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Rangeland Grazing Management Guidelines

Rangelands Updated: August 29, 2014

Written by Rachel Frost and Jeff Mosley, Montana State UniversityLivestock grazing is one of the most widespread and important uses of rangelands. Renewable...

Rangelands and How They Work

Rangelands Updated: August 29, 2014

Rangelands are dynamic ecosystems that  produce a wide variety of goods and services desired by society, including livestock forage, wildlife habitat, water,...

What is a Riparian Area?

Rangelands Updated: August 29, 2014

Written by Mindy Pratt, Utah State UniversityThe term “riparian” is defined as vegetation, habitats, or ecosystems that are associated with bodies of water...

Plants Poisonous to Livestock on Western Rangelands

Rangelands Updated: August 29, 2014

Written by Mindy Pratt, Utah State University ExtensionPoisonous plants are a major cause of economic loss to the livestock industry. Each year poisonous...

Imported Fire Ant and Invasive Pest Ant Conference

Imported Fire Ants Updated: August 29, 2014

2015: Don't miss the 2015 Annual Conference scheduled for April 6-8 in New Orleans, Louisiana!  Check back soon for registration details.  2016: Please mark...

What's Happening With Fire Ants

Imported Fire Ants Updated: August 29, 2014

Things are always happening with fire ants! Check out these links for more fire ant news.All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Continutes — September 2014All Bugs...

All Bugs Good and Bad Series Continues With Kudzu Bugs Sept. 5

The eXtension All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar series continues Sept. 5 with a webinar about two new invasive insects — kudzu bugs and marmorated stinkbugs.This...

Hungry for Change: Partnering with Small Food Retailers to Increase Healthy Food Access

By Kara Lubischer, University of Missouri Extension and Kay Gasen, University of Missouri – St. Louis For many Americans, buying healthy foods is as simple...

Honey Bees and Beekeeping: Rounding Out the Year

Bee Health Updated: August 29, 2014

 Part I1. Introduction:2. In the Beginning3. Things are Buzzing4. A Mid-season BreakPart II5. Diseases and Pests6. Its Harvest Time7. Rounding Out the Year8....

Honey Bees and Beekeeping: Its Harvest Time

Bee Health Updated: August 29, 2014

 Part I1. Introduction:2. In the Beginning3. Things are Buzzing4. A Mid-season BreakPart II5. Diseases and Pests6. Its Harvest Time7. Rounding Out the Year8....

Honey Bees and Beekeeping: Diseases and Pests

Bee Health Updated: August 29, 2014

 Part I1. Introduction:2. In the Beginning3. Things are Buzzing4. A Mid-season BreakPart II5. Diseases and Pests6. Its Harvest Time7. Rounding Out the Year8....

Honey Bees and Beekeeping: A Mid-season Break

Bee Health Updated: August 29, 2014

 Part I1. Introduction:2. In the Beginning3. Things are Buzzing4. A Mid-season BreakPart II5. Diseases and Pests6. Its Harvest Time7. Rounding Out the Year8....

Honey Bees and Beekeeping: Things are Buzzing

Bee Health Updated: August 29, 2014

 Part I1. Introduction:2. In the Beginning3. Things are Buzzing4. A Mid-season BreakPart II5. Diseases and Pests6. Its Harvest Time7. Rounding Out the Year8....

Honey Bees and Beekeeping: In the Beginning

Bee Health Updated: August 29, 2014

 Part I1. Introduction:2. In the Beginning3. Things are Buzzing4. A Mid-season BreakPart II5. Diseases and Pests6. Its Harvest Time7. Rounding Out the Year8....

Honey Bees and Beekeeping: A Year in the Life of an Apiary

Bee Health Updated: August 29, 2014

This online video walks you through one year of managing honey bee colonies.

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Bee Health Updated: August 29, 2014

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Classification of Rangelands (Ecological Sites)

Rangelands Updated: August 29, 2014

Written by Brad Schultz, Extension Educator, Winnemucca, NevadaCurrently, the most widely accepted classification system for rangelands is the Ecological...

Native Bees

Bee Health Updated: August 28, 2014

      Honey bees (Apis mellifera) are but one species among thousands of different bees within the superfamily Apoidea. Honey bees are unique in their...

Nosema apis and Nosema ceranae

Bee Health Updated: August 28, 2014

      Nosema apis and Nosema ceranae are single celled parasites of the honey bee midgut that can weaken individual bees and entire colonies, making them...

Varroa Mites

Bee Health Updated: August 28, 2014

      Varroa mites (Varroa destructor) are the foremost pest of western honey bee colonies. They inhabit nearly every honey bee colony in most of the world,...

Beekeeping Equipment

Bee Health Updated: August 28, 2014

     The modern bee hive was invented by the Reverend L. L. Langstroth, patented in 1852, after his monumental discovery of "bee space". Bee space describes...

Frequently Asked Questions

Bee Health Updated: August 28, 2014

      Beekeepers are almost by definition curious individuals. The nature of beekeeping, as with any environmental relationship, is complex. Even some of the...

Using Veggies from School Gardens in Recipes

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 28, 2014

School gardens are a great way to introduce children to a wide variety of fruits and vegetables.  Studies have shown that children who are involved in the...

Webinars and Seminars

Bee Health Updated: August 28, 2014

      Researchers and other knowledgeable individuals commonly give presentations on their area of expertise, either at conferences or other smaller...

Military Family Caregiving

Family Caregiving Military Families Updated: August 28, 2014

Military Family Caregiving focuses on improving the lives of wounded warrior caregivers through the use of educational materials and online resources.

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