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08/04/2020 Iowa Tree Challenge Encourages Outdoor Exploration
A tree photo challenge offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach invites Iowans to get outside and snap pictures of themselves with as many varieties of trees as they...
08/03/2020 Welcome to Class Podcast Back for Second Season
A podcast series for ag educators is being offered by the Integrated Pest Management program at Iowa State University. [node:read-more:link]
07/29/2020 Iowa 4-H Announces State Recognition Day Award Recipients
Fifty Iowa 4-H members have been awarded 2020 state 4-H project area awards following the statewide recognition process, which was held virtually this year. [node:read-more:link]
07/27/2020 New Mindful Teen Workshop Series Engages 50 Iowa Youth in Mental Health and Well-being Learning
As a result of the program’s success and continued need, more Mindful Teen workshops will be offered in the fall and winter. Iowa 4-H Youth Development also is seeking young...
07/24/2020 Fareway Supports Iowa Youth in Agriculture with 4-H and FFA Branded Semi-trailer
To highlight the importance of youth in agriculture, Fareway has partnered with Iowa 4-H and FFA to wrap a semi-trailer promoting the two youth development organizations. The semi-trailer will be...
07/20/2020 Iowa 4-H Supports Youth with On the Go Learning Resources
Providing learning opportunities and convenience for families is a top priority for Iowa 4-H. On the Go resources are hands-on educational activities that can be done independently without access to...
07/15/2020 40 Iowa Youth Begin New Term on State 4-H Council
Forty Iowa youth are beginning their new terms as State 4-H Council members. These young leaders will serve as ambassadors for the 4-H Youth Development program throughout the state and...
07/14/2020 4-H County Fair Experiences Continue – Sometimes without the Fair
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, county fair boards across the state are partnering with county extension councils and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staff to create safe, quality 4-H...
07/09/2020 Rep. Axne Unveils Bill to Rename Clarinda Post Office to Honor Jessie Field Shambaugh, Known as Mother of 4-H
Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) introduced legislation to rename the U.S. Post Office in Clarinda in honor of Jessie Field Shambaugh, the former school superintendent from Page County and longtime Iowa...
06/30/2020 2020 4-H Show Iowa to Provide Virtual Recognition of 4-H Exhibits, Events
A special exhibition, 4-H Show Iowa, will provide state level recognition to partially replace the loss of learning opportunities due to the postponement of this year’s Iowa State Fair. Included...
06/23/2020 Partnership Will Strengthen School Wellness Programming in Iowa
It is said that prevention is the best medicine, and that is the goal of a new partnership between Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Heart Center...
06/18/2020 Options for Iowa State Fair 4-H Livestock Shows and Events Announced
The Iowa State Fairgrounds will host a Fair Special Edition: Iowa 4-H and FFA Livestock Show this summer, following the postponement of the 2020 Iowa State Fair. The revised schedule...
06/10/2020 Iowa 4-H Events to Be Determined after State Fair Postponed
As COVID-19 safety considerations have led to the postponement of the 2020 Iowa State Fair, a decision on 4-H youth learning exhibits is still underway. [node:read-more:link]
06/05/2020 High School Students Can Learn at Animal Cy-ience Academy
High school students from across the country can learn about animal science topics during virtual lessons by Iowa State University specialists. [node:read-more:link]
06/03/2020 NASA Iowa Space Grant Consortium Names Nelson as Assistant Director for Education and Outreach
Sara Nelson, state STEM specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will join the NASA Iowa Space Grant Consortium leadership team as assistant director for education and outreach. [node:read-more:link]
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