This year's Women in Ag Leadership Conference theme is addressing topics that are timely and challenging, with presentations by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
USDA-NIFA has announced a more than $7 million grant to the North Central Region to support U.S. farmers and ranchers. ISU Extension and Outreach will continue to be a key partner and subcontractor and has been awarded $680,000 of the total grant investment over the next three years.
In 2020 adults are stressed about many things, such as the pandemic, the recession and the cost of healthcare. Another significant source of stress is the current election, but there are ways to limit election stress, said David Brown, behavioral health specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
The Nurturing Nature Explorers in Northeast Iowa Project received first place nationally for environmental education from the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Several human sciences specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach received awards from the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. The awards were presented during the 2020 NEAFCS Annual Session in September.
A sense of loss, combined with the stress bought on with the pandemic, has left many people feeling sad, down, lonely and depressed. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, in collaboration with COVID Recovery Iowa, will begin offering an online program to provide education about feelings of grief and loss and how to manage and process them.
Adults and youth can participate in the "found art challenge" offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Water Rocks!
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, if you are feeling worn down or discouraged, you are not alone. Cheryl Clark, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, offers some ideas for parenting through times of long-term crisis.
Couples who have strong relationships with the people around them report stronger, healthier and more durable relationships. During a virtual meeting Oct. 7, ISU Extension and Outreach educators will review tools couples can immediately use to improve their relationship during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s not the absence of conflict and anger that makes a relationship better – it’s how couples manage the conflict and anger they experience. That is the premise of a Sept. 30 virtual meeting to help couples elevate their relationship during the COVID-19 pandemic.