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4-H Afterschool Program

The 4-H Afterschool Club teaches children basic life skills including math, reading, science, positive communication, goal setting, self-responsibility, decision-making and good nutrition. Youth who have these life skills are less likely to participate in risky behaviors.

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4-H Ambassadors

Nevada State 4-H Ambassadors are 4-H youth from around the state who are committed in providing leadership for all 4-H members.

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4-H Camp Advisory Council

Nevada State 4-H Camp Advisory Council members, agendas, and meeting minutes

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4-H Shooting Sports

The focus of all 4-H programs is the development of youth as individuals and as responsible and productive citizens. The 4-H Shooting Sports Program stands out as an example. Youth learn marksmanship, the safe and responsible use of firearms, the principles of hunting and archery, and much more. The activities of the program and the support of caring adult leaders provide young people with opportunities to develop life skills, self-worth and conservation ethics.

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4-H Youth Development

4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills.

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4-H Youth Development | Camp Program

Nevada has been involved in 4-H camping since the first 4-H camp took place on the University of Nevada, Reno campus in 1930. For about 79 years in Nevada, 4-H camping has been a proven and effective method of reaching, teaching and involving youth in leadership skills development. Each year, more than 500 youth participate in 4-H camping programs at Lake Tahoe Nevada 4-H Camp. Other 4-H camping programs take place across the state.

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4-H Youth Development | Camp Rentals

Lake Tahoe is a unique and magnificent treasure. Our historic 4-H Camp provides opportunities for inspiration, education and relaxation - right on the lakeshore. Reservations can be made on a day or overnight basis year round.

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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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Agriculture: Living Beyond a Pandemic

Weekly updates and expertise to assist agriculturists in making management and production decisions for future viability.

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All 4 Kids

All 4 Kids and its Healthy Kids Festival use activities, music, dance and food to teach kids and their families in Clark and Lincoln Counties nutrition, physical activity and self-acceptance.

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Alternative Crops

The alternative crop program is evaluating the potential new crops for the state of Nevada.

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Biggest Little Pollinator Garden

The Biggest Little Pollinator Garden is located on the campus of University of Nevada, Reno near the Fleischmann Agriculture Building. The garden is maintained by U.S. Fish and Wildlife; University Arboretum Board; University Facilities; University Museum of Natural History; Nevada Bugs and Butterflies; College of Science; and College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources faculty, staff, students and volunteers.

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Bingocize

Bingocize mixes exercise, health education and bingo to help seniors overcome health problems. It’s completely adaptable for all types of facilities and is beneficial for all ranges of physical and mental ability. Evidence shows social, cognitive and physical improvements from doing Bingocize, and the best part is that it's fun!

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Botanic Gardens

Extension's 3.3 acre outdoor educational Botanic Gardens are located at 8050 Paradise Road in Las Vegas. Maintained by faculty, staff and Master Gardener Volunteers, the gardens provide demonstrations and research opportunities. It features an orchard, vegetables, compost, mulch, native wash, children's garden, rose garden, cactus garden, milkweeds/monarchs, herbs and a team development course. The gardens are open to the public for self-guided and guided tours.

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Calming the Waters: Learning to Manage Western Water Conflict

Conflict has surrounded the Truckee, Carson and Walker River Basins for decades. Key issues include historical use on tribal lands, historical and current water rights, threats to water quality, and wildlife habitat protection. This program teaches youth about Nevada’s water issues and helps them develop the skills needed to address future water conflicts.

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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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Career Edge: Teens Taking Charge of Their Future! A Workforce Readiness Program

A workforce readiness program for high school students focused on skill development for workplace and job success. Career Edge provides information and training on interview skills, résumé development, filling out applications, finding job leads and selecting appropriate clothing for the workplace. In addition, many "soft skills" needed in the workplace such as decision-making, teamwork, problem-solving and leadership are integrated throughout the program.

