| People to Watch: Dallas Hanks|
Extension professional Dallas Hanks was named in the Deseret News article The Next Ten Years: People to Watch. Hanks is referred to in the article as "alternative energy guru" for his work on the FreeWays to Fuel project.
|USU Extension 4-H aims to Protect Head and Health|
The four h's in the 4-H program stand for head, heart, hands
and health. Utah State University Extension 4-H aims to protect 4-Hers
heads and improve their health through their new helmet regulation
program effective Jan. 1, 2011.
The program will require all Western
youth riders to wear helmets while competing in 4-H sponsored shows.
|Who's New in Extension?
Extension welcomes agents Amanda Horrocks and Trent Wilde to its staff . Horrocks serves as the family consumer science/4-H youth agent for Morgan County and Wilde is the Millard County agriculture/4-H agent.
|USU Extension Co-Sponsors Diversified Ag Conference
seventh annual Diversified Agriculture Conference is held Feb. 24 to 26
in Vernal. The conference is designed to benefit agricultural producers
who would like additional tools to help manage their businesses. It
focuses on more than traditional agriculture, including recreation,
tourism, direct marketing, farmers' markets and further processing.
highlights include information on using high tunnels and USDA
cost-share programs, business management tools and workshops, marketing
sessions focused on rural areas and examples of agriculture tourism.
Track topics include production, business management and
Tech Tip: Extension Online Photo Archive From Dennis Hinkamp, USU Extension Communications
found on Extension's photo archive are full resolution and available
for use in PowerPoint presentations, publications and Web sites.
find a picture you like, be sure to download the image and not the thumbnail.
If you have
a batch of photos you would like to contribute, email me for the password or
email me zipped folders containing the photos via Big Transfer
http://bft.usu.edu. If you only have a few pictures, email the pictures to USUExtensionPhotos.USUpics@picasaweb.com. The pictures you submit will automatically show up on the site. Please send or upload photos at their full
If you have questions about the archive or
using Picasa, please contact me 435-797-1392 or Dennis.Hinkamp@usu.edu .
Help Spread the Word About Extension Career Opportunities 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.
4-H and Youth Programs:
Salt Lake County:
Visit the USU Extension employment site by clicking here.