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New agricultural research and Extension center begins operations

Our College's new Great Basin Research & Extension Center in Eureka County has begun operations in a new initiative for rural Nevada. The enterprise will address the related issues of sustainable grazing management of dryland rangelands, livestock, crop production under water-limited environments, and alternative water and irrigation strategies for crop production.

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Extension aims to help older adults stay healthy amid COVID-19

Healthy aging specialist and team collaborate with others to help meet the needs of Nevada seniors.

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Wildfire preparation webinar series offered during National Preparedness Month

Extension’s Living With Fire Program presents “Five Ways to Prepare Your Family and Property for Wildfire.” The Sept. 1 virtual session will cover insurance and wildfire. Photo courtesy of the Living With Fire Program.

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Desert Gardening in Southern Nevada, January 2021

The Master Gardener Volunteers of Southern Nevada provides horticultural information on gardens, landscapes, plants and other related topics. This newsletter is one of many resources of information available to the public to help accomplish that mission.

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Kale, Chard, Spinach and Produce Safety

This article highlights the best on-farm practices for leafy green safety. Kale, chard and spinach are top DFI crops and they are on our mind as they have thrived in the hoop houses this winter. This topic is part of an ongoing series to provide concise, crop specific produce safety guidance.

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Wash House News - Issue No. 8 - January 2021

Happy New Year! Here is the latest DFI newsletter on produce safety and on-farm risk management extraordinaire – first one of 2021. WASH HOUSE NEWS shares lessons learned and the latest information from the world of produce safety every other month. This issue includes a FOCUS on leafy greens and produce safety.

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