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Carson City / Storey County 4-H Youth Development

If you or your children are looking for a quality and fun youth development experience in the Carson City area.

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Carson City Community Garden

The Community Garden began in 2001 and allows community members who don’t have room for a vegetable garden to rent a 4-by-16-foot garden bed for $20 a season at a 25-bed garden complex on Beverly Drive east of the cemetery. The price includes water, soil preparation, some seeds and fertilizer. 

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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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Chef Suzy's Cooking Demonstrations & Recipes

Extension Nutrition Specialist Susan McClain, "Chef Suzy," presents cooking demonstrations in elementary schools. Each 30- to 45-minute demonstration goes over three recipes that are easy, simple, healthy, affordable and accessible.

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Child Care Provider Training

The quality of care is greatly impacted by the education and work experience of caregivers. Cooperative Extension's Child Care Provider training improves a caregiver’s skills and knowledge.

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Churchill County 4-H Youth Development

4-H club programming in Churchill County covers several project areas that teach leadership, life skills and citizenship.

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Churchill County Community Readiness Network

Nevada communities need rapid access to information during an emergency. In an effort to enhance community preparedness, safety and available resources and by using GPS and GIS mapping. Extension’s 4-H youth and adult leaders in Churchill County are working with community emergency managers to address evacuation and shelter mapping.

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Clark County (Las Vegas) 4-H Youth Development

4-H programming in the Las Vegas area.

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Clark County (Northeast) 4-H Youth Development

There are a range of programs in the two different communities of Moapa and Virgin Valley.

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Clark County AmeriCorps 4-H Grows Here Project

The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents and the Nevada 4-H Youth Development Program have AmeriCorps members working to improve academic engagement and social emotional skills in youth in Clark County.

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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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Commercial Landscape Horticulture

Classes offer training for green industry workers, including some bilingual classes, on how to landscape in the Nevada desert

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Conservation & Sustainability

Extension offices provide support and research for many conservation initiatives throughout the state of Nevada. In addition, a partnership with Nevada's Conservation Districts has been formed which assists both organizations with the overall vision of Conservation for the state of Nevada while providing additional education and resources to help conserve Nevada's natural resources.

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Cooking Matters

Cooking Matters is helping end childhood hunger by inspiring families to make healthy, affordable food choices. The program teaches foster grandparents and grandparents with legal guardianship to shop for and cook healthy meals on a limited budget.

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Curtis Waite Memorial Desert Garden

Located next to the Clark County Fairgrounds' Fine Arts Building is the Curtis Waite Memorial Desert Garden. It is maintained by Extension and our Master Gardener Volunteers in collaboration with community partners. During the Clark County Fair, go on a tour guided by our Master Gardeners. Enjoy the pomegranate, lemon, bottle brush and palm trees; the rose and cactus gardens; and the wandering pathways, fountain and garden pool.

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Desert Demonstration Garden

Extension's Pahrump Master Gardener Volunteers maintain the Desert Demonstration Garden, which features landscape and fruit trees, shrubs and plants suitable for the Mojave Desert climate, plus seasonal vegetable beds to show what you can grow to feed yourself and your family. The garden is free and open to the public.

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Desert Green, Commercial Water Conservation Training

Desert Green is in its eleventh year and is designed to educate commercial clientele in the Green Industry as well as others who have an interest in water conservation issues. A committee representing the industry implements the training. Desert Green is chaired by one industry representative and one Extension representative. The program is presented once a year, with 36 classes taught in a two-day period.

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Desert-Adapted/Native Plants Garden

The Desert-Adapted/Native Plants Garden is located at the Extension, Clark County Logandale Office. It is designed to show people what trees, shrubs and other plants grow well locally. It is set up for self-guided tours. Enjoy the black locust, honey locust, sweet acacia, shoestring acacia, chir pine, forest pansy redbud, chaste tree, coolibah eucalyptus, golden rain and a lacebark Chinese elm trees.

