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Community leaders attended a meeting to identify and address local health and nutrition concerns in Franklinton, LA.
Excessive amounts of sugar contribute to the risk of obesity in children.
According to a Tufts University Study, 4-H members excel beyond their peers.
The best teams are made up of people who have different abilities, outlooks, and experiences.
This activity encourages children to participate within a group and recognize how much they have in common with each other.
In the professional world being late promotes having a poor reputation. “She’s always late” isn’t a compliment and surely we want to avoid this stereotype.
Is it better to write it down or tell someone?
We know humans need food, safety, belonging, but let’s move beyond these essentials higher on the pyramid of needs where we find ESTEEM.
4-H Livestock programs help youth develop character, showmanship skills, and enhance relationships.
As 4-H agents, we often have youth who commit suicide. When a parish has 100's of teenagers enrolled, it often happens. It's a hopeless feeling.
As educators, encouraging questions from students is a way to gauge student learning, increase student participation, and encourage active learning.
4-H is a perfect place for children to learn how to cope when things don't go their way.
The 4-H program provides a setting for youth to build their self esteem (how they feel about them self).
Current research and other data indicate breastfeeding offers benefits to both infants and parents.
Celebrate National Nutrition Month with healthy tips and recommendations including food safety, videos and blog resources.
Celebrate National Nutrition Month with healthy tips and recommendations including food safety, videos, and blogs.
Important facts about vegetables and a great Spaghetti Squash Pasta Primavera recipe.
Choose MyPlate and make 1/2 your plates fruits & vegetables, choose whole grains, lean meats & beans & low fat dairy for healthy meals.
Washing our hands should be our first step every time we enter into the kitchen! Hand washing will fight against germs and foodborne illnesses.
Popcorn makes a great healthy snack!
Vegetables provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body.
10 Tips sheets were included in the food boxes at the local Community Center
A healthy weight management program that that educates you on tools to help you maintain a healthier lifestyle.
Learn tips on how to start and continue healthy lifestyle goals.
Try these easy holiday food swaps.
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Gardening and Physical Activity: Quick Fact from Eva.
Join Dr. Shaun Tanger and Dr. Tamara Cushing for a discussion on federal tax issues involving forest landowners on Saturday December 15th from 12 to 4 pm.
Learn how water helps your body and tips on how to incorporate water throughout the day.
This recipe is very nutritious and delicious and helps with prevention of diseases.
LSU AgCenter Agent contributed to a neighborhood, helping the residents to adopt healthy food choices and get them to be more active.
The Bogalusa Mayor’s Wellness Councils Bogalusa Strong healthy communities program wins the National Rural Health Day Community Star Award.
This classic chickpea dip is easy to make and a versatile dish.
Get your kids to eat eggplant by trying this Eggplant Parmesan Sticks recipe.
Eating meals together is good for all family members. The more time spent on home food preparation, the higher the nutritious quality.
The Dairy Alliance has offered a challenge: Raise Your Mitt and Commit to eating at least 1 meals to together each day with your family.
Meals can taste great without the added sugars, salts, fats, and calories.
Outlook for important wood products and the stumpage prices of major timber product classes for the prior three months.
As a professional we want to be counted on and dependable. Having time management strategies will help insure that we are on time every time.
Want to be more successful? Set goals using the SMART goals strategy to set yourself up for greater success.
Maslow's hierarchy of needs relate to youth today now more than ever. In our fast paced world children still need the basic necessities of life to thrive.
Teamwork activity for a first 4-H club meeting for youth to find a hidden message. The message says "Ready to make the best better? Join 4-H Today".
We all have stress, both positive and negative. To be the best spouse, parent, and employee we need to learn ways to manage stress before we are not effective.
Learning occurs through experiences. Youth share, process, generalize, and apply their new knowledge. This is the Experiential Learning Model.
A 4-H agent is expected to lead. Before embarking on the task at hand it's a good idea to find out what kind of leader we are and how to proceed.
Service Learning moves beyond a service project. Planning and implementation can take months or years. Youth learn to be a part of the solution by serving.
Everyone has a place in 4-H. Belonging is one of the Essential Elements and 4-H agents should create a sense of belonging at every opportunity.
4-H agents and parents should try to discover the communication that teens are using. It will keep children safer and parents involved in their world.
Sometimes the best leaders are the people who aren't popular, who don't usually win, and who are committed. Charlie Brown is Charles Schultz best character.
4-H pet shows are a way to include the entire family. Most families already have pets and this is an economical project for children to participate and learn.
Have you ever been around yelling? This article is about strategies you can use in a 4-H setting to gain attention of youth without yelling.
Arthritis affects many Americans and leads to a great amount of pain that is caused by inflammation in the joints.
Gardening is good exercise. Make it a family affair or a community project. The results are lots of good veggies & getting some fresh air & physical activity.
Forest landowners and other forest stakeholders may find this information helpful with making financial decisions regarding forestry markets.
Important wood products and the stumpage prices of major timber product classes for the prior three months.
Timber prices for stumpage products in Louisiana
Fitness can be fun for youth and adults.
Try this easy family friendly fruit tie activity to impress dad this Father's Day.
Are you planning to cook a breakfast or brunch for dad on Father's Day? Try these easy fruit ties to add servings of fruit that are packed with vitamins.
Grains foods are any foods are made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or any other cereal grain.
Timber Industry in Louisiana—Timber Product Output and Use
Timber prices, supply and demand forces
Making little changes can make a big difference for your health in the long run, plus an apple nacho recipe that's super easy to make for an after school snack!
Find out how recess and physical education positively impact your child's education and about Wellness Policies that every school is required to implement.
Cardiovascular disease claims about 2,300 American lives each day. Together we can change that by creating opportunities for people to make healthier choices.
One of the important things we should think of when we hear nutrition is fruits and vegetables!
Healthy Communities work in Jefferson Parish: PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & Walk & Bike to School Day along with a Video
Not sure which foods are part of the Grains Food Group and how much you should consume? Check this article out.
Suggestions for adding physical activity to a day can keep you healthy and happy.
A diet rich in fruits can benefit your health in many ways; most importantly, improve your heart health.
Great way to add a grain to your salad. Try this tasty recipe.
Healthy Alternative for King Cake.
The vegetable food group is divided into five subgroups based on their nutrient content.
While it is not always preventable, there have been studies that link diet as a way to prevent some cancers.
Add fruits to your meals.
Looking for ways to include whole grains in your diet? Try these tips.
Are you including grains in your daily diet? If not, continue reading to learn why it is important to eat grains.
Winter is when most citrus fruits are the sweetest and juiciest.
Physical activity is recommended for everyone. National parks can offer exercise and time experiencing nature.
important tax tips for forest landowners