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Developing Infographics to Promote Your SNAP-Ed Program

Community Nutrition Education Updated: September 23, 2014

The SNAP-Ed Program Development Team (PDT) has compiled an infographic template to help promote your SNAP-Ed program to stakeholders and help report results....

Is Your Home Hurricane Ready? Home Improvements that Protect Your Investment

A durable home that withstands natural hazards saves money, time, the ordeal of making repairs, and potentially your health.  When making improvements to...

Companion Animal 4-H Photo Contest

Companion Animals Updated: September 22, 2014

This contest provides a venue for 4-H members across the nation to express their love of companion animals and demonstrate their photography skills.  The...

Companion Animal 4-H Video Contest

Companion Animals Updated: September 22, 2014

This contest provides a venue for 4-H members across the nation to express their love of companion animals and demonstrate their filmmaking skills.   The...

Workforce Diversity

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Updated: September 22, 2014

The Workforce Diversity page includes strategies, techniques and resources for attracting, hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Information will focus...

Making Silage out of Dry Corn

Beef Cattle Updated: September 22, 2014

  Moisture content at chopping is the most critical factor influencing corn silage fermentation. Wet silage will run or seep, carrying away valuable...

Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 2

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 22, 2014

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

When to Harvest Prairie Hay

Beef Cattle Updated: September 22, 2014

  Different livestock have different nutritional requirements. Dry, mature cows need 7 to 8 percent protein and 50 to 54 percent TDN in their diet. In...

Herbicides for Summer Pasture Weed Control

Beef Cattle Updated: September 22, 2014

Allowing grazing pastures adequate rest is essential for the use of herbicides.

Last Minute Tips for Planting Alfalfa in August

Beef Cattle Updated: September 22, 2014

  Alfalfa planted in August establishes well when moisture is available. Be sure to plant early enough so alfalfa has 6 to 8 weeks between emergence and...

Grazing of Oat Pastures

Beef Cattle Updated: September 22, 2014

  Oat pastures have increase in popularity in recent years as one way to reduce problems from drought. Oat pastures can be long lasting and productive, but...

Ginny Hinton, MPH, University of Florida/IFAS Extension

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 22, 2014

Ginny Hinton is the Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent in Santa Rosa County, Florida.  She has been with the University of Florida/IFAS Extension...

Upcoming Webcasts - Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 22, 2014

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...

Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center Webcast Series

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 22, 2014

The Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center offers a free monthly webcast on a variety of issues related to animal manure management.

Archived Webcasts, Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 22, 2014

Each archive page contains video clips, presentation slides, written summaries of the question and answer session (when available), and links to additional...

Chronological Webcast Archive

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 22, 2014

Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 1

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 22, 2014

The topics for this webcast include: pile characteristics for effective composting, management and environmental considerations when siting and managing...

Live Webcast Information

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 22, 2014

The next webcast will be titled "Linking feed Management to Whole Farm Nutrient management" and will be held on October 17, 2014 at 2:30 pm (eastern).

Safety for Special Populations Publications

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 22, 2014

 Pesticides Nearby…But Staying Healthy - Aunque cerca…sanco. Una guia para prevencion de los riesgos de los pesticidas

In This Resource Area Small & Backyard Flocks

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: September 22, 2014

 

Upcoming webinars for small and backyard poultry

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: September 22, 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...

Body Condition Scoring Apps for Horses

Horses Updated: September 21, 2014

Body condition scoring (BCS) is an important skill for horse owners to learn. Estimating body condition, or how much fat the horse has on it's body, is very...

Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center Contents

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 19, 2014

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

Training Cows to Eat Weeds

Rangelands Updated: September 19, 2014

Noxious weeds they are everywhere. Annually, we spend $$$ on weed control. Some weeds we don’t mind so much like dandelions and prickly lettuce. If our...

Tips for Packing Quick Healthy Lunches

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 19, 2014

Are your kids tired of eating PB&J every day?  Do you dread packing lunches? Packing lunch does not have to be a chore. You and your kids can follow these...

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