Iowa 4-H Foundation

Posted on August 22, 2022 at 11:25 AM by Cade Cameron

Dr. Steve & Dr. Shelly WickhamDr. Steve and Dr. Shelly have been and continue to be active supporters of the Henry County 4-H Program. Shelly served as the Secretary of the Henry County Extension Council for eight years.

Both Shelly and Steve were 4-H Leaders. Steve was a leader of the Wayne Soil Savers 4-H Club for 15 years and Shelly the leader of the Country Creators. Shelly assisted with the startup of the Henry County 4-H Bottle Calf program and chaired the program for many years, as well as provided expertise for the 4-H Pet Show. Steve's passion is for beef production in Henry County and is a large promoter of the production side of the 4-H Beef show emphasizing the importance of quality beef products.

Steve has served as the Henry County Fair Veterinarian for over 30 years and has hosted numerous Beef Weigh-ins at his facility while providing guidance and support to beginning beef producers. As former 4-H'ers, both Steve and Shelly encouraged 4-H participation with many Henry County youth and then their own triplets Blake, Hannah and Sterling.

Steve provided support as a mentor to new incoming leaders and members with many hands-on learning opportunities and club tours for Wayne Soil Savers.

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