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Our office is currently under a soft closure. We are working remotely and will continue to serve our community as best we can via telephone, Facebook, & in person by appointment only.

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Iron County 4-H and Youth

4-H Newsletter

Iron County 4-H offers activities open to the public. To learn more about what is available, read our recent newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Our email newsletter goes out weekly, and can be subscribed to by clicking on the button below.

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Contact: Mike Isom


Phone: (435) 429-1098

4-H Important Information

  • All 4-H activities require registration before youth can attend.
  • 4-H members are 8 years old as of September 1, of 2019.
  • 4-H Cloverbud members are 5 years old as of September 1, 2019, and can attend select activities accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • For the safety of your children please do not leave them at our office without checking them in with an adult in charge of the activity; after the activity make sure to check them out with the adult in charge of the activity.


Please contact us with any questions you may have. We are happy to help!


Phone: (435) 429-1098

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Club Charters are due now!

Utah State University is expected to maintain documentation on the issuance of 4-H Charters to 4-H clubs within the the State of Utah. So what makes a club a charter club? Charter 4-H clubs are...

  1. Made up of youth from at least three families.
  2. Agree to follow 4-H and Utah State University policies and procedures, including the policy on 4-H Club accounts and funds.
  3. Agree to follow national and state 4-H guidelines for the use of the 4-H name and emblem.
  4. Have club officers.
  5. Plan to conduct a minimum of six regular club meetings per year.
  6. Have at least five youth members.
  7. All Adult leaders have been screened and approved through the Utah 4-H Volunteer Selection Process.

Iron County Gardening

USU Extension Iron County strives to help local gardeners by offering a Master Gardener Program, providing updated opportunities for active Master Gardeners, and give resources to help anyone have a water-wise yard in our dry climate.

Find more information about the Master Gardener Program and UACD tree sale. We hope to see you there!

Active Master Gardeners

Water-Wise Landscaping

Monthly Webinar - Water Well with CWEL

Every 2nd Tuesday @2pm MST. 

Register here

UACD Tree Sale 2020


Choose from several types of trees at this years UACD Tree Sale. To preview a few of this years options check out our tree list.

Orders must be placed before March 27th at the Iron County Extension Office located at 585 North Main Street Suite 4, Cedar City, UT 84721.

2020 Order Form

Iron County Home, Family and Food

USU Extension offers the tools and expertise you need to make the most of your financial resources whether it is balancing your budget, buying a home or planning for retirement. Extension also can help you plan tasty, affordable, nutritious, safe and fast meals on a limited budget or limited time.

USU Extension offers the tools and expertise you need to make the most of your financial resources whether it is balancing your budget, buying a home or planning for retirement. Extension also can help you plan tasty, affordable, nutritious, safe and fast meals on a limited  budget or limited time. 

Kathy's Corner





Create Better Health

Create Better Health is Utah's SNAP-Ed Program. SNAP-Ed is the nutrition education component of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, formerly knows as food stamps. The Create Better Health program is offered through Utah State University Extension offices. Create Better Health teaches people with limited time and money how to eat well and be active. Our classes focus on teaching participants how to make delicious and nutritious meals from foods they already have on hand.  All the information you will receive in Create Better Health classes is based on USDA's nutrition and physical activity guidelines. 

The classes are free.

Find some yummy recipes and tips here! Or check out our blog!

Interested in having classes taught at your location? Contact the Iron County Extension Office:435-267-1750

What can I learn?

  • How to make food dollars last all month
  • How to plan a menu and shop from a list
  • How to prepare easy, quick and tasty meals
  • How to save money on food and still eat well
  • How to feed infants and children
  • How to eat when you are pregnant
  • How to eat a heart healthy diet
  • How to keep food safe to eat
  • How to use MyPlate . . . And lots, lots more

To receive further information or to enroll, call the Iron County Extension office: (435) 267-1750

USU Extension Iron County Contact Information

Michael Isom
Jamee Joseph
4-H Agent
Kathleen Riggs
food preservation
nutrition county
Kathleen Riggs

Kathleen Riggs

Extension Professor / Food Preservation / 4-H / Iron County Director

(435) 267-1753

Candace Schaible
Waterwise Landscape
Candace Schaible

Candace Schaible

Extension Practice Assistant Professor | Horticulture & Waterwise Landscape | Iron County


Ashley Tullis
Randall Violett
Randall Violett

Randall Violett

Extension Assistant Professor / Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent

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