Monday, May 16, 2011 - 15:51
After tornadoes, floods and other disasters, Iowans wonder what, if anything, they can salvage when they return to their homes. So they’re asking the professional family and consumer scientists at Iowa State University Extension’s Answer Line, 800-262-3804. Here are a few of Iowans’ disaster-related questions and Answer Line’s answers.
Monday, May 16, 2011 - 10:05
The Iowa 4-H Foundation’s website has unveiled a new look. The new site features detailed descriptions of outright and planned giving opportunities, as well as online registration for foundation events and a 4-H alumni directory.
Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 11:10
Before natural disasters strike, families should develop emergency plans and create emergency supply kits. This message is one Iowa State University Extension hopes Iowans will take seriously.
Friday, May 6, 2011 - 07:50
Iowa youth have until June 1 to register for the Iowa 4-H Film Festival Aug. 12 at the Iowa State Fair. Youth who have completed any of grades 5-12 are eligible to participate in the event, creating films that educate, inspire, or are "just 4 fun."
Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 09:11
Whether driven by economics, food recalls or simply the desire to “do it themselves,” 20 new Iowa State University Extension Master Food Volunteers are trained, certified and ready to share their knowledge about safe and efficient methods of home food preservation.
Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 08:00
The president-elect of the Government of the Student Body at Iowa State University started his adventure at Iowa State University with his leadership experiences as the president of the Guys n’ Gals 4-H club in Louisa County.
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - 09:04
Armed with an all-American theme and 200 prom dresses to tear apart for material, teams of Iowa teens will design original gowns during the third annual Stitch This! 4-H Design Challenge Aug. 19-20 at the Iowa State Fair. The winning team’s design will be professionally prototyped, mass produced and made available nationwide.
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - 07:38
Two ISU Extension nutrition education programs for low-income families have earned the Iowa Family Support Credential from the Iowa Department of Management.
Monday, May 2, 2011 - 08:21
Overweight kids often become overweight adults, gaining not only weight, but also chronic diseases and related health care costs. Iowa State University Extension examines what parents can do about this serious health problem in this month’s Science of Parenting radio program podcast.
Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 08:43
Food, fun and a good cause will all unite at the Iowa 4-H Center’s Wall and Waffles Fundraiser on Saturday, May 7.