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Nineteen Iowa youth delegates returned from National 4-H Congress inspired to make a difference, more culturally aware of the ethnic diversity around the world and in their local communities and having made friendships that will last a lifetime.
Cathann Kress, vice president for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, was elected to the National 4-H Council’s Board of Trustees during the board’s annual meeting in November.
Iowans who have applied for health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace but have not received written confirmation should call the Marketplace. Iowans who want to better understand their health insurance options may participate in Smart Choice Health Insurance workshops from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Iowa farmers are increasingly concerned about herbicide-resistant weeds and are changing their weed management practices to deal with the issue, according to the 2013 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.
Money Talk, from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, can help Iowans learn to plan for holiday and other spending, and improve their financial future.
Children approach their 13th birthday with excitement. They can’t wait to be teenagers. Parents, on the other hand, often see this milestone as the beginning of new worries. Learn what’s normal for teens and what parents can expect in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Drought, extreme rains and flooding over the past five years have had the greatest influence on farmers’ beliefs about climate change, according to the 2013 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll. The survey also gathered farmers' concerns about weather-related threats to agriculture and attitudes regarding different types of potential responses to increasing weather variability.
Finding ways to set holiday gift-giving limits and preserve relationships can be accomplished with clear, respectful, assertive communication skills, says Kristi Cooper, a family life specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Historian, mentor and friend are some of the roles that today’s grandparents play. In November, learn about how important grandparents can be in the lives of their grandchildren in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
With about 90 million family caregivers in the United States, National Family Caregivers Month is recognizing the need for their service with the theme “now more than ever.” ISU Extension and Outreach provides resources to help caregivers thrive, not just survive.