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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 09:28

2017 has been a challenging year for farmers and 2018 may be similar. Crop profit margins are tight once again, as more farms face cash flow and working capital constraints. But farmers and their families don’t have to deal with the stress by themselves, says Margaret Van Ginkel, coordinator of Iowa Concern, a program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 14:46

A Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class Leader Training is scheduled for Jan. 24-25, 2018, to equip class leaders to co-lead programs for caregivers of adults with chronic conditions and caregivers of children with special health and behavioral needs, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 13:56

Iowa State has begun to offer research-based financial education classes to residents of the Meskwaki Nation — a community it's been trying to reach for years — with care and attention given to learning the culture, building relationships and developing trust.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 07:57

As the holiday season quickly approaches, holiday stressors tend to sneak up as well, says Dawn Dunnegan, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. She offers tips for taking control of time and money commitments during the holidays.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:42

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering two online series for early childhood professionals interested in becoming endorsed as an Eco-Healthy Child Care® program. The first series begins Nov. 1, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 14:47

Donna Donald has received the Award for Distinguished Service in Extension from Iowa State University. This is the highest honor bestowed on an extension professional, recognizing sustained, distinguished performance and educational contributions to Iowa State’s clientele through extension programs.

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 12:22

Coping with a frightening event in the news or a natural disaster can be difficult for children and their families. Lori Hayungs, a human science specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, suggests actions parents and caregivers can take to help children cope.

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 12:22

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Specialist David Brown has attained the designation of Certified Family Life Educator offered through the National Council on Family Relations.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 09:47

Small Talk, an Iowa State University outreach project aimed at improving literacy among Iowa's youngest at-risk children, is expanding this fall to Boone and Marshalltown. The program has seen significant success since its inception in Ames two years ago.