Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 09:04

From “The Wheels on the Bus” to “Goodnight Moon” and countless stories in between, a wide variety of children’s books are available to parents. Learn about the importance of reading to children in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 15:04

Iowa youth put their robotics skills to the test at the 2013 Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge Aug. 10-11 at the Iowa State Fair.  

Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 11:27

Iowa NSF EPSCoR helped heighten awareness of energy topics at this year’s Iowa State Fair. The project contributed to several science, technology, engineering and math activities, giving kids hands-on experience with the carbon cycle, biorenewables, solar cars and wind energy.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 13:43

Youth from across the state showcased their skills in the kitchen during the 2013 Cook This! 4-H Culinary Challenge at the Iowa State Fair. Winners have been announced for each of three age divisions.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 14:55

The Iowa State Fair is a great showcase of the many projects and interests of Iowa 4-H'ers. This infographic breaks down the number of 4-H'ers participating and many of the exhibit and project areas available.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 14:35

Visitors to this year's Iowa State Fair, Aug. 8-18, can discover more with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Extension and Outreach can be found all across the fairgrounds during the annual event.

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 11:49

Iowans should feel free to eat fresh produce and enjoy summer’s bounty, but also take care to handle these foods safely, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 11:48

When asking their children to take out the garbage or to please help with the dishes, parents may feel like they might as well be talking to themselves. During August, learn about whether children should help with household chores in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 17:38

Eleven Johnson County youth involved in the 4-H Big Brothers Big Sisters program visited the National 4-H Center in Washington, D.C., in July. They participated in the National 4-H Mentoring Capstone.