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.
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.
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.
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.