Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 11:40
Planting flowers at a local park, preparing a community meal, sharing stories with older adults or performing random acts of kindness: These are a few examples of service projects that Iowa youth will engage in during Global Youth Service Day, April 26-28.
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 10:07
A Biomass Crop Production Workshop will look at reasons for increased interest in biomass crops for energy in Iowa. The workshop will be held Tuesday, March 19, at the Johnson County Extension Office, Iowa City, Iowa.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 16:35
Iowa farmers rely primarily on agribusinesses, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and state agencies for their information needs, according to the 2012 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 15:47
About 70 percent of farmers report using at least one technology that provides them with Internet access, according to the 2012 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll. In addition, a basic cell phone was the most common communications technology used by farmers in the survey.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 16:16
The American Planning Association is honoring an Iowa State University faculty member and extension specialist with a national award.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 11:03
The Cedar County Economic Development Commission, in partnership with ISU Extension and Outreach and the Cedar County Agricultural Extension District, has hired Shelise Parsley to serve as an ISU Extension community development specialist and economic development director for Cedar County. It's the latest in a growing number of shared community and economic development positions in ISU Extension and Outreach.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 15:27
Many farmers appear to believe that farmland is overvalued and eventually the market bubble will burst, according to the 2012 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 11:23
"Experience and explore Iowa in ways never before thought possible” is the invitation extended by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach educational travel courses. The courses include history, stories and insights about each community while opening doors to private homes and places typically not accessible to the public.
Monday, November 26, 2012 - 14:27
The Great Plains Growers Conference and Trade Show will be Jan. 10-12, 2013 at the Fulkerson Center on Missouri Western State University’s campus in St. Joseph, Mo. The event is a five-state collaborative effort of growers associations and University Extension from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and South Dakota.
Monday, November 26, 2012 - 10:53
Kaye Strohbehn has been hired as an agriculture producer and consumer education specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in northwestern Iowa. Strohbehn began serving Lyon, O’Brien, Osceola and Sioux counties Nov. 5 as education specialist after serving the region as an extension county program coordinator.