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FY17 SNAP-Ed and EFNEP State Impact Reports

Community Nutrition Education Updated: May 25, 2018

 We have received the following states FY17 impact reports on their SNAP-Ed and EFNEP work during the 2017 fiscal year.  Click on the name of each state to...

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...

Animal Manure’s Impact on Soil Properties

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 21, 2018

This webinar focuses on the relationships of land applied livestock manure and other organic materials to soil aggregation, resistance to erosion and...

Archived Webcasts, Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 21, 2018

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: May 21, 2018

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...

Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center Webinar Series

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 18, 2018

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

Live Webinar Information

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 18, 2018

The next webinar is focused on manure through irrigation and will be held on June 15, 2018 at 1:30 pm central.

Upcoming Webcasts - Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 18, 2018

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 Contents

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 18, 2018

March NewsletterWaste to Worth Recordings/ProceedingsTopics:About UsArchived WebcastsUpcoming WebcastsContinuing Education UnitsResources:

Job Postings

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Updated: May 18, 2018

Soil Health and Organic Farming Webinar Series

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 17, 2018

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of 9 webinars focused on the topics covered in their new Soil Health and...

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...

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...

Economic Risk Management for Organic Seed Growers

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 15, 2018

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

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