Iowa extension council members and youth in grades 8-12 can get an inside look at the legislative process, meet key legislators and hear from World Food Prize Foundation staff virtually at Iowa Legislative Insider on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 8:30–10:45 a.m.
When Iowa’s State 4-H Council members began their statewide food drive, their original goal was to collect 10,000 nonperishable food items. However, Iowans across the state helped the group more than double their goal by collecting and donating 21,771 food items in seven weeks. The food items will be donated to local food pantries, churches and places in need during this holiday season.
Iowa 4-H Youth Development invites teens interested in addressing community health improvements to attend the National 4-H Healthy Living Summit, Feb.12-15, 2021. Participants should register by Jan. 18 to secure a spot.
There is no denying the pandemic has placed additional stress on schools across Iowa. Extension councils can play a key role in helping local schools by supporting the adoption of a 4-H program called SWITCH (School Wellness Integration Targeting Child Health).
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development is offering a virtual facilitator training for the new workshop series, Mindful Teen: From Surviving to Thriving in a Busy World. The training will be Feb. 26, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom.
After 25 weeks of engaging families in gardening for others, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development wrapped up the Gardening to Give program on Oct. 30.
Several staff of the Iowa 4-H Youth Development unit of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach have been recognized by the National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals for their impactful contributions to Iowa youth.
Iowa’s team placed fourth overall at the 2020 National 4-H meat judging contest. Team members Dain Moermond, Bryce Rasmussen, Dante Johnson and Grant Wagner are from O'Brien County.
Featuring puppets and Water Rocks! team members, this new video series will provide education for youth from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
A youth wildlife habitat program is a new opportunity for Iowa 4-H and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.