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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.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 11:41

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

Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 11:09

“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 - 18:27

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.
 

Monday, February 21, 2011 - 10:18

The Iowa Water Conference is a collaborative effort of the Ag and the Environment, Flood Plain Management, Iowa Learning Farms, Stormwater and Water Monitoring conferences. The goal of this partnership is to create greater awareness of Iowa urban and agricultural water issues through sustainable watershed management.

 

Friday, February 11, 2011 - 11:59

Informational meetings to address the gypsy moth, a well-known pest of trees, and the proposed action to control it will be held March 1 and 2 at three northeast Iowa locations.

Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 12:16

Several groups, including Iowa State University, are evaluating biomass crops that can be used to produce renewable energy feedstocks. They are sponsoring the workshop to help farmers better understand the opportunities to grow and market profitable biomass crops that are adapted to southern Iowa soils and climates.

Friday, February 4, 2011 - 16:49

Twelve Iowa communities have been selected to participate in the Iowa's Living Roadways Community Visioning Program in 2011.