Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 09:41
An Iowa State University research team has developed new measurement tools to detect malnutrition in older adults. On Saturday, Nov. 3, the Iowa State researchers will be conducting free nutritional screenings during the Des Moines University Senior Health Fair.
Monday, October 22, 2012 - 10:49
Twenty-one 4-H’ers have been selected to represent Iowa as delegates for the National 4-H Congress, entitled “Become a Catalyst of Change,” in Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 23 – 27.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 08:52
The Meredith Corporation and Edwin T. Meredith Foundations are honoring Successful Farming Editor in Chief Loren Kruse with a $25,000 donation to the Iowa 4-H Foundation. The donation establishes an endowment honoring outstanding 4-H volunteers for their leadership, the Iowa 4-H Foundation announced today.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 13:31
During National 4-H Week, Oct. 7-13, Iowa youth join hundreds of thousands of youth from throughout the United States who will be conducting an innovative experiment to celebrate 4-H National Youth Science Day.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 10:49
Thirty-eight Iowa counties now have added their stories to the Iowa 4-H History by County blog, just in time for National 4-H Week, Oct. 7-13. The history blog is a partnership of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development and the Iowa 4-H Foundation.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 07:37
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 - 13:45
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 - 14:39
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 - 11:52
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 - 11:46
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.