Whether or not Charlie Sheen has really given his last interview, his behavior may continue to be confusing, particularly to teens and preteens, says Malisa Rader, an Iowa State University Extension family life specialist.
The State Science + Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) and FFA Agriscience Fair need judges to review middle and high school science projects during the two events April 1-2 at Iowa State University in Ames.
Iowa State University Extension and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will offer workshops in northwest and western Iowa March 29, 30 and 31 featuring environmental issues for feedlots and dairies that are medium-sized concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).
Parents have a new source for sound advice on raising kids and teens — the Science of Parenting, a new monthly radio program podcast from Iowa State University Extension. It’s available for free download.
“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.
The Iowa State University Extension Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic (ISU-PIDC) and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship confirmed that a single dead specimen of the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys, was recently collected in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and submitted to ISU PIDC for diagnosis.
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.