Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:18
In Iowa, local food is fun, but it also is a vehicle for rural economic development, as four new videos from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach show.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 14:12
Onions, garlic and shallots can add a lot to the home gardening experience. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips for harvesting, drying and storing these popular garden items.
Monday, July 21, 2014 - 12:43
The "Retirement: Secure Your Future" series is now available for free download from the ISU Extension and Outreach online store.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 12:29
4-H teen leaders will be helping youth through a new interactive Commodity Carnival game that will be featured at the Iowa State Fair and eight county fairs in Iowa.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 14:28
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach summer interns are making a contribution to Extension and Outreach educational efforts throughout Iowa.
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 13:14
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 - 10:22
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 - 08:09
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 - 08:13
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 - 09:58
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.