September 2011

September 7, 2011 03:20 PM

Storing apples at home is convenient and, if done properly, can be economical. Important keys to a long storage life for home-grown apples are picking at the proper time and storing correctly.

September 6, 2011 11:38 AM

Vehicle drivers will be encountering slow-moving agricultural equipment on Iowa roadways as harvest gets under way. When all drivers understand agricultural equipment movement and proper signage, and how to approach the equipment, roadway safety becomes a shared responsibility.

September 6, 2011 09:33 AM

On Sept. 19 Project Recovery Iowa will end its crisis counseling and outreach services for Iowans impacted by the 2010 natural disasters. However, the Iowa Concern hotline, which answered calls for Project Recovery Iowa, will continue to operate at 800-447-1985.

September 2, 2011 11:30 AM

Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) is partnering with Pekin Community Schools and the Competine Creek Watershed Improvement Group for a field day of conservation activities on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Pekin Community High School.
 

September 1, 2011 10:35 AM

Just as a sports coach improves a player’s athletic prowess, a financial coach can improve the financial stability of Iowa families. That's why ISU Extension and Outreach is offering Sharpen Your Financial Coaching Skills in several Iowa communities.

September 1, 2011 08:40 AM

Harvesting vegetables at the right stage of maturity results in nutritious, high quality products. This article provides information for harvesting and storing winter squash, pumpkins and gourds.

September 1, 2011 08:35 AM

Get kids engaged in project-based learning, and they’ll learn more by creating solutions to real-world problems. That’s the topic of this month’s Science of Parenting podcast from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

September 1, 2011 08:06 AM

As Iowa students begin a new school year, many can look forward to developing better financial literacy skills along with their more traditional subjects. That’s because their teachers, who were trained in the Family Economics and Financial Education (FEFE) curriculum, are better equipped and confident to teach them what they need to know about financial literacy.