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Friday, March 3, 2017 - 10:15

Starting in March, four Iowa State University Extension and Outreach community development specialists are doing a “tourism blitz” throughout the state of Iowa. “Customer Service Workshops: Targeted Tourism Strategies for Communities, Businesses and Attractions” will be offered at 40 locations across the state.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:31

The history and function of co-ops is the focus of a five-part video series featuring Keri Jacobs, extension economist, and now available through a partnership with the Iowa Institute for Cooperatives. The videos are designed to educate both members and employees about the history, function and methods of cooperatives.

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 10:28

Aquaculture professionals have developed a series of webinars making learning about many aspects of aquaculture easily accessible.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 14:44

Average Iowa farmland value has shown a decline for the third year in a row — the first time this has happened since the 1980s farm crisis — and is now estimated to be $7,183 per acre. The statewide per acre value declined $449, or 5.9 percent, since November 2015. Land values were determined by the 2016 Iowa State University Land Value Survey.

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 09:45

The 2015 median household income in rural Iowa was $60,223, almost 11 percent higher than urban incomes ($51,705). Rural Iowans also have become wealthier than rural residents in other states.

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 13:09

The preventive controls and animal food safety plans course is a three-day program for individuals responsible for animal feed and feed ingredient safety at milling and processing facilities.

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 11:54

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county offices are one of the partners in the state who provide staff, a work location, Internet access or equipment for volunteers who offer Volunteer Income Tax Assistance to Iowa residents with low to moderate incomes.

Monday, January 25, 2016 - 10:48

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is partnering with the Science Center of Iowa to put on “Roll of the Dice: From Neurons to Community,” Feb. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Science Center of Iowa in Des Moines, Iowa.

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 11:30

In 1986, an introductory meeting with an extension specialist and an early-career scientist inspired a promising partnership for university engagement with Iowa communities that focused on Iowa State University’s motto “science with practice.” Almost 30 years later, this partnership continues to grow and stand strong, assisting Iowans and looking toward a bright future.