Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 11:08
Teams for the 2011 Stitch This! 4-H Design Challenge at the Iowa State Fair have been chosen. Nine teams of Iowa teens will tear up and recreate garments that capture the theme, “America the Beautiful.”
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 09:55
Students who attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference June 28-30 learned the basics of food preparation at the Cook This! workshop with hands-on activities and a dash of fun.
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 16:37
The largest and longest-running fundraising campaign conducted by Iowa 4-H members for 4-H members has raised more than $31,000 this year to support Iowa youth.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 14:38
Fifty Iowa 4-H’ers have earned state 4-H project awards, the highest achievement 4-H’ers can receive in project work. Information is available about the individual recipients by county.
Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 13:44
College students and graduates who have had experiences with cooperatives see them as a way to gain valuable work experiences, scholarships and the means to addressing community needs. Student involvement in cooperatives is one aspect of the eXtension.org website containing educational materials about cooperatives.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 15:52
The Fayette County Senior Dairy Quiz Bowl Team placed first in the annual 4-H Youth Dairy Quiz Bowl, held June 14 at the Starmont High School in Arlington. The team will represent Iowa 4-H at the National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl in Louisville, Ky., in November. Teams from Delaware and Dubuque counties also placed in the event.
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 12:32
During the off-season, teams often take a break from their particular sport or activity. However, there’s no off-season for Iowa 4-H robotics teams. These future scientists and engineers always are preparing for their next event — whether the Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge at the Iowa State Fair or the 2011 FIRST LEGO League challenge this fall.
Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 14:55
The 15th Annual Iowa 4-H Foundation Central Iowa Golf Benefit, “Going for the Green,” is July 18 at Wakonda Club in Des Moines. This annual event benefits Iowa 4-H youth and other youth programs throughout the state.
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 11:58
Students celebrated Global Youth Service Day in April, but the spirit continues on in Centerville where the AmeriCorps program has teamed up with the community to work on a community garden. The project began on April 15 and will continue until Sept. 11.
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 09:45
Twelve Iowa high school students are participating in a summer trip to China, part of a program designed to help Iowa youth gain the necessary international knowledge and skills to meet the demands of the new global economy.