Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 08:47

A total of 152 4-H youth from 55 counties completed written applications and face-to-face interviews for the state-level 4-H award opportunity this year. The awards are given to youth who have exhibited mastery, leadership, communication and service in a specific project area.

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 08:51

Classes are over, swimming pools are open and summer sports leagues are in full swing. But summer vacation from school doesn’t have to be a vacation from learning, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 15:48

For 14 years, Teen Line has given Iowa teens a place to get their questions answered with reliable and research-based information through anonymous phone calls or online chats. Teen Line answers questions ranging from health and wellness to relationships to sexually transmitted diseases. This hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:37

Due to an increased interest in home food preservation, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has developed the “Preserve the Taste of Summer” program. This program includes both online lessons and a hands-on workshop focusing on home food preservation with the most current USDA-approved food preservation recommendations.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 10:38

Iowa youth will be preparing and tasting ethnic cuisines during the healthy living track of the state 4-H “And My World” camping experience June 21-25 at the Iowa 4-H Center. Registration is open until midnight June 1.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 14:51

Fairs, livestock auctions, swap meet and exotic sales will not include birds. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship today announced an order to cancel all live bird exhibitions at county fairs, the Iowa State Fair and other gatherings of birds due to avian influenza.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 15:21

This summer approximately 1,000 teens are projected to converge on the Iowa State University campus for the 2015 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference, themed Dare to Discover, June 30 through July 2.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 14:43

Researchers need samples of aronia berry jams and jellys for a research project with the goal of helping the FDA establish a standard of identity for aronia berry jams and jellies.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 10:32

Iowa 4-H alum Melissa Tabke is enjoying a great adventure while spreading the message of 4-H to a new audience in the West African nation of Ghana.