youtube page that all feature different aspects of Human Sciences Extension and Outreach in our region.

Check out this PDF with hot links for access directly to any or all of our social media pages in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach!

October 30, 2015

Wondering when your club or another club meets? Find available calendars here.

April 29, 2015

The elected council, like the hundreds of others across the country, is the grass roots governing body for the Cooperative Extension System.

November 6, 2014

Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) certification is required of all 4-Hers exhibiting beef, dairy, swine, sheep, goats, rabbits and poultry at the fair.

July 7, 2014

 

Need information on the 2018 O'Brien County Fair 4-H events and registrations? Visit this page for all things fair! 

October 1, 2012

Read about the earliest 4-H club work in O'Brien County - dating back to 1925!

4H Record Book
August 14, 2012

It is never to early to start on your record book follow these easy guidelines and forms available to do your record book in no time! And have fun doing it!

May 1, 2012

 Instructions for 4-H Online Enrollment available here. Also paper forms for New 4-Hers.

May 1, 2012

Can't make it to the Extension Office, check out the forms now available online.

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