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The Extension office provides assistance and programs for the community without discrimination in five main areas: Agriculture, Horticulture, Family & Consumer Science, Natural Resources and 4-H Youth Programs.

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Sustainable Agriculture

There are many definitions of sustainable agriculture and most will discuss aspects of economic, environmental and social sustainability. This page provides product related resources for Ag producers.

Irrigation Soils and Fertility
Field Crops Advocacy and Funding
Vegetables and other specialty crops Postharvest handling
Livestock Organic Production
Energy, Equipment, Safety, Policy, Research Pests

 

Field Crops

(alfalfa, corn, sugar beets, wheat, sunflowers, barley)

Vegetables and other specialty crops

Livestock

Energy, Equipment, Safety, Policy and Sustainable Ag Research

Soils & Fertility

Diagram depicting the soil food web of sustainable agriculture

Advocacy and Funding

Postharvest handling

Organic Production

Pests

 

Good Agricultural Practices (GAPS)

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.