Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 15:45

A third group of volunteers traveled to Uganda in August this year as part of the rural development program, Bridging the Gap: Increasing Competitiveness of Ugandan Women Farmers in the Marketplace. This farmer-to-farmer program pairs Iowa women farmers with eight groups of women farmers in the Kamuli District of Uganda.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 15:26

Iowa youth had the opportunity to learn about wind energy with 4-H’s 2011 National Science Project, Wired for Wind. Young people across the country engaged in the engineering design process of renewable wind energy technology Oct. 5 as part of the national experiment.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 09:24

Eight 4-H clubs participated in the Extreme Cabin Makeovers last spring, and now the Iowa 4-H Center is looking for more clubs to renovate cabins in a different village.

Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 10:21

Iowa 4-H’ers have two opportunities to participate in Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF), a national 4-H leadership program for high school youth, says Jeff Macomber, a 4-H youth development program specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 15:18

Research shows that people who choose simpler lifestyles, nurture meaningful relationships and have a connection to nature are happier and healthier. This is the focus behind a new blog recently launched by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 14:20

The Iowa 4-H program, in partnership with the Iowa 4-H Foundation, is celebrating National 4-H Week, Oct. 2-8, with the launch of Iowa 4-H History by County, a new blog detailing the history of Iowa State University Extension 4-H Youth Development.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 13:56

Theodore Hutchcroft, originally of Mediapolis, Iowa, will be inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame on Oct. 7 for his lifetime achievements and contributions to 4-H.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 09:29

Oct. 2-8 is National 4-H Week, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is celebrating 4-H youth who have made an impact on Iowa communities. In many Iowa counties, county 4-H programs are hosting celebrations and inviting youth to learn about and enroll in 4-H.

Monday, October 3, 2011 - 08:28

Parents need to know what their kids are watching on television and steer them toward the “good stuff.” The trick is determining what the good stuff is. That’s the topic of this month’s Science of Parenting podcast from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.