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August 14, 2015

Check out the Integrated Agronomics Newsletter for August 2015

August 13, 2015

Women in Agriculture - Heartbeat of the Farm; Human Resource Management is a four sesson course designed to give women strategies for effectively working with family and employees. Classes start on Thursday, September 3, 2015 and continuing September 10, 17, and 24.  Class time is from 6-9 pm with a meal served at 5:45 at the Carroll County ISU Extension office at 1205 West US Hwy 30, Ste G. To register go to www.aep.iastate.edu/womeninag

clover kids
September 6, 2013

Clover Kids is a FUN youth program specially designed for children in 1st-3rd grade.  The focus is hands-on cooperative learning in small groups.  Clover Kids participate in activities, games, and other positive experiences in a supportive, creative, challenging and fun environment.

October 8, 2012

Feeling stretched caring for a loved one?  Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a class designed to provide you the family caregiver with the skills you need to take care of yourself.

May 21, 2015

Become a Master Gardener by participating in the Master Gardener Core Training. ISU Extension & Outreach will be providing the training for new Master Gardeners on Tuesdays in September, October and November in locations across the state. Carroll County Extension will host the trainings at the Carroll County Extension office at 1205 West US Hwy 30, Ste G from 6:30 pm to 9: 30 pm. 

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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.

  • Learn about connecting family and the environment, get ideas on “living lighter”, and share your experiences and thoughts on how to positively impact economic and environmental health through sustainable living.
     

  • 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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