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  • Here’s Your Chance to Run for a Federation Officer Position
    All youth who have completed 9th grade and above are encouraged to run for a 4-H Federation Office! The application is available at and is due prior to the July 23 election.
  • 4-H Fair Set Up
    Please mark your calendar for Thursday, August 9 at 5 p.m. for our Pre-Fair 4-H Set Up Night. We will clean and set up both the 4-H Café and 4-H Building so that they are ready for all of you at County Fair. The more help, the better. Remember: many hands, make light work. A pizza supper will be provided for everyone who shows up. We hope to see you then!
  • Cloverbud Policy Reminder
    All 4-H’ers completing grades K-2 compete as Cloverbuds in exhibition. This age level has specific rules that they follow in 4-H.
  • Order Your 4-H Café Entry Day Presale Tickets
    Due to sales tax implications, our 4-H Café will not be open for sales (this means all food, beverages, etc.) on County Fair entry day. People can purchase pre-sale meal tickets ahead of time. Tickets will be on sale through August 7. An informational flyer is available at
  • It's Time to Register for 4-H Fashion Revue, Demonstrations, and Performing Arts Day
    Date: Wednesday, August 1 Time: 4:30 p.m. Location: Harmony River Living Center, Hutchinson Registration Deadline: Friday, July 20 Registration information available online. (

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  • Gardening
    Get information about best plants and gardening practices for Minnesota lawns, landscapes, and gardens.

Visit Extension's Garden Section

Health and Nutrition

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McLeod County partners with Extension to deliver even more practical education and research right in your county.


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Hutchinson MN 55350-3754
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