What you need to know for State Conference

Any 4-H member who has completed 8th grade is eligible to attend State Conference.  It is held at Iowa State University Conference from June 26th through 27th.  You may choose from over 50 workshops or sign up for the following tracks.

Iowa 4-H Animal Science Round-Up                                      

Round-Up, conducted by the ISU Department of Animal Science, Extension 4-H Youth Development, and State commodity groups, is an annual gathering of top 4-H livestock project members from around the state.  You may select sheep, swine, horse, dairy, dairy goat.or beef.  You will participate in many aspect of the industry from  A.I'ing to ultrasounds, developing rations to sausage production.  Hilites include a “Make your Own Omelet” and creating a video of your experiencesRound-Up runs concurrently with the 4-H Youth Conference.  For more information on Round-Up, please visit Iowa 4H Youth Conference

Iowa 4-H Wild Outdoors Shooting Sports Track       

Wild Outdoors is conducted by the ISU 4-H Extension Shooting Sports program and Iowa Department on Natural Resources personnel.  This will be the first year for Wild Outdoors at Iowa's 4-H Youth Conference.  Youth participating in Iowa DNR shooting sports Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) are allowed to attend.  Youth must also complete one year of shooting sports or shotgun participation prior to attending.  Also, youth must have completed 8th-12th grade.   For more information on Wild Outdoors Shooting Sports Track, please visit www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/stateconference.

CSI: Crops                                                                                      

Specialists from the ISU Entomology, Agronomy, and Seed Science Departments (among others) have provided a wonderful opportunity for young people to explore all of the possibilities in the field of crops.  Participants in this track will learn new sleuthing skills to solve crop production problems, meet the world of researchers and practical practitioners as they interact in the agronomy field, and introduce Iowa youth to career opportunities in agronomy.  Participants wishing to participate in this track will simply need to register by the deadline and check the CSI: Crops box.  For more information on CSI: Crops, please visit www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/stateconference.



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