Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 08:57
Cheryl Heronemus, a regional director with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, has received the fourth annual Harkin PROSPER award. She serves Lyon, Osceola, Dickinson, Sioux, O’Brien and Clay counties.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 16:49
Fifty Iowa 4-H'ers have been selected to receive state 4-H project awards in 2013. More than 130 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.
Monday, June 3, 2013 - 12:57
Deb Sellers, an associate professor and extension specialist at Kansas State University, will be the new associate dean in the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences and director of Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. She starts July 22.
Monday, June 3, 2013 - 12:20
Fathers are different from mothers, but offer love, guidance and support in their own unique way. During June, family life specialists Donna Donald and Lori Hayungs talk about the role of fathers in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Friday, May 31, 2013 - 13:26
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has long been deeply involved in science technology education. Another example of this involvement is the Governor's STEM Initiative Scale-Up Grant Program PEERS: Partnership for Engineering Educational Resources for Schools.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 13:42
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 11:42
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has a series of publications, titled “Safe Farm,” that contain valuable information on safe farming techniques and tips.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 11:14
Many people choose baby carrots as their snack. They are healthy, full of vitamins and are easy to eat and feed to children. But are they safe? Jody Gatewood, a nutrition specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, dispels the myths and explains the facts.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 09:08
Parents naturally are concerned for their children’s safety, particularly when there is news of a child abduction that happens close to home. Finding the balance between emotions and the “teachable moment” as parents talk to their children is important, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialist says.
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 13:57
Iowa 4-H is inviting youth from across the state to showcase their skills in a competition that puts the knife to the board. The fourth annual “Cook This!” 4-H Culinary Challenge is Aug. 9-10, 2013, in the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair.