产生影响的triton: UOG扩展剂

产生影响的triton: UOG扩展剂

产生影响的triton: UOG扩展剂


6/29/2022

6月横幅

 

扩展主要

作为一个 赠地大学, one of the ag真人网址’s core missions is to share knowledge with the broader community — in particular those outside of the walls of higher education — that is 与他们的日常生活有关. UOG通过其 合作推广 & 外展 office and its many extension specialists, who interact with community members daily. By holding workshops, creating publications and resources, and being available to offer expertise, UOG’s extension professionals are a prime example of UOG’s work in “改变生活,促进社区发展.”

Below we highlight eight of UOG's extension specialists and just one of their many 对社区有直接影响的项目.


马克·阿科斯塔马克·阿科斯塔
分机代理人I
步行健康计划

扩展代理 马克·阿科斯塔 helped implement the 社区 Healthy Living/Walk to Wellness Program, which identified a walking trail in five villages and trained 133 participants on the importance of physical activity and a healthy diet. 超过12周 time span, the participants competed by village for the most steps, averaging 225 miles per person, and for the most knowledge gain, determined through pre- and post-program 测试. Participants also planted 400 fruit trees and vegetable plants as a nutritional 他们家庭的食物来源. “走到健康计划”已经重新获得资金 将该项目推广到4-6个村庄.

 


杨健,博士.D.杨健,博士.D.
教授及推广专员 
增值食品工作坊

在教学研讨会和出版出版物方面,博士. 简阳带来知识 the local population about new and creative ways to utilize an abundance of locally 种植作物. By creating these “value-added” products, such as breadfruit flour and mango marmalade, farmers and residents are learning how to prolong the shelf-life 提高他们种植的食物的市场价值. 杨的工作是改善食物 security on the island and teaching island residents to reduce reliance on food imports.

 

 


陈宽菊博士.D.
陈宽菊博士.D.
助理教授及推广专家 
路边农场倡议

When the COVID-19 pandemic affected the global food supply chain and the ability of 当地农民出售他们通常数量的农产品. Kuan-Ju Chen帮助启动 路边农场倡议和农民合作社. 该项目将农民的土地 produce into family-sized bags that residents could purchase and pick up curbside 以每周为单位. 从2020年5月到12月,该计划每周销售100个袋子, 每周的农产品销售总额为2000美元. 这种袋子甚至还在继续出售 封锁之后. 该模型还激励DPHSS与该公司签订了2.1万美元的合同 the Farmers’ Co-op for a spinoff program in which produce bags are delivered to senior 国内公民.


约瑟夫Tuquero约瑟夫Tuquero
扩展代理
蔬菜品种试验和本地植物情况说明

With a specialty in horticulture and sustainable agriculture, 扩展代理 Joseph Tuquero has conducted several vegetable variety trials, in which he grows multiple varieties of in-demand crops in Guam to see which grow the most successfully in the 当地环境. The trial results are shared with local plant growers and farmers as well as technical recommendations to improve their vegetable yields. 此外, with his broad knowledge of native plants in the Marianas, Joe produces fact sheets on the natural habitats and cultural and ecological importance of these plants as 为当地居民提供快速参考指南.

 


罗伯特蠢货博士.D.罗伯特蠢货博士.D.
名誉教授和推广专家
农业手册和情况说明 

In his 27 years as an extension specialist, the recently retired Dr. 罗伯特蠢货 produced a number of agriculture manuals and fact sheets on how to grow vegetable crops, diagnose 植物病害, and manage soil fertility and nutrient levels in reducing 植物病害. 他的《ag真人官方入口》 & 《ag真人网址》 in 2002 and revised in 2016, features the knowledge of more than 15 subject-matter UOG专家. 它是一种广泛分布的资源,在当地种植者和 become a standard resource book in agriculture courses at the ag真人网址.

 


菲比墙菲比墙
三级推广助理
家庭和社区蔬菜园艺工作坊

With a genuine passion for helping people, Extension Associate 菲比墙 offers a variety of workshops and writes a regular column in the Pacific Daily 新闻 to help 人们学习如何开始和维护各种类型的花园. 她训练学生, community gardeners, and even inmates at the Department of Corrections how to successfully start their own gardens, what to grow, when to plant, how to overcome common pests, and what type of garden, such as container or raised-bed gardens, would work best.

 


塔尼莎·阿弗拉格博士.D., RDN塔尼莎·阿弗拉格博士.D., RDN
副教授,推广代理III
SNAP-Ed计划和扩展食品 & 营养教育计划

Dr. Tanisha Aflague and her team are working to make the healthy choice the easy choice 为关岛居民和家庭提供服务. Dr. 阿弗拉格同时负责补充营养 援助计划-教育(SNAP-Ed)和扩大食品 & 营养教育 Program (EFNEP), which conduct informational campaigns, like the 5-2-1 Almost None campaign, and provide workshops and resources to help community members make healthy food choices, stretch their grocery budgets, keep food safe for consumption, and cook 有当地农产品的健康餐. 这些项目一起影响着 children, adults, and families through direct education as well as initiating changes to policies, systems, and the environment to support healthy behaviors.


Rynette佩雷斯
Rynette佩雷斯
二级推广助理 
5-2-1几乎没有程序(一个SNAP-Ed项目)

如果没有健康的选择,就很难做出健康的选择. 这是一项关键任务 雷内特·佩雷斯博士的助理助理. 塔妮莎·阿夫拉格负责协调 SNAP-Ed计划下的5-2-1“几乎没有”运动. 这项运动使健康 eating and physical activity accessible to residents in their villages and daily lives by placing signage on grocery stores shelves to highlight healthy snack options, painting physical activity gameboards on school playgrounds, developing maps of walking trails, and helping mayors’ offices, neighborhoods, and schools find ways to help their own 社区.