A Washington County resident who served 33 years on the Washington County Fair Board and attended the county fair for nearly 70 years is being inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame this summer. Robert Emde will be inducted in August at the Iowa State Fair. As a 4-H and FFA member, Emde exhibited cattle at the county and state level. While serving on the fair board he assisted with beef shows and setting up barns.
He will be Washington County’s 15th inductee into the Hall of Fame. For a complete list of inductees click here.