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.