County News

June 26, 2014

Kids and long summer days mean a lot of opportunities for outdoor fun, as well as insect bites and sunburn. Kim Brantner, a family life program specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, offers these tips for protecting children from biting insects and too much sun.

June 25, 2014

“Words on Wellness' is a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you’ll gain reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy practices

March 15, 2014

The 2014 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey contains information from a survey of Iowa farmers, custom operators, and farm managers. For each operation, the average rate from the survey and the range are listed.

March 1, 2014

There aren’t any “shoulds” with respect with how grief is felt or expressed.  It's common for people who have lost a spouse or someone close to feel sad, angry, helpless, guilty, anxious, lonely and frightened.  

February 26, 2014

Iowans are invited to join the conversation on the ISU Extension and Outreach Money Tip$ Blog. The blog offers a personal touch with new posts a couple times each week from three ISU Extension and Outreach family finance specialists.

February 1, 2014

Parents with inquiring minds want to know more than just buzz words about cyberbullying, video gaming and other hot topics related to raising kids and teens. Now they can get the latest research from the Science of Parenting, a new online resource from Io

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