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Food Safety / HACCP

Small Meat Processors Updated: October 01, 2014

HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point. A hazard analysis is the process used to determine the food safety hazards reasonably likely to...

Life-Cycle Assessment Modeling for the Pork Industry

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 30, 2014

Do the pork industry’s efforts to improve production and economics affect its greenhouse gas emissions and carbon foot print? Research by the University of...

Is Your Home Hurricane Ready? Home Improvements that Protect Your Investment

A durable home that withstands natural hazards saves money, time, the ordeal of making repairs, and potentially your health.  When making improvements to...

Avoiding Mold Hazards in Your Flooded Home

Floods Updated: September 30, 2014

A flood-damaged home requires special attention to avoid or correct a mold population explosion.  Mold is likely to multiply on materials that stay wet for...

Recover from a Flood

Floods Updated: September 30, 2014

Recovery can be thought of as actions taken to restore and rebuild impacted areas. Recovery is a difficult and lengthy process. Recovery is traditionally...

Reduce Potential for Future Flood Damage

Floods Updated: September 30, 2014

Before or after a flood there are many ways for an individual to reduce their potential for experiencing future flood damage (often called mitigation). These...

Floods Contents

Floods Updated: September 30, 2014

The Extension Disaster Education Network website provides additional resources for Extension educators.

Flooding: The Big Picture

Experiencing a flooding event is always difficult but having a broader understanding of what is happening around you can help you through the process....

HorseQuest Learning Lessons: Understanding Horse Coat Color

Horses Updated: September 30, 2014

In Understanding Horse Coat Color the following learning objectives are addressed.Start the LessonOnce you have completed this lesson, please take a few...

Prepare and Respond to Impending Floods

Floods Updated: September 30, 2014

Response can be thought of as any immediate activity or action taken to save lives and property when a flood event is going to occur, and during and after a...

Lizzy Pope, PhD, University of Vermont

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 30, 2014

Lizzy Pope, PhD is an assistant professor in the UVM Nutrition and Food Sciences Department, as well as the director of the Didactic Program in...

Encourage Kids to Fill Their Plates with a Variety of Fruits and Vegetables

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 30, 2014

Today, students spend more hours in school and afterschool settings than they do at home. Thus, in many cases, children are eating more meals at school....

7 Ways to Use Social Media Before, During, and After a Flood

The same social media sites that you use in your daily life to share and connect with friends can become a lifeline before, during, or after a flood....

Health Concerns After a Flood

Floods Updated: September 30, 2014

Should I be concerned about living in a moldy home?Mold in the air is associated with a number of health problems.Can I just kill the mold with bleach to...

Safety in Agriculture for Youth

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 30, 2014

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...

7 Ways to Reduce Vulnerability and Prepare for Disaster

We are all subjected to various hazards (flooding, wildfires, tornadoes, etc.). Many people want to prepare in advance but are unsure of where to start,...

Military Caregiving Continuing Education Instructions

Family Caregiving Military Families Updated: September 30, 2014

The Military Families Learning Network – Military Caregiving concentration area offers National Association of Social Workers (NASW) continuing education...

Extension Disaster Education Network Agrosecurity

 Evacuation from a Wildfire: One Farm's ExperienceAnimals A Potential Agroterrorism TargetPlants A Potential Agroterrorism TargetFood Products Are A...

Fowl Typhoid

Fowl typhoid is a highly contagious disease of poultry caused by the Salmonella gallinarum bacteria. The disease is spread through the droppings of infected...

Lara Latimer, PhD

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 30, 2014

Lara Latimer, PhD has experience with school-based projects, specifically in investigating elementary students' opinions and choices regarding lunch menus...

Integrated Pest Management for Bees

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: September 29, 2014

Integrated Pest Management for Silverfish

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: September 29, 2014

 

Integrated Pest Management for Rodents

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: September 29, 2014

Integrated Pest Management for Bed Bugs

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: September 29, 2014

Integrated Pest Management for Mosquitoes

With the prevalence of West Nile virus, mosquitoes seem to have replaced bed bugs as the most talked about insect recently. West Nile is a virus that is...

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