Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and the Family Nutrition Program (FNP) help youth and young, low-resource families with children develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behavior needed to improve their diet.
On May 7-8 in Washington, D.C., the nation celebrated the centennial of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. The Iowa Senate launched the state celebration with a special resolution earlier this spring.
More than 400 Iowans completed "Smart investing at your library®” at 25 rural Iowa libraries during the past year. The program promotes investor education resources and programming.
Visitors will enjoy $70,000 of improvements to the Discovery Garden during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 11-21. It’s a prime example of how the Polk County Master Gardeners – and ISU Extension and Outreach – serve and give back to Iowans through education and engagement.
Julie Mayhew, a family nutrition program assistant, tells how nutrition education has made an impact in the lives of new Iowans. Her story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.
Glennda Bivens, a community development specialist, tells how providing opportunities for minority entrepreneurs can transform communities. Her story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.
Iowa State University boasts one of AmeriCorps’ most wide-ranging, unique programs. The Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach Program serves communities and programs across the state.