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Iowa Youth Compete in Three-day Equine Extravaganza

April 22, 2024, 4:45 pm | Celine Beggs-Shoemaker, Peggy Auwerda, Sydney Peterson

Nearly 110 Iowa youth in grades 3-12 participated in an ISU Extension and Outreach three-day Equine Extravaganza in April, demonstrating their knowledge of equine-related subject matters.

Hoyer Named 4-H Youth Development State Program Leader

April 16, 2024, 3:01 pm | Jason Henderson, Mitchell Hoyer, Sydney Peterson

Mitchell Hoyer has been named the director and state program leader for 4-H Youth Development with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Hoyer has served as the interim leader for Iowa 4-H Youth Development for the past year.

Iowa Youth Impress Judges during State 4-H Recognition Day

April 16, 2024, 9:10 am | Sydney Peterson, Bonnie Dalager

Iowa 4-H youth showcased their leadership, communications and college and career readiness skills in the annual State 4-H Recognition Day interviews. This statewide event, held each spring, culminates the year’s recognition process.

Iowa 4-H Seeks Agricultural Employers to Complete Youth Workforce Readiness Survey

February 6, 2024, 12:53 pm | Sydney Peterson, Cayla Taylor, Mitchell Hoyer, Lisa Berkland

Iowa 4-H is seeking agriculture industry employers from across the state to complete an online survey as part of a Youth Innovators Empowering Agriculture across America grant. The project entails assessing career pathway awareness and identifying ways to increase youth knowledge of careers in agriculture.

Iowa 4-H Youth Excel at National Livestock Competitions

February 5, 2024, 8:00 am | Sydney Peterson, Amy Powell

Iowa 4-H members participated in national 4-H livestock competitions at the North American International Livestock Exposition held in Louisville, Kentucky. Additional 4-H youth participated in the National Western Roundup held in Denver, Colorado, during the Western National Stock Show.