The 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl and State 4-H Skillathon contests will be held together on Saturday, Sept. 18, at Iowa State University. Teams may compete in one or both competitions, and the registration deadline is Sept. 1.
Teams from Delaware, Dubuque and Fayette counties competed for top honors at the Dairy Quiz Bowl. Thirty-five 4-H youth participated in the event that encourages youth to learn about dairy production, science and the industry as a whole in a fun, interactive competition.
Whether anticipating a crispy corn dog on a stick, fresh baked cookies or a sticky caramel apple, Iowans often look forward to the food at the Iowa State Fair. On Aug. 14 Iowa 4-H Youth Development will be sending fair food into space – all in the name of science. The public is invited to vote on which fair food they’d like to see launched.
Over 200 4-H youth from across Iowa gathered on the Iowa State University campus June 30 for the 2021 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference, “Quest to Be Your Best.”
Ben Pullen has accepted the position of senior field manager with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Iowa 4-H Youth Development. He begins the position June 23.
Celine Beggs has been selected as the program director of Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach effective June 21. In this position, Beggs will oversee a $1.2 million grant that allows Iowa 4-H to place approximately 52 members in youth-serving host sites across the state.
Enthusiasm and interest for all things space are taking off this week, as youth in 32 counties across the state participate in Astro Camp events June 14-18.
Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach members spearhead community and organizational efforts to provide youth with positive development experiences through youth-adult partnerships and research-based experiences. The program has reopened the host site application for the 2021-2022 grant year and applications are due July 9.
Soil judging teams can benefit from a newly updated guide and scorecard published by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
When youth have the opportunity to learn something new in Iowa 4-H, sometimes it’s hard to predict where the opportunity will take them. For two Story County youth, a project in one 4-H program led to a win at the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa.