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4-H at the Saturday Farmers Market!

The Saturday Farmers Markets are drawing to a close and the new 4-H year is quickly approaching. Come visit me at the MSU Extension Booth THIS SATURDAY to find out how your child can get involved in 4-H!! I'll be there from 9am to 12 noon (unless I'm wandering around shopping-then I'll have someone else there to cover). Please read the press release below. I hope to see you and your family on Saturday.

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The Top 7 Most Inspiring TV Teachers

As kids around the world continue to put off their summer reading lists and inevitable Trapper Keeper shopping trips, teachers are already prepping to head back to school. And it's very likely that one of those hardworking people could be the biggest inspiration your kid's life. While we ca

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Pasture Management Class

Gallatin County Extension in partnership with the Gallatin
Conservation District and Gallatin Big Sky Noxious Weed Committee will be
offering a 6 week pasture management course for Gallatin County
residents

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YouTube’s Pronunciation Manual Wants to Embarrass You [VIDEO]

If you saw the so-awful-it’s-sublime movie ‘Showgirls,’ you likely remember the scene in which someone compliments Nomi’s dress and she says, “Thanks! I bought it at Ver-sayce,” completely and embarrassingly butchering the pronunciation of designer label Versace.

If you’d like to recreate that moment for yourself, the YouTube channel Pronunciation Manual is here to “help.”

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Back to School – 5 Tips for Kids Waiting at the Bus Stop

School is almost back in session, which means it’s time to start brushing up on tips for taking the bus. The school bus can be a great resource for time-strapped parents and independence-seeking children alike. But it also needs to be approached with safety and care.

Here are five tips to make your child’s bus ride the best it can be.

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Category: Children, Education
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Matt Damon Snaps at Press While Defending Teachers [VIDEO]

At the Save Our Schools Million Teacher March in Washington DC on July 30th, actor Matt Damon was grilled on his feelings about public school educators. Damon, who attended public school in Boston as a youth and whose own mother is a public school teacher, made some impassioned remarks in defense of teachers.

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Category: Education
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Missouri Makes It Illegal for Teachers and Students to Be Facebook Friends

An new Missouri law, aimed at protecting children from sexual predators, has made it illegal for teachers and their past and present school-aged students to friend each other on Facebook.

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Category: Education
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Photo from msuextension.org
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Learn to Build a Raised Bed Garden!

MSU Extension has so many programs for youth and adults covering a vide variety of topics. I work with 4-H youth in Gallatin County, but receive emails about programs going on all over the state. Here is some information about the Master Gardener Program and a demonstration they will be having tomorrow at the Gallatin Valley Farmer's Market. I'll be at the market (like I am every Saturday) buying produce, window-shopping for jewelry, and wearing out/socializing my dog. Maybe I'll see you there?!

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FREE Summer Camps and Workshops

I have the greatest job. I work for MSU Extension in Gallatin County and plan events for 4-H. I work on two grants-One provides services and programs for youth with a loved one in the military and the other for youth in a one-on-one mentoring relationship

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Equine Herpes Virus-1

You may call me and my horse "unlucky" because he is stabled at the barn where the first positive test result came back for EHV-1 in Montana. I honestly call myself lucky because I know they are taking care of all the horses in the barn AND keeping me up to date. Many of you may have gone to the fairgrounds last night for a discussion led by the Montana Department of Livestock. I, however, couldn' make it because I had puppy obedience class.

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FREE LUNCH: Excerpts from Extension

I'm serious. We're giving away a FREE, healthy lunch. Gallatin County Extension and the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services are partneting up to help you get healthy. We're hosting a FREE one-hour workshop on the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Eating Plan on June 28th in the Bozeman Fish Technology Center's Conference Room at 12 NOON. AND if you're feeling up to it, we'd love to go on a short walk around

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Campfire (2010 4-H Summer Camp)
Campfire (2010 4-H Summer Camp)
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4-H Summer Camp: Sign up TODAY

You have GOT to check this out! Our registration deadline (with no late fee) is TODAY!. I honestly wish I was a 9-13 year old, because this camp is going to be fun. At least I work with 4-H so I get to go...How luck am I? Read on for vital 4-H Summer Camp information.

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