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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.
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.
More than 130 youth attending the Maize Program April 15 will use critical thinking skills to solve a real-world agriculture issue through the Monarchs on the Move Challenge.
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.
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.
Integrated Pest Management program hosted its eighth annual Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth on July 30 at the Iowa State University Field Extension Education Laboratory near Boone, Iowa.
The “Crops Feed the World” course offers experiential learning opportunities so young people learn about the crops growing in Iowa fields and how crops are used.
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.
The Native Bee Challenge has a goal of reaching more than 1,000 Iowa youth this spring and summer with pollinator education and fun.
The Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth, open to students in grades 7-12, is an opportunity to learn about and compete using crop scouting skills and principles of Integrated Pest Management.