Extension educators must sometimes address issues that are contentious or controversial. Examples include:
- Climate change
- Genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
- Hydraulic fracturing (fracking)
- Water rights
- Endangered species
This factsheet provides suggestions for dealing with controversial subject matter so that you can address potentially contentious issues while maintaining your constituents ' Aos trust. (2 pages)
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This online course helps participants understand introductory farm and ranch concepts, business planning, and training programs. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be provided with a certificate that can be used to verify training hours in agriculture.
Sustainable agriculture takes into account multiple aspects of selling an agricultural product. This publication offers start-up tips and a list of resources for further information.
Accurate weed identification is essential to successful weed control efforts. Your local Extension office can help to identify invasive weeds and grasses through live sampling and photos. This publication serves as a guide to taking the proper steps when submitting a plant for identification.
The primary goal of QuickBooks education is to help farmers and ranchers improve their financial recording-keeping and analysis capabilities, thus allowing them to make better management decisions.
These directions correspond with the Excel spreadsheet titled "Fertilizer Blend and Cost Consideration Spreadsheet" (ANSC-PU-429). The Excel file has several spreadsheets that are designed to provide calculators to help determine custom fertilizer blends and compare prices of various fertilizer options. You can find the Excel spreadsheet here: "Fertilizer Blend and Cost Consideration Spreadsheet"