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Read Across Iowa Celebrations Kick Off

March 3, 2021, 2:13 pm |

Read Across Iowa kicked off this week with dozens of events around the state and a live, virtual read aloud of the book “My Family’s Soybean Farm” by the author, Katie Oltoff. Read Across Iowa is a month-long celebration of the joys of reading to students of all ages, making all children feel valued and welcomed.


The New Dietary Guidelines: Feeding Infants and Toddlers

March 3, 2021, 9:37 am | Sara Sprouse, Cathy Drost, Ann Parker, Vera Stokes

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans now include recommendations by life stage. ISU Extension and Outreach provides continuing education opportunities for child care providers and this spring, two training opportunities focus on feeding infants and toddlers. 

Corn Rootworm Management Webinar Is March 26

March 3, 2021, 7:27 am | Virgil Schmitt

Learn about the latest research on corn rootworm and ways to improve plant health during a webinar with agronomy specialists from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.


Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings Set for March, April, May

March 2, 2021, 11:53 am | David Brown, Demi Johnson

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will provide virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid trainings throughout spring 2021 and beyond. The virtual program helps adults learn how to identify when a youth (ages 6-18) in their life might be struggling with a mental health and/or substance use problem.



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