Monday, August 18, 2014 - 15:32
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct Level 1 and Level 2 workshops covering Good Agricultural Practices for fruit and vegetable producers beginning in October. The one-day workshops are important for growers who want to better understand how GAPs can be used to meet buyers’ food safety requirements.
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 16:39
Today a new cell phone often is at the top of the back-to-school list, but do kids really need cell phones? Family life specialists discuss the issue this month in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 14:52
Specialty crop growers interested in food safety certification and risk management for their farms should plan to attend a Mock GAP Audit Workshop Aug. 26 in Cedar Rapids.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 13:56
Visitors to the Iowa State Fair Aug. 7-17 may venture with Cy around the fairgrounds to learn more about Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, as well as enjoy the exhibits of thousands of Iowa youth who participate in 4-H Youth Development.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 12:18
In Iowa, local food is fun, but it also is a vehicle for rural economic development, as four new videos from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach show.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 15:12
Onions, garlic and shallots can add a lot to the home gardening experience. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips for harvesting, drying and storing these popular garden items.
Monday, July 21, 2014 - 13:43
The "Retirement: Secure Your Future" series is now available for free download from the ISU Extension and Outreach online store.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 13:29
4-H teen leaders will be helping youth through a new interactive Commodity Carnival game that will be featured at the Iowa State Fair and eight county fairs in Iowa.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 15:28
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach summer interns are making a contribution to Extension and Outreach educational efforts throughout Iowa.
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 14:14
Water Rocks! hosted its first teacher Summit in June, with Iowa K-12 teachers and high school students from nine school districts congregating in Ames. The group received information about some of the greatest environmental challenges faced today as well as innovative ways to teach about them.