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Cougar Cupboard – Addressing Hunger through Community Support

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 27, 2015

School food service staff and teachers on the frontline in their communities are aware of the prevalence and impact that hunger causes among students. One...

Samples Into Sales Presentation Slides

Food Safety Women in Agriculture Updated: January 27, 2015

SamplesIntoSales.pdfHere are the slides from the January 20, 2015 "Marketing Your Products: Turning Samples into Sales," webinar, presented by the eXtension...

Resources from CenUSA - Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central USA

Farm Energy Updated: January 26, 2015

Funded by AFRI. Learn More.CenUSA Bioenergy is a coordinated research and education effort investigating the creation of a regional system in the Central...

Resources

Women in Agriculture Updated: January 26, 2015

AgMRC - Agricultural Marketing Resource CenterAnnie's ProjectAg Decision Maker: An Agricultural Economics and Business Website  - Iowa State University...

In this Resource Area Contents Women in Ag

Women in Agriculture Updated: January 26, 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...

Upcoming Webcasts - Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 26, 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...

Poultry Processing Regulations and Exemptions

Poultry processing regulations can be confusing, especially for small operations. Here we walk you through the federal law and small-scale exemptions and...

The Estrous Cycle

Beef Cattle Updated: January 26, 2015

  This module takes a closer look at the endocrinology and the physiology of the estrous cycle in beef cattle. It also has illustrations that help aid in the...

Linking Feed Management to Whole Farm Nutrient Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 26, 2015

Nutrients in feed is the primary source of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium that is imported to livestock and poultry farms. This webcast highlights a...

Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 2

Animal Manure Management Updated: January 26, 2015

Topics for this webcast include: fate of euthanasia drugs during composting; can composting destroy prions; and mortality composting worker safety...

Additional School Food Initiatives: Content Group Profile

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 26, 2015

This content area provides general education about nutrition, wellness, and healthy school food practices. The aim is to provide a platform for highlighting...

Encourage Kids to Eat Healthy Foods: Content Group Profile

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 26, 2015

The content of this resource area provides parents, school and cafeteria staff, community members and educators research- and evidence-based approaches for...

Leadership Team for Healthy Food Choices in Schools Community of Practice

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 26, 2015

National Program Leader: Brian Wansink, Cornell University National Program Co-Leader: David Just, Cornell University National Program Co-Leader: Jamie...

Plants for Water Wise Pollinator Gardens: Creeping mahonia (Mahonia repens, Berberis repens, Berberis aquifolium var. repens)

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: January 26, 2015

Creeping mahonia in bloom Photo credit: Bryant Olsen Flickr CC BY-NC 2.0Barberry Family (Berberidaceae)  Ash barberry Creeping barberry Creeping...

Publications

Women in Agriculture Updated: January 26, 2015

PublicationsMachinery Sharing Manual for Fruit and Vegetable GrowersWomen Farmers in the 2012 Census of AgricultureCharacteristics of Women Farm Operators...

Webinars by eOrganic

Organic Agriculture Updated: January 23, 2015

Live and archived webinars on organic farming and research

Managing Bad Stink Bugs Using Good Stink Bugs Webinar

Organic Agriculture Updated: January 23, 2015

This webinar was recorded on January 22, 2015Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) have caused considerable economic damage in the Mid-Atlantic states, and...

Pruning Sub-Shrubs in the Water-Wise Landscape

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: January 23, 2015

Popular water-wise sub-shrubs include Russian sage, Blue mist spirea, and English lavender. These plants belong to a class of shrubs called...

Pruning to Maintain Plant Health

Updated: January 23, 2015

Incorrectly pruned evergreen shrub. Photo credit: Larry SagersStubs on this 'topped' oak tree forms spindly suckers. These trees are now weak, stressed,...

Pruning Basics in a Water-Wise Landscape

Updated: January 23, 2015

Basic pruning tools from left to right include a bypass hand pruner, lopper, and pruning saw. Source: I'm In The Garden TodayPruning is the process of...

Maintaining Native Water-Wise Landscapes

Updated: January 23, 2015

Naturalistic native desert plantings reflect the surrounding desert landscape at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson, Arizona. Photo credit: ...

Basics of Organic Landscape Maintenance

Updated: January 23, 2015

Photo source: EPA.govMany people are interested in reducing or eliminating pesticides and inorganic fertilizers in the landscape because of concerns about...

Is It Really More Expensive to Eat Healthier?

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 23, 2015

Is it really more expensive to eat healthier?  Often, the general public assumes it is more expensive to eat healthier foods because an accurate method to...

Weeds in Water-Conserving Landscapes

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: January 23, 2015

Weeds are broadly defined as unwanted plants or plants that interfere with management goals – whether those goals are food production, athletic fields, or...

Methods of Weed Control in Water Conserving Landscapes

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: January 23, 2015

Limiting weeds through controlled irrigation. Photo source:Joby Elliott Flickr CC BY 2.0Nothing sucks the fun out of gardening quite like weeds.  They...

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