2013 Exchange participants in Fairbanks
2013 Exchange participants in Fairbanks

>The Alaska 4-H Global Citizenship and Exchange Program is seeking host families for Japanese students participating in a four-week summer exchange program. Host families do not need to speak Japanese, but must live on the road system in Alaska or in Juneau. For more information or to host a youth, go to www.alaska4h.org/host.html or contact Jason Floyd at jfloyd1@alaska.edu or 907-262-5824.

>Extension has released two new videos on YouTube. The first video discusses simple money saving techniques, while the second is all about cleaning products from grandma’s day. Check out these two videos and more on Extension’s YouTube channel.

>Extension will be hosting a certified food protection manager training on May 28 in Fairbanks and Palmer. The training will also be offered via videoconference in Ketchikan, Bethel and Valdez. The training will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and has a $200 fee, which includes one certification exam. Register online by May 15, see the flier for more information or call 907-474-2420.

>The 2014 School of Natural Resources and Extension Annual Highlights is now available online. Check it out on the Annual Highlights website or flip through the magazine version. See stories about the school, AFES and Extension work, including the new herb guide, peonies, Deltana canola, Extension’s centennial, using technology to reach clients, 4-H activities, and the Boreal Alaska – Learning, Adaptation, and Production (BAKLAP) project.

> For past announcements please visit our home page news archive.

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