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Reality TV often features contestants demonstrating skills as they live in the woods, race through an obstacle course or compete in challenges on an island. However, in everyday living, financial literacy skills are far more important for survival. ISU Extension and Outreach offers the High School Financial Planning Program to help educators teach these skills to teens.

  Read more about Workshop Helps Educators Teach Financial Survival Skills

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Iowa Pork Industry Center will offer the Pork Quality Assurance Plus 3.0 advisor certification training Monday, Sept. 10. Dr. Chris Rademacher, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach swine veterinarian, is coordinating the session at the Hansen Ag Student Learning Center, Iowa State University, Ames. Read more about PQA Plus 3.0 Advisor Certification Session Sept.10 in Ames

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Growing vegetables in containers is an easy way to experience the goodness of home-grown vegetables. Most vegetables grow well in containers with adequate sunlight, water and fertilizer, plus a well-drained growing medium. Iowa State horticulturists offer tips to keep plants productive.

  Read more about Yard and Garden: Container Vegetable Gardening

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A new series of video resources is available through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to provide training in calf management, including newborn calf care, colostrum management, calf nutrition, animal handling, automatic calf feeder management and hygiene and sanitation. Read more about Calf Management Training Resources Now Available

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