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Equipment and facilities for managing manure on small farms

Animal Manure Management Updated: June 07, 2018

The number of small farms is increasing in much of the country, ensuring up to date information is available is important to protect water and environmental...

Techniques to Help Youth Stay Happy and Healthy at Residential Camp

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: June 07, 2018

Summer programming is a time for youth to gain independence, explore, and learn new skills.  For youth to be successful in processing what they learn,...

Safety in Agriculture for Youth

Ag Safety and Health Updated: June 06, 2018

    Safety in Agriculture for Youth (SAY) is a grant project funded by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture to...

Webinar: Hosting a Student Summit: Letting Students Take the Lead on Wellness

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: June 05, 2018

Students learn best when it’s from their peers, which is why the Fuel Up to Play 60 program is a great avenue for students to lead while accomplishing health...

NMPAN Webinars

Small Meat Processors Updated: June 05, 2018

Introducing a 2-part series on Human Resources Best PracticesWednesday, May 2nd, 9-10am PST/12-1pm EST (webinar has occurred, find recording here.)Hear from...

Goat Announcements

Goats Updated: June 05, 2018

A genetic test for Scrapie Susceptibility in Goats through UC Davis https://www.vgl.ucdavis.edu/services/GoatScrapie.php.National Goat Conference to be held...

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health: Agricultural Safety and Health Centers

Ag Safety and Health Updated: June 05, 2018

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), which is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), provides national...

Northeast Ag Safety and Health Directory

Ag Safety and Health Updated: June 05, 2018

 Rutgers UniversityContact Person: TBD Linda Fetzer – lmf8@psu.edu(814) 865-4582 (eXtension, WPS, AgrAbility and SAY Project)Contact Person: TBD  

Economic Risk Management for Organic Seed Growers

Organic Agriculture Updated: June 04, 2018

eOrganic authors:Tessa Peters, Organic Seed AllianceCathleen McCluskey, Organic Seed AllianceThe lack of adequate quantities of organic seed is recognized as...

Peer to Peer Consulting for Small Processors

Small Meat Processors Updated: June 04, 2018

Here you'll find more information about our Peer-to-Peer Consulting Program (P2P).  What it is, how it works and a review of two years of P2P. What is...

Highlights of the 2018 Smarter Lunchrooms Symposium

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: June 04, 2018

  Adam Brumberg (Deputy director, Cornell Food and Brand Lab) and Erin Sharp (Curriculum designer, Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office) present key...

NSTMOP: FAQs

Ag Safety and Health Updated: June 04, 2018

These frequently asked questions (FAQs) come from National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program (NSTMOP) instructors.1. Can I teach this program to...

IFYF Monthly Investing Messages

Personal Finance Updated: June 01, 2018

   Barbara O’Neill, Extension Specialist in Financial Resource ManagementRutgers Cooperative Extensiononeill@aesop.rutgers.eduJune 2018How to Become a 401(k)...

Archived Monthly Investing Messages

Personal Finance Updated: June 01, 2018

      

Monthly Investment Message: May 2018

Personal Finance Updated: June 01, 2018

Barbara O’Neill, Extension Specialist in Financial Resource ManagementRutgers Cooperative Extensiononeill@aesop.rutgers.eduMay 2018Steps to Get Your...

Identifying Bird Nests on Farm Structures

Organic Agriculture Updated: June 01, 2018

eOrganic authors:Olivia Smith, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University William Snyder, Department of Entomology, Washington State...

Hip Hop to Health: An Interactive Approach to Health for Preschool Aged Children

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 30, 2018

 Hip Hop to Health Jr. is an evidence-based program created by Marian Fitzgibbon, Dr. Melinda Stolley and revised by Dr. Angela Odoms-Young and Lara...

Let's Eat! A Guide to Engaging Students in Smarter Lunchrooms

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 29, 2018

Let’s Eat! Engaging Students in Smarter Lunchrooms is a guide to involving middle and high school students in making their own decisions towards healthful...

What were Traditional IRA and Roth IRA Contribution Limits in the Past?

Personal Finance Updated: May 24, 2018

IRAs were established by legislation passed in 1974. Traditional individual retirement accounts (IRAs) first became available in 1975. Anyone with earned...

Encourage Kids to Eat Healthy Foods: Content Group Profile

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 23, 2018

The content of this resource area provides parents, school and cafeteria staff, community members and educators research- and evidence-based approaches for...

Assessing Nitrogen Contribution and Rhizobia Diversity Associated with Winter Legume Cover Crops in Organic Systems Webinar

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 23, 2018

Resources and notes from the webinar:Clovers were planted at a density of 22.4 kg ha-1, vetches at 28 kg ha-1, winter peas at 67.2 kg ha-1, lupin at 134 kg...

Spanish-language Resources for Smarter Mealtimes

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 22, 2018

Smarter Mealtimes developers Erin Sharp, MS, MAT (Curriculum designer, Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office) and Bianca Smith, MDA, RD (Program...

The Benefits of Monday Family Dinners – How Bringing "Kids Cook Monday" to your School/Community may Lead to Healthier Outcomes

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 21, 2018

 Presented by:Nara Sandberg, Marketing & Partnerships Coordinator, The Monday Campaigns/The Kids Cook MondayCherry Dumaual, PR & Partnerships Director, The...

School IPM Newsletters and Pest Presses

  Pest press newsletters are excellent resources to be added as part of your school IPM program. Each month features a different pest or common problem...

Goat Industry Outlook

Goats Updated: May 16, 2018

Trends in the U.S. Goat Industry (2007)The following sections are designed to assess the current goat industry in the United States, with emphasis on its...

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