Monday, June 27, 2016 - 09:33

The Commodity Carnival gives Iowa youth a chance to be educated and have fun at the Iowa State Fair, Aug.11-21, and 18 county fairs. This interactive, hands-on game shows youth the behind-the-scenes components and challenges of animal production.

Monday, June 27, 2016 - 08:39

Barbara Woods, human sciences special projects manager with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, has received the distinguished service award from American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences – Iowa Affiliate.

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 10:04

Youth can register now for the sixth annual Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge at the 2016 Iowa State Fair. The events are Aug. 14 and Aug. 15 in the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 13:11

Extending family time can be easy — just add food and fitness. Lori Hayungs, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences specialist, offers the following tips on how to increase family time while encouraging children’s healthy development.

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 11:05

Nutrition, health, food security and local foods awareness are components of plans created by Rising Star Interns for a 2016 summer program.

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 16:16

This week 15 Spencer youth were able to “Experience Medicine.” Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Clay County partnered with the Spencer Hospital to offer area youth in grades 6-8 a hands-on opportunity to experience medical careers.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 13:25

A skilled Iowa 4-H robotics team was invited to showcase their award winning robotics demonstration at the Iowa State Capitol in May. They’d accepted an invitation from Iowa’s Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, a proponent of STEM education and co-chair of the Governor’s STEM Advisory Council in Iowa.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 13:13

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach welcomes Eric Savage as the new east field team lead for the 4-H Youth Development program. He begins the position July 5 and will be housed in the Clinton County office.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 09:09

The Iowa 4-H Foundation has announced the recipients of Iowa 4-H college scholarships valued at more than $70,000. The 4-Hers, who accepted their awards June 5, hail from 33 counties across the state.