At Work for Iowa

Read articles and stories about how ISU Extension and Outreach is making a difference across Iowa.

June 12, 2012 03:21 PM

From building robots to experimenting with electricity and extracting DNA from bananas, kids and teens explore hands-on, scientific inquiry through 4-H clubs and out-of-school experiences from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

youth at robotics competition

May 7, 2012 02:22 PM

Parents are their children’s first and most influential teachers. That’s why Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has been educating parents and supporting families in southern Iowa through the Growing Strong Families program since 1999.

Growing Strong Families

April 25, 2012 10:48 AM

Barn quilts add interest and color to the Iowa landscape, are a delightful celebration of quilting heritage and preserve the historical interests of barn architecture in the state - all while increasing economic development and tourism.

March 1, 2012 10:09 AM

Today's communities need nonprofits that work well and efficiently. The Nonprofit Management Academy is one way ISU Extension and Outreach contributes to the social and economic capacity of the communities it serves.

November 16, 2011 12:41 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and the Family Nutrition Program (FNP) help youth and young, low-resource families with children develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behavior needed to improve their diet.

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