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Pit Gases Pose a Danger in Beef Barns

November 2, 2016, 1:37 pm | Daniel Andersen, Jay Harmon

Dan Anderson and Jay Harmon from Iowa State University's Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering discuss the dangers of gases that can be released when agitating and pumping liquid manure. They offer strategies for safe agitation and ventilation.

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Help Children Cope When the News Is Scary

February 19, 2018, 12:38 pm | Malisa Rader

Some children are more sensitive to scary stories in the news or may worry about their safety and the safety of their loved ones. Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, suggests parents be reassuring, monitor their TV viewing when children are present and watch for signs of stress in their children.

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Safe Local Food an Emphasis of ISU Extension and Outreach

October 4, 2016, 10:51 am | Angela Laury Shaw, Linda Naeve, Joe Hannan

Ensuring the safety of the locally grown food that reaches family tables is one of the primary focuses of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Meet extension specialists and Iowa growers in this video as they tell how they work together to keep locally produced food safe.