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2014 SNAP-Ed Impact Reports

Community Nutrition Education Updated: March 31, 2015

 The following state reports provide a brief overview of SNAP-Ed work conducted in each state and the program impacts from the 2014 fiscal year. Click on the...

Free Online Courses by Healthy Food Choices in Schools Experts!

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 31, 2015

Each course (webinar series) consists of 3 videos and 3 comprehension questions. A Certificate of Completion will be issued automatically upon satisfactory...

From Plant to Plate: Benefits of Farm to School Programs

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 31, 2015

There are many farm-to-school programs, at the national, state, and regional level. The overarching objectives of these programs are uniform; to incorporate...

Wild Horses: Why the Controversy?

Updated: March 31, 2015

By Jamie Keyes, Utah State University Extension The debate that surrounds the management of feral horses is a controversy that encircles the west and its...

Ocean Springs home to state's first high school aquaculture program

Freshwater Aquaculture Updated: March 31, 2015

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - Some Ocean Springs High students spend about an hour a day raising fish and tending to their water gardens. Their school is the...

Economics of Drought Management in Livestock

Drought affects ranches directly in terms of the amount of forage produced and water availability for livestock. Lost forage production is the most critical...

Webinar Registration and Archive

Plant Breeding and Genomics Updated: March 30, 2015

Register for upcoming webinars and view past recordings. The Plant Breeding and Genomics Webinar Series describes and demonstrates widely applicable...

Raspberry Breeding for the Pacific Northwest Webinar

Plant Breeding and Genomics Updated: March 30, 2015

Join the National Association of Plant Breeding and PBG Works for a webinar on Raspberry Breeding for the Pacific Northwest by Pat Moore of Washington State...

Controversy on the Range

Updated: March 30, 2015

How Learning and Experience Affects Diet Selection of Herbivores

Updated: March 30, 2015

Diet selection refers to the amount and kinds of foods that are included in a diet. Rangeland herbivores, both wild and domestic, make dietary choices based...

Diet Selection of Grazing Animals

Updated: March 30, 2015

Written by Rachel Frost and Jeff Mosley, Montana State UniversityThink about the wide variety in foodstuffs consumed by people around the world. What people...

Using Participatory Variety Trials to Assess Response to Environment in Organic Vegetable Crops

Organic Agriculture Updated: March 30, 2015

This webinar was recorded on March 3, 2015.Beginning in 2010, the Northern Organic Vegetable Improvement Collaborative (NOVIC) has been conducting...

Smart Snacks at School and at Home

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 30, 2015

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2014) 12.5 million youth, between the ages of 2 to 19, are obese. In just one generation the...

The Money Question: How is the School Cafeteria Funded?

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 30, 2015

Imagine running your own restaurant with a captive audience of customers who eat lunch each day.  Now imagine providing these customers a complete, five...

In-School Farmers Markets – Setting Up for Success

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 30, 2015

Many people visit their local Farmers Markets on the weekend to find locally grown fruits and vegetables. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a Farmers Market come...

Top Ten Tips for Tackling School Food Reform

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 30, 2015

Are you a parent, faculty member, or other concerned citizen interested in making changes to your school’s food service program?  You may be key to helping a...

How Teachers Can Include School Gardens in the Classroom Curriculum

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 30, 2015

School gardens are cropping up around the country as multi-faceted experiential learning labs.  With the increased emphasis these days on high-stakes testing...

Food, Fun, and Education: How to Include Healthy Foods in Classroom Games

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 30, 2015

Education is getting more complex for the teachers, yet the need for healthy lifestyle choices is constantly growing. Everyone loves a good game, whether...

How to Make Your Salad Bar Healthy and Popular

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 30, 2015

Include all Meal Components—making a salad meet the NSLP requirements for a full meal is quite easy with a salad bar! Make sure that the utensils measure the...

eOrganic Webinar and Broadcast Recordings by Topic

Organic Agriculture Updated: March 30, 2015

Find all archived eOrganic webinars and conference broadcast recordings on organic farming and research organized by topic on this page. For a chronological...

In this Resource Area Contents Women in Ag

Women in Agriculture Updated: March 30, 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...

MFLN Personal Finance Virtual Learning Event

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: March 29, 2015

The Military Families Learning Network Personal Finance Virtual Learning Event (VLE) will connect personal finance managers working with military service...

The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Wellness Challenge

Community Nutrition Education Updated: March 29, 2015

 Poor dietary choices and physical inactivity are linked to major causes of illness and death. Research shows that healthy eating, physical activity, and...

Aligning and Elevating University-Based Low-Income Nutrition Education

Community Nutrition Education Updated: March 29, 2015

 Aligning and Elevating University-Based Low-Income Nutrition Education through the Land-Grant University Cooperative Extension System report was prepared as...

Early Experience Can Change the Structure of the Body

Updated: March 28, 2015

Why do animals eat certain foods and live in certain locations? Your first thought might be that they are born that way or it’s in their genes. While it is...

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