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Master Gardeners of Nevada

Program trains local gardeners to provide research-based horticulture information to Nevadans

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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Lyon County

NEAP aims to provide county, state and federal agencies, with quantitative and qualitative baseline data for Lyon County

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Lyon County 4-H Youth Development

4-H programming in Lyon County.

 

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Lyon County Related News Articles, Fact Sheets, Reports...

 
An Integration of GIS and Simulation Models for Irrigation Development Ghimire, Monika; Stoecker, Arthur; Boyer, Tracy; Bhavsar, Hiren; Vitale, Jeffrey; Choi, Jongsan 2016, Sustainable Agriculture Research
Assessing the Influence of Energy Cost and other Factors on Profitability of Greenhouse Businesses in Tennessee Bhavsar, Hiren; Tegegne, Fisseha and Ingram, Krisden 2015, Journal of Applied Horticulture
Awareness and Attitudes of Tennessee Consumers towards Agricultural Biotechnology: Survey Results Bhavsar Hiren; Tegegne Fisseha; Ekanem and Singh, Surendra P. 2014, Journal of Food Research
Awareness and Attitudes of Tennessee State University Students towards Biotechnology Tegegne, Fisseha; Aziz, Ahmed N.; Bhavsar, Hiren A. and Wilmers, Roger 2013, Journal of Biotechnology Research, 2013 (5): 16-23.
Chloride Control and Irrigation Management: A GIS Integrated approach to Economic Feasibility in Cotton Bhavsar et.al 2013, Report submitted to USACE, Tulsa division, March 2013.
Hay Bales in a Field in Lyon County, NV
Demographic Characteristics for Lyon County, Nevada
The project focuses on providing Nevada’s counties, state and federal agencies, and their partners with quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analyses to better understand the counties’ demographic, social, economic, fiscal, and environmental characteristics, trends, and impacts.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, A. Ahmed 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) Education and Implementation Results in Nevada
Traditionally, new weed invasions are not detected or addressed until they are so dense and widespread that eradication is not feasible. Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) is an approach to weed control that emphasizes controlling new, invading weeds while the populations are localized and small.
Newton, J., Davison, J., Schultz, B., Blecker, L., and Creech, E. 2013, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Course Crusher, Donavan's Mill, Silver City, NV
Economic Characteristics for Lyon County, Nevada
The project focuses on providing Nevada’s counties, state and federal agencies, and their partners with quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analyses to better understand the counties’ demographic, social, economic, fiscal, and environmental characteristics, trends, and impacts.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, A. Ahmed 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Impacts of economy and needs of skilled labor in Nursery Industry in Tennessee Bhavsar, Hiren 2013, Proceedings of Southern Nursery Association Research Conference, Aug 2-4, 2013 at Atlana, GA.
Impacts of economy and needs of skilled labor in Nursery Industry in Tennessee Bhavsar, Hiren 2013, Presented at the proceedings of Research Symposium, Tennessee State University, April 5, 2013.
Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Intake with Reservation and Off-reservation Kindergarten Students in Nevada. Emm, S., Harris, J., Halterman, J., Chvilicek, S., & Bishop, C. 2019, Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 9(B), 1-10.
Integrated Weed Management in and around Established Alfalfa Fields
Many weeds are less palatable or nutritious for livestock than alfalfa, or are toxic. Weeds establish in alfalfa when the alfalfa is both growing and dormant. This fact sheet is intended to facilitate management decisions that reduce economic losses in established alfalfa due to weed pests.
Blecker, L., Davison, J., Schultz, B., and Newton, J. 2012, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Kids Know Nevada Insects: Monarch Butterfly
I am the monarch butterfly! I am found all throughout the United States and even southern Canada. I am most well-known for the yearly trip back and forth (called a migration) that I make every fall and spring. Monarchs in Nevada and other western states head to the coast of California, but those in the east head all th
Burls, K., Newton, J. 2015, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, IP
Know Nevada Insects: Monarch Butterfly
The monarch butterfly is perhaps one of the most iconic butterfly species in North America, and it can be found throughout Nevada in the summertime. Learn about Monarch lifecycle, catepillar host plants and damage, threats and conservation and resources.
