Anindita Das is putting her experiences as an immigrant to good use as an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach refugee community plan coordinator working in partnership with the central Iowa Refugee Community Planning Group.
Improving water quality is an emphasis of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. To further the efforts being made in the area, ISU Extension and Outreach is one of the founding members of the Iowa Source Water Ag Collaborative.
The 2015 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll asked farmers why, despite long-term efforts from state and federal governments, land grant universities, farmer groups and others, agriculture still has soil erosion and water quality impairment issues.
Native plants can give home landscapes a unique, varied look when paired with the current flora and fauna that already dot landscapes across Iowa. Which are best for specific landscapes and gardens, and how should they be treated for best results?
ISU Extension and Outreach will host a field day at One Step at a Time Gardens June 30 to highlight food safety procedures for water safety, cleaning produce and handling practices for commercial fruit and vegetable growers.
4-H intern Rachel Wonderlich was honored at Iowa State’s Division of Student Affairs Annual Award Program April 26 as an ISU Student Employee of the Year. She also has been recognized at the state, regional and national levels.
As diabetes becomes more widespread, including among Iowa’s rural Latino population, the need for education and prevention assistance is increasing. Sarah Francis, a human sciences state specialist in nutrition and wellness, and associate professor at Iowa State University, saw this need and created “Latinos Living Well.”
The state of Iowa will celebrate Soil and Water Conservation Week from April 24-May 1, recognizing that the abundance of our agricultural products and quality of life are dependent upon the proper use and management of soil and water resources.
Spring has finally sprung across Iowa, and with it, growing green grass on lawns everywhere. The hum of lawn mowers is beginning to fill the air, and that hum brings questions about proper mowing practices.
The Field Scouting Basics Workshop is a course for beginning corn and soybean crop scouts. The workshop builds on the fundamentals of crop scouting covered during the ISU Extension and Outreach Field Crop Scout School in February.
This weekend about 100 Iowa youth of African heritage will be exploring how their cultural legacy shapes them as future leaders in their communities. They’ll be participating in Ujima, one of two youth leadership retreats offered by the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development program.