Food, Nutrition and Health

Local Highlights

Face Masks
April 16, 2020

A limited number of fabric kits are available.  Contact the Kossuth County Extension office for more information.

Students Visiting Tractor Safety Session
September 13, 2018

On September 6, 2018 over 240 area third-graders attended Farm Safety Day held at the Kossuth County Fairgrounds.

Flooding in Iowa
July 2, 2018

If you’re dealing with the aftermath of heavy rains, we have flooding resources online that can help.

December 3, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach have compiled a list of tips on Dealing With Stress.

November 17, 2014

Convenient from your home, Childcare Provider Training Classes

Statewide Resources

  • Participate in these classes for child care providers focused on healthy, affordable food choices and physical activities for children. Department of Human Services-approved credit is available for those attending.

  • EFNEP and SNAP-Ed are free programs that help parents provide nutritious food for their families, leading to healthy children and strong families

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    Human Sciences Extension and Outreach is all over the social media networks. Stay in touch with us through our blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!

  • Answer Line

    Get answers to your home and family questions from the specialists at AnswerLine. Connect with them on the phone, email, or Facebook for information about cleaning, food preparation, preservation, and safety, home, equipment, nutrition, and laundry. 1-800-262-3804 or - answer@iastate.edu

  • Keep your family or your customers safe by following these food safety tips for foodservice operators, consumers, and educators.

  • Interested in canning, freezing, and dehydrating foods? Join our hands-on workshops to learn and practice safe food preservation techniques.

  • Spend Smart. Eat Smart.

    Spending less on food often means investing time and effort in planning, shopping and preparing food.  Check out our blog, website, and Facebook page to learn skills and adopt habits to feed your family nutritious meals for less money.

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