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Douglas County 4-H Youth Development

4-H programming in Douglas County can cover most any topic that an adult in the community would like to share with youth.

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Eagles & Agriculture

Eagles & Agriculture is a multiday celebration of agriculture to teach about agriculture and the benefits it provides to wildlife and the community. The program, a collaborative effort that began in 2003, encourages the conservation and prosperity of ranching in western Nevada, teaches participants about wildlife and the history of agriculture in Carson Valley, and creates an agritourism model that enhances the profitability of local farming and ranching businesses.

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Early Childhood Professional Development

Ongoing early childhood professional development that improves the knowledge, skills and abilities of child care providers working with young children. Trainings are approved by Nevada Registry and meet Nevada State Licensing requirements.

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Elko County 4-H Youth Development

4-H programming in Elko County includes programs in a variety of curriculum and content areas and delivery methods.

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Eureka County 4-H Youth Development

4-H programming in Eureka County includes programs in a variety of curriculum and content areas and delivery methods.

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Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

Many Nevadans suffer from heart problems, are obese or have diabetes. In Nevada, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program is administered by University of Nevada, Reno to engage adults and youth to boost nutrition through building basic skills. Participants learn how to read food labels, save money on groceries, plan meals, safely handle food, make healthy food choices, and be more active.

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Experimental Opuntia Plot

Prickly pear cactus (Optunia) could be used for food for animals and humans and for biofuel. To learn more, Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station and Extension are partnering to test three different species of prickly pear cactus under three different irrigation regimes. The research is being conducted in a large experimental cactus garden located at Extension, Clark County's Logandale Office. The garden is always open for self-guided tours.

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Exploring Safety: A program for families with young children

This four-week program is designed to improve awareness of important child safety issues and to increase parenting knowledge

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Family Storyteller Literacy Program

National award-winning Family Storyteller is a literacy program aimed at encouraging and training parents to play a vital role in the literacy development of their children. The statewide program creates an opportunity for parents and young children to interact around literacy and language activities.

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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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Fire Toolkit Portal

The toolkit is developed to provide guidance for communities and on-the-ground organizers engaging in collaborative planning to reduce their threat to wildfire.

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Food Safety Project

Extension has been instrumental in bringing about the "Nevada Food Safety Task Force," which strives to provide a working forum for food safety experts and to improve communication between all entities that are held accountable for food safety and security within our state.Improving Food Safety Education for Child and Adult Care Providers in Nevada.

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Fun to Play

The program targets families where, due to the young age, inexperience or limited resources of the parents, young children are placed at-risk for developmental delays and later school difficulties.

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Fun to Play for Preschoolers

This 8-week program encourages positive-parent child interaction and learning through creative play. It also promotes children’s school readiness skills. Each week emphasizes a Nevada Pre-K standard.

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Garden-based Nutrition Education

Garden-based nutrition education efforts throughout the lifespan empower participants of all ages to grow their own affordable, nutrient-dense food. Garden sites include schools, residential centers, and parks & recreation facilities in order to serve a wide range of populations including preschoolers, women under correctional supervision, and older adults. We believe that gar

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Green Industry Training

A workforce development program to train green industry professionals, who receive continuing education units for pesticide applicator, ISA-certified arborist and Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper

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Grow Your Own, Nevada!

Learn the secrets of high desert gardening

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Healing gardens in Las Vegas

Extension healing gardens essentially become outdoor sanctuaries for people who are hospitalized as well as their families and the staff that works with them.

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Healthy Aging

The Healthy Aging strategy offers physical activity and nutrition education, and health promotion to seniors throughout Nevada. With funding from the Nevada Division of Health and Human Services Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), Healthy Aging programming provides skills that support making healthy eating choices and encourage an active lifestyle.

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Healthy Eating on a Budget

The Healthy Eating on a Budget program has been integrated into the TANF Work Readiness workshop as a SNAP-Ed program. The purpose of the 8-lesson series is to provide SNAP recipients with education on healthy nutrition and physical activity practices, food resource management, food safety and food security. 

