Monday, July 14, 2014 - 14:14
Water Rocks! hosted its first teacher Summit in June, with Iowa K-12 teachers and high school students from nine school districts congregating in Ames. The group received information about some of the greatest environmental challenges faced today as well as innovative ways to teach about them.
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 11:22
Forty Iowa youth officially began their new terms as State 4-H Council members on June 26 at the closing ceremonies of the annual Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 09:09
As the price of food rises and interest in sustainable agriculture grows, consumers are finding increasing value and convenience in preserving foods. Iowa State University is working to make sure that those participating in the recent trend are staying safe.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 09:13
Every year children die from being left in hot cars, but this tragedy can be prevented. Parents and caregivers need to set up a system that reduces the risk, says Malisa Rader, an ISU Extension and Outreach family life program specialist.
Monday, July 7, 2014 - 10:58
Labor is a key challenge for fruit and vegetable growers looking to meet increased demand, but sharing machinery is a possible solution. A new manual from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture can help.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 14:27
Everyone is going, all the kids sneak candy into the theatre and no one else has to be home by 11 p.m. When kids are facing peer pressure, how should parents respond? Family life specialists offer suggestions in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 08:50
The National Junior Disability Championships will bring approximately 200 participants and more than 200 coaches, staff, officials and families from across the country to central Iowa July 5-12.
Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 09:54
John-Paul Chaisson-Cárdenas has been hired as the new Iowa 4-H Youth Development program leader for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. He begins his position July 21.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 14:20
SOFA is a unique program that allows students from Adair, Cass and surrounding counties interested in careers in agriculture to experience potential career paths beyond traditional production with an annual trip to areas around the Midwest.
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 10:41
Fifty-two Iowa 4-H'ers have been selected to receive state 4-H project awards in 2014. More than 160 4-H youth applied for the awards this year, which are given to youth who have demonstrated mastery, leadership, communication and service in a specific project area.