Read articles and stories about how ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

September 24, 2014 08:54 AM

Farmers talking to farmers and learning from each other will help Iowa ramp up water quality efforts and implement new management practices to carry out the state’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy. The goal is to reduce the nitrogen and phosphorus loads in water leaving farm lands.

June 26, 2014 10:49 AM

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.

May 13, 2014 10:37 AM

Centerville, Iowa, residents are making an in-depth economic assessment of their financial, social, and environmental well-being for long-term success through a joint effort of CIRAS and the Community and Economic Development program of ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.

March 31, 2014 03:30 PM

On May 7-8 in Washington, D.C., the nation celebrated the centennial of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. The Iowa Senate launched the state celebration with a special resolution earlier this spring. Watch the video.