Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 13:10
Eleven Iowa 4-H’ers are partnering with 4-H professionals and representatives from agricultural industry and land-grant universities to teach others about agricultural science and innovation. Lyon and O’Brien County 4-H youth joined teams of youth and adults from 13 states at the National Youth Agri-Science Summit.
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 11:15
Amy Powell was recently hired to help develop an online curriculum to teach youth in 4-H about raising livestock. The new Extension and Outreach position of 4-H livestock specialist will work with Department of Animal Science professors to ensure the information is scientifically sound.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 11:46
ISU Extension and Outreach will offer a two-day facilitator training in March to prepare more individuals to implement the Juntos program in their community. Juntos gives Latino parents and teens knowledge, skills and resources that help parents get involved and provide academic support for their child - which leads to high school graduation and exploration of higher education.
Friday, December 20, 2013 - 12:10
Nineteen Iowa youth delegates returned from National 4-H Congress inspired to make a difference, more culturally aware of the ethnic diversity around the world and in their local communities and having made friendships that will last a lifetime.
Monday, December 16, 2013 - 09:52
Cathann Kress, vice president for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, was elected to the National 4-H Council’s Board of Trustees during the board’s annual meeting in November.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 10:06
There is fun to be had this coming summer at camps offered through ISU Extension and Outreach’s 4-H program. Adventures in nature are only part of the experience young people will have at camps — they’ll also have fun, make friends and learn.
Friday, November 22, 2013 - 13:21
Nineteen 4-H’ers have been selected to represent Iowa as delegates to the 2013 National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, Ga.
Monday, October 28, 2013 - 15:51
Kaitlyn Romitti, a junior at Iowa State, spent last summer as the Cook This! intern, where she planned and implemented the annual 4-H culinary challenge at the Iowa State Fair.
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 09:26
Mitch Baum was elected president of the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees at their annual meeting Oct. 11. In addition, seven Iowans were elected to the board.
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 09:08
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Iowa NSF EPSCoR educational character, C6, and accompanying educational package were featured in a joint exhibit at Hilton Concourse, Oct. 4. The pre-dinner event introduced ISU Foundation Order of the Knoll members and guests to STEM research and educational activities conducted by 4-H Youth Development, ISU Extension and Outreach's youth program.