Iowa State Extension

Iowa State University

Did you know the way a community takes care of its elders and the walkability of a small town has direct correlations  to quality of life?  On this episode of Did You Know, we visit with Abbie Gaffey, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development Specialist.  Abbie shares her expertise in community development along with the findings of a recent rural sociology study called What Drives Quality of Life in Iowa Small Towns.  The study by Dr.

Did you know some of our local ISU Extension and Outreach county offices have been here serving Iowans for over 100 years? In 1903, a group of Sioux County farmers cooperated with Iowa State University to establish the "extension idea" - taking the knowledge and research of our land-grant college to the people. Today Iowa State University Extension and Outreach serves as a 99-county campus providing education and partnerships designed to solve today’s problems and prepare for the future.

Safe Turkey

Nov 20, 2015

Renee Sweers is back again this week to talk turkey safety and the proper temperature for storing leftovers in the refrigerator.

Herbs in the Hills

Sep 25, 2015
ISU Extension and Outreach

This week Siouxland Public Media’s Gretchen Gondek speaks with Laurie Taylor (ISU Extension and Outreach regional foods coordinator and Master Gardner) about Herbs in the Hills, a festival of nature, knowledge, live music and, of course, food on October the 4th in Rodney, Iowa.  Laurie will also report on the Sioux City Community Schools Garden program and the 2015 International Master Gardener’s Conference.