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Healthy Food Systems

The Healthy Food Systems Program works to increase access to and knowledge about healthy foods within the community through direct education and policy, systems, and environmental changes. The program focuses on local food production, food preparation and processing, nutrition, and food security to successfully educate the community on how food systems influence health.

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Healthy Kids - Nutrition Toolbox

This toolbox covers tips to increase childrens' overall levels of health and gives information pertaining to changing health habits.

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Healthy Kids - Physical Activity Toolbox

The toolkit will assist parents, child care providers and teachers with integrating physical activity throughout each day and providing programming that helps children meet age-level physical activity recommendations.

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Healthy Kids Resource Center

A one-stop shop for evidence-based research, resources, curricula, activities and materials that focus on obesity prevention for teachers and parents of young children. It is designed to educate parents and teachers as well as provide the tools needed to teach young children how to live a healthy lifestyle.

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Healthy Kids, Early Start (for pre-K children and their parents)

Policy, systems and environmental approach to early childhood health, nutrition, physical activity and healthy weights through assessment and interventions in early childhood sites and teacher professional development.

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Healthy Kids, Healthy Schools

This is a comprehensive nutrition program based on the socio-ecological model incorporating nutrition education, promotion and policy, systems and environmental changes that support the implementation of school wellness policy.

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Healthy Steps to Freedom

Program teaches nutrition and healthy lifestyles that address weight and energy concerns in women with substance abuse issues

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Heart & Hope: Family Violence Prevention Program

Program works to promote resiliency, strengthen positive future relationships and stop the domestic violence cycle

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Home Food Preservation Program

The Home Food Preservation Program teaches workshops on how to preserve foods through various methods and techniques.

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Honey for Heroes

Extension's Clark County - Logandale Office offers the Honey for Heroes Program to up to five local veterans each year. The program addresses two topics of particular importance to the local community: mental health and Nevada agriculture. Studies have shown that working with bees relieves anxiety and stress, and the bees produce a natural food product and pollinate food-producing plants and trees. The program is free; all needed supplies, protective gear and bee colonies are included. At the en

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Humboldt County 4-H Youth Development

4-H club programming in Humboldt County covers several project areas that teach leadership, life skills and citizenship

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Improving Farmer/Rancher Profitability and Efficiency (On Farm Research)

Helping Pershing County agricultural producers improve the profitability and efficiency of their agricultural operations.

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Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management program is a long-term management strategy that uses a combination of tactics to reduce pests to tolerable levels with potentially lower costs for the pest manager and minimal effect on the environment.

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Just in Time Parenting

Just in Time Parenting is an electronically delivered age-paced parenting newsletter originally developed by a national network of Extension Family Life Specialists in 2008. The program was designed to reach parents at teachable, transitional moments.

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Kids Cook

A series of cooking classes where children can learn basic cooking skills, typically provided when school is out during the summer.

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Lander County 4-H Youth Development

4-H programming in Lander County includes programs in a variety of curriculum and content areas and delivery methods.

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Let's Discover STEM

Let’s Discover STEM (Descubramos STEM) is a 7-week program that focuses on STEM enhancement and parent engagement for families with preschoolers and kindergarteners.

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Lincoln County 4-H Youth Development

4-H programming in Lincoln County includes programs in a variety of curriculum and content areas and delivery methods.

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Little Books & Little Cooks

Healthy eating, family literacy and positive parent-child interaction is promoted in this 7-week program for families with preschool aged children. It also promotes children's school readiness skills. An important component of the program is the involvement of both parents and children, especially during the hands-on cooking activities.

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Living with Drought

The program connects stakeholders with drought status information, essential research, and tools that can be used to help address and assess the impacts of drought in Nevada.

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Living With Fire

Helping Nevadans and visitors prepare for wildfire

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Lyon County 4-H Youth Development

4-H programming in Lyon County.

