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12/11/2018 Iowa 4-H Promotes Healthy Living Program in New Ways
Iowa 4-H held a healthy living retreat in October, offering Iowa youth in grades 8-12 a chance to learn more about wellness and wellbeing. Youth interested in becoming an Iowa...
12/07/2018 Water Rocks! Launches New Pollinator Classroom Presentation
A new Water Rocks! presentation for upper-elementary and middle school classrooms, Power of Pollinators, is ready to make its debut. Read more about Water Rocks! Launches New Pollinator Classroom Presentation
11/30/2018 Youth Teams Invited to AgOvation Competition
ISU Extension and Outreach county offices are ready to recruit and assemble teams of teens for AgOvation, a new 4-H Youth program that challenges youth to explore and develop innovative,...
11/29/2018 Iowa Youth Gain Experience Putting Youth Voice in Action
Nearly 60 middle school youth representing nine schools across six Iowa counties met at Upper Iowa University on Nov. 16 to pilot the leadership and civic engagement experience, “Youth Voice...
11/27/2018 Water Rocks! Conservation Education Programs Reach 36,000 Iowa Students
More than 36,000 students participated in Water Rocks! classroom presentations, outdoor classroom programs and school assemblies during 2017-18. Feedback and evaluation metrics show significant increases in student comprehension as well...
11/19/2018 Iowa 4-H Staff Recognized
Twenty-five Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staff members were honored at the Iowa 4-H YouthFest professional development conference. They were recognized for their impact on local communities, accomplishments in...
11/05/2018 Iowa 4-H Releases STEM-Lit to Go! Kits across State
Rockets flew last week at the Iowa 4-H YouthFest professional development conference when state staff presented the new "STEM-Lit to Go! Iowa" curriculum and provided volunteers and educators with materials...
11/02/2018 Beef Blast Workshop to Showcase Best Beef Management Practices
Youth in grades 7-12 are invited to attend Beef Blast at the Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center in Ames, Iowa. The focus of the Dec. 1 program is general beef...
10/04/2018 Youth Experience Iowa’s Agriculture through Online Course
The “Crops Feed the World” course offers experiential learning opportunities so young people learn about the crops growing in Iowa fields and how crops are used. Read more about Youth...
09/18/2018 Water Rocks! Refreshes and Streamlines Online Presence
Water Rocks!, a statewide water education program based at Iowa State University, recently updated its website at www.waterrocks.org. The update includes an interactive county map and optimization to ensure compatibility...
09/18/2018 More Iowa Youth Are Joining 4-H Clubs and Programs
Iowa 4-H program club memberships increased during the 2017-2018 program year to over 23,000 young people in grades 4-12 and an additional 7,400 youth grades K-3 in the Iowa 4-H...
09/04/2018 2018 State Champions Named in 4-H Meat Judging Competition
The 2018 state 4-H meat judging contest was held at Iowa State University Meat Laboratory on Aug. 25 to determine Iowa’s representative to the National 4-H Contest held during the...
08/31/2018 Iowa 4-H Members Receive Awards from IH Collector's Club
Twenty-one Iowa 4-H members qualified for special awards sponsored by the International Harvester Collector’s Club Chapter 5. Youth who exhibited projects related to IH/Farmall tractors, farm equipment or other items...
08/24/2018 Iowa 4-H Clover Kids Explore Computer Science at the Iowa State Fair
Thirty-two youth took part in the Iowa 4-H Clover Kids K-3 Robotics Learning Experience and Showcase division of the Bratney Companies Robotics Challenge at the Iowa State Fair on Aug....
08/23/2018 Iowa State Fair Skill-a-thon Contest Results Announced
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach held three skill-a-thons at the Iowa State Fair this year, with 188 youth from 48 Iowa counties participating. Skill-a-thons were held for goat, sheep...
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