Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 13:02

Webster County 4-H’er Rebecca Nellis was part of a panel discussing the World Food Prize youth programs July 15 in Des Moines. The discussion took place during the north central meeting of the Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 14:10

Eight hundred high school students from every corner of Iowa attended the state 4-H Youth Conference in June. The conference gives youth the opportunity to meet new friends, find new opportunities, and learn about the community and themselves.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 13:12

The 4-H’ers for 4-H Campaign raised $24,063.27 to support Iowa 4-H youth programs and activities. All funds from the campaign help families across the state by providing financial assistance for program fees and for youth to attend 4-H camps, intermediate trips and state events such as the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 08:38

Farm life with its country setting often is idealized, but as the complications and pace of agriculture have increased, so have the physical and mental demands on farmers. It’s set up for stress that cannot be ignored, says an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialist.

Monday, July 8, 2013 - 08:41

Brothers and sisters can seem to be arch enemies one moment and best friends the next, say family life specialists Donna Donald and Lori Hayungs. During July, they’ll talk about sibling relationships in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 12:43

Margaret Van Ginkel, coordinator for Iowa Concern hotline – a service made available through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, recommends actions that help prevent stress from taking over your life. Most important is to talk out your problems.

Monday, July 1, 2013 - 08:19

Iowans can build skills to improve their finances with a free online course from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Friday, June 28, 2013 - 14:36

The Science of Parenting’s next webinar will air on July 9 from 12 to 1 p.m. The webinar will focus on children, sports and competition, and is part of Iowa State University’s electronic outreach to parents.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 14:27

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.