Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 08:37
Parents can help children develop the skills they need to make and keep friends. In October, family life specialists offer skill-building tips for parents and share ideas on unraveling the complex world of children’s friendships in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 14:45
Gov. Branstad’s new initiative, Volunteer Iowa: A Call to Service, asks Iowans to volunteer at least 50 hours each year. One way Iowa volunteers can increase their community service, while adding service-learning to their efforts, is by partnering with 4-H Service-Learning from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 15:39
Two cross country races and a fun run/walk will provide family-friendly competition in a scenic location, with unique distance options and vertical challenges. The events are part of the first Get Vertical 4-H Adventure Race on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Iowa 4-H Camping Center near Madrid, Iowa.
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 12:52
Most workers look forward to retiring, and ideally get to choose when to retire. Sometimes an employer will suggest early retirement. An Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication helps employees with early retirement decisions.
Monday, September 24, 2012 - 12:46
With its 2013 Healthy & Homemade calendar, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is working alongside Governor Branstad’s new Healthiest State Initiative to help Iowans live healthier.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 09:27
“Iowa Food Marketing Regulations: A Guide for Small-Scale Producers” offers an overview of various licenses required for selling food in Iowa and state regulations that govern those sales, which are based on type of food, where it is sold, how it is processed, scale of operation and type of customer.
Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 13:38
Children of all ages are more likely to be motivated in school when parents stay positive about school and homework. In September learn how to make homework a positive part of children’s school experience in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 17:20
Cherokee, Delaware, Pocahontas and Poweshiek counties have added to Iowa 4-H History by County, a blog detailing the history of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development. The history blog is a partnership of the Iowa 4-H program and the Iowa 4-H Foundation.
Friday, August 31, 2012 - 09:10
Thirty Iowa 4-H’ers received awards during the 2012 State Fair 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event. The event was held Aug. 9-10 at the Memorial Union on the Iowa State University campus in Ames.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 14:10
Outstanding 4-H’ers from across Iowa have been awarded 4-H scholarships from the Iowa 4-H Foundation and were honored in a scholarship recognition ceremony at the Iowa State Fair. Information is available about individual recipients by county.