Laura Sternweis

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Iowa State University has released an online version of “Your Motivation Toolkit,” a self-guided training program in food safety for foodservice managers and supervisors.

By: Catherine Strohbehn and Laura Sternweis

This week Iowa State University Extension garden experts respond to common questions related to growing and caring for blueberries.

By: Richard Jauron and Laura Sternweis

Effective parenting is more than good intentions. Iowa State University Extension examines how parenting style makes a difference in rearing responsible, competent children in this month’s Science of Parenting radio program podcast.

By: Douglas Gentile and Kimberly Greder and Laura Sternweis

Parents have a new source for sound advice on raising kids and teens — the Science of Parenting, a new monthly radio program podcast from Iowa State University Extension. It’s available for free download.
 

By: Douglas Gentile and Kimberly Greder and Laura Sternweis

Iowa State University Extension specialists offer tips for taking care of your lawn, annuals and garden in hot weather in this week's yard and garden column. 

By: Richard Jauron and Laura Sternweis

Iowa State University Extension specialists offer tips for harvesting and storing potatoes, as well as dealing with spuds that are green or knobby.

By: Richard Jauron and Laura Sternweis

When it comes to temperament, some kids are as dependable as pickup trucks, while others are as touchy as high-end sports cars. This month’s Science of Parenting podcast from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach examines the “engine” that drives a child and how parents can manage spirited children.

By: Donna Donald and Lori Hayungs and Laura Sternweis

Raspberries are adaptable to a wide range of soil types. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists share information about raspberry varieties, planting sites and times, as well as growing blackberries in Iowa.

By: Richard Jauron and Laura Sternweis

Iowa farmers rely primarily on agribusinesses, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and state agencies for their information needs, according to the 2012 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.

By: J. Gordon Arbuckle Jr. and Laura Sternweis

Farm life with its country setting often is idealized, but as the complications and pace of agriculture have increased, so have the physical and mental demands on farmers. It’s set up for stress that cannot be ignored, says an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialist.

By: Malisa Rader and Laura Sternweis

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