Monday, June 23, 2014 - 09:41
Fifty-two Iowa 4-H'ers have been selected to receive state 4-H project awards in 2014. More than 160 4-H youth applied for the awards this year, which are given to youth who have demonstrated mastery, leadership, communication and service in a specific project area.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 14:14
Youth can register now for the fifth annual Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge at the 2014 Iowa State Fair Sunday, Aug. 10, and Monday, Aug. 11. Registration is open until June 30.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 10:29
A new study by Iowa State University professor and extension specialist Kim Greder and an ISU student links food insecurity and maternal depression in rural America.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 08:03
Former Plymouth County 4-H'er Caine Westergard credits a large part of her success in the fashion world to the nine years she spent in 4-H.
Friday, June 13, 2014 - 09:20
Dubuque County Extension is partnering with Loras College to provide computer literacy training to older citizens as a part of the Mid-Life and Beyond Program.
Monday, June 9, 2014 - 10:12
The Future Problem Solving Program International Conference will bring students from across the United States and from countries around the world to Iowa State University to compete June 12-15. On Friday, June 13 from 7:30-9:30 p.m., the public is invited to see firsthand some of the students’ work at Hilton Coliseum.
Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 09:27
With a game of "Cyclone Survivor," a team of Iowa County 4-H'ers has been named one of two runners-up in the FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation Award competition.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 09:32
An official proclamation was signed this spring, honoring the 100th anniversary of Des Moines County Extension. Extension Council Chair Tara Abel received the proclamation from Burlington Mayor Shane McCampbell and Des Moines County Supervisors Tom Broeker and Jim Cary.
Monday, June 2, 2014 - 08:28
Juggling work schedules, kids’ commitments and the family budget may make some parents wonder if a family vacation is worth the effort. But before giving up, consider this: the kids might learn something from the experience. Learn how in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Friday, May 23, 2014 - 10:54
Youth in grades 5-12 are invited to compete in the fifth annual 4-H “Cook This!” culinary challenge. The preliminary competition is June 18 on the Iowa State campus. Top teams will advance to the finale Aug. 7 at the Iowa State Fair.