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ISU Extension staff visiting with individual at a farmland leasing meeting.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting multiple farmland leasing meetings during July and August at various times and locations throughout the state, beginning July 26. The annual meeting is offered to address questions that land owners, tenants or other interested individuals have about leasing farmland. 

Adult with head bowed over computer

Many everyday activities and demands can trigger automatic stress responses. Some are resolved quickly, some are not. There are steps we can take to maintain our health with ongoing stress.

Spend Smart. Eat Smart.

Spend Smart. Eat Smart. helps Iowa families eat healthy and stick to a tight grocery budget.  A recently updated mobile-friendly website and smart phone app now makes it easier than ever!

MyPlate Lunch Bag Ideas

Packing School Lunches

Want to make sure your child is eating nutritious lunches at school?  Here are some tips to keep your child healthy and happy!

Dare to excel

As we get ready to start a new school year, parents wonder what they can do to help their children succeed in school. The Dare to Excel monthly newsletters have tips for creating a home environment that promotes learning on several topics.

Talking to children about terrorism.

With the recent events in Orlando Florida, children could be exposed to media and adult conversations that would cause emotions difficult for them to deal with.  The publication, Talking to Children about Terrorism, will help parents and other adults talk with their children about what they are feeling.