Over the past month, false information about COVID-19 and food and food packaging has been reported. Food safety and nutrition and wellness specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach want Iowans to know there is no evidence that COVID-19 is transmitted through food and food packaging.
In addition to dealing with the usual stress of farming, Iowa’s farmers, rural communities and families are coping with the unpredictability and imposed isolation produced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering seven online “Question. Persuade. Refer.” programs beginning April 14. This suicide prevention program teaches participants three steps to help save a life from suicide.
Learn about the relationship between stream channel incision and the depth to groundwater in riparian corridors.
The waiver allows certified Iowa pesticide applicators to retain their status through 2020.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener programs in Marshall and Linn counties have been recognized for their commitment to food and nutrition for local communities. Both projects worked to educate and empower adults and youth to grow and consume fresh healthy produce in 2019.
The COVID-19 pandemic is turning homes into workplaces. David Brown, behavioral health specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, offers suggestions to help Iowans cope with the consequences. Updated with audio.
The outbreak of COVID-19 could have some short-term disruptions on cattle feed nutrition that producers should consider, says Dan Loy, director of the Iowa Beef Center and extension beef specialist at Iowa State University.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, couples and families may be facing a surplus of time together. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be providing a series of short virtual meetings over seven weeks with information and suggestions to help couples thrive in this new reality.
Office plants may be one of the last things you relocate to your home office, but give it some thought if you want them to survive, according to horticulture and integrated pest management experts with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
By following proper planting procedures, bare-root trees can be successfully established in the landscape. Iowa State University horticulture specialists offer recommendations for successful planting.
With rapidly changing conditions across the country due to COVID-19, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach can help Iowans "Spend Smart. Eat Smart." and stay healthy in these unique circumstances. This website has resources on how to stay physically active, save money while food shopping, decrease food waste and prepare healthy recipes.
The Iowa Farm to School and Early Care Conference will bring together stakeholders from across the state.
A generous gift helps Iowa State University continue a popular tax education program in Wisconsin.
With spring already here, now is a good time to make sure you're prepared for those first few lawn cuttings, says Adam Thoms, assistant professor and turfgrass extension specialist at Iowa State University.
The Whole Farm Conservation Best Practices Manual can aid farmers in selecting conservation measures appropriate for their farms.
Children and families can learn about conservation via the Monday Mix online opportunity from Water Rocks!
National Ag Day, March 24, is a time to recognize the many efforts of the nation's agricultural industry.
Iowa Learning Farms will host weekly webinars each Wednesday during this time of social distancing.
UPDATED. Three Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists recommend one simple and important method for combating COVID-19: Properly wash your hands. (Audio PSA available.)
The outbreak of Covid 19, a disease caused by the new coronavirus, has many Iowans thinking about emergency supplies and kits, if they should need to self-isolate or quarantine. Nutrition and wellness state specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips for stocking the pantry, without panic buying.
This spring Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering an online course to help family caregivers connect and support each other. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational series designed to provide tools that family caregivers need to take care of themselves.
A collection of online educational resources for K-12 youth audiences is available on the 4-H At Home Learning Resources webpage. These engaging educational resources from the local, state and national 4-H program are available for all youth and their families to further explore project area learning virtually.
The coronavirus could affect China's $12.5 billion trade commitment in some significant ways, as shipping is delayed.
Follow the recommendations of Iowa State University horticulture specialists for successful broccoli gardening.
Lesia Oesterreich, a family life specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, offers ways that parents can help their children cope with frightening events in the news.