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‘Families Extension Answer Line: How may I help you?’

Answer Line

That’s what Iowans hear when they call 1-800-262-3804 and reach Families Extension Answer Line from ISU Extension and Outreach. Answer Line staff answer home and family questions with research-based information, and that translates to more than 20,000 calls and email messages per year.

“We provide immediate answers to questions that are related to home economics and family living,” said Liz Meimann, Answer Line’s coordinator. Nearly three-fourths of the calls are related to food and nutrition, food safety and food preservation.

This article appeared in December 2013 -- From Cathann Kress Newsletter