Burls, K., Newton, J. 2017, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, FS-17-13
Know Nevada Insects: Orange Sulphur Butterfly
I am the orange sulphur butterfly! I can be found in all of the United States, except Alaska and Hawaii. I fly most of the summer, from May to October, in Nevada. Learn about my life cycle, why I'm important and what I eat.
Burls, K., Newton, J. 2015, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, IP
Know Nevada Insects: Orange sulphur butterfly - Colias eurytheme (Boisduval)
The collective research on the description and life cycle of orange sulphur butterfly. Including the damages done by caterpillars and integrated pest management as a result of it.
Burls, K. and Newton, J. 2017, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, Fact Sheet 17-15
Green Field with Mountains in Background
Land Use and Fiscal Characteristics for Lyon County, Nevada
The project focuses on providing Nevada’s counties, state and federal agencies, and their partners with quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analyses to better understand the counties’ demographic, social, economic, fiscal, and environmental characteristics, trends, and impacts.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, A. Ahmed 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Cemetery Gate in Lyon County, NV
NAICS Top Performers for Lyon County, Nevada
The project focuses on providing Nevada’s counties, state and federal agencies, and their partners with quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analyses to better understand the counties’ demographic, social, economic, fiscal, and environmental characteristics, trends, and impacts.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, A. Ahmed 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Non-Chemical Weed Control for Small Acreage Farmers in Nevada
Many small acreage farming operations are organic-based or strongly prefer weed management recommendations that preclude the use of conventional herbicides. The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide basic information and resources on non-chemical weed control options for these small acreage farmers.
Davison, J. and Newton, J. 2012, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Old Corner Bar, Dayton, NV
Social Characteristics for Lyon County, Nevada
The project focuses on providing Nevada’s counties, state and federal agencies, and their partners with quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analyses to better understand the counties’ demographic, social, economic, fiscal, and environmental characteristics, trends, and impacts.
B. Borden, J. Lednicky, A. Ahmed 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno
Varroa Mite Integrated Pest Management for Small-Scale Beekeepers in Nevada
Interesting facts about Varroa Mite and there Life Cycle, ways to start an IPM treatment program for them, control methods, and pesticides available for use in Nevada.
Newton, J. 2016, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Willingness to Pay More for Organic Foods by Tennessee Consumers Bhavsar, Hiren, Baryeh, Kofi, & Tegegne, Fisseha. 2016, Journal of Agricultural Science
Willingness to Pay More for Organic Foods by Tennessee Consumers Bhavsar, Hiren, Baryeh, Kofi, & Tegegne, Fisseha 2016, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Annual Meeting, February 6-9, 2016, San Antonio, Texas (No. 230010).

County Reports

 
Lyon County Annual Report | Fiscal Year 2021 - 2022
Lyon County Extension Office annual report for fiscal year 2021-2022 highlighting major program accomplishments for 4H, Health and Nutrition, Radon Mitigation, NEAP
Schlegel, J. & Bhavsar, H. 2022, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, County Reports
Lyon County Annual Report | Fiscal Year 2020 - 2021
Lyon County Extension Annual Report | July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Gatzke, H. 2021, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, County Report
Lyon County Annual Report | Fiscal Year 2019 - 2020
Annual Report for Lyon County highlighting major programs and accomplishments. Major programs include 4H, Health and Nutrition, Horticulture, Radon Mitigation
Ahmed, A. 2020, Extension - University of Nevada, Reno, County Reports FYI 2020
Lyon County Annual Report | Fiscal Year 2018 - 2019
Lyon County Extension Annual Report | July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019
Gatzke, H. 2019, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno
Lyon County Annual Report | Fiscal Year 2017 - 2018
Lyon County Annual Report | July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
Moffitt, M. 2017, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno

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