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.
 

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 09:04

Youth ages 8 -12 can expect some winter fun at the Iowa 4-H Center during a winter wonderland celebration.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 08:28

Parents and grandparents can simplify the holiday gift hunt with a “Gift of Camp” from the Iowa 4-H Center.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 15:01

What’s the best way to thaw a frozen turkey? Is it safe to make pies and vegetable dishes a couple days before the big family gathering? And what’s the best way to deal with the leftovers? To get answers to these and other holiday food questions, call Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Answer Line, 800-262-3804.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 15:01

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. 25 -29. Delegates hail from Adair, Clay, Fayette, Fremont, Hamilton, Harrison, Johnson, Lee, Lucas, Madison, O'Brien, Tama, Washington, Woodbury and Worth counties.

Monday, November 7, 2011 - 13:11

Angela Laury will work with Iowa producers and manufacturers to promote food safety as the new food safety specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. One of her first assignments is introducing food producers to the Food Safety Modernization Act, a new federal law designed to encourage food safety through preventive measures.