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Master Gardener Energy Way Demonstration Garden

The Master Gardeners of Washoe County maintain a small raised-bed demonstration garden featuring ornamental plants. It is located on the east side of the Extension, Washoe County Office.

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Master Gardener Native Plants Demonstration Garden

Members of the Master Gardeners of Washoe County's Native Plants Committee maintain a small demonstration garden on the west side of Extension, Washoe County Office.

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Master Gardeners of Clark County

Serving Clark, Lincoln and Southern Nye counties gardening needs.

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Master Gardeners of Nevada

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

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Master Gardeners of Washoe County

Master Gardeners provide free, research-based horticulture information to Nevadans.

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Mineral County 4-H Youth Development

4-H programming in Mineral County, Nevada.

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Native Waters on Arid Lands

Native Waters on Arid Lands is a five-year (2015-2020) project that partners researchers and extension experts with tribal communities in the Great Basin and American Southwest to collaboratively understand the impacts of climate change, and to evaluate adaptation options for sustaining water resources and agriculture.

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Nevada CAN ( Nevada COVID-19 Aging Network)/Resource Information for Older Adults

Nevada CAN is a service of the Nevada 2-1-1 and Nevada Care Connection – A partnership to help you connect to supports and services.

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Nevada Creeks & Communities

An interagency and interdisciplinary program designed to meet Nevada's need for riparian management education. The program team teaches workshops and submits proposals; writes articles and publications; and works with landowners, land users, and interest groups and agencies. 

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Nevada Desert Bioscape

Extension’s Desert Bioscape program takes a holistic approach to conserving natural resources in an urban setting. This program targets adult learners in the green industry of southern Nevada. The program uses the successful Correctional Horticultural program as a model for development. Implementation of the curriculum meets the needs of people already working in the industry. In addition to these goals, training will be translated into money savings for the

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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP)

The Nevada Economic Assessment 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. The data can be used for land use and project planning, grant writing and overall policy assessment.

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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Carson City

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

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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Churchill

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

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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Douglas

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

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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Elko County

NEAP's quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analysis for Elko County

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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Esmeralda County

NEAP's quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analysis for Esmeralda County

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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Eureka County

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

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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Humboldt County

NEAP's quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analysis for Humboldt County

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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Lander County

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

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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Lincoln County

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

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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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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Mineral County

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

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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Nye County

NEAP's quantitative and qualitative baseline data and analysis for Nye County

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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Pershing County

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

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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - Storey County

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

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Nevada Economic Assessment Project (NEAP) - White Pine

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

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Nevada Naturalist

This program educates adult volunteers who educate others and engage in environmental projects in southern Nevada.

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Nevada Radon Education Program

The Nevada Radon Education Program is a partnership with the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health to educate Nevadans about the health risk posed by elevated levels of radon in the home. The Extension program offers literature, educational presentations and low cost radon test kits in many county Extension and partner offices.

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Nevada Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education

Improve the nutritional well-being of people who receive SNAP benefits and other Nevadans with a low income through community based education, programs and needs assessments.

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Nevada Youth Range Camp Program

Most of Nevada’s youth live in large urban environments, with little exposure to rangelands, forests or agricultural environments, and the products and services rangelands provide. This program teaches students ages 14-18 how to read maps; identify and the importance of rangeland plants; evaluate sagebrush, woodland and stream ecosystems; wildlife habitat; and many other topics related to rangelands.

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Next Steps: College Access & Readiness Program

The program's mission is to guide and motivate youth and their families on the path to achieving a post-secondary education.

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Northern Nye County 4-H Youth Development

Northern Nye County offers clubs and other activities for youth in Tonopah, Round Mountain and surrounding areas.

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Partners in Parenting

The first five years of life have a significant effect on children’s development and learning and parents play the most important role during this time. Partners in Parenting offers many educational programs, workshops and resources primarily for parents with young children (0-5 years of age) to support healthy child development, school readiness skills, and positive parent-child interaction.

