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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...
08/27/2019 Iowa 4-H Resources Encourage Young People to Explore Career Paths, College
Young people enrolled in the Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program explore a wide variety of topics that interest them. Project area “hot sheets” are a great first step for parents,...
08/21/2019 Fair Visitors Learn about Well-Being - Physical, Mental and Emotional
During Healthy Living Day, Iowa State Fair visitors were able to take part in a number of activities to generate interest in learning how to have fun and be healthy....
08/21/2019 4-H Media Teams Create Lasting Memories of Iowa State Fair
Videos captured by Iowa 4-H Reporters and the 360 Video team creatively document 4-H events at Iowa State Fair. Read more about 4-H Media Teams Create Lasting Memories of Iowa...
08/20/2019 Iowa State Fair Provides Bonding Experience for 4-H Friends and Family
The Iowa State Fair offers more than just an opportunity for 4-H members to exhibit their projects; it offers exhibitors the chance to create and build lifelong friendships and connect...
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