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06/21/2022 Smart and Connected Communities
The Smart and Connected Communities program assists communities in working collaboratively to offer vibrant technology-enabled STEM opportunities. [node:read-more:link]
05/25/2022 Iowa 4-H Youth Participate in Wildlife Habitat Education Program Competition
4-H members tested their wildlife knowledge in the State Wildlife Habitat Education Program Competition on May 21 at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge. [node:read-more:link]
05/24/2022 Educators Participate in Free Training to Prepare for Iowa 4-H Summer NASA Astro Camps
Thirty Iowa educators are ready to guide Iowa youth on a journey that could lead to the moon, the stars and beyond. They’re ready for the challenge because they completed...
05/20/2022 Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach Program Accepting Applications for Host Sites
The Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach program has opened the host site application for the 2022-2023 program year. Government, faith-based, nonprofit or community-based organizations that focus on youth programming are encouraged...
05/19/2022 Iowa Teens Awarded Top Honors at Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair
Two Iowa teens received awards at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair, held May 8-13 in Atlanta, Georgia. The world’s largest global high school competition featured 1,750 young scientists...
05/18/2022 Iowa 4-H Team Wins Best Evaluation of Results for International NASA Plant the Moon Challenge
A group of elementary students from Macksburg, Iowa, won Best Evaluation of Results in NASA’s Plant the Moon Challenge announced at the Plant the Moon Awards Symposium on May 16....
05/17/2022 Iowa 4-H Brings 50 Youth Together for Multicultural Retreat
The Iowa 4-H Connect Retreat promoted college and career exploration, meaningful connections with multicultural youth, outdoor fun and a safe place for participants to foster a sense of belonging. [node:read-more:link]
05/11/2022 Plant Iowa Beautiful Project Builds Pollinator Habitats in 10 Iowa Counties
The Plant Iowa Beautiful project will build pollinator habitats in 10 counties across Iowa this year. Locations include Cerro Gordo, Jasper, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, Lucas, Marshall, Story, Washington and Winneshiek...
04/29/2022 Youth across the State Are Invited to Iowa State University for 2022 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference
This summer, 500 teens are expected to meet on the Iowa State University campus to experience three consecutive days full of speakers, educational workshops, cultural exploration and service learning. The...
04/26/2022 State 4-H Council Collects Pop Tabs to Carry on Legacy of Former Member
For the past five years, people across Iowa have been collecting the tabs off their pop cans in honor of former 4-H member Jacy McAlexander, who passed away in 2018....
04/18/2022 2022 Iowa 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl and Skillathon Results Announced
4-H youth teams participated in a double elimination competition, written test and individual skill stations during the 2022 Iowa 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl and Skillathon contests at Iowa State University....
04/15/2022 NASA Iowa Space Grant Consortium Names Nelson as Interim Director
The NASA Iowa Space Grant Consortium announced today that Sara Nelson will serve as interim director. Nelson is currently on the leadership team for the ISGC as assistant director for...
04/14/2022 State 4-H Recognition Day Offers Youth Opportunity to Practice Interviewing Skills
Iowa 4-H members practiced and tested their leadership, communications, and college and career readiness skills as they participated in the annual State 4-H Recognition Day interviews March 27 at Iowa...
04/13/2022 Iowa Youth Crop Scouting Competition Provides Opportunity for Hands-on, In-the-Field Learning with ISU Experts
Registration is open for the 2022 Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth July 28 in Boone. Middle school and high school students completing grades 7-12 are invited to put their...
04/12/2022 Preparing for Spring Chicks: Tips and Resources for Success
An animal science specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answers common questions about rearing chicks and provides resources for first-time owners. [node:read-more:link]
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