|USU Extension Assists in Revegetation of |
- Utah State University Extension Master Gardeners directed approximately 125 volunteers and assisted in planting more than 500 native shrubs and trees at various sites through Emigration Canyon on Saturday, Sept. 21. Another 500 will be planted at the site in the near future. Click here to read the story.
| USU Extension Welcomes Carrie Durward
Carrie Durward was recently hired as Extension nutrition specialist and assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences. She holds her doctorate in nutritional sciences from the Pennsylvania State University and her Bachelor of Science in human nutrition from Arizona State University. She recently completed her dietetic internship through Penn State and will sit for her registration examination in October.
Carrie has expertise in obesity and health, weight loss and nutrition behavior change. Her research interests focus on the promotion of vegetable intake through comprehensive gardening, nutrition and cooking education interventions. Her responsibilities at USU are to develop and extend statewide outreach education on nutrition topics reflective of statewide needs and to conduct associated applied research in collaboration with Extension county faculty, USU faculty and others. Contact Carrie regarding the nutrition education or research needs of your county at 435-797-5843 or email her.
| 4-Her Wins First Place at Film Festival
Washington County 4-Her Amanda Jones won first
place in the Voices of 4-H History category at the National 4-H Film Festival held in Branson, Missouri, this past month. Click here to read the story.
| Photo Album
Click here to see the photo album from the Logan Farm-Fork-Chef Mingle.
Save the Date
- Ranch Roping Clinic - USU Equine Education Center, Oct. 11 from 3 to 8 p.m. Registration cost: $35, USU students with horses; $50 non-students with horses. To register, call 435-770-0725 or email Scott McKendrick.
- Registration is now open for the Extension Sustainability Summit held Oct 2-3 in Park City. Click here for agenda and registration information. Contact Roslynn Brain for further information.
- USU Extension Sustainability and Community Rebuilds offer a permaculture workshop in Moab Sept. 30 - Oct. 1. Permaculture expert Joel Glanzberg hosts the all-day training. Cost is $25 for adults and $15 for students. Registration is limited. Click here to register.
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