Friday, July 22, 2011 - 11:03
Ruth Hambleton, founder of Annie's Project, and Linda Barnes, creator of the Entrepreneurial and Diversified Agriculture program were named Rural Champions of Change by the White House. Both innovative educators partner with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 11:27
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is working with local agencies, media and local businesses to provide resources to families, communities and businesses dealing with the flooding in western Iowa.
Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 14:00
The Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning Program is currently accepting applications for the 2012 program. Eligible communities are those with populations of fewer than 10,000, existing transportation-related issues and a committee of volunteers willing to dedicate their time and talent to the visioning process.
Friday, June 24, 2011 - 09:17
Iowa’s 17 and younger age group decreased according to 2010 census results. According to the Community Vitality Center report, “Population 18 and Older and 17 and Younger in Iowa’s Counties, 2000 – 2010,” Iowa’s youth population has decreased by 5,645 in the last decade.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 13:06
Iowa’s unincorporated areas — the countryside outside any town or city limits — lost population according to the 2010 census, reversing a gain seen in the 2000 census, as detailed in the report “Countryside and Town: Population in Iowa’s Counties Within and Outside of Incorporated Places, 1990 – 2010."
Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 13:44
College students and graduates who have had experiences with cooperatives see them as a way to gain valuable work experiences, scholarships and the means to addressing community needs. Student involvement in cooperatives is one aspect of the eXtension.org website containing educational materials about cooperatives.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 08:48
In communities across the country, people are working together through cooperatives to get the things they need – cooperatives bring people together to improve their quality of life and financial well-being.
Friday, June 3, 2011 - 11:04
Iowa State University Extension has a number of resources available to help Iowans cope as they deal with flooding and its aftermath.
Monday, May 2, 2011 - 13:37
Extension professionals from across the nation are gathering in Des Moines May 2–5 for the 2011 National Urban Extension Conference.
Monday, May 2, 2011 - 11:38
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.