The latest Health Data for Decision Makers reports are available from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. These reports provide essential health-related data for Iowa’s counties that are crucial for public health planning and action.
Mini grants are available to help purchase materials for Master Gardener volunteer donation garden projects with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Applications are due Dec. 18.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, an Iowa State University food safety extension state specialist provides some tips about turkey for a safe Thanksgiving meal.
Iowans who produce and sell goods from their homes are known as home-based kitchen operators. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers online training to help them produce food safely and align with state rules and regulations.
Food entrepreneurs who want to take their new products to the next level may register for a new, in-person course made available by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The two-day course is set for Dec. 1-2 in Council Bluffs.
Several meat short courses are planned at the Meats Lab at Iowa State University. A meat specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach says the hands-on learning is invaluable.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host the Second Annual Northwest Iowa Parkinson’s Disease Conference on Thursday, Oct. 26, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Lakeshore Center at Okoboji in Milford.
SWITCH, an innovative school wellness initiative, has received additional funding from the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health at the University of Iowa. SWITCH is a collaborative effort of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development and an interdisciplinary research team at Iowa State. Currently schools may enroll in SWITCH for the 2023-2024 school year.
Growing Together Iowa and the Iowa Master Gardener Program, two Iowa State University Extension and Outreach complementary projects, have received $25,000 from Iowa Total Care. The donation will help to support training scholarships and a statewide community garden initiative that provides fresh produce to local food pantries.
The annual Local Food Festival at Iowa State University will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Iowa State’s central campus, between Curtiss Hall and Beardshear Hall.