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4-H'ers Gain a Heads Up By: 10/21/2014 @ 11:16am

When magazine publisher Edwin T. Meredith set up a loan fund in 1917 to help farm boys and girls in every Iowa county start a livestock club, he probably never…

Women Break the Mold By: 04/14/2013 @ 9:01pm

When women are asked about their success in their jobs, they most often credit their hard work, good luck, and a…

National 4-H Week: Staff Shares Memories By: 10/08/2014 @ 3:36pm

October 5-11, 2014 is National 4-H Week! With more than 6 million youth involved and over 60 million alumni (including…

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Helping Rural Teens Gain Skills for a Better Future By: 09/17/2014 @ 10:18am

Today, there’s a push in several states to make more college classes available to more rural high school students.According to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, half of low-income rural…

Risk Ranch Connects Cattle Futures to Show Stock By: 08/20/2014 @ 11:37am

The CME Group & National 4-H Organization are traveling to 120 state and county fairs in 11 states to help 4-H members reach deeper into the process of their show stock by playing the Commodity Carnival…

New Documentary is Take 1 on Agriculture By: 05/09/2014 @ 4:38pm

Farmland: The New Documentary is Take 1 on Agriculture.   Massive storm clouds and severe weather alerts set the stage last night for the Ames, Iowa, premiere…

Cook This! By: 03/16/2014 @ 9:44pm

Combine the intensity of Food Network cooking show contestants focused on a win, the perennial excitement of state fair competition, and the pure, whole-hearted spirit of youth, and you get the annual Cook…

Redefining “Local” Foods By: 12/16/2013 @ 6:26am

One benefit to living in the land of plenty, is that we have food choice.  Organic is one food trend.  Another trend has become “buy local.”  While…

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