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Archived News and Events at Cooperative Extension

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Learn how to reduce the radon health risk12/16/2015
Looking for educational gardening activities for the spring?12/11/2015
Cattlemen’s Update provides latest information for ranchers Jan. 4 — 1112/8/2015
Rose Garden wins achievement award12/4/2015
Cooperative Extension and Rose Society January meeting11/18/2015
Cooperative Extension offers free radon test kits11/18/2015
Gardening in small places, pruning11/17/2015
Collaboration to offer Food Hub Exploration Workshop11/9/2015
Give our community a gift, recycle your holiday tree!11/9/2015
White Pine County’s Extension Educator vacates position11/4/2015
Breeding chameleons is topic of presentation11/2/2015
Cooperative Extension welcomes new Carson City Extension educator10/23/2015
Master Gardeners set Nov. garden tour10/22/2015
Nevada Naturalist lecture series continues10/22/2015
A dozen years of gardening workshops10/20/2015
4-H Turkey week events scheduled10/19/2015
So. Valley Rose Society Nov. meeting10/19/2015
Growing fruit at home workshop10/14/2015
Extension hosts Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities Conference10/8/2015
Doolittle Community Garden receives award of excellence10/7/2015
Reno-Sparks youth to participate in world’s largest, youth-led science experiment10/6/2015
Free gardening classes at Acacia Park10/5/2015
October Rose Society meeting10/5/2015
University demonstration gardens open to the public10/1/2015
Workshop on extended season marketing for farm and food products9/28/2015
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension faculty receives Ph.D.9/23/2015
Photo and interview opportunities plentiful at Nevada Field Day9/22/2015
Desert Green XIX announces speaker lineup9/17/2015
5th annual golf tournament to support Chefs for Kids program9/14/2015
Master Gardener Oct. garden tour9/11/2015
Campo’s Mark Estee to join University’s Field Day activities Sept. 269/10/2015
Tree selection and care workshop9/8/2015
Rose festival and meet and greet scheduled in Sept.9/8/2015
Get Rattled: Rattlesnake Avoidance Training Clinic offered for your pets9/4/2015
Free classes at Acacia Park9/2/2015
Nevada Radon Poster Contest open to students, offers cash prizes9/1/2015
Cooperative Extension offers workshop for small-scale poultry owners8/31/2015
An overview of the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada8/26/2015
What survived the summer?8/25/2015
Little Books and Little Cooks program begins at local libraries8/21/2015
Using native and desert adapted plants in the landscape8/20/2015
Cooperative Extension’s ’Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in September8/19/2015
Eureka Hay Contest Winners Announced8/18/2015
Healthy Kids Festival slated for September8/14/2015
Desert Green XIX announces speaker line-up8/13/2015
Free classes at Acacia Park8/5/2015
Extension Educator recognized as first Nevada McNair Faculty8/4/2015
Volunteers maintain healing garden at Hospice7/23/2015
Eureka Farmers Market opens August 137/22/2015
Green industry professionals certified through Cooperative Extension training7/21/2015
Looking for eduational gardening activities?7/20/2015
Gardening in Small Places: landscape design7/17/2015
Mulch and organic compost available at Research Center7/16/2015
Wildfire Awareness Run raises $15,000 for Wildland Firefighter Foundation7/13/2015
What to do before and during floods7/8/2015
Workshops offered on business strategies for agriculture producers7/6/2015
4-H Art’s Camp scheduled6/25/2015
Southern Nevada 4-H invites everyone to Wet and Wild6/24/2015
School gardens coordinator recognized by school district6/23/2015
Doolittle Senior Center Community Garden helps feed the hungry6/18/2015
Gardening in Small Places: the dirt on soil6/4/2015
Annual Schedule of Grapes workshop6/2/2015
Workshop on direct marketing for farm and food products5/28/2015
Cooperative Extension offers certification for meat slaughter and processing5/28/2015
Cooperative Extension holds workshops on drought assistance for ag producers5/26/2015
Rare Milkweed seeds collected at the Demonstration Gardens5/18/2015
Gardening in Small Places: organic gardening5/13/2015
Nevada Naturalist 2015 Lecture Series continues5/13/2015
Herpetological Society meeting set for June 55/13/2015
Understanding the USDA’s Community Food Projects Grant Program Webinar5/8/2015
Looking for educational gardening activities for the summer?5/7/2015
Homeowners urged to ’Junk The Junipers’ May 16 and 23 to prepare for wildfire5/6/2015
