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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.

Iowa 4-H Awardrobe Winner to Showcase at Omaha Fashion Week

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 08:34
Boone County 4-H’er Lauren Hansen will be showcasing her designs as a featured designer at Omaha Fashion Week on Saturday, March 3, 2018.

International Harvester Collector’s Club Expands Iowa 4-H Partnership

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 09:44
The International Harvester Collector’s Club Iowa Chapter 5 has committed to continue to support Iowa 4-H projects for the next six years.

Beef Blast Workshop Will Focus on Genetics

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:07
Youth in grades 7-12 are invited to attend Beef Blast at the Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center in Ames, Iowa to learn about working with beef cattle.

Franklin County 4-H Team Wins at Livestock Quiz Bowl Competition

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:01
The Franklin County team, comprised of Jaiden Shahan, Lane Abbas and Isaac Vosburg, answered their way through six rounds of questions to win top honors against 12 other teams from across the United States.

Forty Iowa Youth Begin New Term on State 4-H Council

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 10:53
Forty Iowa youth are beginning terms as State 4-H Council members. The State 4-H Council induction was held during the closing ceremonies of the 2017 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference June 29.

New State Champions Named in 4-H Meat Judging Competition

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 09:52
Six teams competed in the state 4-H meat judging contest hosted by the Iowa State Meat Lab Aug. 26.

Youth Compete in Skill-a-thons at Iowa State Fair

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 10:13
More than 200 youth from 58 Iowa counties participated in three skill-a-thons at the 2017 Iowa State Fair. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach held skill-a-thons for goat, sheep and swine.

Iowa 4-H Ricochet Program Builds Leadership, Trust with Underserved Students

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 09:17
Summer school is thought of as a time to catch up on schoolwork and get back in the groove before the regular academic year begins again. This summer, however, some students learned in a unique way with Ricochet, an Iowa 4-H leadership program.

Iowa 4-H Volunteers Inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 09:08
On Sunday, Aug. 20, 121 Iowa 4-H volunteers from 94 counties were inducted into the 2017 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair.