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eXtension Partners

Updated: February 10, 2016

 eXtension is brought to you through a unique partnership of more than 70 universities found in every state and territory throughout the United States. These...

IPM Action Plan for Mosquitoes

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: February 10, 2016

Adult Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictusThere are approximately 175 species of mosquitoes in the continental United States. For management in and around...

Ticks and Lyme Disease, Protect Yourself Texas

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: February 10, 2016

Blacklegged tick Ixodes scapularisThough Texas had almost 300 cases of Lyme disease reported in 2009, the number of reported cases since then has gone down...

Personal Finance Webinars

Personal Finance Updated: February 10, 2016

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

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Recommended Resources Page

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 10, 2016

A4-H Healthy Living Programming Resources Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Accredited Schools Online - Healthy Habits: Student Guide to Nutrition and...

Upcoming Webcasts - Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: February 10, 2016

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...

The Money Question: How is the School Cafeteria Funded?

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 10, 2016

Imagine running your own restaurant with a captive audience of customers who eat lunch each day.  Now imagine providing these customers a complete, five...

The Conundrum of Competitive Foods: 3 Ways to Maintain Revenue and Promote Healthier Options

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 10, 2016

Food service directors have a tall order to fulfill: they must ensure the hundreds, or even thousands, of students they feed receive meals meeting specific...

Show Me the Research! 10 Studies on the Importance of The National School Lunch Program

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 10, 2016

Since childhood obesity has tripled over the past thirty years, critics of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) have suggested that the program...

Partnering with National and Local Organizations to Access Resources for your Cafeteria

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 10, 2016

“Work smarter, not harder”, “two heads are better than one”, "why reinvent the wheel” – these axioms make a lot of sense; especially in the business of...

Parent Engagement – A Key Ingredient for Successful School Meal Programs

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 10, 2016

Parent engagement is defined as parents and school staff working together to support and improve the health, learning, and development of their children. It...

Goat Announcements

Goats Updated: February 10, 2016

For goat-related events hosted by Langston University, see Calendar which includes the Langston University Goat Field Day (Oklahoma), April 30, 2016Parasite...

Resources

Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Updated: February 09, 2016

This list includes areas with current content and those that are under development:Food System Supply ChainFood Systems Processes & PracticesValues &...

2014 CLRFS Food Security Conference and CoP Gathering

Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Updated: February 09, 2016

The eXtension Community, Local & Regional Food Systems (CLRFS) Community of Practice (CoP) hosted a Food Security Conference September 29 – October 1, 2014...

Brian Raison, The Ohio State University

Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Updated: February 09, 2016

Brian Raison serves as an Assistant Professor at Ohio State University with over 17 years in the Department of Extension. His specializations are in...

CLRFS Food Security Conference - Related Publication

Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Updated: February 09, 2016

The following publications were created based on information presented and/or developed in conjunction with the 2014 CLRFS Food Security Conference.A Useful...

Phil D'Adamo-Damery, Virginia Tech

Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Updated: February 09, 2016

Phil D’Adamo-Damery is a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, at Virginia Tech. He works...

Thinking ‘Outside the Box’ for Justice-Centered Food Security Work: Considerations for Cooperative Extension

Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Updated: February 09, 2016

By:Heather Hyden,Department of Community, Leadership and Development, University of Kentucky Shorlette Ammons,Center for Environmental Farming Systems Small...

SAY National Clearinghouse - Formal Curriculum

Ag Safety and Health Updated: February 09, 2016

The SAY National Clearinghouse (Formal Curriculum) outlines formal curriculum submitted to the SAY Project for review and confirmation of its alignment to...

Organic Vegetable Production Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: February 08, 2016

This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by members of the eOrganic community. Always check with...

CSI: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Egg Mass Damage

Organic Agriculture Updated: February 08, 2016

eOrganic authors:Rob Morrison, USDA-ARS Appalachian Fruit Research StationClarissa Matthews, Shepherd UniversityIn this video, we highlight research being...

Integrated Pest Management for Termites

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: February 08, 2016

There are approximately 2,300 species of termites worldwide. Most live in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Others live in temperate regions of...

SNAP-Ed Toolkit Strategies & Interventions

Community Nutrition Education Updated: February 08, 2016

The 2016 SNAP-Ed toolkit is now available! It includes interventions and resources for evidence-based policy, systems, and environmental changes that support...

Texas A & M -- "Kids' Camp: Fun, Food, Fitness"

Community Nutrition Education Updated: February 08, 2016

 The Hopkins County Community Health/Wellness Alliance completed the fifth year for “Kids’ Camp: Fun, Food, Fitness”, targeting Sulphur Springs students in...

Biosecurity for Livestock and Poultry Manure Management

Most biosecurity plans are meant to protect animal and human health by preventing the spread of bacteria or other pathogens. Indirectly, effective...

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