Cooperative Extension Announces 2017 Green Industry Training Certification Recipients

The 2017 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 2017 Green …

Cooperative Extension Announces 2016 Green Industry Training Certification Recipients

The 2016 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 2016 …

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 …

Grow Great Gardens and Luscious Landscapes in 2016

Although landscapes are snowy, walkways are icy and winter winds bite anyone who ventures outside now, spring is not far away. To help Nevada gardeners and landscapers grow great gardens and luscious landscapes this year, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and its partners will offer several educational programs. Classes are …

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’s ‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in April

For immediate release: March 18, 2015  Cooperative Extension’s ‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in April Eight back-to-basics courses offered statewide for a great harvest The average carrot travels over 1,800 miles to get to our dinner plates. Processing and shipment of food accounts for 93 percent of our food …

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 Releases Annual Program Highlights

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Annual Program Highlights has been published and is now available online. Hard copies are available in limited quantities from the Dean’s Office. Contact Claudene Wharton at 775-784-7072 or whartonc@unce.unr.edu for more information.

Michael’s Apples Releases September 2014 Fruit Tree Care and Gardening Newsletter

SUBMITTED NEWSLETTER: SEPTEMBER 2014 FRUIT TREE CARE AND GARDENING NEWSLETTER Western Nevada College is sponsoring a workshop on Building Healthy Soils in Carson City on Sept 22, 9am to 3:30 pm including a tour of Holly Family Farms in Dayton. For more details, go to: http://www.wnc.edu/ce/sci/2014_building_healthy_soils_workshop.php I’ll see you there. …