Monday, December 5, 2016 - 13:09
Jennifer Margrett’s outstanding contributions to the field of psychology have earned her fellow status in the American Psychological Association. The director of Iowa State University’s interdepartmental gerontology program also works with ISU Extension and Outreach.
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 10:17
Traditional gardens require planting in the spring and attention in the summer before yielding a harvest. But gardening in January? It’s possible through aquaponics. Learn how at a workshop from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 10:23
December can be the season for financial stress, but Iowans don’t have to take on that stress by themselves. Iowa Concern, from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, can help – with a toll-free phone number, live chat capabilities and a website available 24/7 at no charge.
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 09:59
Although the holidays can be a season of giving, sometimes the focus shifts to a season of getting, or so it may seem from a child’s perspective. Mackenzie Johnson, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, offers tips for parents on how to avoid overindulging their children.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 09:37
Simple holidays that are low on cost but high on meaning are possible according to Carol Ehlers, a human sciences specialist in family finance with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. She says a $10 limit per person is possible by carefully planning holiday spending.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 15:54
Eighteen Iowa 4-H’ers were selected to represent Iowa as delegates to the 2016 National 4-H Congress Nov. 25-29 in Atlanta, Ga.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 10:29
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a free online workshop to help Iowans better understand their options when choosing health insurance. “Smart Choice: Health Insurance” will be offered online Wednesday, Nov. 30, 6-8 p.m.
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:10
Iowans can eat healthy and stick to a tight grocery budget. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s “Spend Smart. Eat Smart.” has been helping families do so for more than seven years, and a newly designed website makes it even easier.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 09:58
Over the past two years Muscatine County has developed a Latino 4-H Club called Juntos, which means together. The club is focused on encouraging higher education and increasing leadership and team building skills in youth.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 13:15
Flying plastic foam planes with attached cameras helped some Cedar Rapids middle schoolers experience what drones can do. The students were participating in the 4-H National Youth Science Drone Discovery Day.