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August 14, 2015

Check out the Integrated Agronomics Newsletter for April 2016

servsafe
January 23, 2014

ServSafe will be held Tuesday, June 14, at the Carroll County Extension Office.  ServSafe is a food protection manager cerfication course for restaurant and foodservice managers.

sitter
November 6, 2012

Join us on Thursday, June 9, for a babysitting workshop from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

April 27, 2016

Please join us on Thursday, June 2nd at 6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office for an elements and principle of design workshop.

April 27, 2016

Each year the 4-H'ers for 4-H Campaign, directed by the State 4-H Youth Council, raises money to support the 4-H program and 4-H'ers in Iowa.

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Statewide Resources

  • Get answers to your home and family questions from the specialists at AnswerLine. Connect with them on the phone, email, Facebook or Twitter for information about cleaning, food preparation, preservation, and safety, home environment, equipment, nutrition, textiles, and laundry. - 1-800-262-3804 or - answer@iastate.edu

  • Help children succeed at school by creating a home environment that promotes learning.  Find out how developing routines, setting limits, and providing good nutrition can help.
     

  • A 24-hour resource for legal, finance, crisis and disaster and personal health issues, Iowa Concern provides access to an attorney for legal education, stress counselors, and information and referral services.

  • A national resource that brings quality, research-based information to families at the time it can be most useful and make the biggest difference in their lives.

  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers

    A series of classes designed to empower family caregivers of older adults to take better care of themselves. Learn more about the six-week series and find a class near you.

  • Human Sciences Extension and Outreach is all over the social media networks. Stay in touch with us through our blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!

  • Find reliable, high quality, research-based information for professionals and parents in CYFERNet’s clearinghouse of the best children, youth and family resources of all the public land-grant universities in the country.

  • Are you an early childhood professional that provides care and education in your home, a center or a school? Check out our programs, resources, and trainings available to help you be the best early childhood professional you can be.

  • Parenting can be fun, enjoyable and stressful! Check out our blog and podcasts for the latest research based information and resources to help parents in their important role of raising children.

  • Articles from Ag & Biosystems Engineering for housing issues.

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