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Personal Finance Webinars

Personal Finance Updated: November 22, 2014

Join us for free webinars featuring experts in personal finance. During our upcoming live webinars, you can interact with presenters and pose your own...

Dehulling Ancient Grains Webinar

Organic Agriculture Updated: November 21, 2014

This presentation was recorded on November 18, 2014. Presenters: Brian Baker, Nigel Tudor, Frank Kutka, and Elizabeth Dyck.One roadblock to the increased...

Considerations for Out-Wintering the Organic Dairy Herd Webinar by eOrganic

Organic Agriculture Updated: November 21, 2014

This webinar was recorded on November 20, 2014. Out-wintering cattle involves keeping livestock outside for some or all of the winter. In this webinar,...

Feedstocks for Biofuel Production - Table of Contents

Farm Energy Updated: November 21, 2014

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

Resources from NEWBio: Print, Video, and Education Materials

Farm Energy Updated: November 21, 2014

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

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

Farm Energy Updated: November 21, 2014

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

Gauging Farm Energy Sustainability - Table of Contents

Farm Energy Updated: November 21, 2014

Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center Contents

Animal Manure Management Updated: November 21, 2014

November NewsletterWaste to Worth ConferenceTopics:About UsArchived WebcastsUpcoming WebcastsContinuing Education UnitsResources:

Can Cows Eat Snow to Meet Water Requirements?

Rangelands Updated: November 21, 2014

Written by Jim Keyes - Utah State University Extension Area Animal ScientistWhen winter hits and temperatures drop below freezing, it becomes harder to keep...

Research Summary: Safety and Health Risks of Producing Biomass on the Farm

Farm Energy Ag Safety and Health Updated: November 21, 2014

It is time to develop ways to minimize safety and health hazards in biomass production on the farm, an area in which there has been little research With...

Larry Smart, Cornell University

Farm Energy Updated: November 21, 2014

Larry Smart, an associate professor in Cornell University’s Department of Horticulture since July 2009, is a plant geneticist and physiologist who has been a...

Daniel Ciolkosz, Penn State

Farm Energy Updated: November 21, 2014

Dr. Ciolkosz is a research and extension associate in Penn State’s Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. He works to develop engineering...

Prairie Gardens as an Alternative to Turfgrass

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 21, 2014

Prairie gardens are a great alternative to turfgrass. Depending on species, prairie plants can use less water and can provide a long display of color....

Plant Selection for Water-Wise Shrub Beds

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 21, 2014

Juniper draped over a fence. Water-Wise junipers (Juniperis, spp.) are available in a variety of shapes, sizes, textures, and colors and are native to many...

Alpine Gardens

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 21, 2014

Alpine gardens are designed with plants that grow in high mountain elevations around the world. Due to harsh growing conditions and a short growing season,...

Caveat Emptor - Let the buyer beware: How to Avoid Mistakes When Buying a Horse

Horses Updated: November 21, 2014

Jenifer Nadeau, University of Connecticut Department of Animal Science, Revised by Holly Spooner, West Virginia UniversityWhether you're buying your first...

Polo on Horseback

Horses Updated: November 21, 2014

Colleen Brady, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Purdue University Polo is one of the oldest of equestrian sports, and the modern game is played...

Equine Ringbone

Horses Updated: November 21, 2014

Ashley Griffin, University of KentuckyRingbone is an exostosis of the pastern bone in the form of a raised bony ring just above the coronary band.Ringbone...

Relating Form to Function: Horse's Rear Legs, Rear View

Horses Updated: November 21, 2014

Ashley Griffin, University of KentuckyIdeally, when viewing the horse from the rear for structural correctness, an imaginary line from the point of the...

Relating Form to Function: Horse's Muscle

Horses Updated: November 21, 2014

Ashley Griffin, University of KentuckyMuscling is an important criteria in judging many conformation classes, especially stock horses such as Quarter Horses,...

Permanent Identification using Freeze Branding in horses

Horses Updated: November 21, 2014

Ashley Griffin, University of KentuckyA fairly new and less painful method, freeze branding uses irons chilled in liquid nitrogen. The hair that grows back...

Equine Bucked Shins

Horses Updated: November 21, 2014

Ashley Griffin, University of KentuckyBucked shins are an enlargement of the front part of the cannon bone between the knee and the fetlock joints. This...

Understanding Horse Reproduction

Horses Updated: November 21, 2014

Many producers who raise horses find breeding horses rewarding, yet frustrating. Mares and stallions are traditionally placed in the breeding herd due to...

Horse Behavior at Parturition

Horses Updated: November 21, 2014

Craig Wood, University of KentuckyBehavioral traits associated with parturition (the birth process) are deeply rooted in the evolutionary development of...

Stallion Anatomy Exam

Horses Updated: November 21, 2014

The stallion’s penis consists of 3 parts: (1) the root or bulb, (2) the body or shaft, (the main part), and (3) the glans, the enlarged free end of the...

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