Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 08:20

Children may have many different reactions to a flood or other disaster, says Lesia Oesterreich, a family life state specialist with Iowa State University Extension. But parents can help their children cope.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 12:06

Iowa State University Extension nutrition specialists discuss the positive aspects and concerns about the new MyPlate food icon and messages from USDA.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 10:33

Cass County community leaders and extension researchers at Iowa State University and Cornell University teamed up to create a research project that focuses on increasing the consumption of locally grown foods in the county. The project has been under way for more than a year now, and researchers plan on increasing hands-on activities for families with school-age children.

Friday, June 3, 2011 - 11:32

During the off-season, teams often take a break from their particular sport or activity. However, there’s no off-season for Iowa 4-H robotics teams. These future scientists and engineers always are preparing for their next event — whether the Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge at the Iowa State Fair or the 2011 FIRST LEGO League challenge this fall.
 

Friday, June 3, 2011 - 10:04

Iowa State University Extension has a number of resources available to help Iowans cope as they deal with flooding and its aftermath.

Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 13:55

The 15th Annual Iowa 4-H Foundation Central Iowa Golf Benefit, “Going for the Green,” is July 18 at Wakonda Club in Des Moines. This annual event benefits Iowa 4-H youth and other youth programs throughout the state.
 

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 10:58

Students celebrated Global Youth Service Day in April, but the spirit continues on in Centerville where the AmeriCorps program has teamed up with the community to work on a community garden. The project began on April 15 and will continue until Sept. 11.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 07:36

Effective parenting is more than good intentions. Iowa State University Extension examines how parenting style makes a difference in rearing responsible, competent children in this month’s Science of Parenting radio program podcast.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 12:26

Two popular publications from The Science of Parenting are now available in Spanish. “Video Games and Other Media: Pros and Cons” and “Obesity and Overuse of Electronic Media” are available online at the ISU Extension Online Store in both English and Spanish versions.