Friday, June 5, 2015 - 08:51

Classes are over, swimming pools are open and summer sports leagues are in full swing. But summer vacation from school doesn’t have to be a vacation from learning, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 15:48

For 14 years, Teen Line has given Iowa teens a place to get their questions answered with reliable and research-based information through anonymous phone calls or online chats. Teen Line answers questions ranging from health and wellness to relationships to sexually transmitted diseases. This hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:37

Due to an increased interest in home food preservation, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has developed the “Preserve the Taste of Summer” program. This program includes both online lessons and a hands-on workshop focusing on home food preservation with the most current USDA-approved food preservation recommendations.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 10:38

Iowa youth will be preparing and tasting ethnic cuisines during the healthy living track of the state 4-H “And My World” camping experience June 21-25 at the Iowa 4-H Center. Registration is open until midnight June 1.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 14:51

Fairs, livestock auctions, swap meet and exotic sales will not include birds. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship today announced an order to cancel all live bird exhibitions at county fairs, the Iowa State Fair and other gatherings of birds due to avian influenza.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 15:21

This summer approximately 1,000 teens are projected to converge on the Iowa State University campus for the 2015 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference, themed Dare to Discover, June 30 through July 2.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 14:43

Researchers need samples of aronia berry jams and jellys for a research project with the goal of helping the FDA establish a standard of identity for aronia berry jams and jellies.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 10:32

Iowa 4-H alum Melissa Tabke is enjoying a great adventure while spreading the message of 4-H to a new audience in the West African nation of Ghana.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 09:21

Forty percent of children usually are in a good mood and quickly adjust to new situations and routines. However, parenting these easy-going kids can be a challenge. Learn why in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.