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2017 Calendars - Limited Supply Now Available

Start the new year off right with the Healthy & Homemade Calendar! Each month features a simple recipe, menu plan, and fitness tips. Available in English and Spanish.
 
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Food Preservation Program

Preserve the Taste of Summer includes both online lessons and hands-on workshops, including hot water bath canning (salsa making)/freezing, jams and dehydrating, pickle making, and pressure canning.
 
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At 30, Iowa Concern Continues Serving Iowans in Crisis

Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, contact the Iowa Concern Hotline for confidential assistance related to stress issues, legal questions, and financial concerns. Language interpretation is available.

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach reaches out to families across the lifespan.

Human Sciences strives to build a #STRONGIOWA one person at a time. We provide research-based information and education to help Iowans make decisions that improve their lives.

Our specialists work with the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University and in partnership with other organizations and agencies to meet the needs of Iowa.

 

 
Finding Answers Now

Unexpected events such as natural disasters and economic downturns impact margins, but also have an impact far beyond the farm. There is a human side to the economic stress. As Iowans deal with disruptions to their families and communities, our resources provide information to help families cope with concerns about stress and relationships, personal finance, and nutrition and wellness.

News

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 13:09

Jennifer Margrett’s outstanding contributions to the field of psychology have earned her fellow status in the American Psychological Association. The director of Iowa State University’...

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 10:23

December can be the season for financial stress, but Iowans don’t have to take on that stress by themselves. Iowa Concern, from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, can help...

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 09:59

Although the holidays can be a season of giving, sometimes the focus shifts to a season of getting, or so it may seem from a child’s perspective. Mackenzie Johnson, a human sciences...

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