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04/17/2020 Iowa Youth Crop Scouting Competition Registration Open
The annual Iowa Youth Crop Scouting Competition will take place on July 30, at the Field Extension Education Laboratory in Boone, at 1928 240th St. The event is presented by...
04/16/2020 Celebrate Earth Week with Art Contests
Water Rocks! plans two Earth Week activities to help people of all ages appreciate the earth, biodiversity and shared resources. [node:read-more:link]
04/15/2020 Rachel Sweeney Joins Iowa 4-H as SWITCH Program Coordinator
Rachel Sweeney has been hired as Iowa 4-H Youth Development’s new program coordinator for SWITCH – School Wellness Integration Targeting Children's Health. Her responsibilities will entail promotion, recruitment, communication and...
04/14/2020 Water Rocks! Increases Online Environmental Learning
New video programs deliver information, activities and ideas for use by parents, teachers and kids. [node:read-more:link]
04/14/2020 Program Helps Parents Teach Children Home-Alone Skills
During this time when many parents are working from home or are isolated at home, they may have more time to help their children build skills. That is why Iowa...
04/10/2020 ISU Extension and Outreach Cancels Events, but Still Serves Iowans
Most Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in-person events throughout the state through May 31 have been canceled. However, ISU Extension and Outreach remains committed to serving Iowans during the...
04/06/2020 2020 State 4-H Recognition Day Conducted Virtually
Originally scheduled as face-to-face interviews in Ames, instead the State 4-H Recognition interviews took place online. Video teleconferencing was used because of social distancing recommendations from Iowa State University due...
03/30/2020 Two Counties Receive Master Gardener Search for Excellence Award
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener programs in Marshall and Linn counties have been recognized for their commitment to food and nutrition for local communities. Both projects worked...
03/25/2020 Iowa Farm to School and Early Care Conference Is June 18-19 in Waukee
The Iowa Farm to School and Early Care Conference will bring together stakeholders from across the state. [node:read-more:link]
03/23/2020 Water Rocks! eNewsletter Brings Science Activities to Students at Home
Children and families can learn about conservation via the Monday Mix online opportunity from Water Rocks! [node:read-more:link]
03/19/2020 ISU Extension and Outreach Events Canceled
UPDATED: Most Iowa State University Extension and Outreach events throughout the state through May 9 have been canceled. When possible, some activities may be conducted virtually using video or teleconferencing....
03/18/2020 4-H Youth, Families Can Explore Educational Learning Opportunities from Home
A collection of online educational resources for K-12 youth audiences is available on the 4-H At Home Learning Resources webpage. These engaging educational resources from the local, state and national...
03/03/2020 4-H Members Talk Issues with Iowa Legislators during Legislative Day
t’s not every day that Iowa teenagers can talk one-on-one with their state legislators. That’s one of the reasons 128 4-H youth from across Iowa participated in the Iowa Extension...
02/21/2020 Water Rocks! Brings Soil and Water Education to Story County High Schools
The Water Rocks! program has launched a new education module for high school students at two Story County schools. [node:read-more:link]
02/17/2020 Extension and Outreach Adds New Crops Feed the World Lessons
Six new courses have been added to this popular online program for Iowa youth. [node:read-more:link]
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