From building robots to experimenting with electricity and extracting DNA from bananas, kids and teens explore hands-on, scientific inquiry through 4-H clubs and out-of-school experiences from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Parents are their children’s first and most influential teachers. That’s why Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has been educating parents and supporting families in southern Iowa through the Growing Strong Families program since 1999.
Barn quilts add interest and color to the Iowa landscape, are a delightful celebration of quilting heritage and preserve the historical interests of barn architecture in the state - all while increasing economic development and tourism.
Today's communities need nonprofits that work well and efficiently. The Nonprofit Management Academy is one way ISU Extension and Outreach contributes to the social and economic capacity of the communities it serves.
Average Iowa land value is estimated to be $6,708 per acre, an increase of 32.5 percent from 2010, according to results of the Iowa Land Value Survey. This is the highest percentage increase ever recorded by the Iowa State University annual survey.