Serving Healthy Food
ISU Extension trained more than 150 school food service workers last year in workshops on nutrition and food safety.
Rising Above Poverty
Caring adults in Horizons communities are helping youth become better learners through the projects spearheaded by Horizons.
More than 5,000 Iowa educators every year use ISU Extension resources to help them teach kids about growing food, building rockets and using DNA to help solve crimes.
One in five Iowa school-age youth participate in afterschool programs, 4-H clubs, and special interest groups.
Moving Toward Wellness
ISU Extension has worked with 60 percent of Iowa school districts to set local physical fitness and nutrition education goals.
Controlling Pests Safely
ISU Extension's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) has helped schools learn the latest techniques to eliminate pests without harming the environment .