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Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 12:06

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 - 12:44

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 - 07:48

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 - 10:04

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 - 12:37

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 - 10:38

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.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 10:41

Iowa State University Extension will celebrate Extension Week throughout the state March 21-25, 2011.
 

Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 10:09

“The New Extension Commons: Connecting People and Programs,” the theme of the 2011 National Urban Extension Conference, will focus on the unique needs of urban and suburban communities across the nation and how extension professionals can meet these needs.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 17:27

In a report he authored for the new issue of IAbiz magazine, ISU economist David Swenson points out that very large fractions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 have some impact on commerce and Iowa's workers in general, small businesses in particular, and on the state's important and diverse insurance industry.