Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 11:37
More Iowa farmers are planting cover crops late in the growing season, a practice the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy identified as one way to help protect Iowa’s water quality. Iowa's nutrient reduction plan is voluntary, which means it is not regulated. However – it is not optional.
Monday, October 28, 2013 - 16:51
Kaitlyn Romitti, a junior at Iowa State, spent last summer as the Cook This! intern, where she planned and implemented the annual 4-H culinary challenge at the Iowa State Fair.
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 10:26
Mitch Baum was elected president of the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees at their annual meeting Oct. 11. In addition, seven Iowans were elected to the board.
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 09:26
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering workshops to build Iowans’ health insurance literacy so they can make informed decisions and choose a health insurance policy that meets their needs. Smart Choice Health Insurance workshops are being offered throughout Iowa.
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 10:08
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Iowa NSF EPSCoR educational character, C6, and accompanying educational package were featured in a joint exhibit at Hilton Concourse, Oct. 4. The pre-dinner event introduced ISU Foundation Order of the Knoll members and guests to STEM research and educational activities conducted by 4-H Youth Development, ISU Extension and Outreach's youth program.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 13:59
With the help of ISU Extension and Outreach, an Iowa State research team has piloted the “Living well through Intergenerational Fitness and Exercise” (or LIFE) program in several Iowa communities. The program is aimed at reaching older adults in rural areas who are isolated or do not have access to a gym.
Friday, October 4, 2013 - 16:28
There’d be no 4-H clover without heads, hearts, hands and health. But the Iowa 4-H program itself would be hard pressed to continue without volunteers.
Friday, October 4, 2013 - 13:28
ISU Extension and Outreach, in partnership with local agencies, will be offering a panel discussion on keeping children safe on Oct. 10 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Callender. This event is free to the public.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 11:39
National 4-H Week is Oct. 6-12 and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is celebrating 4-H youth who make an impact on Iowa communities, and are stepping up to the challenges of a complex and changing world.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 14:46
During National Energy Awareness Month in October, family life specialists talk about getting kids to understand the impacts of their energy use in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.