News Releases

'Water Rocks!' Videos Earn Iowa Motion Picture Association Awards
(Posted on 4/18/2014)
The Water Rocks! team came home with 15 awards at the 23rd Annual Iowa Motion Picture Association award ceremony, including three Awards of Excellence in Educational Production.
Yard and Garden: Garden Mums
(Posted on 4/17/2014)
Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips on growing and caring for garden mums.
Updated CSA Directory Puts More Iowa Producers on the Map
(Posted on 4/15/2014)
Consumers interested in eating local have more resources to do so with the updated directory, Iowa CSA Farms: 2014 Statewide List of Iowa CSA Farms and Organizers.
Iowa State Provides Assistance to Growing Number of Family Caregivers
(Posted on 4/14/2014)
People across Iowa are learning to thrive, not just survive, as they provide care to their loved ones who are chronically ill, aging or have a disability. “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” provided by Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, gives participants the tools they need to address the challenges of caregiving.
Webcast Examines Fear of Food: What Is Really Safe?
(Posted on 4/11/2014)
The spring 2014 Current Issues in Nutrition conference examines food safety concerns and what safe food really means. The online conference for nutrition and health professionals is organized by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the ISU Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition.
Yard and Garden: Planting Rhubarb
(Posted on 4/10/2014)
Spring is the best time to plant rhubarb in Iowa. Iowa State University horticulturists make rhubarb planting recommendations for gardeners planting their first rhubarb patch and those maintaining an established planting.
Corn Stover Gains Attention in Iowa for Industrial Uses
(Posted on 4/7/2014)
Producers can learn about engineering, agronomic and financial issues related to corn stover harvest in a new series of fact sheets from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
April Is Month of the Military Child: Purple Up!
(Posted on 4/7/2014)
On April 15 all Iowans are encouraged to wear purple to show their appreciation for military children and their families. During April, the Month of the Military Child, and throughout the year Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has resources for military families.
Webinar: Why Kids Need Sleep
(Posted on 4/7/2014)
Children need adequate sleep to help their brains and bodies grow and develop. In April Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is sponsoring an interactive webinar for parents, grandparents and teachers covering how sleep impacts children’s health and behavior.
Four Iowa Youth Head to 2014 National 4-H Conference
(Posted on 4/3/2014)
Four 4-H members have been selected to represent Iowa at the National 4-H Conference April 5-10 in Washington, D.C. The youth delegates are Raeann Hanlon, Calhoun County; Paul Elliott, Linn County; and Renae Drey and Tyler Pickhinke, Sac County.