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Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 15:15

Iowa 4-H gives young people all kinds of opportunities to learn about science, technology, engineering and math – including behind the scenes of NASCAR racing.This summer youth from Clay, Jasper, Marshall, Polk, Story and Winneshiek counties got an inside view of NASCAR during a special 4-H STEM event at the Iowa Speedway.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 10:44

Visitors to the 2016 Iowa State Fair, Aug. 11–21, can find Iowa State University Extension and Outreach connections throughout the fairgrounds.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 10:02

Mary Giese and Evan Fritz are among 20 Iowans representing the colleges and units of Iowa State University who will have their portraits painted during the Iowa State Fair. The portraits are part of “Your Beautiful Adventure,” the university’s exhibit in the Varied Industries Building.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 14:00

The longstanding annual Weed Identification Contest will take place once again this year at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 12 from 9 a.m. to 11: 30 a.m. in front of the John Deere Agriculture Building.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 14:15

Forty-two Iowa youth are beginning their new terms as State 4-H Council members. They were inducted during the closing ceremonies of the 2016 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference on June 30. These young leaders will serve as ambassadors for the 4-H Youth Development program throughout the state and in their local counties.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 14:00

As the popular C6 BioFarm game suite enters its second year, improvements have made it more realistic and more valuable for its players. New developments will enhance players’ enjoyment while also creating a more complete picture about the ups and downs of production agriculture.

Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 10:01

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has hired two youth program specialists to work with the 4-H Youth Development Program in central Iowa. Tiffany Berkenes and Marisue Hartung will serve Polk, Warren, Dallas and Madison counties.

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 13:14

Fifty-one Iowa 4-H’ers have received 2016 state 4-H project awards. These 4-H youth are recognized as the top winners in their project areas across the state. The awards are given to youth who have exhibited mastery, leadership, communication and service in a specific project area.

Monday, June 27, 2016 - 13:20

As Iowa teens participate in the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference at Iowa State University this week, some 4-H alumni at Iowa State tell how the youth development program led them to pursue a career in human sciences.