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Call Iowa Concern for Help Coping with Stress of Avian Influenza

April 1, 2022, 1:40 pm | Tammy Jacobs
Young man with smartphone by Rymden/stock.adobe.com.

When avian influenza infects a poultry operation, the impact can be far-reaching. Producers, workers, families and communities can face immediate and long-term consequences. The stress can be hard to handle. For help, Iowans can call Iowa Concern, 24/7. (Iowa Concern public service announcement audio files available for download.) [node:read-more:link]

Call Iowa Concern for Help Coping with Stress of Avian Influenza

April 1, 2022, 1:40 pm | Tammy Jacobs
Young man with smartphone by Rymden/stock.adobe.com.

When avian influenza infects a poultry operation, the impact can be far-reaching. Producers, workers, families and communities can face immediate and long-term consequences. The stress can be hard to handle. For help, Iowans can call Iowa Concern, 24/7. (Iowa Concern public service announcement audio files available for download.) [node:read-more:link]

4-H County Fair Experiences Continue – Sometimes without the Fair

July 14, 2020, 2:48 pm | Debbie Nistler, Valyn Bodensteiner
Linn County 4-H fair experiences are virtual this year.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, county fair boards across the state are partnering with county extension councils and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staff to create safe, quality 4-H county fair experiences for youth. In some counties, that means postponing the entire fair or canceling many activities, focusing only on youth shows and moving activities to a virtual platform. Others are moving forward with some type of in-person experience for youth, though it may be limited. [node:read-more:link]

4-H County Fair Experiences Continue – Sometimes without the Fair

July 14, 2020, 2:48 pm | Debbie Nistler, Valyn Bodensteiner
Linn County 4-H fair experiences are virtual this year.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, county fair boards across the state are partnering with county extension councils and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staff to create safe, quality 4-H county fair experiences for youth. In some counties, that means postponing the entire fair or canceling many activities, focusing only on youth shows and moving activities to a virtual platform. Others are moving forward with some type of in-person experience for youth, though it may be limited. [node:read-more:link]

ISU Extension and Outreach Cancels Events, but Still Serves Iowans

April 10, 2020, 3:08 pm | John D. Lawrence
ISU Extension and Outreach.

Most Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in-person events throughout the state through May 31 have been canceled. However, ISU Extension and Outreach remains committed to serving Iowans during the COVID-19 pandemic. For information on specific events, please contact your ISU Extension and Outreach county office.  (Audio file available.) [node:read-more:link]

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ISU Extension and Outreach Events Canceled

March 19, 2020, 2:58 pm | John D. Lawrence
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

UPDATED: Most Iowa State University Extension and Outreach events throughout the state through May 9 have been canceled. When possible, some activities may be conducted virtually using video or teleconferencing. For information on specific events, please contact your ISU Extension and Outreach county office. (Audio PSA available.) [node:read-more:link]

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