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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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Team YHEP Presents: Hydroponics Harvest and Donations

Team YHEP shows you how we harvest and package our hydroponic produce for donation to our food pantry partners throughout Las Vegas!

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WASH HOUSE NEWS - Issue No. 7 - November 2020

Here is the latest DFI newsletter on produce safety and on-farm risk management extraordinaire – last one for 2020! 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 Agricultural Water.

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Winter Cover Crop Trials - Winter 2020/2021

At DFI we are integrating many types of winter cover crop species into our farming system as a demonstration and trialing program. View this article to learn about what cover crops we are using this Winter 2020/2021 season

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