Friday, August 12, 2011 - 14:11
As the Missouri River flood waters slowly begin to recede, western Iowa manufacturers continue to deal with major ongoing challenges such as transportation logistics and workforce issues. ISU Extension and Outreach Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) surveyed manufacturers in the six-county Presidential Disaster Declaration Area that includes Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Monona, Pottawattamie and Woodbury counties.
Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 12:33
Craig Chase, ISU Extension farm management specialist and interim marketing program leader at the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, will coordinate the Local Food and Farm Initiative, a new statewide program that aims to boost production, processing, distribution, marketing and consumption of Iowa-grown food.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 14:12
Iowa State University (ISU) is giving Iowans the chance to display photos at the Iowa State Fair. As part of the university's exhibit in the northeast corner of the Varied Industries Building during the fair, Iowa residents are encouraged to submit photos to illustrate how Iowa State and ISU Extension and Outreach are making a difference in their communities.
Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 11:27
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is working with local agencies, media and local businesses to provide resources to families, communities and businesses dealing with the flooding in western Iowa.
Friday, June 24, 2011 - 09:17
Iowa’s 17 and younger age group decreased according to 2010 census results. According to the Community Vitality Center report, “Population 18 and Older and 17 and Younger in Iowa’s Counties, 2000 – 2010,” Iowa’s youth population has decreased by 5,645 in the last decade.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 13:06
Iowa’s unincorporated areas — the countryside outside any town or city limits — lost population according to the 2010 census, reversing a gain seen in the 2000 census, as detailed in the report “Countryside and Town: Population in Iowa’s Counties Within and Outside of Incorporated Places, 1990 – 2010."
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 14:33
The newly redesigned Visit Iowa Farms website features detailed descriptions of Iowa farms and the ability to map out locations of interest in a select area.
Monday, May 2, 2011 - 11:38
With the Iowa Public Employees Leadership Academy, public sector employees have a convenient and easy-to-access way to gain training that will benefit them as supervisors.
Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 11:53
Iowa State University has released an online version of “Your Motivation Toolkit,” a self-guided training program in food safety for foodservice managers and supervisors.
Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 12:16
Several groups, including Iowa State University, are evaluating biomass crops that can be used to produce renewable energy feedstocks. They are sponsoring the workshop to help farmers better understand the opportunities to grow and market profitable biomass crops that are adapted to southern Iowa soils and climates.