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USDA-NIFA, CDC and Cooperative Extension Team Up for Vaccine Education in Rural America

May 12, 2021, 11:43 am |

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently provided $9.95 million in funding to USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to support an innovative approach to community education and partnerships to advance adult immunization. This is the two agencies’ first concentrated vaccine education effort in rural America.


Celebrate ISU Extension and Outreach Week April 12-17

April 5, 2021, 3:03 pm |

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week is April 12-17. Iowa’s 100 county extension offices will host activities throughout the week to thank Iowans for their support of extension efforts throughout the state.


Digital Accessibility Courses Available for Purchase

February 17, 2021, 7:00 am | Kristi Elmore, Rachel Tendall

Five eCourse packages covering the actual process of producing accessible digital documents are available for purchase from the Extension Store, according to Kristi Elmore and Rachel Tendall with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.


Nelson Represents Iowa State University on Iowa State Fair Board

February 10, 2021, 2:29 pm | Andrea Nelson

Andrea Nelson has been named to the Iowa State Fair Board. She will represent Iowa State University and ISU President Wendy Wintersteen. Nelson is assistant vice president for county services with ISU Extension and Outreach.


New Publications Address Digital Accessibility

December 9, 2020, 9:51 am | Rachel Tendall, Kristi Elmore

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering four new publications that address digital accessibility language, standards, laws and sustainable business models. The publications are appropriate for organizations that are beginning their accessibility journey and are available to download for free from the Extension Store.