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Monday, September 29, 2014 - 14:03

Lime Springs is facing a dilemma: too many jobs and not enough workers. That’s why local leaders are working with Himar Hernández, from Community and Economic Development Extension and Outreach at Iowa State University, to learn about attracting international workers to the area.

 

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 14:00

The 14th annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held Nov. 16-17 on the University of Iowa campus, as a joint effort between Iowa State University and the UI Office of Sustainability.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 13:53

Job growth in the retail and service sector has not matched the wages of manufacturing and other middle-skill level jobs lost over the past decade in Iowa. The difference has contributed to a growing disparity between low and high income households, which is especially profound in specific parts of the state, according to a new report by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach rural sociologist David Peters.

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 13:57

The Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning Program is currently accepting applications for the 2015 program.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 15:53

The Iowa Association of Regional Councils has been selected as a 2014 Innovation Award recipient from the National Association of Development Organizations for its collaboration with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, July 21, 2014 - 13:58

A larva collected by the Iowa EAB Team from a residential tree in Muscatine has been positively identified as the Emerald Ash Borer by a federal identifier.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 10:53

The third annual Urban-Ag Academy conference will be held in Ames from July 17 through July 19.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 17:33

The Iowa Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution March 27 celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System.

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 10:42

The Iowa Alpha Mu Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, the honor society of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, has honored four individuals as “Friends of Extension.”