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Learn how  personalities contribute or help with farm stress

7/11/2020

Learn how personalities in your family and farm team can work together to reduce farm stress. on a webinar (live Thursday, July 16 at 1:00 pm and recorded)

Livestock learning goes on

7/6/2020

Shows are altered, but Iowa youth are excited about caring for animals

Learning,  growing, giving

7/6/2020

Iowa 4-H students grow garden veggies for local food banks

Co-op forms education partnership

6/29/2020

Agreement with Buena Vista University provides tuition discounts for employees.

State Fair sets 4-H, FFA livestock shows

6/22/2020

Although the Iowa State Fair is canceled for 2020, the fair will host a “special edition” livestock show for Iowa 4-H and FFA members at the fairgrounds in Des Moines during August.

Traveling billboards promote agriculture

6/22/2020

County Farm Bureaus in western Iowa collaborate with local co-ops to wrap grain trucks with messages about ag’s impact and conservation progress.

Reynolds, Naig, Iowa Beef Producers launch "Beef Up Iowa" to help feed Iowans

6/18/2020

Through Beef Up Iowa, students and staff at Iowa State University will process cattle from Iowa beef producers who have limited processing options due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The meat will be distributed to food bank and food pantry feeding programs across the state. The initial cattle for Beef Up Iowa will be sourced from Iowa 4-H and FFA members.

Continuing to care

6/15/2020

Even with some county fair livestock shows canceled and others altered, young people all over the state continue to learn valuable lessons as they care for animals.

Finding a ray of hope in a tough year

6/15/2020

For many of us, it’s starting to feel like a lost summer.

Extension is hosting a virtual Food Preservation 101 course

6/15/2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting a virtual Food Preservation 101 course.

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