Monica Brinkley

Author's details

Name: Monica Brinkley
Date registered: April 24, 2012


Monica Brinkley has served as an Extension Agent since 1985 in Jackson, Calhoun and Liberty Counties. She currently is the County Extension Director, Family and Consumer Science, and 4-H Youth Development Agent.

Latest posts

  1. Is a Rabbit Right for your Family? — April 14, 2017
  2. Strengthen Families- Make Meal Time a Priority! — February 12, 2016
  3. 4-H Breads Project Leads to Life-Long Career — November 25, 2015
  4. Summer Picnic Safety Tips — July 10, 2015
  5. The Fun of Chocolate — March 10, 2014

Author's posts listings

Is a Rabbit Right for your Family?

With spring in the air, you may be interested in getting a real live bunny.  There are a few things to consider before bringing a bunny into your family: First consider what purpose you have for the rabbit.  Do you want a pet, a rabbit to show, a rabbit to breed, or one for meat?  …

Continue reading »

Strengthen Families- Make Meal Time a Priority!

In a recent book entitled The Surprising Power of Family Meals, author Miriam Weinstein asks this question: “What if I told you that there was a magic bullet-something that would improve the quality of your daily life, your children’s chances of success in the world, (and) your family’s health…? Something that is inexpensive, simple to …

Continue reading »

4-H Breads Project Leads to Life-Long Career

Many years ago, a young girl attended a 4-H livestock club meeting along with her brothers and her father, who was serving as the volunteer club leader.   During the meeting the local county 4-H Agent paid the club a visit to talk to the members about participating in the upcoming 4-H County Events Contest. The …

Continue reading »

Summer Picnic Safety Tips

Summer months are a great time for picnicking with family and friends. Flies and other insects can be rather annoying, but the “bugs” you can’t see can be extremely harmful. Bacteria love the warm humid weather and grow more quickly in the summer than any other time of the year. The number of people who …

Continue reading »

The Fun of Chocolate

With the passing of Valentine’s Day I hope that you have been able to enjoy a taste of chocolate. You have probably heard by now that chocolate is good for you. Do you believe it? This is a fact that is backed by research. Still most of us can’t help but be concerned about how …

Continue reading »

What is Gained through Sewing?

  In today’s world, sewing is no longer a necessity as it was in our mothers’ and grandmothers’ day. Most women of that era knew how to sew and could clothe their families by using their sewing skills. Now, sewing can be expensive, so why should children be taught to sew? The goal of teaching …

Continue reading »