Monday, May 2, 2011 - 07:21

Overweight kids often become overweight adults, gaining not only weight, but also chronic diseases and related health care costs. Iowa State University Extension examines what parents can do about this serious health problem in this month’s Science of Parenting radio program podcast.

Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 07:43

Food, fun and a good cause will all unite at the Iowa 4-H Center’s Wall and Waffles Fundraiser on Saturday, May 7.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 12:58

The Iowa State University Corn and Soybean Initiative seeks team applicants and adult leaders for a new program designed to give high school students a taste of what it takes to be a modern farmer.

Monday, April 25, 2011 - 10:48

The Iowa 4-H Center is hosting Spring Volunteer Day on Saturday, April 30. All ages are welcome to help spruce up the center and get it ready for another busy summer.

Monday, April 25, 2011 - 08:00

A new application available for Apple® devices helps protect consumers from bad leftovers. The “4-Day Throw Away” application, available now from the App Store℠, is an extension of the 4-Day Throw Away campaign.

Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 09:28

Volunteer shooting sports instructors from throughout the United States will come to Central Iowa for the National 4-H Shooting Sports Instructor Workshop May 15-20. Registration is open to current adult volunteers in state 4-H shooting sports programs.

Monday, April 18, 2011 - 10:22

Besides providing a summer getaway and fun for youth, the Iowa 4-H Center offers leadership experience opportunities through counselor-in-training camps and a new Leadership Camp for 15-year-olds.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 08:49

“Storm Recovery Guide,” from ISU Extension, covers a range of topics, from salvaging belongings and restoring damaged buildings to documenting losses and handling stress.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 07:50

In Johnson County, 4-H has offered mentoring services through an affiliation with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBS) for 30 years. This year, Johnson County 4-H developed a program that combines the one-to-one mentoring of BBBS and the club community activities of 4-H into one program.