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Arizona 4-H and UnitedHealthcare Expand "Eat 4-Health" Partnership; Use "Pedal Power" to Help Youth Tackle Obesity and Encourage Healthy Lifestyles | Green Technology World

Arizona 4-H and UnitedHealthcare Expand "Eat 4-Health" Partnership; Use "Pedal Power" to Help Youth Tackle Obesity and Encourage Healthy Lifestyles | Green Technology World | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Green Technology World Web site educates readers about technologies, essential issues, and trends that enable companies to operate more efficiently, thereby creating a positive impact on both their businesses and the environment.
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Students teaching students | Douglas (AZ) Dispatch

Students teaching students | Douglas (AZ) Dispatch | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
For the past three years Darcy Tessman with the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension has been working with the Douglas youth.
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Bohmfalk keynotes, honored at Cooperative Extension centennial | Douglas (AZ) Dispatch

Bohmfalk keynotes, honored at Cooperative Extension centennial | Douglas (AZ) Dispatch | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Douglas native and business owner, Gerry Bohmfalk, Ph.D., was honored May 8 at a centennial celebration held at the University of Arizona’s CampusAgriculturalCenter in Tucson.
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Horticulture, healthy aging & more | Green Valley (AZ) News and Sun

Horticulture, healthy aging & more | Green Valley (AZ) News and Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Cassie Burruel gets excited when she sees soon-to-ripen grapes cascading down a trellis locally.
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Governor Names UA's 4-H as 2014 Volunteer Service Award Recipient | UANews

Governor Names UA's 4-H as 2014 Volunteer Service Award Recipient | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has selected the University of Arizona's 4-H program for a Governor's Volunteer Service Award in recognition of its statewide impact.

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A Century-Long Track Record of Serving Arizona and Benefiting the State's Economy | UANews

A Century-Long Track Record of Serving Arizona and Benefiting the State's Economy | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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A Century-Long Track Record of Serving Arizona and Benefiting the State's Economy | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

A Century-Long Track Record of Serving Arizona and Benefiting the State's Economy | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension is celebrating 100 years of serving Arizonans through programs designed to support agriculture, business, community health, the local economy and more.
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4-H Programs Bring Enrichment and Learning to Thousands in Arizona | Yuma News Now

With programs in all 15 Arizona counties, on five American Indian reservations and on four military bases, Arizona’s 4-H offers more than 100 projects for youth involvement focused around science, agriculture, education and other areas.

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What's Up UA? - Tucson Village Farm Honored as Model Program for the Nation | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

What's Up UA? - Tucson Village Farm Honored as Model Program for the Nation | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Tucson Village Farm, a working urban farm built by and for the youth of the Tucson community, was recognized on Wednesday for its innovative approach to nutrition education and focus on urban youth from all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds when National 4-H Council President and CEO Jennifer Sirangelo and Arizona 4-H Executives honored the farm with a visit to kick off National Nutrition Month.”

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Tucson Village Farm Honored as Model Program for the Nation | UANews

Tucson Village Farm Honored as Model Program for the Nation | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Tucson Village Farm, a working urban farm built by and for the youth of the Tucson community, was recognized on Wednesday for its innovative approach to nutrition education and focus on urban youth from all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds when National 4-H Council President and CEO Jennifer Sirangelo and Arizona 4-H Executives honored the farm with a visit to kick off National Nutrition Month.

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UA program offers kids ‘Agriculture Disneyland’ | InMaricopa

UA program offers kids ‘Agriculture Disneyland’ | InMaricopa | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Victor Jimenez isn’t a celebrity or a big shot figure. He’s not a famous musician or a local politician. He’s just an everyday, working individual.

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UA Seeking Funding for Farm Outreach, Tuition Balance | Arizona Illustrated (TV)

UA Seeking Funding for Farm Outreach, Tuition Balance | Arizona Illustrated (TV) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Annual budget request to state lawmakers calls for more money than governor has proposed.
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Images from the Harvest Festival 2013 | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

Arizona 4-H youth, trained as youth health ambassadors as part of the UnitedHealthcare and 4-H “Eat4-Health” partnership, conducted and lead many fun family friendly activities including; healthy cooking demonstrations, doing “chores” on the farm such as harvest popcorn and plant wheat, saw live animals, learned gardening tips from Master Gardeners, participated in fun “ZUMBA” fitness exercises and learned hands-on nutrition lessons. 

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Two local residents receive Centennial award | Payson (AZ) Roundup

Two local residents receive Centennial award | Payson (AZ) Roundup | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Two Rim Country residents recently won rare recognition for contributions to education and agriculture from the Arizona Cooperative Extension.
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Tucson Village Farm | KGUN (TV-Channel 9, Tucson)

Tucson Village Farm | KGUN (TV-Channel 9, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Tucson Village Farm's 4-H Healthy Living Ambassador program, training youth ages 13-18 how to lead healthier lives.

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U of A Cooperative Extension observes 100 years of serving Arizonans | Yuma Sun

U of A Cooperative Extension observes 100 years of serving Arizonans | Yuma Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension has a rich history of serving the state’s residents through programs designed to support agriculture, business, community health, the local economy and youth development.
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Four from SCC honored at extension centennial | Nogales International

Four from SCC honored at extension centennial | Nogales International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Four people from Santa Cruz County were honored for their dedication and commitment to provide research-based knowledge to the agricultural community during the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ celebration of the 100th anniversary of Cooperative Extension.
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Arizona 4-H Wins National Science Experiment Competition With 'Rockets to the Rescue' | UANews

Arizona 4-H Wins National Science Experiment Competition With 'Rockets to the Rescue' | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Kids are usually told to not throw their food.

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Engaging Youth for Better Health | UnitedHealth Group

(4/23/2014) - UnitedHealthcare has teamed up with thousands of 4-H youth ambassadors to help educate youth and families on healthier lifestyle choices. 
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What's Up UA? - 4-H Programs Bring Enrichment and Learning to Thousands in Arizona | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

What's Up UA? - 4-H Programs Bring Enrichment and Learning to Thousands in Arizona | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With programs in all 15 Arizona counties, on five American Indian reservations and on four military bases, Arizona’s 4-H offers more than 100 projects for youth involvement focused around science, agriculture, education and other areas.
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4-H Programs Bring Enrichment and Learning to Thousands in Arizona | UANews

4-H Programs Bring Enrichment and Learning to Thousands in Arizona | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

With programs in all 15 Arizona counties, on five American Indian reservations and on four military bases, Arizona’s 4-H offers more than 100 projects for youth involvement focused around science, agriculture, education and other areas.

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Launch Into Life | Willcox Range News

Launch Into Life | Willcox Range News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
More than three-hundred Willcox High School students interviewed, got a “job” and then moved from table to table spending their newly earned money, after deducting taxes, on housing, transportation, groceries and, if there was anything left, optional expenses such as clothing and entertainment.
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Kindergartners getting lesson in farming | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

Kindergartners getting lesson in farming | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Some young students will learn about farm life by working the University of Arizona's fields.
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UA Seeking Funding for Farm Outreach, Tuition Balance | Arizona Public Media

Annual budget request to state lawmakers calls for more money than governor has proposed.
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Young leaders hope to help make their communities healthier | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Young leaders hope to help make their communities healthier | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The teens learned new skills that will serve them in their leadership roles as "healthy living ambassadors."
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