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NIFA Social Media Communications Toolkit June 2022

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June Overarching Theme: Agriculture is Everywhere

  • National Dairy Month
  • National Pollinator Month
  • National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month

Key Dates

  • June 1: World Milk Day
  • June 3: National Egg Day
  • June 4: National Cheese Day
  • June 5: World Environment Day
  • June 5-11: National Garden Week
  • June 6: Higher Education Day
  • June 8: World Oceans Day
  • June 19: Juneteenth National Independence Day
  • June 21: First Day of Summer (Summer Solstice)
  • June 20-26: National Pollinator Week

Sample Tweets

Overarching Theme: Agriculture is Everywhere

Agriculture is everywhere. At (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER), we’re innovating and helping create new opportunities in agriculture for producers and consumers alike with support from @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience Link to NIFA-funded research. 

Food and health are inherently intertwined. Learn more about (UNIVERSITY) Extension’s works to reduce food and nutrition insecurity with the support of @USDA_NIFA. Link to Extension food and nutrition resources. 

National Dairy Month

There’s no moo-staking that dairy is good for you. At (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER), we’re conducting cutting-edge research to assist our state’s dairy producers with support from @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience #nationaldairymonth Link to NIFA-funded research. 

Do you remembers showing cows when you were young at your state fair? (UNIVERSITY) Extension’s 4-H program supports the next generation of dairy farmers with funding from @USDA_NIFA. @4H #nationaldairymonth Link to 4-H dairy information. 

National Pollinator Month

Bees, birds, butterflies, bats, beetles, moths, wasps and flies provide valuable ecosystem services. (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) conducts research to support healthy native pollinator communities with support from @USDA_NIFA @USDAScience #nationalpollinatormonth Link to NIFA-funded research. 

Now is a great time to create a pollinator-friendly yard or garden by planting with purpose. At (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) Extension, learn which native plants attract pollinators. @USDA_NIFA. #nationalpollinatormonth Link to NIFA-supported Extension resources.

National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month

During National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month, learn about (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER)’s efforts to develop new varieties of fruits and veggies with support from @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience Link to NIFA-supported research.

It’s National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month! At (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) Extension, check out some great resources to help you whip up a fulfilling fruit-filled dessert. @USDA_NIFA. Link to NIFA-supported Extension resources.

June 1: World Milk Day

The global dairy community is coming together to accelerate climate action and help reduce the sector’s impact on the planet. Learn about (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER)’s innovative dairy research supported by @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience #worldmilkday #enjoydairy Link to NIFA-supported research.

With support from @USDA_NIFA, (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) Extension is working with dairy producers to help reduce dairy’s emissions and impact on our planet. Link to NIFA-supported Extension resources. #worldmilkday #enjoydairy

June 3: National Egg Day

No birds, no eggs. On National Egg Day, learn how (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) scientists are helping protect domestic and wild flocks with innovative research supported by @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience Link to NIFA-supported research.

With 6% of Vitamin A, 6.3 grams of protein and 75 calories in one egg, the egg is an ideal food for those who want to stay fit or lose weight. On National Egg Day, (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) Extension, which is supported by @USDA_NIFA, is sharing its favorite egg recipes. Link to NIFA-supported Extension resources.

June 4: National Cheese Day

No milk, no cheese. On National Cheese Day, learn about (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER)’s dairy science research supported by @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience Link to NIFA-supported research.

American. Asiago. Blue. Cheddar. Feta. Gorgonzola. Provolone. Ricotta. On National Cheese Day, check out (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) Extension’s resources on how to integrate delicious, nutritious cheeses into your diet. @USDA_NIFA Link to NIFA-supported Extension resources.

June 5: World Environment Day

There is #OnlyOneEarth and together we can protect it. On World Environment Day, learn about (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER)’s natural resources and conservation research supported by @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience Link to NIFA-supported research.

There is #OnlyOneEarth and together we can protect it. On World Environment Day, learn about (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) Extension’s natural resources and conservation resources supported by @USDA_NIFA to help you live more sustainably. Link to NIFA-supported Extension resources.

June 5-11: National Garden Week

It’s National Garden Week. With support from @USDA_NIFA, (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) conducts research to help farmers and home gardeners plant the best varieties of vegetables and flowers for our state. @USDAScience Link to NIFA-supported research.

For almost 50 years, Extension Master Gardeners have educated millions about sustainable and environmentally friendly garden practices. Learn about (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) Extension’s Master Gardener program, which is supported by @USDA_NIFA. Link to NIFA-supported Extension resources.

June 6: Higher Education Day

Going to college gives people the opportunity to grow as individuals and experiment with what they are passionate about. On Higher Education Day, learn how (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) is training the next generation of scientists with support from @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience Link to NIFA-supported research.

A well-educated society feels a greater sense of unity and trust. With support from @USDA_NIFA, (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) Extension is improving the quality of people's lives with resources to strengthen the social, economic and environmental well-being of families and communities. Link to NIFA-supported Extension resources.

June 8: World Oceans Day

The ocean connects, sustains and supports us. Yet its health is at a tipping point. On World Oceans Day, learn how (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) scientists are helping make our ocean and its connecting waters healthier with support from @USDA_NIFA. #revitalizetheocean @USDAScience Link to NIFA-supported research.

We need to work together to create a new balance with the ocean that restores its vibrancy and brings it new life. Learn how you can support the ocean and its connecting waters from (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) Extension, which is supported by @USDA_NIFA. #revitalizetheocean Link to NIFA-supported Extension resources.

June 19: Juneteenth National Independence Day

#Juneteenth National Independence Day commemorates African American freedom and celebrates education and achievement. Learn how African American scientists at (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) are making the world a better place with support from @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience Link to NIFA-supported research.

#Juneteenth National Independence Day commemorates African American freedom and celebrates education and achievement. Learn how African American educators with (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) Extension are helping our community with support from @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience Link to NIFA-supported Extension programs.

June 21: First Day of Summer

Happy first day of summer! With support from @USDA_NIFA, (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) researchers are conducting research that supports locally grown, fresh produce that are favorites during summer. @USDAScience Link to NIFA-supported research.

Happy first day of summer! With support from @USDA_NIFA, (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) Extension has community resources to help you get the most out of this wonderful season. Link to NIFA-supported Extension resources.

June 20-26: National Pollinator Week

About 75% of all flowering plant species need animal pollinators for reproduction. As a result, pollinators contribute to ecosystem health and a sustainable food supply. During #pollinatorweek, learn about (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER)’s @USDA-NIFA-supported pollinator research. @USDAScience Link to NIFA-supported research.

Pollinators provide one out of three bites of food we eat. During #pollinatorweek, give your native pollinators a place to live. Learn how to build a bee hotel from (UNIVERSITY/PARTNER) Extension, which is supported by @USDA-NIFA. Link to NIFA-supported Extension resources.

June Overarching Theme: Agriculture is Everywhere

  • National Dairy Month
  • National Pollinator Month
  • National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month
  • June 1: World Milk Day
  • June 3: National Egg Day
  • June 4: National Cheese Day
  • June 5: World Environment Day
  • June 5-11: National Garden Week
  • June 6: Higher Education Day
  • June 8: World Oceans Day
  • June 19: Juneteenth National Independence Day
  • June 20: First Day of Summer: Happy First Day of Summer
  • June 20-26: National Pollinator Week
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