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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 promote healthy people, healthy economies, and healthy environments. We provide research-based information and education to help families make decisions that improve and transform their lives.

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

 

 
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, September 26, 2016 - 12:20

Several human sciences staff and faculty members with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach received awards from the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 09:32

Social marketing campaigns that educate parents about good nutrition can help to increase children’s consumption of fruit, vegetables and low-fat or fat-free milk. That’s according to...

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 11:21

Families with land in 13 northern Iowa counties shared their family stories at the Iowa Land Grant Legacy celebration at the Clay County Fair Sept. 16. These families are the first in Iowa to know...

people advancing people

See how we're building a strong Iowa in the 2016 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Quick Facts

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Human Sciences Extension and Outreach

making a difference to the people and communities of Iowa...

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