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Iowa State Offers Class on FDA Registration for Food and Feed Companies

September 21, 2018, 3:15 pm | Kimberly Anderson

The Iowa Grain Quality Initiative and Center for Industrial Research and Service at Iowa State University are teaming up with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to offer a free informational class about food and feed firm registration. Food and feed facilities are required to renew their registration with the FDA every two years on even numbered years between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31. Read more about Iowa State Offers Class on FDA Registration for Food and Feed Companies

Game-based Course Offers Small Changes to Build Financial Security

September 21, 2018, 1:42 pm | Cynthia Needles Fletcher, Laura Sternweis

Small changes can have a big impact for long-term financial security. This is the message of a new financial management course for K-12 educators offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. “Small Change: Building Financial Security” will be offered at several locations throughout the state beginning in late September. Read more about Game-based Course Offers Small Changes to Build Financial Security

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Ag Decision Maker Article Discusses USDA Payment Programs

September 13, 2018, 2:22 pm | Chad Hart, Alejandro Plastina

A breakdown of payments that may be available through the Market Facilitation Program is the focus of an Ag Decision Maker article titled “What can Iowa farmers expect from ARC/PLC and the Trade Assistance Package in 2018?” The article is written by extension economists Chad Hart and Alejandro Plastina, Iowa State University. Read more about Ag Decision Maker Article Discusses USDA Payment Programs

Iowa State University Opioid Prevention Workshop Draws Community Leaders

September 12, 2018, 9:17 am | Barb Wollan, Joyce Lash, Linda Cline, Laura Beyenhof

After attending the “Planning to Take Action against Opioids in Your Community” workshop in Ames on Sept. 12, community leaders from 30 Iowa counties are returning home equipped to reach various age groups with substance misuse prevention programming. Read more about Iowa State University Opioid Prevention Workshop Draws Community Leaders

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Iowa State University Economist Advises Cost Containment, and Patience, for Farmers Marketing Crop

September 7, 2018, 8:25 am | Chad Hart, Ed Adcock

As harvest approaches, Chad Hart, associate professor of economics at Iowa State University, urged Iowa farmers to watch their costs and be patient as they face a difficult market for corn and soybeans. Read more about Iowa State University Economist Advises Cost Containment, and Patience, for Farmers Marketing Crop

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