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Organic Poultry Production Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 15, 2018

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

Rodent Control on Organic Poultry Farms

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 15, 2018

eOrganic author:Dr. Jacquie Jacob Ph.D., University of KentuckyNOTE: Before applying ANY pest control product, be sure to 1) read and understand the safety...

Pest Control in Organic Poultry Production

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 15, 2018

eOrganic author:Dr. Jacquie Jacob Ph.D., University of KentuckyA variety of pest problems can occur on poultry farms. There are external parasites that can...

Intestinal Worm Control in Organic Poultry Production

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 15, 2018

eOrganic author:Dr. Jacquie Jacob Ph.D., University of KentuckyNOTE: Brand names appearing in this article are examples only. No endorsement is intended, nor...

Including Rye in Organic Poultry Diets

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 15, 2018

eOrganic author:Dr. Jacquie Jacob Ph.D., University of KentuckyNOTE: Before using any feed ingredient make sure that the ingredient is listed in your...

Nutrient Requirements of Organic Poultry

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 15, 2018

eOrganic author:Dr. Jacquie Jacob Ph.D., University of KentuckkyAs with all animals, poultry species have specific nutritional needs. The nutrient...

Nutrient Requirements for Organic Meat-type Ducks

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 15, 2018

eOrganic author:Dr. Jacquie Jacob Ph.D., University of KentuckyCompared to chickens, very little research has been done on the nutritional requirement of...

May 2018

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 11, 2018

The first webinar in the Soil Health and Organic Farming Webinar Series with Mark Schonbeck and Diana Jerkins of the Organic Farming Research Foundation took...

Conducting On-Farm Variety Trials to Manage Risk for Organic and Specialty Crop Producers

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 11, 2018

Identifying optimum genetics through variety trials is an important risk management tool for organic producers. Well-suited varieties provide farmers with...

Organic Vegetable Production Systems, Seed and Seed Production in Organic Farming Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 09, 2018

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

Seed and Seed Production in Organic Farming Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 09, 2018

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

Organic Vegetable Production Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 09, 2018

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

How Monday Family Dinners Can Enhance Learning, Quality Family Time and Lead to Healthier Outcomes

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 08, 2018

Parents and families today are tasked with numerous responsibilities: working and/or caring for children full-time, afterschool activities, homework help,...

Machinery and Equipment Safety Video Resources

Ag Safety and Health Updated: May 07, 2018

Agricultural Equipment Operator Safety (2002) Farm Augers: Manage the Safety Risks (2011)4:18 minutesFarm S.O.S. (Strategies on Safety) Video Series: ATV...

Design the Cropping System to Minimize Niches for Weed Growth

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 04, 2018

eOrganic author:Mark Schonbeck, Virginia Association for Biological FarmingWeed prevention begins at the planning stage of any cropping system. Plan the crop...

State and Provincial Master Gardener Programs: Extension and Affiliated Program Listings

Extension Master Gardener Updated: May 03, 2018

Looking to find an Extension Master Gardener program in your state? Nearly all Master Gardener programs in the United States administer training through a...

Upcoming and Past webinars for small and backyard poultry

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: May 03, 2018

Poultry behavior and how to 'read' a flock (June 5, 2018; 3 PM Eastern)STEM and poultry (July 10, 2018; 3 PM Eastern)Working with your state poultry...

Monthly Investment Message: April 2018

Personal Finance Updated: May 02, 2018

Barbara O’Neill, Extension Specialist in Financial Resource ManagementRutgers Cooperative Extensiononeill@aesop.rutgers.eduApril 2018Choosing a Financial...

Leadership Team for Healthy Food Choices in Schools Community of Practice

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 01, 2018

Brian Wansink, Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs, (BEN Center), Cornell University, November 2012 - presentDavid Just, BEN...

Vanessa Spero, University of Florida

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 01, 2018

Vanessa Spero works for the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Brevard County Extension as a 4-H Youth Development Agent....

About the Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 30, 2018

Mission | Contact Us | Topic Teams | Products | Core Values | Funding | MembershipThe LPELC is a network made up of professionals from across the U.S. (and...

Regulations Related to Livestock and Poultry Production

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 30, 2018

There may be federal, state, and local regulations that apply to livestock and poultry operations. Refer to the resources listed below to find information on...

2018 SNAP-Ed Program Development Team Meeting

Community Nutrition Education Updated: April 26, 2018

2018 Program Development Team Members.  Not all team members were present for the photo. Land-Grant University System SNAP-Ed Program Development TeamReport...

2017 SNAP-Ed Program Development Team Meeting

Community Nutrition Education Updated: April 26, 2018

2017 Program Development Team Members.  Not all team members were present for the photo. The Land-Grant University SNAP-Ed Program Development Team (PDT) met...

FARMERS’ MARKET FRESH: ENGAGING TENNESSEE FAMILIES

Community Nutrition Education Updated: April 26, 2018

 In Tennessee, a team of state specialists working with the University of Tennessee Extension SNAP-Ed: Tennessee Nutrition and Consumer Education (UT...

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