Amy Powell

4-H Animal Science Program Specialist
Amy Powell

Areas of Focus

  • Animal Science Education - specifically livestock animals
  • Program development and execution of meaningful, science-based educational opportunities for youth and volunteer audiences

Professional Awards

  • Visionary Award, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H, Iowa State University, 2021
  • Outstanding Team Award, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H, Iowa State University, 2021
  • Outstanding Early Extension Professional, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University, 2021
  • Cardinal Women Cohort Recipient, 2020-21
  • Innovation Award, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Agriculture and Natural Resources, 2020
  • ISU P&S team CYtation Award, 2019 • Education Piece, Team- National Association of 4-H Extension Workers, 2014
  • Mid-Career Award – Epsilon Sigma Phi, 2011
  • Vernon and Ida Darter Award for Outstanding Service, 2009
  • Outstanding 4-H Agent, Beef Programming, 2009
  • Outstanding Young Women, TN Young Farmers and Ranchers, 2008
  • Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture State Winner and National Runner Up, 2007
  • Distinguished Service Award, 2005
  • Epsilon Sigma Phi Early Career Award, 2004
  • Dotson Award for Highest GPA, 2004
  • Achievement in Service Award, 2002
  • George Foster Outstanding Agent Award, 1999

Presentations

  • Kraft, M., Moser, M. & Powell, A. (2021). Animal Nutrition, Go Further STEM Conference, Ames, IA.
  • Powell, A. (2021). Animal U, A New On-line Animal Science Curriculum, National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference, Des Moines, IA.
  • Powell, A. (2021). Biosecurity and Math, Northwood Agriculture in the Classroom Teacher Workshop, Northwood, IA.
  • Powell, A. (2021). Heat Stress in Sheep, Podcast. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/ffed/small-farms/
  • Powell, A. (2021). Animal U: A Great Teaching Tool. National Youth Agriscience Summit, virtual.
  • Anderson M. & Powell, A. (2019). Animal U: An On-line Curriculum for Animal Science, National Association of 4-H Extension Agents Annual Conference, White Sulfur Springs, WV.
  • Hartsook, C. & Powell, A. (2018). Preparing for Breeding Season, Podcast.
  • Miller, G., Powell, A., Sterle, J. (2018). Factors Influencing Choice of Major in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University. NACTA Conference, Ames, IA.
  • Hall, C., Hayslett, M. & Powell, A. (2017). Agriculture and STEM, Lessons that Work, Youth Fest, Ames, IA.
  • Powell, A. (2016). Preparing for Lambing, Iowa Sheep Producers Conference, Ames, IA.
  • McEnany, M. & Powell, A. (2016). The Wonderful World of Poop, TRLT WISE Conference, Ames, IA.
  • Abeyta, M., Powell, A. & Yarian, J. (2016). Research in Animal Science, Middle School Workshop, Ames, IA.
  • Powell, A., Schulz, K. & Sterle, J. (2016). Creating Infographics as an Educational Teaching Tool in Two Iowa State University Animal Science Classes. Poster presented at the NACTA conference, Honolulu, HI.
  • Miller, G. & Powell, A. (2016). Assessing Curriculum Needs for the 4-H Animal Science Program in Iowa. Poster presented at the NACTA conference, Honolulu, HI.
  • Powell, A. (2016). Meet Your Meat. National Junior Swine Association Boot Camp, Ames, IA.
  • Powell, A. & Sarver, D. (2012, March). 4-H Energy-An Avenue to Great Partnerships. Southern Region 4-H Biennial, Jekyll Island, GA.
  • Powell, A. & Sarver, D. (2012, March). 4-H Energy-An Avenue to Great Partnerships. Southern Region 4-H Science Academy, Huntsville, AL.

Published Research

  • Animal U - online animal science curriculum (2020)
  • Hayslett, M. & Powell, A. (2019). Agriculture Everywhere Curriculum. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Available from https://store.extension.iastate.edu/product/15736
  • Miller, G., Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2018). Factors Influencing Choice of Major in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University. Abstract for the NACTA Conference, Ames, IA.
  • Bidne, K., Campbell, L., Hayslett, M., Hellmich, R. & Powell, A. (2018). Monarchs on the move challenge [kit] . Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Available from https://shop4-h.org/products/monarchs-on-the-move-challenge-kit.
  • Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2017). Preventing Heat Stress in Swine
  • Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2017). Caring for Pigs at the Show
  • Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2017). What goes in a Show Box
  • Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2017). Swine Science: VFD
  • Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2017). Swine Science: VCPR
  • Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2017). Identifying Fresh Pork
  • Powell, A., Schulz, K. & Sterle, J. (2016). Creating Infographics as an Educational Teaching Tool in Two Iowa State University Animal Science Classes. Abstract for the NACTA conference, Honolulu, HI.
  • Miller, G. & Powell, A. (2016). Assessing Curriculum Needs for the 4-H Animal Science Program in Iowa. Abstract for NACTA conference, Honolulu, HI.
  • Powell, A. (2016). Youth Animal Projects and the Veterinary Feed Directive. Extension Publication AS0012, Iowa State University.
  • Powell, A. (2015). Goals to Success. Content Source Document developed for the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals On-line Curriculum.
  • Powell, A. (2015). Youth Leadership and Service. Content Source Document developed for the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals On-line Curriculum.
  • Powell, A. (2015). Evaluating Goals. Content Source Document developed for the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals On-line Curriculum.
  • Erickson, T & Powell, A. (2015). Continuous Improvement. Content Source Document developed for the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals On-line Curriculum.
  • Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2015). Weighing pigs
  • Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2015). Walking pigs
  • Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2015). Record keeping
  • Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2015). Pig comfort
  • Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2015). Measuring feed and feeding pigs
  • Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2015). Loading the trailer
  • Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2015). Daily care
  • Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2015). Biosecurity
  • Powell, A. & Sterle, J. (2015). Daily Observation
Education: 
PhD, Agricultural Education, 2019, Iowa State University
MS Extension Education, 2004, University of Tennessee
B.S. Animal Science, 1996, University of Tennessee
Contact
515-294-3441
1259 Stange Road
Ames,
IA
50011