Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 08:27
September is National Food Safety Education Month, and an appropriate way to celebrate is to clean the kitchen, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialist says.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 15:14
Twenty-six Iowa youth received top awards during the 2014 State Fair 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event Aug. 15-16.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:47
Thirteen teams of youth in grades 5-12 competed in the 2014 4-H Cook This! Final Culinary Challenge at the Iowa State Fair. Winners have been announced in three age divisions.
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 14:32
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct Level 1 and Level 2 workshops covering Good Agricultural Practices for fruit and vegetable producers beginning in October. The one-day workshops are important for growers who want to better understand how GAPs can be used to meet buyers’ food safety requirements.
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 15:39
Today a new cell phone often is at the top of the back-to-school list, but do kids really need cell phones? Family life specialists discuss the issue this month in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 13:52
Specialty crop growers interested in food safety certification and risk management for their farms should plan to attend a Mock GAP Audit Workshop Aug. 26 in Cedar Rapids.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 12:56
Visitors to the Iowa State Fair Aug. 7-17 may venture with Cy around the fairgrounds to learn more about Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, as well as enjoy the exhibits of thousands of Iowa youth who participate in 4-H Youth Development.
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.