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Pershing County 4-H Youth Development

Pershing County 4-H Youth Development

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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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Pioneer Center Landscape

Extension's Master Gardeners of Washoe County maintain the landscaping around the Pioneer Center located in downtown Reno. Explore the grounds to see what grows well right here in Reno.

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Positive Connections for Parents & Teenagers

Understanding teenage behavior and increasing parenting knowledge and skills is explored in this 4-week program for parents with adolescents.

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Produce Pick of the Month

This evidence-based campaign focuses on building fruit and vegetable consumption in children through healthy snacking. Produce Pick of the Month is a monthly, in-school nutrition education program for primary grade children in at-risk elementary schools in many counties across Nevada. In addition to direct instruction, staff works with school wellness coordinators to build meaningful and sustainable programming to create a good environment in every school.

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Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL)

Training will provide participants with local water, soil and plant information, basic and advanced irrigation principles and hands-on water audit skills they can use in the field

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Raising Your Relative's Kids: How to Find Help

As part of the family support program Kinship Families, Raising Your Relative's Kids: How to Find Help is a resource guide for kinship caregivers caring for children in out-of-home placement. We offer an informational website using the 100+ page resource guide, which is also available in print and on CD, including a Spanish version.

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Research Center & Demonstration Orchard

Researching new varieties of fruit producing trees, vines and other plant materials in sustainable ways for the Mojave Desert climate.

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Risk Management Education

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

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Seniors Eating Well

Healthy eating and nutrition education for older adults. These lessons are designed to reach older adults at places they congregate: senior centers, low-income housing community centers, and other senior housing centers.

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Small Business development in rural Nevada

Extension offered business planning classes to existing and potential small-scale entrepreneurs through a series of interactive video and face-to-face classes.

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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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Small Business Education Program - Administración

El Small Business Education Program tiene como objetivo instruir a los dueños de pequeños negocios acerca de conceptos fundamentales de negocio, mientras brinda acceso y dirección a recursos informativos. Los dueños de pequeños negocios, en cualquier etapa de desarrollo, pueden beneficiarse de oportunidades educativas y del conocimiento de recursos adicionales. Aquí es donde el Small Business Education Program, con sus talleres y su relación con otros programas de negocio en Nevada, interviene y

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Small Business Education Program - Aula Virtual

El Small Business Education Program tiene como objetivo instruir a los dueños de pequeños negocios acerca de conceptos fundamentales de negocio, mientras brinda acceso y dirección a recursos informativos. Los dueños de pequeños negocios, en cualquier etapa de desarrollo, pueden beneficiarse de oportunidades educativas y del conocimiento de recursos adicionales. Aquí es donde el Small Business Education Program, con sus talleres y su relación con otros programas de negocio en Nevada, interviene y

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Small Business Education Program - Empresa de Inicio

El Small Business Education Program tiene como objetivo instruir a los dueños de pequeños negocios acerca de conceptos fundamentales de negocio, mientras brinda acceso y dirección a recursos informativos. Los dueños de pequeños negocios, en cualquier etapa de desarrollo, pueden beneficiarse de oportunidades educativas y del conocimiento de recursos adicionales. Aquí es donde el Small Business Education Program, con sus talleres y su relación con otros programas de negocio en Nevada, interviene y

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Small Business Education Program - Finance

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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Small Business Education Program - Finanzas

El Small Business Education Program tiene como objetivo instruir a los dueños de pequeños negocios acerca de conceptos fundamentales de negocio, mientras brinda acceso y dirección a recursos informativos. Los dueños de pequeños negocios, en cualquier etapa de desarrollo, pueden beneficiarse de oportunidades educativas y del conocimiento de recursos adicionales. Aquí es donde el Small Business Education Program, con sus talleres y su relación con otros programas de negocio en Nevada, interviene y

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Small Business Education Program - Management

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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Small Business Education Program - Marketing

The Business Development 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 Business Development Program, with its workshops and relationships with Nevada business programs, steps in to act as a guide.

