September 2013

September 12, 2013 02:10 PM

Students do better in school when their parents are involved in their learning. In October Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is sponsoring an interactive webinar for parents, grandparents and teachers with tips on how to help children and youth be successful learners.

September 9, 2013 01:12 PM

The Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar will be Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 11:30 a.m., and features the new statewide youth campaign “Water Rocks!”

September 6, 2013 09:10 AM

Some 1,500 Iowa farm women are among the 10,000 farm women across the country who participated in Annie’s Project. On Sept. 18, Annie’s Project celebrates 10 years of empowering farm women to be better business partners and owners.

September 6, 2013 07:49 AM

Harvest vegetables at the right stage of maturity for nutritious, high quality produce. When properly harvested and stored, some vegetables will keep most of their original flavor and food value for months, according to horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

September 4, 2013 08:41 AM

Building on the popularity of the first Beef Nutrition Research Showcase in 2011, the next event is Thursday, Oct. 3, before the Iowa State versus Texas home football game.

September 3, 2013 10:00 AM

Water Rocks! is an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program delivering entertaining and engaging activities to inspire kids of all ages to appreciate water resources.

September 3, 2013 09:26 AM

Iowa 4-H'ers transformed old T-shirts into new teddy bears during a service-learning workshop at the 2013 State 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event. The teddy bears will be distributed to child patients at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames and among emergency response vehicles.

September 3, 2013 09:15 AM

Twenty-six Iowa youth received top awards during the 2013 State Fair 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event Aug. 15-16 at the Memorial Union on the Iowa State University campus in Ames.

September 3, 2013 08:04 AM

From “The Wheels on the Bus” to “Goodnight Moon” and countless stories in between, a wide variety of children’s books are available to parents. Learn about the importance of reading to children in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.