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July 31, 2015

Click the link above to access answers to the frequently asked 4-H questions!

July 24, 2015

Want to improve your fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity? Check out our Eat Smart, Live Strong series to get great tips!

July 23, 2015

On August 4 we will meet with two of our community gardens facilitators and plot holders.

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July 22, 2015

FIRST Lego League (FLL) is for any youth in 4th-6th grade.  The OskyBots Team meets at the former Curves location in the Penn Central Mall.  They meet to gain teamwork, communication, and leadership skills and knowledge in engineering, computers, and Lego Mindstorms Robotics.  The members work with adult and youth volunteer coaches to gain skills needed to build and program their own Lego Robot.  Members do all of the hands-on work and take ownership in their roles.  They learn about gracious professionalism and will compete at regional and/or state events.
We are in need of adult and youth volunteers to assist with FLL.  If you are interested, please let Amy know by calling 641/673-5841 ext. 28 or email vermeera@iastate.edu.  All adult volunteers must complete and pass an Extension background screening.  More help=More teams!

July 22, 2015

Come learn about the second most popular home garden vegetable!

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