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Extension creating beekeeping educational program for southern Nevada

The program teaches participants the entire process of beekeeping, including setting up the hives, upkeep of the hives and bees, and harvesting.

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Fight fire with a plan

The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team, with Extension's Living With Fire Program, is promoting Lake Tahoe Wildfire Awareness Month during July. This year’s theme is “Fight fire with a plan” to encourage residents and visitors to prepare their family, property and possessions now, before a wildfire starts, by creating a plan.

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Young children discover STEM during pandemic

Extension’s Let’s Discover STEM Program in Washoe and Clark Counties was ready to begin their next series of STEM sessions for families with young children. But when the shelter-in-place restrictions were implemented, the team had to rethink how to engage the families and meet their needs.

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From dendrochronology to allometry

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Melon Research

DFI was awarded funding through the state’s Specialty Crop Block Grant program for a three year project to investigate and determine best melon varieties, evaluate best production techniques and Integrated Pest Management methods for the Nevada High Desert climate.

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COVID Farm AID for Nevada Farmers!

We have just been recently notified that CCOF Foundation has small relief funds for Nevada growers and you do not have to be certified organic to apply.

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