Carrying out family traditions takes effort, but these rituals make families stronger. Human sciences specialists offer tips for creating family memories during the holidays and throughout the year in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
The Iowa County Engineers Association will bring more than 450 engineers, technicians and supervisors to Ames and Iowa State University for their 68th annual conference Dec. 9-11 at the Scheman Building in the Iowa State Center.
The Useful to Usable (U2U) climate initiative recently launched a new online decision support tool, Corn Split N, that helps farmers and farm advisors manage the application of in-field nitrogen for maximum crop yields and minimum environmental damage.
The Good Agricultural Practice workshop scheduled for Nov. 19 in Sioux City has been cancelled. Those who registered for the workshop may transfer their registration to another upcoming GAP workshop from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Upcoming Iowa State University Extension and Outreach meetings will provide guidance for Iowa farmland owners and operators reviewing options under the Agricultural Act of 2014, commonly known as the Farm Bill. Farmland owners and operators must make decisions on base acre and yield updates along with choosing an Agriculture Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage commodity program.
Paul R. Gibbins of Ankeny will become the regional manager for the North Central STEM Hub at Iowa State University beginning Dec. 1. The North Central STEM Hub is one of six regional hubs of the Governor's STEM initiative.
Ames and Iowa State University welcome an event that has become an annual tradition in the community as more than 500 music educators will attend their annual conference at the Iowa State Center Nov. 20-22.