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The Free Team Nutrition Popular Events Booklet: Supporting Nutrition and Physical Activity Efforts in Your School

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 22, 2017

Schools across the nation are reinforcing messages behind federal guidelines for school food and school wellness in creative ways, increasing the likelihood...

Tips for Engaging Kids with Gardening

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 22, 2017

School and home gardening is a great way to get kids to try new fruits and vegetables and learning about sustainable practices to grow them. It’s a fantastic...

Strategies for Youth Engagement in Nutrition Education & Promotion: 4-H SNAC

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 22, 2017

Register here: https://learn.extension.org/events/3187 Presenters: Katherine E. Soule, Ph.D., Faculty; Shannon Klisch, MPH, Nutrition Program Supervisor;...

Credit Freezes

Personal Finance Updated: September 21, 2017

Credit Freezes: Description, Pros and Cons, and Contact Information for Credit Reporting AgenciesMembers of the Financial Security for All Community of...

Community Planning and Zoning Contents

Community Planning and Zoning Updated: September 21, 2017

NEW Building for Birds Online Tool

Community Planning and Zoning Updated: September 21, 2017

The Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation at the University of Florida has released a new online evaluation tool that evaluates impacts of...

Personal Finance Webinars

Personal Finance Updated: September 20, 2017

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

Oct. 4 Webinar: Legal Issues With Ag Data (Big and Small)

Agricultural and Food Law Updated: September 20, 2017

With the explosion of “Big Data” has come a lot of speculation about the benefits of new data tools, along with a lot of concerns.  This webinar will work to...

Free Online Courses by Healthy Food Choices in Schools Experts!

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 20, 2017

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

Behavioral Economics Strategies to Nudge Healthy Food Selection in School Meals

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 20, 2017

This course explores how the principles of behavioral economics can increase selection and consumption of healthy foods in school meals though increasing...

Using the Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard to Assess and Measure Impact

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 20, 2017

This course takes a deep dive into the Smarter Lunchroom Scorecard including how to use it, how to complete a school site visit with the Scorecard and how...

Innovative Strategies to Nudge and Promote Healthy Eating at School

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 20, 2017

In this course, learn valuable insights and practical tips for applying the principles of behavioral economics and persuasion to school meal programs to meet...

Best Practices for Planning, Procuring, and Marketing Healthy School Meals

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 20, 2017

This course provides tools and resources to plan for procuring fresh, local foods that are National School Lunch Program compliant. The course also...

Programs to Encourage Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Schools & Communities

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 20, 2017

This course highlights 3 programs that have had success in promoting healthy food consumption among school children. You will learn how these programs work...

Beyond the Lunchroom: How School Meals Can Promote Nutrition and Combat Hunger

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: September 20, 2017

This course explores the problem of youth hunger from an academic and behavioral perspective and provides tips and resources for combatting hunger in schools...

American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) Continuing Education Units

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 19, 2017

 These webcasts have been approved for 1 continuing education unit (each) as part of the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) program....

2017 Webcasts Approved for ARPAS Continuing Education Units

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 19, 2017

 These webcasts have been approved for 1 continuing education unit (each) as part of the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) program....

Archived Webcasts, Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 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: September 19, 2017

Upcoming Webcasts - Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 19, 2017

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...

Poo is not to play with: Manure Handling Safety

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 19, 2017

In this webinar, Penn State University extension professionals share on the dangers associated with agitation, confined spaces, safe operating procedures,...

Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center Contents

Animal Manure Management Updated: September 19, 2017

July/August Newsletter Waste to Worth Online Agenda Topics:About UsArchived WebcastsUpcoming WebcastsContinuing Education UnitsResources:

NSTMOP: FAQs

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 19, 2017

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

NSTMOP: Student Information

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 19, 2017

Youth ages 14 and 15 years old seeking employment in production agriculture must comply with the training requirements of the U.S. Department of Labor’s...

NSTMOP: Instructor Information

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 19, 2017

The National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program (NSTMOP) is primarily a training program for 14- and 15-year-olds seeking employment in production...

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