Posts With Keyword ‘4-H’

Keokuk County Establishes 4-H Endowment

Posted: Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The Keokuk County Extension Council has created a 4-H endowment fund that will provide support for 4-H Youth says Gene Moling, Regional Extension Education Director in Keokuk County.

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Local Man is Awarded Scholarship

Posted: Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 at 6:21 am

A local man has been awarded a $500 Pioneer Community College 4-H scholarship.

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Two Area 4-H’ers Receive Scholarships

Posted: Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 at 6:19 am

Two area 4-H’ers have received a $2,000 scholarship.

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Washington Youth Showing Cattle This Week At The Iowa State Fair

Posted: Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 at 6:24 am


Washington area farmer Carol Horning and her husband are camping at the Iowa State Fair this week.

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2nd Annual Alumni Steer Show at Washington County Fair

Posted: Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 at 6:18 am

The 2nd annual Alumni Steer Show is Thursday, July 22nd at 4pm at the Washington County Fair.

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4H Photo Mounting Day

Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 at 6:25 am

4H’ers interested in exhibiting their photography at the State Fair have the opportunity to attend a 4H Photo Mounting Day session.

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DNA Tests Needed to Compete at Ak-Sar-Ben

Posted: Saturday, May 22nd, 2010 at 5:46 am

The Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H Livestock Exposition in Omaha is coming up, and the Washington County Extension is reminding youth interested in exhibiting swine or feeder calves, that they must have DNA samples collected by June 1st. The DNA samples have to be collected by an Extension staff member. Nominating through the Iowa State Fair process is not accepted for Ak-Sar-Ben. To schedule a time for your samples to be collected, contact the Washington County Extension.

Sign-Up Underway for 4-H Clothing Events

Posted: Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 6:24 am

Sign up for the Washington County 4-H Clothing Event is fast approaching.

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Local 4-Hers, FFA Members Weigh in Sheep and Goats

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 7:24 am

Washington County 4-H’ers and FFA members weighed in market sheep and goats for the 2010 Washington County Fair

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Sheep/Goat Weigh In

Posted: Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at 7:11 am

Fair-goers planning on showcasing their sheep or goats at this years Washington County Fair must be weighed and tagged on Saturday May 8th.

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4-Hers Encouraged to Get Involved in Market Broiler Contest

Posted: Thursday, April 15th, 2010 at 7:42 am

press play to hear from Washington County 4-H Youth Coordinator Kati Peiffer

Poultry minded youth are being encouraged to get involved in the 4-H Market Broiler project.

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Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:53 am

The Washington Cattlemen’s Association is again sponsoring the share-a-calf program this year for area FFA and 4-H’ers.

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4-H to Hold Recruting Festival

Posted: Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 at 6:21 am

Washington County 4-H is trying something new this year to attract new members.

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Bows and Bullets holding Family Shoot Day

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 7:20 am

The Washington County 4-H’s Bows and Bullets Club is having it’s first ever Family Youth Shoot Day this Weekend. Shooting Instructor Joel Van Zante says they’ll have activities for kids of all ages. He says they hope to showcase what the organization is all about. an Zante says bows will be provided for archer shooting. He says kids over twelve who want to shoot firearms must bring their own gun. The event is this Saturday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Highland Hideway near Riverside.

Gift of Grain

Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 4:56 am

As farmer’s prepare for harvest, the 4-H program is reminding producers that they can contribute part of their crop. Iowa 4-H Foundation Associate Director Albert Gruenwald says they have been trying to identify new ways to raise funds in light of recent budget cuts. He also says farmers who donate grain can reduce their self employment tax. To find out more about the “Gift of Grain” visit the Iowa State Extension’s website.

4-H to recognize volunteers

Posted: Monday, September 14th, 2009 at 4:51 am

The Washington County 4-H will by trying something new this year with their awards.

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