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From youth development programs to nutrition and family initiatives to business and economic development efforts, the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, with its significant presence in all 77 counties, is committed to building and strengthening communities through initiatives dedicated to enhancing the lives of Oklahomans of all ages.

CommunityFrom youth development programs to nutrition and family initiatives to business and economic development efforts, the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, with its significant presence in all 77 counties, is committed to building and strengthening communities through initiatives dedicated to enhancing the lives of Oklahomans of all ages.

DASNR community initiatives

Highlights

  • Oklahoma 4-H Youth Development programs reach more than 150,000 youth annually.
  • Young people in Juntos, a research-based, culturally appropriate mentoring program for at-risk Latino students, reduced absences by 33 percent, cut tardiness by 23 percent and raised their grades by 29 percent.
  • Community Nutrition Education Programs reached 10,898 family members in 2015. Of these families, 48 percent are at or below the federal poverty level.
  • More than 1,200 Oklahoma Master Gardeners volunteered nearly $1.7 million in service time to local communities.

We Are: 4-H Camp for Special Clovers

We Are: Wildfire Recovery

We Are: Financial Readiness

We Are: 4-H

We Are: Extension