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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 12:17

Every June, more than 1,000 teenagers converge on the Iowa State University campus for three days full of speakers, workshops, mixers, dances, a banquet and community service activities. The 2013 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference, titled Unmask Your Opportunities, will begin June 25 and continue through June 27.

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 13:15

With the advent of county fair swine shows in Iowa just a few weeks from now, there are specific steps that exhibitors and fair attendees can follow to decrease health risks for animals and people at these events.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 14:09

The Iowa 4-H Center is seeking volunteers to help spruce up the camping center on Spring Volunteer Day April 27. The center’s volunteer day coincides with Global Youth Service Day, April 26-28, a weekend of service throughout the world.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 10:52

National 4-H Council has received a $500,000 gift from the Monsanto Company to drive the continued expansion of the National 4-H Volunteer Initiative. The new grant will fund several initiatives including continued outreach to attract and retain 4-H volunteers in 39 states, including Iowa.

Monday, April 8, 2013 - 10:44

School teachers, youth organization leaders and other organizations delivering STEM educational programs can apply to bring STEM Scale-Up programs into their clubs or classrooms during 2013-14. Applications must be submitted online by Wednesday, April 10.

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 11:40

Planting flowers at a local park, preparing a community meal, sharing stories with older adults or performing random acts of kindness: These are a few examples of service projects that Iowa youth will engage in during Global Youth Service Day, April 26-28.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 09:03

Four 4-H members have been selected to represent Iowa at the National 4-H Conference April 6-11 in Washington, D.C. Lauren Baker, Winfield; Kysa Downing, Creston; Jayde Hapgood, Kensett; and David Runneals, Nevada, will represent Iowa’s interests in the national 4-H program,

Friday, March 15, 2013 - 11:48

With food, entertainment and more than 125 auction packages, the Iowa 4-H Foundation's Fourth Annual Gala, presented by John Deere, raised $92,000 to support the Iowa 4-H program statewide and at the club level. Even some 4-H youth played a role in reaching this amount.

Monday, March 11, 2013 - 10:29

Judges are needed for the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa and FFA Agriscience Fair. The competitions will be held in Hilton Coliseum at Iowa State University on April 5.