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Shows are altered, but Iowa youth are excited about caring for animals
Agreement with Buena Vista University provides tuition discounts for employees.
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.
County Farm Bureaus in western Iowa collaborate with local co-ops to wrap grain trucks with messages about ag’s impact and conservation progress.
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.
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.
For many of us, it’s starting to feel like a lost summer.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting a virtual Food Preservation 101 course.