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March 26, 2020

Due to the current and ongoing situation regarding the COVID-19 virus, adjustments are being made to this year’s 4-H/FFA livestock identification process and county weigh-ins.  As of today, all county weigh-ins for meat goats, sheep and/or swine are cancelled. The May 15 livestock ID deadline is being moved back to June 1. This applies to ALL livestock that are usually identified by May 15.  For more information check out these links.

Official Announcement of Livestock Weigh-Ins & ID Deadline Changes

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March 18, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s number one priority is the safety and health of our (citizens) staff, youth, volunteers, and all those who attend our programs. At this time and running through May 9, 2020, all Palo Alto County Extension programs are canceled until further notice.

March 27, 2019

The 2019 Palo Alto County Fair Book is now on the web.  This is a must see if you plan to bring exhibits to the Palo Alto County Fair.  The fair book includes rules, fair classes and descriptions, premiums, etc.  Please read before you exhibit!  See link below to access the book.

February 15, 2019

Palo Alto County Extension has exciting news!!!  We now have an app available for you to download on your phone. The app contains information on current programing that is being offered. It also contains links to Ag Decision Maker, 4HOnline, YQCA, Palo Alto County Fair, and Spend Smart, Eat Smart.  Go to your app store and search Palo Alto County Extension and download the app today!!!

December 14, 2018

4-H 202 Iowa Livestock Show Requirements has been updated for 2019.  Please use this version to answer any livestock eligibility questions.

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