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Make the "Best of Fresh" with Farm to School

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 21, 2015

Recording coming soon...Presented by Carol Chong, National Nutrition Advisor, Alliance for a Healthier Generation Healthy Schools Program and Christina...

Live Webcast Information

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 21, 2015

The next webcast will take a look at the smallest manure managers, microbes and soil mesofauna, and how the work they do can drive our farming systems and...

Upcoming Webcasts - Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 21, 2015

Past webcasts are available at Webcast ArchiveThe one-hour webcast seminars are typically held on the third Friday of each month at 2:30 pm (eastern), 1:30...

Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center Contents

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 21, 2015

Live Webcast May 22May NewsletterWaste to Worth ConferenceTopics:About UsArchived WebcastsUpcoming WebcastsContinuing Education UnitsResources:

Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center Webcast Series

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 21, 2015

The Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center offers a free monthly webcast on a variety of issues related to animal manure management.

Soybeans: Way More Than Just Nice Yellow Seeds

Plant Breeding and Genomics Updated: May 21, 2015

This webinar on soybean breeding by Istvan Rajcan of the University of Guelph took place on May 13, 2015. This webinar is part of the 2015 National...

Environmental Footprint, Cost, and Nutrient Database of the US Animal Feed Ingredients

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 21, 2015

The US Pig Production Environmental Calculator (PPEC) was built upon cradle-to-farm-gate life-cycle assessment (LCA) of pork production combined with the US...

What is geospatial technology?

Science for Youth Updated: May 21, 2015

Geospatial technology refers to equipment used to measure and analyze Earth's land and features. Systems such as Global Positioning System (GPS) and...

eOrganic Updates

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 20, 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...

May 2015

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 20, 2015

In this issue:We're taking a summer break from our webinar series and will return for our 6th season in the fall, but our extensive archive of recordings is...

Science, Engineering, & Technology for Youth

Science for Youth Updated: May 20, 2015

   

Upcoming Dairy Cattle Webinars

Dairy Updated: May 20, 2015

  

Archived Dairy Cattle Webinars

Dairy Updated: May 20, 2015

 Automated Calf Feeders on US farms: How do They Work?Dr. Marcia Endres, University of MinnesotaDuring this webinar held on May 19, 2015, Dr. Endres...

811 and Pipeline Safety for Your Farm

Ag Safety and Health Updated: May 20, 2015

(Source: Enbridge)More than 20 million miles of underground utilities transport water, fuel, energy, electricity, and even fertilizer across the United...

What is engineering?

Science for Youth Updated: May 20, 2015

According to the National Academy of Engineering: "Engineering has been defined in many ways. It is often referred to as the 'application of science' because...

How does a hen make an egg?

Small and Backyard Flocks Ag Zone Updated: May 20, 2015

There’s a lot that goes into the making of an egg! To understand exactly how an egg is made, we first need to know what its parts are.Yolk. This is the most...

Breeding Peanuts: The Story of a Lowly Groundnut

Plant Breeding and Genomics Updated: May 20, 2015

Join the National Association of Plant Breeding and the Plant Breeding and Genomics Community of Practice for a webinar on peanut breeding by Barry Tillman...

Aerospace for Youth

Science for Youth Updated: May 20, 2015

The term "aerospace" is used to refer to the atmosphere of earth and the surrounding space beyond the atmosphere. Most often it is about the science,...

How many eggs can a chicken lay in one day?

At most, a hen (female chicken) can lay one egg a day—but a hen will not always lay an egg every day. It takes 24 to 26 hours for a hen to produce an egg....

Do you need a rooster for a hen to lay an egg?

A hen (female chicken) does not need the help of a rooster (male chicken) in order to lay an egg. She is quite capable of doing the job on her own. See how a...

For Youth, For Life: Other Learning Opportunities for Youth

Science for Youth Updated: May 20, 2015

Other opportunities for youth to explore:  

In this Resource Area Contents Women in Ag

Women in Agriculture Updated: May 20, 2015

The mission of the Women in Agriculture National Learning Network (WIA LN) is to help women in agriculture improve their quality of life by providing them...

Ag Safety for Women Additional Materials

Women in Agriculture Updated: May 20, 2015

MCRF-Centers-NFMC-NCCRAHS-2014_Fact+Sheet.pdfGeneral+Org+Flyer_1Page.pdfHere are some helpful materials provided by Shari Burgus of Farm Safety For Just...

Position Openings

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Updated: May 20, 2015

The listings below will take you to the respective institution's employment job postings page, or a link where more information can be found. On those pages...

In This Resource Area Small & Backyard Flocks

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: May 20, 2015

 

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