Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 11:30
2017 Growing Together mini-grants have been awarded to projects in 14 counties. They will receive a combined $70,000 in grant money through the SNAP-Education program.
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 13:48
Kevin Ross, Underwood, is the newest Iowa delegate to the Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching, also known as CARET. He will represent Iowa State University Extension and Outreach as well as the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in this national grassroots organization.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 08:59
When a couple has a healthy relationship, their family is more likely to be stable and their children have a greater opportunity to flourish, says David Brown, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 14:52
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program distributed $21,000 in food security mini-grant funds in 2016 courtesy of Iowa State University’s SNAP-Education.
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 10:35
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a three-hour class for anyone interested in being certified to sell morel mushrooms legally within the state of Iowa. Workshop will be available on three consecutive Saturdays in April on the Iowa State campus.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 13:44
Recent Iowa police department and Federal Trade Commission reports indicate scammers are posing as relatives or friends, calling or sending messages to urge people to wire money immediately. Don't do it, says Carol Ehlers, a human sciences specialist in family finance with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 14:35
Punishing children and disciplining children are not the same thing. Human sciences specialists and researchers are exploring the differences between the two approaches in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 14:07
The College of Design, the College of Engineering and ISU Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development are engaging young Iowans with design and STEM. Kids have all kinds of opportunities to imagine themselves as designers and scientists, and explore careers.
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 11:12
Margaret Van Ginkel, an ISU Extension and Outreach hotlines coordinator and human sciences specialist in family finance, is making a difference at Iowa State University. She is one of the women being honored by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics on the 11th annual Women Impacting ISU calendar.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 09:23
Being physically fit, eating nutritious foods and getting enough rest are important, but not enough to make people truly satisfied with life. Purpose is the number one factor in living a fulfilled life, says Kristi Cooper, human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.