Cooperative Extension offers classes for landscapers, nursery workers

For immediate release: Jan. 14, 2016   Cooperative Extension offers classes for landscapers, nursery workers Series of classes teach sustainable horticulture to local professionals   RENO, Nev. – University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, in collaboration with the Nevada Department of Agriculture, will offer a series of eight classes for those …

Cooperative Extension’s ‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in September

For immediate release: Aug. 17, 2014 Cooperative Extension’s ‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in September Classes to focus on caring for landscapes, lawns and gardens in the Nevada desert RENO, Nev. — University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering eight new “Grow Your Own, Nevada!” classes at nine locations …

Cooperative Extension Announces 2015 Green Industry Training Certification Recipients

The 2015 Green Industry Training certification exam results are in and show our local green industry professionals employed in lawn and landscape, tree care, and grounds and park maintenance industries are qualified to provide Nevadans with nursery and landscape services. Businesses and organizations participating in one or all of the 2015 …

2015 Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series

All classes will be held Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m. at Bartley Ranch Regional Park in Reno.  February 3rd: Selecting and Caring for Fruit Trees— Michael Janik, Certified Arborist and Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer, grows over 100 varieties of apples, stone fruits and small fruits right here in northern Nevada. …

Cooperative Extension’s ‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in September

For immediate release: Aug. 14, 2014 Cooperative Extension’s ‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in September Classes to focus on caring for landscapes, lawns and gardens in the Nevada desert RENO, Nev. — University of Nevada Cooperative Extension will present six “Grow Your Own, Nevada!” classes at eight locations across …

Forest Service Responds to the Presidential Memorandum – Creating a Federal Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators

SUBMITTED RELEASE: Forest Service Washington Office 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20250 File Code: 2200/2600 Date: July 31, 2014 Subject: Presidential Memorandum – Creating a Federal Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators To: Regional Foresters, Station Directors, Area Director, IITF Director, Deputy Chiefs and WO Directors …

Presidential Memorandum — Creating a Federal Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators

SUBMITTED RELEASE: The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release June 20, 2014 Presidential Memorandum — Creating a Federal Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators MEMORANDUM FOR HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: Creating a Federal Strategy to Promote the Health …

USDA Announces $78 Million Available for Local Food Enterprises

SUBMITTED RELEASE: USDA Announces $78 Million Available for Local Food Enterprises Historic Investment Will Support Entire Local Food Supply Chain WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is making a historic $78 million investment in local and regional food systems, including food hubs, farmers …

Department of Agriculture and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offer free agriculture certification and training for farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 25, 2014 Contact: Jessica Fagundes (775) 217-8521 jfagundes@agri.nv.gov   Department of Agriculture and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offer free agriculture certification and training for farmers SPARKS, Nev. — The Nevada Department of Agriculture and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension are now offering free Good …

Nursery Certifications at Moana Nursery

SUBMITTED RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2014 CONTACT: Christie Gescheider, 775-825-0602 x111 christieg@moananursery.com Moana Nursery is proud to announce that six more teammates have successfully completed UNR’s Cooperative Extension Green Industry Training program consisting of 24 hours of instruction on soils, potting mixes & fertilizers; integrated pest management and …