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Canada thistle
June 3, 2021

Canada thistle has been a consistent threat to crop production and perennial habitats since its introduction to the state in the late 1800s. Care must be taken to protect your crops and farmland from this thorny plant.

May 6, 2021

If a friend, neighbor or community member were experiencing mental health issues, would you be able to intervene so they could get help? If you needed help, would you know where to turn? ISU Extension and Outreach if offering statewide programs to help individuals practice noticing and helping during a mental health challenge.

April 30, 2021

With planting season underway, expect to encounter slow moving equipment

April 2, 2021

Children and adults benefit from being supported by a strong family unit, no matter how it is defined. This support can come from parents with a positive relationship, extended family and friends, and the community, says Joy Rouse, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

April 2, 2021
Empowering women landowners is the goal of a new grant project with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the United States Department of Agriculture.
 

WHAT CAN YOU DO IN 4-H?

 

4-H members can participate in a wide variety of 4-H projects and related activities, such as:
 

ANIMALS, AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CREATIVE ARTS, FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES, 
SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY...and so much more!

Union County 4-H features 11 clubs:

3 Mile Sharp Shooters, Wiggles & Wags, Sand Creek Pioneers, Pleasant Valley Explorers, New Hope Boosters, Lincoln United, Horse & Riders, Highland Highlights, Douglas Boosters, the Lego League and the First Tech Challenge Robotics club.

along with 8 Clover Kid groups:

Douglas Boosters Clover Kids, Highland Highlights Clover Kids, Lincoln United Clover Kids, New Hope Boosters Clover Kids, Pleasant Valley Clover Kids, Sand Creek Pioneers Clover Kids and Wiggles & Wags Clover Kids.
 

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