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08/13/2019 Iowa 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event Award Winners Announced
One hundred thirty-three youth from 70 counties participated in the 2019 Awardrobe Clothing Event held at the Iowa State Fair Aug. 8. The event presents awards in three categories: clothing...
08/13/2019 Three Teams Take Home Annual Crop Scouting Competition Awards
Twenty-eight Iowa youth in grades 7-12 tested their Integrated Pest Management skills through field and classroom tasks and challenges, on Monday, July 29 as participants in Iowa's Annual Crop Scouting...
08/08/2019 ISU Extension and Outreach Offers Visitors an Iowa State Fair Bucket List
Many Iowans head to the Iowa State Fair with their favorites in mind – things to do and see, new foods to try, exhibits and shows that can’t be missed....
08/02/2019 Making County Fair Experiences Possible for All 4-H Youth
County fairs give 4-H members a chance to demonstrate new skills and share what they have learned. Two Washington County youth show what is possible with good communication and understanding...
08/01/2019 Sac County 4-H'ers Show Their Generosity
4-H experiences like raising and exhibiting animals at county fair empower young people to be successful, contributing members of society. This coverage of the Sac County Fair Bonus Auction tells...
07/31/2019 Iowa State Fair 4-H Livestock Numbers Increase
The 2019 Iowa State Fair promises to be a record-breaking year for 4-H livestock entries. This year, 8,750 entries have been pre-entered by more than 2,300 Iowa 4-H exhibitors. Read...
07/17/2019 Sara Nelson to Lead Iowa 4-H STEM Programs
Sara Nelson has been hired as the new 4-H STEM program specialist for the Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program. She will oversee STEM product development and STEM literacy outreach to...
07/15/2019 Apollo Anniversary Serves as Launchpad for 4-H Aerospace Discovery
The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch and moon landing has reinvigorated interest around the world in aerospace, and the Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program is providing youth with...
07/11/2019 4-H Members Test Their Knowledge at Dairy Quiz Bowl
Forty-seven 4-H members from four counties attended the annual Dairy Quiz Bowl held at Starmont High School on June 20 and applied their knowledge to topics ranging from dairy anatomy...
07/05/2019 Iowa Youth Compete at 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships
Iowa delegates competed in the 2019 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships in Grand Island, Nebraska. 4-H members in the Safety and Education in Shooting Sports project area learn the safe...
07/03/2019 600 Iowa Youth Attend State 4-H Conference in Ames
Iowa State University hosted 600 youth delegates for three days last week for the 2019 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference, themed “A Universe of Possibilities.” Every June, teenagers from across the...
07/03/2019 Iowa 4-H Members Recognized for Outstanding Work in Project Areas
Fifty Iowa 4-H members were recognized for their 2019 state 4-H project awards at the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference. A project area is a broad topic that 4-H members can...
07/01/2019 4-H Club Members Gain More the Longer They Are in a Club
Iowa 4-H members in a club show more gains in knowledge the longer they are members of a club, based on results of a survey of Iowa 4-H club members....
06/28/2019 Nistler Named 4-H Youth Development State Program Leader
Deborah Nistler has been named 4-H youth development state program leader for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Her appointment begins Aug. 15. Currently Nistler is the state civic engagement...
06/14/2019 4-H Connect Retreat Brings Youth Together
Nearly 150 youth in grades 8-12 participated in the fifth annual 4-H Connect Retreat at Iowa State University and Clover Woods Camping Center. The spring retreat connects youth to 4-H...
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