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Exploring the Movement to Healthy School Meals Through Farm to School

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 21, 2014

In addition to describing the movement to include local and regional foods in school meal programs, cultivate school gardens, and provide students with...

Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 1

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 20, 2014

The topics for this webcast include: pile characteristics for effective composting, management and environmental considerations when siting and managing...

Using Customer Feedback to Improve School Meal Participation

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 20, 2014

As school meal programs continue to make changes as a result of the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act and growing concern over childhood obesity, it is...

Creating Forest Management Plans

Climate, Forests and Woodlands Updated: August 19, 2014

Why have a forest management plan? There are many reasons, but the most important is to help you achieve your objectives for your land. You may have many...

American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) Continuing Education Units

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 19, 2014

These webcasts have been approved for 1 continuing education unit (each) as part of the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) program....

2014 Webcasts Approved for ARPAS Continuing Education Units

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 19, 2014

 These webcasts have been approved for 1 continuing education unit (each) as part of the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) program....

Archived Webcasts, Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 19, 2014

Each archive page contains video clips, presentation slides, written summaries of the question and answer session (when available), and links to additional...

Chronological Webcast Archive

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 19, 2014

Water-Wise Shrubs

Many commonly planted shrubs are water-wise. Unusual or native water-wise shrubs are increasingly available at garden centers.Some characteristics that help...

2014 CLRFS Food Security Conference

2014 CLRFS Food Security Conference ‎September 29-October 1, 2014 ‎Cleveland, OhioPlease join the eXtension Community, Local & Regional Food Systems (CLRFS)...

Resources

This list includes areas with current content and those that are under development:Food System Supply ChainFood Systems Processes & PracticesValues &...

Live Webcast Information

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 19, 2014

The next webcast will be titled "Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 2" and will be held on September 19, 2014 at 2:30 pm (eastern)....

Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center Webcast Series

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 19, 2014

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

Upcoming Webcasts - Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: August 19, 2014

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...

Upcoming National Events

In this area find a listing of upcoming national events relevant to issues in community, local, and regional food systems._____________________________If you...

Caregiver Learning Lessons

Family Caregiving Military Families Updated: August 19, 2014

Upcoming webinars for small and backyard poultry

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: August 19, 2014

To view a webcast, go to Poultry virtual meeting room at the scheduled time and date. (The virtual meeting room is not opened until 10-15 minutes before the...

Professional Development Opportunities through 4-H

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 19, 2014

Summertime provides wonderful opportunities to enjoy a relaxing break, family vacations, barbecues with friends, and long lazy days.  Summertime is also a...

Biomass Utilization of Small-Diameter Woody Trees

Climate, Forests and Woodlands Updated: August 19, 2014

Small-diameter trees historically have been used for the manufacture of paper, particleboard, fiberboard, and other reconstituted products. However, because...

2014 CLRFS Food Security Conference and CoP Gathering

2014 CLRFS Food Security Conference September 29-October 1, 2014 Cleveland, OhioPlease join the eXtension Community, Local & Regional Food Systems (CLRFS)...

Personal Finance Webinars

Personal Finance Updated: August 18, 2014

Join us for free webinars featuring experts in personal finance. During our upcoming live webinars, you can interact with presenters and pose your own...

Upcoming Workshops: Aquaculture and Fisheries Technologies for Food and Health Educators, Seafood Professionals, and Communicators

Omega-3s Updated: August 18, 2014

A 3-day in-service training program in West Coast will be offered in October 8-10, 2014 in Seafood Research & Education Center, Coastal Oregon Marine...

William McCaleb

Updated: August 18, 2014

Bill currently serves as the Program Assistant for Agriculture & Natural Resources in Halifax County Virginia.  He has been employed part-time with Virginia...

Workforce Diversity

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Updated: August 18, 2014

The Workforce Diversity page includes strategies, techniques and resources for attracting, hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Information will focus...

Biomass Utilization of Short-Rotation Woody Crops

Climate, Forests and Woodlands Updated: August 18, 2014

Short-rotation woody crops, such as this loblolly (Pinus taeda) plantation in the U.S., could be planted for a source of bioenergy. Photo: USDA Natural...

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