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Iowa Farm And Rural Life Poll: 2009 Summary Report, J. Gordon Arbuckle, Peter Korsching, Paul Lasley, Chris Kast Dec 2009

Iowa Farm And Rural Life Poll: 2009 Summary Report, J. Gordon Arbuckle, Peter Korsching, Paul Lasley, Chris Kast

Extension Community and Economic Development Publications

The Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll is an annual survey that collects and disseminates information on issues of importance to rural communities across Iowa and the Midwest. Conducted every year since its establishment in 1982, the Farm Poll is the longest-running survey of its kind in the nation. Iowa State University Extension, the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station, and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship are all partners in the Farm Poll effort. The information gathered through the Farm Poll is used to inform the development and improvement of research and extension programs and is ...


Ag Decision Maker: Combine Ownership Or Custom Hire, William M. Edwards, H. Mark Hanna Nov 2009

Ag Decision Maker: Combine Ownership Or Custom Hire, William M. Edwards, H. Mark Hanna

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

Includes advantages and disadvantages of custom hiring and information on estimating costs; includes worksheets.


University Library Bookmarks (Vol. 6, No. 1), Iowa State University Library Oct 2009

University Library Bookmarks (Vol. 6, No. 1), Iowa State University Library

University Library Bookmarks

Contents: Library tree of knowledge, New classroom in use; Repair of the 1858 Laws of Iowa; Staff—making us proud!; Collection Enrichment Fund "wish list"; From the Library Director of Development


International Extension Curriculum: Strengthening Extension's Capacity For International Engagement—Module 6: Exploring Cultural Perspective Of Families, Kimberly A. Greder, Beth Fleming, Tom Quinn Aug 2009

International Extension Curriculum: Strengthening Extension's Capacity For International Engagement—Module 6: Exploring Cultural Perspective Of Families, Kimberly A. Greder, Beth Fleming, Tom Quinn

Human Development and Family Studies Extension and Outreach Publications

Families build the foundation of communities. As the demographic profiles of families in communities change, communities change. In order to design and deliver extension programs and services to effectively meet the needs of communities, it is important to understand the needs and wants of those who live there. This module can provide professional development to extension staff. However, activities in this module can also be used in extension programming to assist others in learning about the role of culture in families, how individuals can design and deliver programs and services.


University Library Bookmarks (Vol. 5, No. 1), Iowa State University Library Apr 2009

University Library Bookmarks (Vol. 5, No. 1), Iowa State University Library

University Library Bookmarks

Contents: Sibling student employees; Dean Madison announces Library Sustainability Taskforce; Parks Library dedicated 25 years ago; Staff—making us proud!; 2009 Library Service Quality Survey iPod winner; Resource LibGuide and databases on sustainability; Veishea 2009 Memories in the Making; Collection enrichment fund "wish list"; From the Library Director of Development


Ciras News (Vol. 45, No. 1), Iowa State University Center For Industrial Research And Service Jan 2009

Ciras News (Vol. 45, No. 1), Iowa State University Center For Industrial Research And Service

CIRAS News

Contents: Appointment partners CIRAS, College of Engineering for industry outreach; Q&A with Jonathan Wickert, College of Engineering dean; CIRAS helps SPEED student 'break' into engineering; Iowa State's Center for Nondestructive Evaluation puts high-tech tools to work for Iowa companies; Record attendance at annual procurement conference; Why a business continuity plan may be the best investment your company ever makes


Ciras News (Vol. 44, No. 2), Iowa State University Center For Industrial Research And Service Jan 2009

Ciras News (Vol. 44, No. 2), Iowa State University Center For Industrial Research And Service

CIRAS News

Contents: How CIRAS is Respoiding to the Recession; PTAP opens new markets for former Iowa State basketball coach Wayne Morgan; ISO certification helps Softronics win a record-breaking contract; IPRT assistance keeps Metalcraft on the leading edge of RFID; Iowa State economist Dave Swenson sees some light at the end of Iowa's recessionary tunnel; How companies can smooth the way for our National Guard troops