AZ/UT Range Livestock Workshop and Tour
Kanab & Hurricane, Utah
4-H Southeast Region Teen Retreat
Heber Valley Girls Camp
Strengthening Community Agrosecurity Preparedness
Rural Business Conference hosted by Senator Bennett
Heber City, Utah
Brigham City, Utah
4-H Mock Legislature
Salt Lake City, Utah
April 30-May 26; Tuesdays and Thursdays
"Business Plans Made Easy" course
Call 797-2277 to register
Click here to visit Extension's Upcoming Events Web page.
| E.G. Peterson Extension Recipient Announced Extension Professor James Barnhill has been named the 2009
E.G. Peterson Extension recipient and will be recognized at the 2009 USU Spring
Commencement Ceremony on May 2.
Barnhill serves as the Extension agriculture agent in
Weber and Morgan counties and has been employed with USU Extension for 24 years.
He was nominated for the prestigious award by Robert Hill, Ralph
Whitesides and Steve Dewey of USU Extension.
"Based on his many productive years of service to Extension
and the exemplary way he has handled his assignments, James is very deserving
of this honor," said Noelle E. Cockett, vice president for USU Extension, in the
announcement on March 22.
Barnhill said that his nomination,
alone, was an honor, and he did not expect to be chosen for the prestigious award.
"I am truly surprised to have been
selected and realize that there are many others who are deserving of
recognition," Barnhill said. "Extension is filled with wonderful,
hardworking people who are driven by a sincere desire to help others."
Specialist Inducted into SUU Hall of Honor
During Southern Utah University's Founders' Day, March 12, 2009, Dr. James Bowns was inducted into the SUU Hall of Honor during Founders' Dinner.
has had a joint appointment with Utah State University and SUU for 44 years. He
is currently a professor of forestry and wildland resources at SUU and a USU
Extension area rangelands specialist. His portrait now hangs in the Great Hall by the dozens of others who have been inducted into the Hall of Honor since SUU's
founding in 1897.
couldn't be more pleased to have that honor," Bowns said. "I have spent hours over
in the Great Hall reading who the other recipients were. I have known many of
them because I have been here for more than 40 years. I am pleased and honored
to be in their company."
New Energy Efficiency Fact Sheet
provides information on energy efficiency upgrades through a fact sheet
published in March 2009, written by Michael Dietz, USU Extension sustainable living
The fact sheet, "Rebates and Credits for Energy Efficiency
Upgrades," is a resource for consumers who are interested in receiving
incentives for home appliances and weatherization upgrades. Dietz details many
upgrade options available and explains how to get credits entitled to the
consumer. To view this fact sheet and for more information on energy
conservation, visit the Extension Web site at http://extension.usu.edu/energyconsumer/.
ATV Training Scheduled in Juab County
On April 22, 5 to 8 p.m.,
USU Extension, Juab County Farm Bureau and the Utah State Parks will sponsor an ATV Certification and Training workshop for youths 8 to 15 years old. The workshop will be held at the
Juab County fairgrounds; the cost to attend is $12.
All who participate in this workshop and fulfill the
requirements will meet state law. Enrollment is limited to 25 youths, so each session will be filled on a
first come, first served basis. Registration forms and more information are available at the Juab County Extension
office: 435-623-3450, 160 N. Main, Nephi.
Extension Marketing Offers Writing Tip: PeriodsFrom Donna Falkenborg and Julene Reese in Extension Marketing and
A period is used to indicate the end of a sentence.
agents faced each other in silence. Wait here.
Omit a period at the end of a sentence that is included
within another sentence:
The snow (I caught a glimpse of it
as I passed the window) was still falling.
Jonathon's reply, "I do not trust
that man," was unexpected.
Use a period without parentheses after numerals or letters that
enumerate items in a vertical list:
the Summer Leadermete
2. insects b. the July contests
periods after items in a vertical list unless one or more of the items are
the list completes a sentence, the final period is also omitted unless the
items in the list are separated by commas or semicolons.
After careful thought , the committee was convinced
1. Brown had consulted no one before making the
2. Smith had never heard of Brown;
3. Smith was as surprised as anyone.
Quotation Marks, Parenthesis and Brackets
Always place quotation marks inside periods except when
single quotation marks are used to set off special terms.
replied, "There is no reason to inform the director."
became increasingly annoyed by Donna's "excessive discretion."
Scott had not defined the term
When parentheses or brackets are used to enclose an
independent sentence, the period belongs inside. If the enclosed matter is part of an including
sentence, the period should be placed outside the parentheses (or brackets).
Julene insisted on rewriting the
paragraph. (I had encountered this persistence on other occasions.)
Mike glanced at his rearview mirror
to observe the passenger (the latter had now removed his derby and was twirling
Headings and Legends
Omit the period after
display lines, running heads, centered headlines, sideheads on separate lines,
column heads in tables, one-line descriptions and legends, date line and heading
combinations, and signatures.
Recent Extension Publications Extension publications are completed frequently. Please take a look at these posted recently.
Showing the 4-H Hunter
Showing Utah 4-H Dressage
Utah 4-H Stadium Jumping
French Tarragon in the Garden
Avoiding Common (Major and Minor) Canning Mistakes
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Help Spread the Word About Professional positions within Utah State Extension are currently open and we would like your help in spreading the word. Below is a list of open positions. Please forward this list to anyone you know who might be interested in applying.
Extension Career Opportunities
4-H Youth Programs
Intern, Utah 4-H Operation Military Kids (OMK) - Lehi, Utah
Coordinator II (4-H Teen Leadership/Advisor & 4-H Assistant) - Utah County
Visit the USU Extension employment site by clicking here