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Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 15:27

Adults age 65 or older are eligible for free nutrition assessments on Senior Day, July 17, at the Adams County Fair. Iowa State University researchers will conduct the assessments using new measurement tools for detecting malnutrition.

Monday, June 24, 2013 - 10:44

Iowa Library Services and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are pleased to announce a series of summer financial literacy programs for young families. 

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 08:57

Cheryl Heronemus, a regional director with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, has received the fourth annual Harkin PROSPER award. She serves Lyon, Osceola, Dickinson, Sioux, O’Brien and Clay counties.

Monday, June 3, 2013 - 12:57

Deb Sellers, an associate professor and extension specialist at Kansas State University, will be the new associate dean in the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences and director of Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. She starts July 22.

Monday, June 3, 2013 - 12:20

Fathers are different from mothers, but offer love, guidance and support in their own unique way. During June, family life specialists Donna Donald and Lori Hayungs talk about the role of fathers in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 11:42

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has a series of publications, titled “Safe Farm,” that contain valuable information on safe farming techniques and tips. 

Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 11:14

Many people choose baby carrots as their snack. They are healthy, full of vitamins and are easy to eat and feed to children. But are they safe? Jody Gatewood, a nutrition specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, dispels the myths and explains the facts.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 09:08

Parents naturally are concerned for their children’s safety, particularly when there is news of a child abduction that happens close to home. Finding the balance between emotions and the “teachable moment” as parents talk to their children is important, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialist says.

Monday, May 6, 2013 - 14:01

Whether children’s experience of sports is good or bad depends in part on their parents’ involvement and attitude. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is sponsoring an interactive webinar to help parents do their part to make sure their children’s experience with sports will be positive.