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.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 13:58
The Iowa State University Corn and Soybean Initiative seeks team applicants and adult leaders for a new program designed to give high school students a taste of what it takes to be a modern farmer.
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 11:48
The Iowa 4-H Center is hosting Spring Volunteer Day on Saturday, April 30. All ages are welcome to help spruce up the center and get it ready for another busy summer.
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 09:00
A new application available for Apple® devices helps protect consumers from bad leftovers. The “4-Day Throw Away” application, available now from the App Store℠, is an extension of the 4-Day Throw Away campaign.
Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 10:28
Volunteer shooting sports instructors from throughout the United States will come to Central Iowa for the National 4-H Shooting Sports Instructor Workshop May 15-20. Registration is open to current adult volunteers in state 4-H shooting sports programs.