Iowa State University is offering a three-session, online short course for emerging food entrepreneurs interested in developing processed foods in Iowa. The course meets 12-4 p.m. CDT on Nov. 30, Dec. 2 and Dec. 4.
After the farmers market season ends, many home-based food operators in Iowa are still able to prepare and sell foods from their home if they follow state regulations and food safety practices. To help them, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has created an online course, available 24/7.
Registration is now open for families to sign up for the free, On Their Own and OK program, offered virtually this fall.
Producers and consumers have multiple options to help reduce food waste, according to a new publication from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
State climatologist Justin Glisan will discuss the 2020 drought and derecho during an Iowa Learning Farms webinar.
It’s not the absence of conflict and anger that makes a relationship better – it’s how couples manage the conflict and anger they experience. That is the premise of a Sept. 30 virtual meeting to help couples elevate their relationship during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tractor rollover protection is a key part of saving lives, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
When the COVID-19 pandemic challenged the pork industry, Iowa State University and ISU Extension and Outreach responded with answers.
ISU Extension and Outreach offers Powerful Tools for Caregivers, an educational program for caregivers who provide care for a spouse, parent or friend with a chronic condition such as dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
An economist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach examines the COVID-19 impact on local meats and foods.
Service providers, volunteers and clergy members have established helping relationships with families and often assist in a range of issues, which frequently have a financial connection. ISU Extension and Outreach is offering a redesigned “Your Money, Your Goals” course to help these individuals empower people who are overwhelmed by their financial situation.
Every farmer should use personal safety skills this fall, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Eight north central states have been collaborating to offer a clearinghouse of resources to help the farm and ranch community deal with unprecedented stressors and uncertainty imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, weather-related concerns and the derecho that impacted parts of the Midwest.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Community Food Systems program staff worked hard this summer to transition the Local Food Leader and Community Food Systems trainings and certifications to a virtual format.
Plymouth and Franklin counties were crowned the 4-H livestock quiz bowl champions in the 2020 virtual contest .
The Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation will offer its popular Federal Income Tax School this fall.
Educational sessions will highlight key aspects of forestry and forest bird life during the Oct. 1 virtual field day presented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
A horticulture specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explains how amaryllis bulbs should be handled in the fall.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach reminds farmers and farm communities to practice farm safety during this difficult year.
Couples who work on their relationship through shared experiences and interactions may be better able to get through challenging times. Learn more during a virtual meeting Sept. 23 from ISU Extension and Outreach.
The Water Rocks! educators have adapted learning materials, teaching methods, hands-on activities and games for socially distanced outdoor learning.
This equine course for women horse owners will touch on the major factors of raising, handling and marketing horses, led by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
More Iowans than ever are exploring how to home preserve their garden bounty to enjoy that fresh taste of summer all year long. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering two new online workshops to help Iowans safely “Preserve the Taste of Summer.”
This 144-page handbook from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides a general overview of the essential aspects of producing field crops in Iowa.