April 7, 2014
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USU Extension 4-H Military Program Receives Grant
  • The Utah State University Extension 4-H program recently received a $10,000 grant to assist with 4-H military programs in the Uintah Basin area. The areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and healthy living were chosen to be administered through the grant in clubs and camps conducted through September of this year. Click here to read the full story.   

USU Extension Marketing Team Receives Bronze Award for Publication
  • The Live Well Utah 2013 Holiday Edition publication produced by the USU Extension marketing team received the bronze award for external publications from the 29th Annual Educational Advertising Awards.  USU Extension was competing with nearly 2,000 entries from over one-thousand colleges, universities and secondary schools. The Educational Advertising Awards competition is the largest educational advertising awards program in the country with entries from all fifty states and several foreign countries.   

Tech Tip   
  • Take action and spread the word. Microsoft stops supporting Windows XP tomorrow, Tuesday, April 8. Any machines connected to the USU network will likely be cut off. Even if you aren't on the USU network, Windows XP will become dangerously unsecured. Click here to learn about options. 


    Tech Tip by Dennis Hinkamp

New YouTube Videos   
  • Click here to view The 4-H Oasis Club - Utah Water Watch Citizen Science Project.
  • Click here to watch USU Extension Wellness Wisdom: Sleep.
  • Click here to view a quadracopter tour of the USU Quad.
Extension in the News 
Save the Date
  • Building on assessments of last year's events, Utah Farm-Chef-Fork has established the inaugural Local Food, Local Source Conference in southern Utah. In collaboration with USU Faculty in the College of Agriculture, a two-day conference is being offered in Moab (4/8-9) and Hurricane (4/15-16). Click here for more details. 

  • Learn how to follow your heart without losing your mind in these fun-filled "How To Avoid Falling for a Jerk or Jerkette" classes. In just a few sessions this research-based course can help you with healthy dating relationships and partner selection. Classes are free and dinner is included. You must be 18 or older and register to attend. Click here to register and to view other classes that are offered.

  • The dedication of a demonstration garden named for Larry Sagers will take place on Saturday, April 12 at 2:00 p.m. in the parking lot of the Extension office at 151 North Main in Tooele. 

             Email calendar submissions to Julene Reese 
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