Friday, December 16, 2011 - 09:41
Poverty statistics have climbed during the past decade, and food insecurity rates have increased across Iowa and the nation as a whole. Researchers from Iowa State University have assembled the latest data on these issues in a series of publications, now available online.
Friday, December 16, 2011 - 09:35
Any parent, new or seasoned, may have questions regarding his or her children. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers a free monthly newsletter, Just in Time Parenting, with helpful information on parenting young ones.
Thursday, December 15, 2011 - 12:58
Iowans can make a positive impact for Iowa’s youth by attending the Iowa 4-H Foundation’s 3rd Annual Gala on Feb. 25, 2012, at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. Registration is now open.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 15:30
A new smartphone application from the North Dakota State University Extension Service will help motorists prepare for winter weather travels. And should they get stuck in winter weather, the app provides on-the-spot assistance.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 10:16
Need a holiday gift or an addition to a personal cookbook collection? The Healthy & Homemade cookbook from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is a great resource for any family.
Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 11:41
Relational aggression in children is another way of saying that kids can be mean to one another. Parents may not be able to stop this bullying, but they can help their children learn how to deal with the behavior, says Kimberly Greder, an extension specialist and associate professor of human development and family studies at Iowa State University.
Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 11:10
Kids can be mean — whether on the elementary school playground or in the middle school hallway or high school cafeteria. Learn how parents can deal with this meanness, called relational aggression, in this month’s Science of Parenting podcast.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - 16:32
Take a tour of the MarketMaker website by viewing recently released videos highlighting everything MarketMaker has available. MarketMaker is an online tool connecting family shoppers with farmers and everyone in between – including restaurants and grocery stores.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 12:03
A new tool — the recently updated “4-Day Throw Away” leftovers app — is available for families looking for an extra line of defense to protect themselves from bad leftovers. The app is available for iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® devices.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 11:17
By donating grain, farmers can support Iowa’s number one crop, youth, say officials with the Iowa 4-H Foundation. Donations to the Iowa 4-H Foundation can be designated to county 4-H endowments, for statewide use or for both purposes.