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Starting from Scratch – Let’s Get Cooking School Meals

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: June 28, 2017

When progressing to a scratch production model in your school kitchens, making small but manageable changes is the name of the game. Join Shellie Kark, Chef...

Argentine Ants

Updated: June 28, 2017

The Argentine ant, Linepithema humile (Mayr) -- formerly named Iridomyrmex humilis – is one of the more troublesome ants in the United States. Argentine ants...

Tools for Building a Successful Summer Meals Program

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: June 28, 2017

During the summer months, many schools, community centers, public libraries, and childcare providers offer free meals to children as part of the...

Feature Series: Summer Health Maintenance and Food Safety

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: June 28, 2017

School's out! This series provides insights and resources for encouraging healthy eating and exercise practices during the summer months as well as tips for...

Organic Seed Production Six Webinar Series 2017

Organic Agriculture Updated: June 26, 2017

For the second year in a row, the Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) and the Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture (MESA) are presenting a series of...

Dairy Video Archive

Dairy Updated: June 23, 2017

  Farm Confined Space SafetyDavis Hill, Penn State UniversityIn this presentation, Mr. Hill will define confined space and help identify some of the spaces...

Upcoming Dairy Cattle Videos

Dairy Updated: June 23, 2017

  These videos are geared toward bringing pertinent information to dairy producers, extension educators, allied industry professionals, and veterinarians...

Fire Ants: Instructional Videos

Imported Fire Ants Updated: June 22, 2017

Watch videos to see how fire ants bite and sting, forage for food, care for their young, and take care of the queen. Learn how to identify fire ants and...

LPCA Plant: Odessa, WA

Small Meat Processors Updated: June 22, 2017

 The Livestock Producers Cooperative Association (LPCA) is a multi-species meat processing plant in Odessa, Washington, located near the center of the state....

What do fire ants eat?

Imported Fire Ants Updated: June 22, 2017

Imported fire ants are omnivores.  They eat both plants and animals to satisfy their nutritional needs.  Their menu includes carbohydrates (sugars), lipids...

The Use of Runoff Risk Advisory Tools for Water Quality Protection

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 20, 2017

This webinar presents four different current runoff advisory tools: the Runoff Risk Advisory Forecast (WI), Application Risk Management System (WA),...

Free Online Courses by Healthy Food Choices in Schools Experts!

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: June 19, 2017

Each course (webinar series) consists of 3 videos and 3 comprehension questions. A Certificate of Completion will be issued automatically upon satisfactory...

Archived Webcasts, Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 19, 2017

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: June 19, 2017

Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center Contents

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 16, 2017

June Newsletter Waste to Worth Online Agenda Topics:About UsArchived WebcastsUpcoming WebcastsContinuing Education UnitsResources:

Resources from NEWBio: The Northeast Woody/Warm-season Biomass Consortium

Farm Energy Wood Energy Updated: June 16, 2017

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

Research Summary: How Bioenergy Experts Can Improve Public Engagement

Farm Energy Updated: June 16, 2017

By including landowners in conversations about bioenergy crops such as switchgrass, willow and Miscanthus, experts are more likely to promote adoption than...

Grow This, Eat That! Youth Learning Healthy Living through Gardening and Culinary Programs

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: June 16, 2017

University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Brevard County Extension and Family Nutrition Program along with Brevard County Public...

Research Summary: Socio-cultural Factors Shape Landowner Support and Willingness to Adopt Bioenergy Crops

Farm Energy Updated: June 16, 2017

Socio-cultural meanings that landowners give to their land, community, and bioenergy technologies are important in determining whether landowners will...

Live Webinar Information

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 15, 2017

The next webinar is titled "The Use of Runoff Risk Advisory Tools for Water Quality Protection" and will be held on June 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm central.

Using Augmented Reality to Enhance Presentations, Publications, and Virtua Tours

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 15, 2017

This mini-workshop will highlight tools and techniques for revving up posters, publications, or demonstrations through augmented reality (AR). AR is...

Animal Agriculture and Environmental Stewardship News

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 15, 2017

The LPE Learning Center offers a free monthly newsletter that includes information on the webcast series, new content, and innovative manure management...

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Educational Videos

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: June 15, 2017

June 2017 Newsletter Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 15, 2017

<==Subscribe to the newsletter or browse past issuesThis webinar will present four different runoff advisory tools: the Runoff Risk Advisory Forecast (WI),...

Overview of the Laws Governing Child Nutrition Programs

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: June 14, 2017

Federal child nutrition programs provide nutritious foods to children across the nation. While this may seem like a simple task, complex laws, policies and...

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