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Updated: September 02, 2015

Controversy on the RangeRangeland EcologyRangeland ManagementRangelands for Teachers and StudentsRangeland Quick AnswersRangelands WestGlobal RangelandsLearn...

Learn by Video

Updated: September 02, 2015

If you’re attending a training and need to do the pre-course work, can’t attend a training, or you just learn better from video and audio than reading a...

Women Making News in Agriculture

Women in Agriculture Updated: September 02, 2015

Washington Woman Inspired to Grow Out On Her OwnFamily Values Produce Success for Sorghum Industry LeaderDream of Farming Becomes a Reality for this Kentucky...

In this Resource Area Contents Women in Ag

Women in Agriculture Updated: September 02, 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...

Checklist for the Top 5 Priorities for Fall/Winter Dairy Feeding Programs

Dairy Updated: September 02, 2015

This article is part of our series of original articles on emerging featured topics. Please check here to see other articles in this series.Please check this...

NSTMOP: FAQs

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 02, 2015

These frequently asked questions (FAQs) come from National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program (NSTMOP) instructors.I noticed that there are two...

Information for Virginia Residents

Imported Fire Ants Updated: September 02, 2015

 In June 2009, the State of Virginia issued a fire ant quarantine for 11 localities in Virginia. Read more about it at Virginia Fire Ant Quarantine. Update...

Information for Tennessee Residents

Imported Fire Ants Updated: September 02, 2015

 Information on the imported fire ants in Tennessee website is very similar to that found on the eXtension site except for the following:

Fire Ants in South Carolina

Imported Fire Ants Updated: September 02, 2015

 Red imported fire ants were first discovered in South Carolina in the 1960's in ornamental nursery plants near Seneca, South Carolina. These initial...

Fire Ants in North Carolina

Imported Fire Ants Updated: September 02, 2015

 North Carolina's red imported fire ant infestation continues to expand, partially as a result of recent mild winters but more recently due to increased...

Webinar: Animal Welfare Standards and Commercial Aquaculture Operations

Animal Welfare Agricultural and Food Law Updated: September 02, 2015

Program description:  Environmental and ethical considerations are playing an increasing role in the food purchasing decisions of consumers and retailers....

The Hydrologic Cycle

Climate, Forests and Woodlands Updated: September 01, 2015

The hydrologic cycle, or water cycle (Fig. 1), explains how water is moved from the earth to the atmosphere. Water moves to the atmosphere as water vapor...

Oak Decline

Invasive Species Climate, Forests and Woodlands Updated: September 01, 2015

Oak decline is the name given to a slow-acting disease complex stemming from interactions between biotic and abiotic stressors of oaks (Quercus spp.)....

Watersheds and Vegetation

Climate, Forests and Woodlands Updated: September 01, 2015

The relatively dense stands of vegetation found along channels form in response to available moisture in watersheds. Vegetation typically colonizes channel...

Landowners Can Apply Strategies to Help Forests Adapt to Climate Change

Climate, Forests and Woodlands Updated: September 01, 2015

 Forest vulnerability is expected to increase in decades to come, according to a draft of the National Climate Assessment released in January of 2013. The...

There have always been extreme weather events, so why are scientists talking so much about extreme events now?

Climate, Forests and Woodlands Updated: September 01, 2015

Recent climate research synthesized in the 2007 and 2014 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Assessment Reports documents that there have been...

The Cornell Healthy After-School Environment (CHASE) Self-Assessment Tool: Encouraging Supportive Food and Activity Environments

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 01, 2015

Developed by Wendy Wolfe, Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences, and Sally Crosiar, healthypeoplelearn.com, the Cornell Healthy After-School...

Hunger Free Students: Opportunities for Schools Beyond the Cafeteria

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 01, 2015

Good nutrition forms the foundation for children's well-being and academic achievement, impacting their future health and economic productivity. However, in...

Get Involved in Healthy Lunchroom Initiatives by Running a Student Nutrition Action Committee

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 01, 2015

Ask students what their favorite part of the day is; chances are, they will say recess or lunch! Time to socialize with friends is time well spent, but often...

3 Ways to Encourage Kids to Make Healthier Food Choices in School Lunchrooms

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 01, 2015

Encouraging kids to select and enjoy healthy foods doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. Choose one option from each of the following principles...

Farm to School Bottom Line

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 01, 2015

Farm to School is an important and exciting program that supports local economies and promotes student interest in foods that are grown near their school or...

Beth Owens, MAg, University of Florida/IFAS Extension

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 01, 2015

Beth is the south Florida Farm to School and Farm to Community coordinator with the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program. The Family...

Genetics and Genomics: An Introduction

Dairy Updated: September 01, 2015

 This article is part of our series of original articles on emerging featured topics. Please check here to see other articles in this series.Genetics is a...

Dairy Cattle Genetics

Dairy Updated: September 01, 2015

Improvement of dairy herd genetics can affect herd health, longevity, reproductive traits, and many other vital aspects of dairy cattle production. It can...

DAIReXNET Feature Article Series

Dairy Updated: September 01, 2015

DAIReXNET has published a short feature article at the beginning of each month since September 2012. Below you can find all of the articles which have been...

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