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Healthy Food Choices in Schools Table of Contents

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: October 24, 2014

Welcome! In this resource area you will find tools and information on the following topics: Additional resources include: School Food in the...

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Updated: October 23, 2014

The Garden Professors is a newly forming community. Check back for research-based information as it comes in!The Garden Professors BLOG Join The Garden...

Resources from NEWBio: Print, Video and Education

Farm Energy Updated: October 23, 2014

Funded by AFRI. Learn More.The Northeast Woody/Warm-season Biomass Consortium (NEWBio) is a regional network of universities, businesses, and governmental...

Upcoming and Past webinars for small and backyard poultry

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: October 23, 2014

To view a webcast, go to Poultry virtual meeting room at the scheduled time and date. (The virtual meeting room is not opened until 10-15 minutes before the...

Ag Safety and Health Upcoming Events

Ag Safety and Health Updated: October 23, 2014

Agricultural safety and health (ASH) events allow you to meet other ASH professionals, learn about current research projects, and explore ways to collaborate...

Research Summary: Development of a Single-Pass Cut-and-Chip Harvesting System for Short Rotation Woody Crops

Farm Energy Wood Energy Updated: October 23, 2014

Woody biomass throughput is tripled using a new single-pass cut-and-chip harvesting system.  Operator experience, crop characteristics, ground conditions,...

Feedstocks for Biofuel Production - Table of Contents

Farm Energy Updated: October 23, 2014

 FACT SHEETS and ARTICLES Feedstock Plots at Kellogg Biological Station. Photo: Dennis Pennington, MSU NEWSWEBINARSVIDEOFAQssee all Farm Energy News

U.S. Billion-Ton Update Shows Farms and Forests Have Huge Potential for U.S. Bioenergy Future

Farm Energy Updated: October 23, 2014

U.S. farms and forests have the potential to supply enough biomass to meet the Renewable Fuels Standard and replace more than a third of petroleum use with...

Harvesting Her Reward – Iowa State University Graduate Begins to Farm with Help of Mentors

Updated: October 22, 2014

  By: Morgan Ball, mlball@iastate.edu                                                         Kate Edwards, Wild Woods Farm owner, operates a CSA (Community...

Grazing District

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing District. (1) An administrative unit of Federal range established by the Secretary of Interior under the provisions of the Taylor Grazing Act of...

Grazing Event

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Event. The length of time that an animal grazes without stopping. cf. grazing period.From: Society for Range Management. 1998. Glossary of terms used...

Grazing Fee

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Fee. A charge, usually on a monthly basis, for grazing use by a given kind of animal.From: Society for Range Management. 1998. Glossary of terms used...

Grazing Fraction

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Fraction. The fraction of land in a single grazing system which is being grazed at any time. Abbr. GF. cf. grazing animal concentiation index.From:...

Grazing License or Permit

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing License or Permit. Official written permission to graze a specific number, kind, and class of livestock for a specified period on a defined allotment...

Dehulling Ancient Grains Webinar

Organic Agriculture Updated: October 22, 2014

Join eOrganic for a webinar on dehulling ancient grains, presented by members of the NIFA OREI project: Value-added Grains for Local and Regional Food...

Grazing Management

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Management. The manipulation of animal grazing in pursuit of a defined objective.From: Society for Range Management. 1998. Glossary of terms used in...

Grazing Management Plan

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Management Plan. A program of action designed to secure the best practicable use of the forage resources with grazing or browsing animals.From:...

Grazing Management Unit

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Management Unit. The grazing land area used to support a group of grazing animals for a grazing season. It may be a single area or it may have a...

Grazing Method

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Method. A defined procedure or technique of grazing management designed to achieve a specific objective(s). One or more grazing methods can be...

Grazing Period

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Period. The length of time that grazing livestock or wildlife occupy a specific land area. cf. grazing event.From: Society for Range Management....

Grazing Permit

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Permit. Syn. grazing license.From: Society for Range Management. 1998. Glossary of terms used in range management, fourth edition. Edited by the...

Grazing Preference

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Preference. (1) Selection of certain plants, or plant parts, over others by grazing animals. (2) In the administration of public lands, a basis upon...

Grazing Pressure

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Pressure An animal to forage relationship measured in terms of animal units per unit weight of forage at any instant, i.e., AU/kg or ton.From:...

Grazing Privilege

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Privilege. Permissive use of lands for grazing by livestock. cf. grazing right.From: Society for Range Management. 1998. Glossary of terms used in...

Grazing Right

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Right. A right to graze specified lands, permanently vested in the beneficiary as specified by the terms of the law or contract.From: Society for...

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