Himar Hernandez, community and economic development assistant director, talks about helping a Latino couple start two new businesses and improve their family’s financial security. His story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.
The 2015 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll asked farmers why, despite long-term efforts from state and federal governments, land grant universities, farmer groups and others, agriculture still has soil erosion and water quality impairment issues.
Native plants can give home landscapes a unique, varied look when paired with the current flora and fauna that already dot landscapes across Iowa. Which are best for specific landscapes and gardens, and how should they be treated for best results?
ISU Extension and Outreach will host a field day at One Step at a Time Gardens June 30 to highlight food safety procedures for water safety, cleaning produce and handling practices for commercial fruit and vegetable growers.
4-H intern Rachel Wonderlich was honored at Iowa State’s Division of Student Affairs Annual Award Program April 26 as an ISU Student Employee of the Year. She also has been recognized at the state, regional and national levels.