When you are trying to connect with newcomers, it helps to speak their language. Café con Amigos de Extensión is a platform for interested ISU Extension and Outreach staff to practice their Spanish skills and learn how to better use them in the workplace when delivering 4-H youth development programming.
In the midst of many changes over the last year, two teams of youth showcased their hard work and entrepreneurial spirit, competing in the second annual AgOvation program finals. The research-based 4-H competition challenges youth to explore and develop innovative, science-based solutions to agricultural problems that they identify in their own communities.
Youth showcased their skills to identify meat cuts in the 2020 state 4-H meat judging contest. The Iowa State University animal science department holds the contest to determine Iowa’s representative to the national 4-H contest, to be held Oct. 20 during American Royal, Kansas City.
Registration is now open for families to sign up for the free, On Their Own and OK program, offered virtually this fall.
Plymouth and Franklin counties were crowned the 4-H livestock quiz bowl champions in the 2020 virtual contest .
This equine course for women horse owners will touch on the major factors of raising, handling and marketing horses, led by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
STEM Bags containing hands-on activities for families are available for free at the La Luz Centro Cultural, 7 2nd Ave. NE, Hampton, Iowa, during food bank hours on Sept. 28.
Thirty-eight individuals from nine counties competed in the 2020 State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest in Ames. This year’s contest included only a senior age division due to COVID-19 and safety precautions.
One hundred youth from 56 counties participated in the 2020 Awardrobe Clothing Event as a part of this year’s special Show Iowa 4-H Virtual Showcase. The event provided 4-H members in grades 9-12 the opportunity to showcase their apparel design and production knowledge and creativity skills.
Outdoor Water Rocks! programming from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will comply with safety precautions.