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February 13, 2018

“The Power of You” is the theme for the second annual Women in Agriculture Conference to be held at the Washington County Fairgrounds on March 24, 2018. Register here.

March 17, 2018

9th-12th grade 4-H’ers interested in the Horticulture and Turf Management areas are invited to be a part of a new 4-H Plant Science field trip to Iowa State University on April 30. Click here for registration.

dog with 4-H
March 17, 2018

4-H’ers interested in the Dog Project are strongly encouraged to attend an informational meeting on Saturday, April 14, 9 a.m. at the Washington County Extension Office. Department superintendents will discuss deadlines, records, scoring, training suggestions and dog workout schedules.  The 4-H Dog Project has an obedience division and agility division. Parents are encourage to attend. No dogs are needed for this informational meeting.

Black steer
March 15, 2018

An IJBBA sanctioned open cattle show will be held on Saturday, April 28 at the Washington County Fairgrounds. This event is open to youth of all ages up to 21. To exhibit at this show, there are no requirements to be a member of the IJBBA or a member of 4-H. IJBBA members will receive points.

3 swine
March 1, 2018

New this year for the 2018 Washington County Fair youth will have the opportunity to also show in a production gilt class. It is modeled exactly after the production barrow class in previous years. Participation in the production swine division is optional for all exhibitors. Those wanting to participate must contact the Extension Office by March 16 for their exact weigh-in time.

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4-H Public Leadership Experience 2018

Senior 4-H’ers participated in the Iowa Extension Council Association’s 4-H Public Leadership Experience. They met with legislators, toured the capitol, and learned about the legislative process and the bearing it has on Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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March 20, 2018 04:24 PM

Students all across Iowa have been busy preparing their exhibits and are finally ready to show them off at the State Science and...

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