Iowa 4-H History By County - Iowa 4-H Foundation

Iowa 4-H History By County

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Shelby County, Iowa 4-H History

Posted on 10/07/2013 at 2:37 PM
The 4-H Club program in Shelby County evolved from very small beginnings. Early records indicate that there were six members enrolled in “pig club” work in 1919. The Farm Bureau Board appointed a club committee in 1920 to help organize clubs and develop the 4-H program. Women were added to...

Linn County, Iowa 4-H History

Posted on 10/07/2013 at 2:10 PM
4-H began in Linn County in 1924 when the Farm Bureau sponsored the organization of two dairy calf clubs: a Guernsey Calf club and a Purebred Holstein Heifer Calf club. These clubs were open to any boy or girl who had a Holstein or Guernsey calf born that year. The...
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