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Advanced Business Training - The Native American Agriculture Fund

The Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) is a private, charitable trust serving Native farmers and ranchers through strategic grantmaking in the areas of business assistance, agricultural education, technical support and advocacy series.

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Agricultural Outlook (Nevada)

Provide agricultural stakeholders with a concise evaluation of current market conditions, expected trends in crop and livestock income potential and management implications.

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Agrivoltaics is a dual or shared land use strategy that utilizes the same area of land for two purposes: solar operations and agricultural operations. Under solar panels, farming or ranching occurs.

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Beginning Farmer and Rancher - Herds & Harvest Program

Developing educational courses, workshops, technical assistance, business advice and mentoring support network for Nevada agricultural producers who are beginning or diversify a farm or ranch operation.

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Capacity Building for Healthy Communities

Capacity building strengthens an organization’s ability to fulfill its mission to have a positive impact on communities. Strategic thinking, visioning, action planning and board development are capacity building activities.

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Cattlemen's Update

Cattlemen’s Update is Extension’s annual educational program offered for beef cattle producers to learn about issues affecting profitability and product quality in the Great Basin region.

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Coffee Shop email helps ranchers make money

Extension’s coffee shop is a national subscription email designed to provide a two-way communication network for livestock producers. The question-and-answer service provides answers to livestock production and marketing questions.

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Collaborative Resource Stewardship improves rangeland management

Extension has helped lead Collaborative Resource Stewardship efforts in northeastern Nevada over the past seven years, resulting in a model for other states and areas.

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Federally Recognized Tribal Extension Program

The purpose of Nevada’s Federally Recognized Tribal Extension Program (FRTEP) is to improve the ability of Native American farmers and ranchers to manage their agricultural enterprises effectively, efficiently and profitably.

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Pesticide Safety Education Program

Extension’s Pesticide Safety Education Program provides web-based training for pesticide applicators seeking to apply restricted and general use pesticides safely, properly and according to the law. Pesticide licensure and certification is administered by the Nevada Department of Agriculture.

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Risk Management Education

Extension develops and delivers a comprehensive risk management education program to livestock, forage, and food producers in Nevada.

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Small Business Education Program

The Small Business Education Program aims to instruct small business owners about fundamental business concepts while providing access and direction to informational resources. Small business owners, at any stage of development, can benefit from educational opportunities and awareness of all business network resources. This is where the Small Business Education Program, with its workshops and relationships with Nevada business programs, steps in to act as a guide.

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SNOWPACS: Synthesizing kNowledge to Optimize Water Policy for Agriculture under Changing Snowpack

SNOWPACS is a National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)-funded project on the impact of changes in mountain snowpack on agricultural production and water allocation institutions in the western United States.

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Social Media Training

Extension teaches social media for businesses, community members, scientists/agriculturalists and Extension professionals

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Soybean Production in Nevada

Extension research shows that soybeans may have potential as a low-water-use alternative crop in alfalfa in Nevada. Alfalfa is one of the most grown crops in Nevada. Since Nevada is the driest state in the country, it is critical to identify profitable low-water-use crops, like the soybean.


Sustainable Agricultural Practices Program

Extension conducts several sustainable agriculture programs including researching alternative crops, introducing sustainable biodiversity/multiple use of rangelands, and increasing the number of pest control materials labeled in and increasing the knowledge and implementation rate of Integrated Pest Management practices in Nevada.

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Teff Crop Production

The purpose of this program is to introduce Nevada farmers to and help train them in the cultivation of teff, a small-seeded grain and forage crop that requires less water than alfalfa and can be more profitable.

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University Center for Economic Development

UCED conduct applied and basic research studies, provide technical and management assistance services, offer counseling and referral services and sponsor workshops and seminars. We serve clients in both metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in Nevada. Clients may include state government, community, organization or trade associations and, in some cases, business and industry and individuals.

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Weed Prevention & Management

Integrated weed management is based on economically viable and environmentally friendly weed management tactics that combine use of herbicides with other control tactics, such as mowing, burning, tillage, grazing and re-vegetation. By taking steps to prevent weed invasion, land owners/managers and other stakeholders can avoid the economic and environmental impacts of noxious and invasive weeds.

