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2017 Page County horse camp June 24th from 9 am - 4 pm.

Registration is due June 19 at 4:30 pm.

Call the extension office for details

 

 

 

 

Southwest Iowa Ag Team Tour

Members of the Southwest Iowa Ag Team toured Smalls Fruit Farm and The Loess Hills Lavendar Farm in Harrison County. It was a educational and fun day for everyone. If you are looking for a nice get away close to home- take the senic drive to Harrison County- you can sample homemeade pie and cider at the fruit farm or purchase some of their fresh fruit and produce. While at the Lavendar Farm you can visit the guest shop and purchase a variety of lavendar products plus you can sample the wonderful lavendar cookies and lemonaid. For more information you can check out the websites below. 
http://www.smallsfruitfarm.com/
http://www.loesshillslavender.com/
 
 
 
 
 

 


Hey 4-Hers- don’t forget the upcoming June 19th deadlines for many entries.

All communication entries (educational presentations, extemporaneous speaking, share the fun, and working exhibits)- All clothing entries (fashion revue, clothing selection, $15 challenge, and stitch this) – other entries include- decorator showcase, Region 17 4-H table setting contest, cook this, junk in a bucket, Queen Contest, and Hall of Fame.
Also a reminder to pick up your 2017 Page County Fair Books from your 4-H leaders!
If you have questions please call the Extension and Outreach office at 712-542-5171

Page County Fair Dates are July 25-30, "Start Your Future Here"

Hey 4-Hers- don’t forget the upcoming June 19th deadlines for many entries.

All communication entries (educational presentations, extemporaneous speaking, share the fun, and working exhibits)-

All clothing entries (fashion revue, clothing selection, $15 challenge, and stitch this)

Other entries include- decorator showcase, Region 17 4-H table setting contest, cook this, junk in a bucket, Queen Contest, and Hall of Fame.

 

If you have questions please call the Extension and Outreach office at 712-542-5171

 

Page County Marsville Program

 
  On Friday May 12th sixth graders from Clarinda Community School, Southwest Valley, Villisca, Shenandoah Community School, Essex Community School, and South Page Community School came together for the conclusion to the Marsville Program.  Over 170 students attending this amazing event which has been a part of Page County schools for 21 years. David Seilstad led the program which teaches students about Mars and is designed to help inspire students to pursue steadies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Students spent 6 weeks leading up to this event learning about Mars and building systems to support life and work on the planet. 
Page County Extension and Outreach would like to thank our sponsors for Marsville- Clarinda Hy-Vee, Clarinda Fareway, Smith Vending, and Akin's Building Supply.

 

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