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Friday, July 17, 2015 - 08:40

The conference theme “Horticultural Horizons in the Heartland” will include a keynote presentation focused on accessing fresh produce through the Campaign

Monday, July 13, 2015 - 09:11

Avian influenza has increased the stress that many Iowa families are facing. Dealing with the stress from unexpected changes such as job loss or financial uncertainty can be slow and painful, but is possible, says a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 15:32

Cathann Kress, Iowa State University vice president for extension and outreach, has received The 2015 Spirit of Crazy Horse Award from Reclaiming Youth International and the Starr Global Learning Network. Kress joins a long list of leaders in research, policy and practice whose contributions have advanced work with children and youth.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 11:01

Not all parents feel confident having “the talk” with their children — when the topic is science, technology, engineering and math. However, it’s an ongoing conversation parents and kids need to have, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 11:34

Avian influenza has had a significant financial impact on many Iowa families. Working through the cycle of grief caused by a sudden drop in income allows families to plan for how to adjust their financial picture with clear heads, and the entire family should be a part of those conversations.


Monday, July 6, 2015 - 11:15

The Heddleson Internship Program allows Iowa State University students in the College of Human Sciences to experience ISU Extension and Outreach with a hands-on internship. This year three students were selected to be Heddleson interns, including junior in nutritional sciences, Haley Wellman.

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 09:07

By dropping some common high-cost habits and trying a few cost-cutting strategies, families can make their food dollars go further. ISU Extension and Outreach helps Iowans get resources and find answers to challenges brought on by avian influenza.

Monday, June 22, 2015 - 11:35

Extension staff from Iowa State University, University of Minnesota and South Dakota State University will provide families with information on everything from food safety education and stretching food dollars as the cost of eggs and poultry increases to implementing strategies to manage a family’s finances and stress during tough times.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 15:22

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Iowa Central Community College are offering a workshop for creating a healthy home environment while maintaining energy efficiency Aug. 1 in Fort Dodge.