People from 14 states contributed handmade squares to “yarn bomb” an Ames building. ISU Extension and Outreach specialist Jennifer Drinkwater explains the result: Intertwine, public art that engages Iowans.
“Cook This!” is part of 4-H healthy living education from ISU Extension and Outreach. Youth develop nutrition knowledge and culinary skills through hands-on activities as they taste and prepare new flavors.
When Iowa students build financial literacy skills, they’re better prepared to make wise financial decisions for their future in an increasingly complex world.
ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.
The Living (well through) Intergenerational Fitness and Exercise Program — known as LIFE — introduces older adults to exergaming, video games that integrate game play with physical activity.
In July 2017 more than 200 city clerks, finance officers and others will participate in the 42nd Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute and Academy. Learn about the impact of this specialized training from ISU Extension and Outreach. City clerk Debra Hartman, now retired, shares her story.
Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach.
Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.
Through nutrition education programs from ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa families learn how to budget their food dollars, save time and money by planning meals, and make wise food choices to stay healthy.
The Juntos program brings together families, school staff and community partners to help Latino youth successfully complete high school and explore opportunities for higher education.