Friday, June 28, 2013 - 14:36
The Science of Parenting’s next webinar will air on July 9 from 12 to 1 p.m. The webinar will focus on children, sports and competition, and is part of Iowa State University’s electronic outreach to parents.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 14:27
Adults age 65 or older are eligible for free nutrition assessments on Senior Day, July 17, at the Adams County Fair. Iowa State University researchers will conduct the assessments using new measurement tools for detecting malnutrition.
Monday, June 24, 2013 - 09:44
Iowa Library Services and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are pleased to announce a series of summer financial literacy programs for young families.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 08:22
Twenty-nine Iowa 4-H clubs have been awarded DuPont Pioneer Rural Community Improvement “Seed” grants totaling nearly $10,000. The grants, ranging from $50 to $500 per club, will be used to seed community improvement projects implemented by local 4-H clubs.
Friday, June 14, 2013 - 10:25
The kitchen is beginning to heat up as the June 30 application deadline draws nearer for the 2013 “Cook This!” 4-H Culinary Challenge. The Cook This competition provides the opportunity for youth in grades 5-12 to demonstrate their culinary skills and knowledge.
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 14:32
Step into the limelight at the Iowa 4-H Film Festival. Aspiring youth directors and actors will bring their talents to the big screen Aug. 17, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m. during the public screening at the 4-H Exhibit Building during the Iowa State Fair.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 12:59
Eighteen 4-H scholarships have been awarded by Hills Bank and Trust Co. The company gave $1,000 leadership grants to Iowa students who completed a 4-H leadership program during their senior year of high school.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 10:14
Fayette County’s senior Dairy Quiz Bowl team placed first in the annual 4-H Youth Dairy Quiz Bowl, June 6 in Arlington. The team will represent Iowa 4-H at the National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl in Louisville, Ky., in November.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 13:14
Seven students from Iowa attended the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair and two received awards at the May 12-17 event in Phoenix, Ariz. Intel ISEF is part of Society for Science and the Public, a nonprofit organization dedicated to science education and research.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 07:57
Cheryl Heronemus, a regional director with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, has received the fourth annual Harkin PROSPER award. She serves Lyon, Osceola, Dickinson, Sioux, O’Brien and Clay counties.