Extension News

Extension Connection: 2006 Annual Report Edition

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Follow these links to get the complete stories in the Annual Report edition of the Extension Connection newsletter, December 2006.


Extension Today

Relationships, recruitment, renewal and resources -- these key ingredients define ISU Extension’s relevance today. See this message from Jack Payne, vice president for ISU Extension and Outreach.


Relationships with Extension Help Others Serve Iowa Families

An Early Head Start director, a parent education coordinator, a volunteer and others relate how ISU Extension training and curricula touch their lives and ripple out in their communities to benefit Iowa families.


Positive Youth Experiences Recruit Students to Iowa’s State Universities

Learn how ISU Extension recruits students to Iowa universities and careers.


Conventional and Innovative Approaches Renew Iowa Communities

Iowa leaders, whether they want hard-core economic development research or a more inspirational “crafting” of community capacity building, find ISU Extension to be an available partner in renewing local economies.


Extension Helps Iowans Assess Resources, Capture Opportunities

Kim Hicks of Corydon has enhanced her farm management skills. Joe Greig of Estherville believes Iowa has a new competitive advantage to feed cattle. What do they have in common? Both use resources from ISU Extension.


Extension Today: Making a Difference for Iowans

More than 795,000 clients had contact with Extension programs in 2006. Learn how ISU Extension serves Iowans through Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business and Industry, Community and Economic Development, Families, 4-H Youth Development and Continuing and Distance Education programs.



Contacts :

Laura Sternweis, Extension Communications and Marketing, (515) 294-0775, lsternwe@iastate.edu