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Small Business Education Program - Márketing

El Small Business Education Program tiene como objetivo instruir a los dueños de pequeños negocios acerca de conceptos fundamentales de negocio, mientras brinda acceso y dirección a recursos informativos. Los dueños de pequeños negocios, en cualquier etapa de desarrollo, pueden beneficiarse de oportunidades educativas y del conocimiento de recursos adicionales. Aquí es donde el Small Business Education Program, con sus talleres y su relación con otros programas de negocio en Nevada, interviene y

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Small Business Education Program - Operaciones

El Small Business Education Program tiene como objetivo instruir a los dueños de pequeños negocios acerca de conceptos fundamentales de negocio, mientras brinda acceso y dirección a recursos informativos. Los dueños de pequeños negocios, en cualquier etapa de desarrollo, pueden beneficiarse de oportunidades educativas y del conocimiento de recursos adicionales. Aquí es donde el Small Business Education Program, con sus talleres y su relación con otros programas de negocio en Nevada, interviene y

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Small Business Education Program - Operations

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 Business Development Program, with its workshops and relationships with Nevada business programs, steps in to act as a guide.

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Small Business Education Program - Startup

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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Small Business Education Program - Versión en Español

El Small Business Education Program tiene como objetivo instruir a los dueños de pequeños negocios y emprendedores acerca de conceptos fundamentales de negocio, mientras brinda acceso y dirección a recursos informativos. Los dueños de pequeños negocios, en cualquier etapa de desarrollo, pueden beneficiarse de las oportunidades educativas y del conocimiento de todos los recursos de nuestra red empresarial. Aquí es donde el Small Business Education Program, con sus talleres y relaciones con progra

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Small Business Education Program - Virtual Classroom

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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SNAP Into Farm Fresh Foods

SNAP Into Farm Fresh Foods is a health and nutrition program that provides education to SNAP-eligible participants and provides technical assistance to local farmers market managers and vendors seeking to become SNAP authorized and implement SNAP friendliness best practices.  

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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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Southern Nye County 4-H Youth Programming

Southern Nye County 4-H serves youth with many clubs and activities at the 4-H Annex at 1651 E. Calvada Blvd. Other activities are offered in the communities of Amargosa, Beatty, and Pahrump and also online via Zoom.

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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.

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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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The Greenhouse Project

The Greenhouse Project serves as a teaching facility for hands on programs at the Carson City High School. Students help to cultivate and distribute vegetables and herbs for culinary classes and community food ban.

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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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Veggies for Kids

Veggies for Kids teaches children about healthy eating habits and improves accessibility to fresh fruits and vegetables.

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Washoe County 4-H Youth Development

4-H strengthens and promotes healthy youth development to give young people the capacity to act as responsible citizens and agents of community change.

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Water for the Seasons

Water for the Seasons (WftS) is a program that partners scientists with community water managers and water right holders in the Truckee-Carson River System (TCRS), to explore new strategies and solutions for dealing with extreme climate events such as droughts and floods.

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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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Weed Warriors Invasive Weed Training

The Weed Warriors program tackles the growing problem of weeds on public and private land.

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Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (WSARE)

SARE is a program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that functions through competitive grants conducted cooperatively by farmers, ranchers, researchers and ag professionals to advance farm and ranch systems that are profitable, environmentally sound and good for communities.

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White Pine County 4-H Youth Development

4-H is a learn-by-doing life-skills program that teaches youth communication, self-concept, team-building, problem-solving, decision-making, self-responsibility, conflict resolution, aspiration-building, goal-setting, community leadership and career development.

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Youth for the Quality Care of Animals

The curriculum teaches youth to raise quality swine, beef and dairy cattle, sheep, goats, dairy goats, rabbits, and poultry.

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Youth Horticulture Education Program

Youth Horticulture Education Program is the premier program of horticulture projects that involve youth, families and educators.