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October 2023 Social Media Toolkit

NIFA Social Media Toolkit: October 2023

       
Here's a sample of what's included in our social media toolkit. To download the entire collection, click the .zip file link located at the bottom of the page

Monthly Observances

  • Hispanic Heritage Month (continued)
  • National Apple Month


Key Dates

  • Oct. 1-7: National 4-H Week 
  • Oct. 9: Indigenous Peoples' Day
  • Oct. 12: National Farmers Day
  • Oct. 16: World Food Day
  • Oct. 31: Halloween     
     

Sample Posts: 

 

Hispanic Heritage Month (continued)

POST: It’s Hispanic Heritage Month. At (UNIVERSITY) Extension, we offer a wide variety of programs that help improve the lives of the diverse people of our state, with support from @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience Link to Extension resources.


National Apple Month

POST: It’s National Apple Month. Learn more about our apple research at (UNIVERSITY), funded by @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience #AppleNonth Link to research. 

POST: Does an apple a day keep the doctor away? Check out (UNIVERSITY) Extension’s resources on how to make delicious nutritious dishes with apples. @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience #AppleMonth Link to Extension resources.


Oct. 1-7: National 4-H Week 

4-H Week 2023

For National 4-H Week graphics and other marketing materials visit, https://4-h.org/resources/professionals/marketing-resources/4-h-week-toolkit/.

POST: It’s #4Hweek! (UNIVERSITY/Extension) is celebrating our youth and volunteers, and the life changing experiences that 4-H provides. Learn more on our state’s program. Link to program.

POST: This #4Hweek, follow along with us as we highlight how 4-H is providing empowering experiences for members throughout the state: Link to program.

POST: Happy #4Hweek! Help us celebrate by sharing your 4-H story and why you <3 4-H in the comments! 


Oct. 9: Indigenous Peoples' Day

POST: On Indigenous Peoples' Day, (UNIVERSITY) is proud to serve our state’s tribal communities with research and Extension programs supported by @USDA_NIFA.  @USDAScience Link to research and Extension resources.


Oct. 12: National Farmers Day

POST: With support from @USDA_NIFA, (UNIVERSITY) conducts research that supports farmers and grows our state’s agricultural economy. @USDAScience #ThankAFarmer Link to research.

POST: With support from @USDA_NIFA, (UNIVERSITY) Extension conducts education and outreach that supports farmers and grows our state’s agricultural economy. @USDAScience #ThankAFarmer Link to Extension resources.


Oct. 16: World Food Day

POST: At (UNIVERSITY), we conduct research that helps alleviate hunger and food insecurity with funding from @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience #WorldFoodDay Link to research.

POST: On World Food Day, learn what you can do to alleviate food insecurity from (UNIVERSITY) Extension, which is supported by @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience #WorldFoodDay Link to Extension resources.


Oct. 31: Halloween

POST: What would Halloween be without pumpkins? Learn more about (UNIVERSITY)’s pumpkin research, which is supported by @USDA_NIFA. @USDAScience #Halloween Link to research.

POST: Make sure your little ghosts and goblins have a safe Halloween. Here are some safety tips from (UNIVERSITY) Extension, supported by @USDA_NIFA. #Halloween Link to Extension resources.


 

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