Cooperative Extension to host Master Gardener Plant Faire5/6/2015
Registration dates set for fall 2015 Master Gardener training5/4/2015
Events start May 1 for Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month4/30/2015
Cooperative Extension and Rose Society May meeting4/28/2015
Hiking with your ears presentation4/27/2015
Cooperative Extension offers workshop on keeping trees alive during drought4/21/2015
Fruit Tree Forum4/20/2015
Cooperative Extension presents weed-control education in April4/15/2015
Cooperative Extension offers agricultural drought planning workshops4/13/2015
Cooperative Extension hosts Capital City Farm Days4/12/2015
Registration now open for Wildfire Awareness Half Marathon and 5K Run4/1/2015
Nevada Naturalist 2015 Lecture Series continues4/1/2015
Cooperative Extension hosts free landscape trainings in Spanish and English3/31/2015
Cooperative Extension’s ’Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in April3/31/2015
Gardening in Small Places: what’s bugging your garden3/31/2015
Options for Small Acreage Owners in Times of Drought3/30/2015
South Valley Rose Society April meeting set3/26/2015
Grant writing workshop for local food promotion scheduled3/23/2015
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Day Camps scheduled3/18/2015
Cooperative Extension hosts Best Management Practices workshops3/17/2015
Living With Fire Program receives national Wildfire Mitigation Award3/16/2015
Become a Nevada Naturalist3/12/2015
Gardening in Nevada classes discuss how to successfully grow vegetables3/11/2015
Free gardening classes at Acacia Park3/11/2015
Cooperative Extension and College of Agriculture host grape-growing workshop3/10/2015
Nevada Naturalist 2015 Lecture Series continues3/6/2015
Gardening in Nevada classes discuss GMOs and vegetables3/5/2015
Master Gardener’s work awarded by City of Henderson3/3/2015
Understanding your irrigation workshop scheduled3/3/2015
Reno Rocketry offers chance for students to build and launch 6-foot rocket3/2/2015
March Rose Society meeting scheduled2/27/2015
March Master Gardener events2/26/2015
Cooperative Extension offers ’Gardening Smarter as We Mature’2/23/2015
Composting workshop scheduled2/11/2015
Herds & Harvest Program awarded grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture2/10/2015
Cooperative Extension and College of Agriculture host grape-growing workshop2/9/2015
Forum to address bi-state sage-grouse conservation, pinyon-juniper issue2/9/2015
Nevada Naturalist’s schedule open house on March 72/9/2015
Parent/child literacy class scheduled in March2/9/2015
Cooperative Extension offers workshops for small-acreage owners, ag producers2/4/2015
’Gardening in Nevada’ classes discuss pollinators, shade plants and succulents2/4/2015
Winter the best time to test homes for cancer-causing gas2/3/2015
Hispanic landscape training scheduled in February2/3/2015
Cooperative Extension offers ’Great Ideas From Growers’ sessions1/28/2015
Southern Area Master Gardener’s 2014 stats1/28/2015
Rose soceity meeting scheduled1/28/2015
4-H Clubs assist Ronald McDonald House food drive1/27/2015
Valentine’s Day garden tour scheduled1/26/2015
Discussion on desert tortoises - Feb. 121/21/2015
Cooperative Extension experts offer free gardening classes Tuesday evenings1/21/2015
Herpetological Society meeting set for February 61/20/2015
Gardening in Small Spaces: vegetables1/15/2015
Educational gardening program offered for children1/14/2015
Healthy, happy, active, fit program for preschoolers1/14/2015
Chefs for Kids Dinner and Auction set for February 211/13/2015
Master Gardeners offer weekly garden tours1/12/2015
Director selected for Southern Area Cooperative Extension1/9/2015
4-H Youth Development Program needs mentors for youth1/8/2015
Cooperative Extension offers safety training for Certified Pesticide Applicators1/8/2015
Nevada student places in top 10 of National Radon Poster Contest1/8/2015
Cooperative Extension offers classes for landscapers, nursery workers1/6/2015
Free pruning workshop1/6/2015
2015 Tree Care: Best Practices seminar and workshop in Spanish1/5/2015


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Starting seedlings12/28/2015
Protect12/16/2015
Happy environmental news11/18/2015
Christmas plants11/17/2015
Wind11/2/2015
Gardening on the Internet11/2/2015
Pigweed11/2/2015
IPM and pesticides10/29/2015
Cool season garden10/29/2015
Pesticide resistance10/22/2015
The true story of Jack ’o Lantern10/15/2015
Short day plants10/14/2015
Halloween 201510/13/2015

Also see: Older published columns by Angela O'Callaghan .