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Water Rocks! Hosts AmeriCorps Service Members

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:44
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Water Rocks! youth water education campaign has been hosting two AmeriCorps service members during the 2017-2018 academic year through the Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach Program.

Scouting Competition Open to Iowa Students

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 13:30
The Iowa State Integrated Pest Management program will host its eighth annual Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth on July 30 at the ISU Field Extension Education Laboratory.

Monarchs On the Move Challenge Gears up for Spring and Summer

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:49
The 4-H Ag Innovators Experience “Monarchs on the Move” challenge tour is underway in Iowa, and geared up to hit more than 70 events throughout the remainder of the spring and summer.

Iowa 4-H Delegates Return from National Conference

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 13:46
Six 4-H youth represented Iowa at the National 4-H Conference in Washington, D.C. April 7-12 and will continue advocating for 4-H programs in their communities.

Iowa Youth Learn about Biodiversity and Monarchs

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 17:19
More than 130 youth attending the Maize Program will use critical thinking skills to solve a real-world agriculture issue through the Monarchs on the Move Challenge.

ISU Experts Help Youth Learn Pest Management through Friendly Competition

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 14:19
The eighth annual Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth July 30 will introduce Iowa youth to agriculture, specifically integrated pest management basics through hands-on learning and teamwork.

Inaugural 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl Held at Iowa State

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 13:52
Two teams earned livestock quiz bowl state championships at the inaugural Iowa 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl held Saturday, March 24, at Iowa State University.     

State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa Announces 2018 Award, Prize, Scholarship Recipients

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 14:07
Through participating in State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa, students learn a variety of skills through the creating, investigating and presenting phases of their projects.

Students Across Iowa Show off Their STEM Exhibits

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 08:28
Students all across Iowa have been busy preparing their exhibits and are finally ready to show them off at the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa, on Thursday, March 22 and Friday, March 23.

Iowa 4-H Camera Corps Featured in Ladd Gallery

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 10:38
Over the next few months, a collection of 60 Iowa 4-H Camera Corps members’ work will be on display at the Ladd Gallery in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Monona County 4-H Alum Opens Dream Business

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 09:56
Laura Ann Pautsch, former Mapleton Starspinner from Monona County 4-H, recently began her dream career with the opening of her online boutique, Laura Ann’s. Coming from a small Iowa town did not stop Pautsch from dreaming big and striving to reach her goals.

Monarchs on the Move Offers Opportunities in STEM

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 11:43
A group of Iowa 4-H youth will come to Ames March 2–3 to be trained as a cadre of leaders for a new STEM curriculum, "Monarchs on the Move." The curriculum will be implemented by 4-H programs in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska and is expected to reach 5,000 youth from rural, urban and suburban backgrounds. 

Growing Together Mini-Grants Awarded to 26 Iowa Counties

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 10:26
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program has announced 26 recipients of its Growing Together mini-grant program. The projects will receive more than $90,000 in grant money through SNAP-Education.

Iowa 4-H’ers Earn Top Honors at Western National Roundup

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:06
Thirteen Iowa 4-H members joined more than 1,000 young people from 33 states at the Western National Roundup Jan. 4-7 in Denver, Colo. Iowa 4-H’ers placed in the top 10 for several events, both as teams and individuals.