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Animal Manure Management Updated: April 17, 2015

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Introducing the New Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard for Assessing Lunchroom Successes

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: April 17, 2015

The Smarter Lunchrooms Movement has created a quick and easy tool to help you become a lunchroom hero! The Smarter Lunchrooms Self-Assessment Scorecard takes...

To Whom it May Concern, My Child Has an Allergy

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: April 17, 2015

As a parent or guardian, it is your job to protect the child in your care.  At some point your child will be going off to school or attending their first...

Maximizing Marketing Potential for School Meal Programs

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: April 17, 2015

In this webinar, Carol Chong of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and Adam Brumberg of the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement discuss how nutrition, integrity...

Stuck on Fruits and Veggies: Putting Classroom Nutrition Lessons Into Practice

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: April 17, 2015

Teaching students about nutritious foods doesn't mean they're going to try those foods. Current research indicates that effective intervention strategies...

Healthy Children, Healthy Families: Parents Making a Difference!

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: April 17, 2015

Learn about the new Collaboration for Health, Activity, and Nutrition in Children’s Environments (CHANCE) curriculum titled: Healthy Children, Healthy...

Live Webcast Information

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 17, 2015

The next webcast will be titled "Manure and Nutrient Management in Tile Drained Lands" and will be held on April 17, 2015 at 1:30 pm (central). More...

Safety in Agriculture for Youth

Ag Safety and Health Updated: April 17, 2015

Safety in Agriculture for Youth (SAY) is a grant project funded by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute for Food and Agriculture to...

Organic Agriculture Research Symposium: Selected Live Broadcasts and Recordings

Organic Agriculture Updated: April 16, 2015

The Organic Agriculture Research Symposium took place on February 25 and 26, 2015. Links to selected recordings from the live broadcast are available below...

Christina Herron, MFLN Family Development

Military Families Updated: April 16, 2015

Christina Herron has been recently hired by the Military Families Learning Network Family Development concentration area as a support staff member. She will...

Smart Snacks Resources to Help Schools with Implementation and Environmental Change

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: April 16, 2015

The Smart Snacks in School standards went into effect on July 1, 2014 in an effort to improve the nutritional quality of snack foods and beverages sold...

Milk Substitutes in School Meals

Food allergies affect about four to six percent of children and milk allergies are one of the most common food allergies. Cow’s milk is a nutritious beverage...

Amanda Mercer, Colorado Department of Education Office of School Nutrition

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: April 16, 2015

Amanda Mercer, MS, RD is a Program Specialist in the Colorado Department of Education Office of School Nutrition.  Amanda is responsible for overseeing the...

Profiles in Small-Scale Processing: Blue Ridge Meats

Small Meat Processors Updated: April 16, 2015

Date: May 5, 2015 Time: 9 am PST / 12 pm EST for one hourTo attend: Go to https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/nichemeat 5-10 minutes before start time and...

Organic Fruit Production Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: April 16, 2015

This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by members of the eOrganic community. Always check with...

Organic Poultry Production Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: April 16, 2015

This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by members of the eOrganic community. Always check with...

Organic Vegetable Production Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: April 16, 2015

This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by members of the eOrganic community. Always check with...

Organic Dairy Production Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: April 16, 2015

This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by members of the eOrganic community. Always check with...

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 16, 2015

Antibiotic resistant bacteria               A major area of concern with the general public has focused on the potential for antibiotic resistant bacteria...

IPM Action Plan for Outdoor Cockroaches

American cockroach,Periplaneta americanaGary Alpert, Bugwood.orgAmerican, Australian, and smokybrown cockroach adults are of similar shape and appearance....

Military Families Contents

Military Families Updated: April 16, 2015

About MFLN Professional DevelopmentWebinars (Upcoming/Recent)Military Families Learning Network BlogMilitary Families Articles

Molly Herndon

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: April 16, 2015

Molly earned a B.S. in Journalism from Appalachian State University and a M.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from North Carolina State...

Recursos en Español sobre Seguridad y Salud Agrícola

Ag Safety and Health Updated: April 16, 2015

Los recursos educativos en forma impresa, vídeo y conferencias por internet son valiosos para los productores agrícolas, educadores agrícolas, profesionales...

Ag Safety and Health Upcoming Events

Ag Safety and Health Updated: April 16, 2015

Agricultural safety and health (ASH) events allow you to meet other ASH professionals, learn about current research projects, and explore ways to collaborate...

Raspberry Breeding for the Pacific Northwest Webinar

Plant Breeding and Genomics Updated: April 15, 2015

This webinar was recorded on April 8, 2015. It is part of the 2015 National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) Webinar Series. Find all upcoming and...

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