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Paulson Named "Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture Award" Winner
NASA Awards Science Education Grant to USU Cooperative Extension Programs
USU Cooperative Extension Co-sponsors Pollinator Workshop
Tech Tip: My Favorite Freebies
Recent Extension Publications
Extension Career Opportunity
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June 2010
Paulson Named "Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture Award" Winner 
 
Christi Paulson, first grade teacher at Riley Elementary School in Salt Lake City, is the recipient of Utah State University Cooperative Extension's Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture Award. Additionally, Paulson was selected as one of five national winners for this award and will be recognized by the United States Department of Agriculture and the national AITC Consortium at the National AITC Conference in Baltimore in June. This award is given to recognize teachers for their successful efforts in teaching agricultural concepts in their curriculum.
  
NASA Awards Science Education Grant to USU Cooperative Extension Programs

Thanksgiving Point in Lehi was recently named one of nine groups nationwide to receive NASA funding for science education. Utah State University Cooperative Extension 4-H hosts several programs at Thanksgiving Point that will benefit from the grant.


USU Cooperative Extension Co-sponsors Pollinator Workshop

Utah State University Cooperative Extension and the USDA-ARS Bee Biology and Systematics Laboratory co-sponsor "Discovering the World of Bees" Pollinator Workshop Friday, June 25, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Eccles Conference Center at USU. 
 
Tech Tip: My Favorite Freebies
From Dennis Hinkamp, USU Extension Communications

1. Screenshot Pilot
2. Bit.ly
3. Bloglines

4. Picasa
5. Google Alerts

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Recent Extension Publications  
Please take a look at these recently posted Extension publications.

Handling Baby Poultry
Diabetes Facts
Top Ten Abiotic Disorders and Cultural Problems of Woody Ornamentals
Top Ten Insect Pests of Woody Ornamentals
Top Ten Pathogenic Diseases of Woody Ornamentals
High Tunnel Tomato Production

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