The last couple of years have been stressful, and while mental health issues have always been common, there has been a significant increase in mental health conditions in both adults and children since the pandemic.
Oklahoma Home and Community Education members know a thing or two about volunteering. It’s always good to show appreciation to volunteers, and there’s no better time to do that than National Volunteer Month, which takes place in April.
While the need to focus on making informed food choices is something that should go on year-round, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics pays special attention to healthy eating each year in March, which has been designated National Nutrition Month.
The 2021 winter wonderland workshop in Woodward County will include sessions such as Staying Healthy, Shower Steamers & Bath Bombs, Junk Journals & Gift Tags, Holiday Cookie Decorating and making Gnome Ornaments.
The Woods county extension winter growing and feeding programs are scheduled for Nov. 30, 2021 and will cover beef wintering costs, marketing growing stocker calves and stocker cattle growing programs.
Woods County 2021 Holiday Happenings is scheduled for November 4, 2021. Sessions offered at Holiday Happenings including a thankful pumpkin board, joy sign, snowman door hanging and an educational lesson on "The 5 Love Languages".
Oklahoma children are back in school focusing on reading, writing and arithmetic. For the last decade, children also have been learning about where their food comes from and how eating healthy foods is important for their bodies, thanks to a fun, hands-on display called Farm to You.
Oklahoma State University Extension continues its effort to provide family based programming for Oklahoma’s Hispanic youth and their families. The ¡Unidos Se Puede! (United We Can!) program focuses on Hispanic youth in sixth through eighth grade.