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12/04/2019 InventSTEM Challenges Youth to Develop Renewable Energy Solutions
To meet a rising demand for future professionals in science, technology, engineering and math, Iowa 4-H Youth Development offers InventSTEM. This program helps young people develop skills and innovate as...
12/03/2019 Franklin County 4-H Members Named Reserve National 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl Champions
Five Franklin County 4-H members represented Iowa at the National 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl held during the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Kentucky, Nov. 18. They were named...
12/02/2019 Youth Showcase Agricultural Innovations at AgOvation Competition
Iowa's first AgOvation competition concluded with the presentation of innovative solutions to local agricultural problems designed and demonstrated by youth teams. Collegiate scholarships were awarded to top place teams. [node:read-more:link]
11/22/2019 Delaware County Dairy Quiz Bowl Team Earns Third Place at National Contest
The Delaware County 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl team recently represented Iowa, earning third place in the North American Invitational. This Delaware County team is only the sixth Iowa team to...
10/21/2019 Bug Catchers Can Master Their Craft with New Field Guide
Insects have a way of capturing children’s attention, and thanks to a new publication by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – children and adults can both become experts at...
10/18/2019 Resource for Educators Adds Agriculture to Every Day Lessons
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has developed a curriculum for educators who want youth to know how agriculture is involved in every day human life. The curriculum was created...
10/15/2019 Water Rocks! Reaches More Students, Builds Environmental Awareness
Nearly 33,000 K-12 students in Iowa were singing, hopping, drawing and discovering as they learned about Iowa’s natural resources and ecosystems during high-energy Water Rocks! lessons delivered during the 2018-2019...
10/04/2019 Welcome to Class Podcast Is Resource for Agricultural Educators
“Welcome to Class” is a new serial podcast that examines a wide array of agricultural topics, and shares tips on how best to illustrate, explain and teach these topics in...
10/03/2019 Extension Artists Inspire Communities and 4-H Youth, Celebrate Iowa State Parks
Jennifer Drinkwater and Clark Colby are artists, Iowa State faculty and program specialists with ISU Extension and Outreach. They are participating in Iowa's 20 Artists, 20 Parks project commemorating the...
09/17/2019 Nistler Brings 4-H Experience and Passion to Iowa Leadership Position
Debbie Nistler began her Iowa State University appointment as the 4-H youth development state program leader on Aug. 15. After a month on the job, Nistler responds to questions that...
09/10/2019 Extra Riders on Tractors Are a High Risk for Fatality
During National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 15-21, as well as during fall harvest and the year to come, please persuade others to keep children safe by not allowing...
09/06/2019 O’Brien County Meat Judging Team Advances to Nationals
The O’Brien County Senior Team earned first place in the 2019 Iowa 4-H meat judging contest and will represent the state at nationals in October. Read more about O’Brien County...
09/06/2019 Iowa and Nebraska Teams Top Placers in Youth Crop Scouting Competition
Iowa and Nebraska youth were first, second and third place winners in this year’s Regional Youth Crop Scouting Competition. Clayton County Team A (Iowa) received first place. Read more about...
08/27/2019 Youth Explore STEM Activities at State Fair 4-H Event
Youth visiting the 4-H Exhibition Hall at the Iowa State Fair had the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities during this year’s STEM event hosted by Bayer. Events such as...
08/27/2019 Rosener Named Overall Winner of International Harvester Award
The International Harvester Collector’s Club Award Program recognized Iowa 4-H members for their state fair project achievements on Aug. 9. Youth whose projects advance to the Iowa State Fair have...
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