The Contemporary Relevance of Historic Black Land Loss
At the close of the Civil War, Black Americans owned very little farmland but began acquiring it at a rapid pace, so that by 1910, Black farmers owned more than 16 million acres. This, however, would be the peak of Black farmland ownership in the United S ...
Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size: Moving Away from Harmful Diet Culture Toward Self-Compassion
The diet industry in the United State is worth nearly $65 billion dollars and its success can be attributed to a 95% long-term failure rate. Weight management programs feed on insecurities that are perpetuated by societal norms of beauty and health. Diet ...
How COVID-19 Impacted Food Systems
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the fragility of our food supply system. While national-level responses to our food supply revealed a lot of weaknesses, the hyper-local response to feeding our communities demonstrated great strength in our mutual aid networ ...
An Identity in Crisis: The Impact of a Single Decision
What happens when one decision changes every aspect of your life and makes you question your core identities? Courtney Johnson, Chief Program and Education Officer, from the Ohio State University Office of Institutional Equity, will discuss some of the ch ...
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The Language of Inclusion: Pronouns and Other Gendered Words
Pronouns are tools for effective and efficient communication, and their intentional or unintentional misuse can cause confusion and harm. Using gender-affirming pronouns and avoiding unnecessary use of other gendered words is essential to creating spaces ...
2023 Livestock Commodities Royalty and Scholarship Applications Available
2023 LIVESTOCK ROYALTY AND SCHOLARSHIPS Royalty and Scholarship applications are now available in the links below. Please pay close attention to all application deadline dates. If you have any questions, contact the Hardin County Extension office at 419. ...
Late 4-H Judging
Appoinments can be made for late judging on August 10 & 11, 2023. Late judging will be held at the Extension office during business hours, Monday- Friday, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Those attending late judging are not elgible for additional awards, but will ...
2022 4-H Judging Registration
2023 Lifeskills Judging- July 11, 1-7 p.m. at the Community Building. Watch here for sign up this summer! 2022 HARDIN COUNTY 4-H JUDGING Clothing & Quilting- https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080B49AAAF29A4FE3-2022 Creative Arts and Cake Decorati ...
USDA Announces Grants for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production
USDA is making available up to $7.5 million for grants through its Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production (OUAIP). The competitive grants will support the development of urban agriculture and innovative production projects through two categ ...