May 2011

May 5, 2011 09:11 AM

Whether driven by economics, food recalls or simply the desire to “do it themselves,” 20 new Iowa State University Extension Master Food Volunteers are trained, certified and ready to share their knowledge about safe and efficient methods of home food preservation.

May 5, 2011 08:00 AM

The president-elect of the Government of the Student Body at Iowa State University started his adventure at Iowa State University with his leadership experiences as the president of the Guys n’ Gals 4-H club in Louisa County.

May 3, 2011 09:04 AM

Armed with an all-American theme and 200 prom dresses to tear apart for material, teams of Iowa teens will design original gowns during the third annual Stitch This! 4-H Design Challenge Aug. 19-20 at the Iowa State Fair. The winning team’s design will be professionally prototyped, mass produced and made available nationwide.

May 3, 2011 07:38 AM

Two ISU Extension nutrition education programs for low-income families  have earned the Iowa Family Support Credential from the Iowa Department of Management.

May 2, 2011 01:37 PM

Extension professionals from across the nation are gathering in Des Moines May 2–5 for the 2011 National Urban Extension Conference. 

May 2, 2011 11:38 AM

With the Iowa Public Employees Leadership Academy, public sector employees have a convenient and easy-to-access way to gain training that will benefit them as supervisors.

May 2, 2011 11:18 AM

The Iowa State University Extension hotline for consumer horticulture questions serves an ever-increasing number of gardeners.

May 2, 2011 08:21 AM

Overweight kids often become overweight adults, gaining not only weight, but also chronic diseases and related health care costs. Iowa State University Extension examines what parents can do about this serious health problem in this month’s Science of Parenting radio program podcast.