Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 10:08
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 - 08:55
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 - 15:37
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.
Friday, July 1, 2011 - 09:00
The floods, storms and tornadoes of 2011 are taking their toll on the nation’s children, who may be stressed, worried or frightened about what is happening to them and their families. Staff members from Project Recovery Iowa offer tips on talking to kids about natural disasters in this month’s Science of Parenting radio program podcast from Iowa State University Extension.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 13:38
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 - 12:44
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 - 14:52
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.
Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 08:20
Children may have many different reactions to a flood or other disaster, says Lesia Oesterreich, a family life state specialist with Iowa State University Extension. But parents can help their children cope.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 12:06
Iowa State University Extension nutrition specialists discuss the positive aspects and concerns about the new MyPlate food icon and messages from USDA.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 10:33
Cass County community leaders and extension researchers at Iowa State University and Cornell University teamed up to create a research project that focuses on increasing the consumption of locally grown foods in the county. The project has been under way for more than a year now, and researchers plan on increasing hands-on activities for families with school-age children.