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What is Sociology Extension?

Extension Sociology at Iowa State University focuses on :

1.Understanding the processes that shape social change and economic development
2.Monitoring and assessing social and economic conditions
3.Connecting agriculture and the environment to social and human dimensions...More


Sociology Extension in the News

11/12/13 2013 Farm Poll Examines Climate Change and Agriculture
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/article/2013-farm-poll-examines-climate-change-and-agriculture
Drought, extreme rains and flooding over the past five years have had the greatest influence on farmers’ beliefs about climate change, according to the 2013 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll. The survey also gathered farmers' concerns about weather-related threats to agriculture and attitudes regarding different types of potential responses to increasing weather variability.