Courtney Long, with Iowa State University, received a 2016 Farm Credit MarketMaker Innovation Award for the “Agricultural Urbanism Toolkit” program. Long was named second runner-up in this competition that recognizes outstanding efforts by state and local MarketMaker programs around the country.
The Iowa 4-H dairy quiz bowl competition was held June 15 in Arlington, Iowa. Forty-five youth competed in this educational contest conducted by Iowa State University Department of Animal Science and ISU Extension and Outreach.
Sixteen Iowa 4-H youth have qualified to compete alongside 700 4-H youth from 36 states in the 2017 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships, hosted by the University of Nebraska Lincoln and Nebraska 4-H.
One hundred thirty Iowa youth from 68 counties participated in the 2017 Awardrobe Clothing Event Aug. 10 at the Iowa State Fair.
More than 200 youth from 58 Iowa counties participated in three skill-a-thons at the 2017 Iowa State Fair. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach held skill-a-thons for goat, sheep and swine.
Six teams competed in the state 4-H meat judging contest hosted by the Iowa State Meat Lab Aug. 26.
The Franklin County team, comprised of Jaiden Shahan, Lane Abbas and Isaac Vosburg, answered their way through six rounds of questions to win top honors against 12 other teams from across the United States.
Eight Iowa teams participated in the Iowa crop scouting competition Aug. 2. The competition is conducted by the ISU Extension and Outreach Integrated Pest Management program.
Thirteen Iowa 4-H members joined more than 1,000 young people from 33 states at the Western National Roundup Jan. 4-7 in Denver, Colo. Iowa 4-H’ers placed in the top 10 for several events, both as teams and individuals.
The seventh annual Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth will be July 31 at the Field Extension Education Laboratory in Boone, Iowa at 1928 240th Street.