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Virtual Event Offers Inside Look at Legislative Process

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 11:11
Iowa extension council members and youth in grades 8-12 can get an inside look at the legislative process, meet key legislators and hear from World Food Prize Foundation staff virtually at Iowa Legislative Insider on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 8:30–10:45 a.m.

Iowa 4-H Council Donates over 20,000 Items in Food Drive Effort

Tue, 12/22/2020 - 13:57
When Iowa’s State 4-H Council members began their statewide food drive, their original goal was to collect 10,000 nonperishable food items. However, Iowans across the state helped the group more than double their goal by collecting and donating 21,771 food items in seven weeks. The food items will be donated to local food pantries, churches and places in need during this holiday season.

Iowa Teens Encouraged to Attend National 4-H Healthy Living Summit

Fri, 12/18/2020 - 12:31
Iowa 4-H Youth Development invites teens interested in addressing community health improvements to attend the National 4-H Healthy Living Summit, Feb.12-15, 2021. Participants should register by Jan. 18 to secure a spot.

Extension Council’s Financial Contributions Improve Wellness Programming of Local Schools

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 12:57
There is no denying the pandemic has placed additional stress on schools across Iowa. Extension councils can play a key role in helping local schools by supporting the adoption of a 4-H program called SWITCH (School Wellness Integration Targeting Child Health).

Registration Open for Iowa 4-H Mindful Teen Program Facilitator Training

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 13:56
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development is offering a virtual facilitator training for the new workshop series, Mindful Teen: From Surviving to Thriving in a Busy World. The training will be Feb. 26, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom.

Gardening to Give Program Engages over 1,000 Iowans

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 16:13
After 25 weeks of engaging families in gardening for others, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development wrapped up the Gardening to Give program on Oct. 30.

Iowa 4-H and Extension Staff Recognized by National 4-H Professionals Association

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 11:08
Several staff of the Iowa 4-H Youth Development unit of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach have been recognized by the National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals for their impactful contributions to Iowa youth.