Farm Calendar

April 19 (Sat) — South O’Brien FFA Booster Club’s Annual Pancake Day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Producers Co-Op in Gaza.  Enjoy pancakes, sausage, apple sauce and a beverage for a free-will offering.  Proceeds will go towards South O’Brien FFA Chapter activities.

April 25 (Fri) – Ag-Vestigations from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Dordt College in Sioux Center. This is a one day school-enrichment camp in support of enhancing agriculture awareness and literacy in youth. This year the program is targeted to 5th grade students from Northwest Iowa held and coincides with Dordt College’s Ag Day.  For more details contact Karina Fast at the Sioux County Extension Office at 712-737-4230 or e-mail her at kfast@iastate.edu.

April 27 (Sun) — FSQA Training at 4 p.m. at the Royal Community Building.  All 4-H and FFA members must have this training completed to exhibit livestock at the area County Fairs and the Iowa State Fair.  For more details, call the Clay County Extension Office at 262-2264.

April 27-29 — Iowa FFA Leadership Conference on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames.  For more details, see www.iowaffa.com.

May 3 (Sat) — Iowa State Fair sheep & meat goat verification from 10 a.m.-noon at the Clay County Fair Livestock Pavilion for Clay County 4-H livestock project members. You must call the Clay County Extension Office to make an appointment for the verificatoion by calling 712-262-2264.

May 4 (Sun) — New 4-H Dog Project Member Meeting at 4 p.m. at the 4-H Auditorium on the Clay County Fairgrounds.  This meeting will provide an overview of the project and schedule of training sessions for the summer.  Demonstrations on obedience, agility, and rally will be performed by experienced project members.  New members should NOT bring their dogs, as proof of current rabies vaccination must be provided before dogs are allowed at training. Dog Obedience Classes will begin June 2nd at 4:30 p.m. at the Clay County Fairgrounds. For more details, call the Clay County Extension Office at 712-262-2264.

May 15 (Thurs) — DEADLINE to sign up for project areas for this year’s Clay County Fair. For more details, contact the Clay County ISU Extension Office at 712-262-2264.

June 2 (Mon) – Dog Obedience Classes will begin at 4:30 p.m. today at the Clay County Fairgrounds and will continue each Monday through the summer. For more details, call the Clay County Extension Office at 712-262-2264.

June 9 (Mon) — FSQA Training for 4-H and FFA Members from 6 to 8 p.m. at the 4-H Auditorium on the Clay County Fairgrounds in Spencer.  All 4-H and FFA members must have this training completed to exhibit livestock at the area County Fairs and the Iowa State Fair.  For more details, call the Clay County Extension Office at 262-2264.

July 22 — Clay County 4-H Communications and Achievement Fairs for the first time in many years at the Clay County 4-H Auditorium on the Clay County Fairgrounds in Spencer.  For more details contact the Clay County ISU Extension Office at 712-262-2264.


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