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.
 

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 11:03

Local leaders, decision-makers and nonprofit organizations can use the information in their county’s “Poverty and Food Needs” profile to better understand and address local food insecurity issues, said Kimberly Greder, an associate professor and extension specialist in human development and family studies at Iowa State University.
 

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 13:46

During a trip to the White House, Iowan Spencer Orr and a delegation of 4-H’ers told President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack about the programs they are leading to improve their communities in healthy living, food security and STEM education.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 08:46

Avian influenza does not impact the foods that consumers eat, says an Iowa State University food safety expert.

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 12:35

Four 4-H members are representing Iowa at the National 4-H Conference April 11-16 in Washington, D.C. The youth are from Worth, Van Buren and Cerro Gordo counties.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 13:43

Emilio Estrada is helping to train food service workers who would have a more difficult time getting trained otherwise. The program is offered by specialists in nutrition and wellness with Iowa State University’s Human Sciences Extension and Outreach.

Monday, April 6, 2015 - 16:23

High school youth may register now for the first bilingual and multi-cultural 4-H Maize retreat, May 15-17 at the Iowa 4-H Center in Madrid. Youth who will be entering ninth through 12th grade in the 2015-2016 school year are eligible to participate. 

Monday, April 6, 2015 - 15:25

Feisty kids live with intensity, but with a little extra guidance, these children can become well-adjusted young people. Human sciences specialists offer suggestions in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 09:22

Farming is a vital enterprise for Iowa and the United States. The new C6 BioFarm Game takes an interactive approach to teach young people about agricultural practices involved with providing food, fuel, fiber and products in a manner that is environmentally and economically sustainable.