Articles related to Community

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 10:30

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.

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 08:02

A destructive insect of ash trees has been confirmed in southern Cedar Rapids. The emerald ash borer was discovered at an Iowa interstate rest area along I-380 approximately one-half mile north of the Johnson County line.

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 10:05

The Central Iowa Tourism Region recently partnered with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to provide training throughout central Iowa on the importance of tourism and ways tourism-related industries can improve the customer experience for tourists.

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 14:19

Latino store owners in Perry are learning how to make healthy, affordable and culturally appropriate foods more accessible, thanks to the Dallas County Healthy Corner Store Initiative.

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 10:33

The Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute offers a new four-hour training session on administration and accounting in eight Iowa locations during October.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 15:23

A free public webinar will introduce a new resource for city governments about zoning issues related to production and sales activities commonly associated with urban agriculture. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host the webinar from noon to 1 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 30.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 10:21

Lee County is leading the way by offering a pilot program of "Leading Communities: A Place-Based Leadership Program," a  modular and interactive community leadership program based on cutting-edge research on community leadership.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 08:49

The emerald ash borer, a highly destructive insect of ash trees, has been confirmed in Dubuque, Iowa. Twenty-eight of Iowa’s counties have now been confirmed positive.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 08:12

The emerald ash borer, a destructive and invasive insect of ash trees, has been discovered in central rural Montgomery County. Iowa’s growing number of counties with confirmed detections has now reached 27.