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Five states will offer Youth Crop Scouting Competitions that give students hands-on interaction in scouting for injury and identifying pest and injury problems in crop fields, and culminates with students designing their own effective solutions and management strategies.
Iowa 4-H held a healthy living retreat in October, offering Iowa youth in grades 8-12 a chance to learn more about wellness and wellbeing. Youth interested in becoming an Iowa 4-H healthy living ambassador should apply before Dec. 16.
A new Water Rocks! presentation for upper-elementary and middle school classrooms, Power of Pollinators, is ready to make its debut.
ISU Extension and Outreach county offices are ready to recruit and assemble teams of teens for AgOvation, a new 4-H Youth program that challenges youth to explore and develop innovative, science-based solutions to agricultural problems facing their home communities.
Nearly 60 middle school youth representing nine schools across six Iowa counties met at Upper Iowa University on Nov. 16 to pilot the leadership and civic engagement experience, “Youth Voice in Action.”
Twenty-five Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staff members were honored at the Iowa 4-H YouthFest professional development conference. They were recognized for their impact on local communities, accomplishments in their field and embodiment of the ISU Extension and Outreach 4-H mission.
Rockets flew last week at the Iowa 4-H YouthFest professional development conference when state staff presented the new "STEM-Lit to Go! Iowa" curriculum and provided volunteers and educators with materials for science, technology, engineering, math and literacy programing.
Youth in grades 7-12 are invited to attend Beef Blast at the Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center in Ames, Iowa. The focus of the Dec. 1 program is general beef management with youth participating in a variety of hands-on workshops that cover meat science and selection.