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¡Conoce a Nevada Business Hub! | SBEP Management Town Hall
Nuestros invitados de "Nevada Business Hub" nos comentan sobre los servicios gratuitos para empresarios sobre prestamos, contratación, desarrollo de talento, reclutamiento, despidos y entrenamiento. También actualizaciones del SBA.
J. Salas, R. Mendez, M. Bindrup, F. Stockett 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
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¡Marketing para las fiestas! | SBEP Marketing Class
Preparar tu plan de marketing para las próximas fiestas es esencial para incrementar tus ventas. ¡Entérate!
R. Mendez, J. Salas, M. Bindrup, F. Stockett 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, YouTube Channel
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¿Cómo calificar para un préstamo de negocios? | SBEP Startup Guide
¿Necesita un préstamo para su pequeña empresa? ¿Cuáles son los requerimientos mínimos? Asegúrese de saber lo que necesita y de que está preparado antes de ir al banco. En este video, hablamos sobre crédito y conceptos básicos.
J. Salas, R. Mendez, M. Bindrup, F. Stockett 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
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¿Cómo construir tu sitio web en un día? | SBEP Marketing Class
Tener una página web nos brinda credibilidad ante nuestros clientes potenciales y nos brinda visibilidad en los buscadores.
R. Mendez, J. Salas, M. Bindrup, F. Stockett 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, YouTube channel
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¿Cómo pagar taxes en mi LLC? | SBEP Finance Guide
Las cosas que realmente tenemos que hacer en la vida es pagar impuestos y morir ¿Cierto? Así que, si hay que pagar impuestos, debemos asegurarnos de pagarlos de la manera correcta. Este video te explicará cómo pagar impuestos en una LLC.
J. Salas, R. Mendez, M. Bindrup, F. Stockett 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, YouTube channel
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¿Cómo pagarse en un Sole Proprietorship? | SBEP Finance Guide
Empezar un negocio como "Sole Proprietorship" es muy común por que es fácil y prácticamente automático, pero muchos emprendedores no saben como pagarse como dueño. En este video te explicamos como hacerlo y los puntos importantes a considerar. Este video es del Small Business Education Program. Visite nuestra página
J. Salas, R. Mendez, M. Bindrup, F. Stockett, M. Davis 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
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¿Cómo sacar tu licencia local en el sur de Nevada? | SBEP Startup Guide
En el Valle de Las Vegas tenemos cinco jurisdicciones que conceden licencias: City of Las Vegas, Clark County, the City of North Las Vegas, the City of Henderson y Boulder City. Este video te ayudará a identificar la jurisdicción correcta para obtener tu licencia de negocio en el sur de Nevada.
J. Salas, R. Mendez, M. Bindrup, F. Stockett 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, YouTube channel
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¿Cómo usar "El Roadmap" del Nevada Department of Business & Industry? | SBEP Startup Guide
¿Quiere iniciar un negocio en Nevada? ¡Aprende sobre la herramienta para negocios "Roadmap"! Este video es un breve tutorial sobre cómo navegar esta guía de recursos para negocios del Nevada Department of Business and Industry.
J. Salas, R. Mendez, M. Bindrup, F. Stockett 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, YouTube channel
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¿Listo para contratar un nuevo empleado? | SBEP Management Class
Aprende y siéntete listo para entrevistar y contratar. Ya que muchos negocios no tienen un departamento de recursos humanos, queremos ayudar a los empresarios a aprender sobre descripción de trabajo, entrevistas e incorporación de empleados. Acompáñanos en la clase para aprender sobre conceptos y un plan de acción.
J. Salas, R. Mendez, M. Bindrup, F. Stockett 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
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¿Necesito Una Licencia del Estado? | SBEP Startup Quick Tip
Vamos a aclarar las dudas sobre las licensias del estado de Nevada y las excepciones para no pagar el registro.
J. Salas, R. Mendez, M. Bindrup, F. Stockett 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Youtube Channel
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¿Necesito una LLC para mi negocio? | SBEP Startup Town Hall
El abogado Kevin Johnson J.D. te ayudará a entender todo acerca de empresas LLC—sociedades de responsabilidad limitada—y cómo pueden beneficiar tu pequeño negocio. Alfredo Cedeño se une para informarnos acerca de las actualizaciones de algunos préstamos del SBA.
J. Salas, R. Mendez, M. Binrup, F. Stockett 2022, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, YouTube Channel
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¿Puedo recibir un salario como sole proprietor? | SBEP Finance Quick Tip
Todos los dueños quieren ganar dinero en sus pequeñas empresas. Pero, ¿puedes ponerte en nómina como propietario único? Vamos a explicar si esto es posible en una empresa unipersonal o "sole proprietor."
J. Salas, R. Mendez, M. Bindrup, F. Stockett 2022, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, YouTube Channel
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