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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]
06/03/2020 2020 Iowa Youth Crop Scouting Competition Will Be Virtual
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Integrated Pest Management program will continue to host its annual Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth on July 30; however, it will be...
06/01/2020 Program Helps Parents Teach Children Home-Alone Skills
Families have until June 15 to register for On Their Own and OK – free, hands-on learning experiences to help parents help their children gain confidence in staying home alone....
05/12/2020 All Ages May Join 4-H Gardening to Give
Iowa 4-H Youth Development has launched Gardening to Give — a hands-on educational gardening program designed for all ages and abilities. Gardening to Give is a six-month, immersive learning experience...
04/29/2020 Make Your Kitchen a Classroom
Parents who are looking for ways to make learning at home fun for their kids should consider making the kitchen a classroom, say nutrition and wellness state specialists with Iowa...
04/28/2020 Students Show Innovation in Virtual State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa
This year, more than 100 senior high students from around the state showcased their innovative spirit as they competed for prizes, awards and scholarships during the virtual State Science and...
04/24/2020 Gardening Offers Opportunities for Everyone
Tune into the weekly horticulture "quickinar" series, to learn basic tips on gardening and food preservation from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]
04/23/2020 Behind the Scenes at NASA: A Unique Educator Workshop
Iowa educators traveled to Kennedy Space Center to immerse themselves into space exploration. The experience has already inspired the creation of the Iowa 4-H and Iowa Space Grant Consortium STEAM...
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