Friday, September 27, 2013 - 11:50

A six-week challenge to improve the health of Iowa families began Monday, Sept. 23 and will continue through Nov. 1.

Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 15:10

Students do better in school when their parents are involved in their learning. In October Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is sponsoring an interactive webinar for parents, grandparents and teachers with tips on how to help children and youth be successful learners.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 10:26

Iowa 4-H'ers transformed old T-shirts into new teddy bears during a service-learning workshop at the 2013 State 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event. The teddy bears will be distributed to child patients at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames and among emergency response vehicles.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 10:15

Twenty-six Iowa youth received top awards during the 2013 State Fair 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event Aug. 15-16 at the Memorial Union on the Iowa State University campus in Ames.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 09:04

From “The Wheels on the Bus” to “Goodnight Moon” and countless stories in between, a wide variety of children’s books are available to parents. Learn about the importance of reading to children in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 15:04

Iowa youth put their robotics skills to the test at the 2013 Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge Aug. 10-11 at the Iowa State Fair.  

Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 11:27

Iowa NSF EPSCoR helped heighten awareness of energy topics at this year’s Iowa State Fair. The project contributed to several science, technology, engineering and math activities, giving kids hands-on experience with the carbon cycle, biorenewables, solar cars and wind energy.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 13:43

Youth from across the state showcased their skills in the kitchen during the 2013 Cook This! 4-H Culinary Challenge at the Iowa State Fair. Winners have been announced for each of three age divisions.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 14:55

The Iowa State Fair is a great showcase of the many projects and interests of Iowa 4-H'ers. This infographic breaks down the number of 4-H'ers participating and many of the exhibit and project areas available.