News Releases

Spotlight on 4-H with Iowa State Students' The Biggest Loser Appearance
(Posted on 10/20/2014)
Allie Lansman, a junior from Fort Dodge majoring in dietetics and former Webster County 4-H'er, will appear on NBC-TV’s The Biggest Loser this week as a youth ambassador for healthy living.
Ames and Iowa State University Welcome 600 Math and Science Teachers for State Conference
(Posted on 10/20/2014)
Ames and Iowa State University will welcome more than 600 kindergarten through college-level math and science teachers from across Iowa this week with the intent of continuing to improve math and science education programs throughout the state.
IFGC Conference Focuses on Forages
(Posted on 10/15/2014)
The 2014 Iowa Forage and Grassland Council Conference will be Nov. 25 at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn. The event is open to anyone interested in forage and grassland issues.
Study Measures Propane Used for Grain Drying
(Posted on 10/14/2014)
A new publication from ISU Extension and Outreach illustrates the results of the collaborative efforts of three ISU farms to measure the propane and electricity used for grain drying during the 2013 harvest season.
Help Farmers Cope with Stress
(Posted on 10/13/2014)
Safety and stress during harvest season cannot be ignored, says Margaret Van Ginkel, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences program specialist and Iowa Concern Hotline coordinator. Contact Iowa Concern Hotline to talk or chat online with stress counselors, seek out legal education and other appropriate resources.
Nancy Brannaman Back at Home with ISU Extension and Outreach
(Posted on 10/13/2014)
For new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Director of Operations Nancy Brannaman, her new job is equal parts homecoming and new opportunity.
ISU Extension Scheduling Farm Bill - Program Overview Meetings
(Posted on 10/9/2014)
Iowa farmers and landowners will learn about the new programs authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill at informational meetings conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and local USDA Farm Service Agency staff members. Meetings will be held across the state to explain options available under the new Farm Bill.
Yard and Garden: Properly Planting Tulips in Fall
(Posted on 10/8/2014)
People associate tulips with feelings of spring, but to get their benefits at the proper time, planting tulips right now is ideal. Get tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists.
4-H Pride Is Worth Celebrating
(Posted on 10/8/2014)
More than 6 million young people across the country are celebrating National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11 by sharing 4-H pride photos using #iam4H. Every Iowa community has the potential to share 4-H pride, and that is the beauty of this celebration -- and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach programs.
ISU Project Featured at October 14 Iowa Hunger Summit in Des Moines
(Posted on 10/6/2014)
The Agricultural Urbanism Toolkit, an Iowa State University project designed to help communities build their capacity to produce, process and distribute food, will be featured at the Iowa Hunger Summit that is part of World Food Prize activities.