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August 28, 2012
April 19, 2012

At some point in many women’s lives, they will have to make major financial decisions. Money Talk, an online class offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, gives women the knowledge to make those decisions and improve their lives.

February 24, 2012

Individuals filing for personal bankruptcy can turn to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach for the education that is required during the bankruptcy process. “Financial Success: Recovery after Bankruptcy” is available through the national website

November 15, 2011

The Words on Wellness newsletter is a monthly newsletter written and prepared by Renee Sweers, a Nutrition and Health Field Program Specialist.

November 15, 2011

4-H Family Newsletters

October 21, 2011
September 28, 2011

ISU Extension and Outreach offeres the Science of Parenting, research-based parenting advice and resources from experts at Iowa State and across the country.

April 25, 2011
April 15, 2011

These are the wild mushrooms that people pick in April and May. The safe morels are those that have the hollow stem. The first pickings of mushrooms are usually the gray ones and the later ones become more yellow. The tops all look like a sponge, very

April 15, 2011

With quilting increasing in popularity, questions arise as to how to handle those quilts in use and care. Here are some tips on hanging, cleaning, and storing quilts.

April 15, 2011

Serving safe meals to field workers requires careful planning and packaging — especially when field chemicals are involved.

April 14, 2011

Grilling Food Safely Approximate Grilling Times for Meat and Poultry

April 14, 2011

Buy locally grown vegetables during primary growing seasons for best quality. Follow these steps to prepare fresh vegetables:

April 14, 2011

This guide will help you schedule the planting of gardens so space may be used efficiently. Designed for central Iowa, dates for southern Iowa would be about 1 week earlier, for northern Iowa about 1 week later.

April 14, 2011

The rhubarb leaf stalk is used in pies, tarts, sauces, jams, jellies, puddings, and punch. Although classed as a vegetable, rhubarb is used as a fruit because its high acidity gives it a tart flavor.

April 14, 2011

WASHING FEATHER PILLOWS Make sure the ticking is in good condition before washing feather pillows.

March 8, 2011

Seedings can be made in the spring as soon as a suitable seedbed can be prepared. Spring seedings made after mid-May may not be as successful, due to rapid drying of surface soils.

September 24, 2010

Program Builder is a web-based marketplace where community leaders can review and make selections from a variety of technical assistance, consulting and educational programs that will improve the quality of life in your community.

March 11, 2010

Anyone needing to attend annual training or testing options can find information here. You may also check the Iowa Department of Ag and Land Stewardship website for a complete pesticide testing schedule.

March 9, 2010

A national extension Web site that brings quality, research-based information to families at the time it can be most useful and make the biggest difference in their lives.

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