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’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 …

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 …

Cooperative Extension hosts free landscape trainings in Spanish and English

For immediate release: April 16, 2014 Cooperative Extension hosts free landscape trainings in Spanish and English Trainings offered in Reno and Las Vegas aim to help Nevada’s green industry RENO, Nev. – University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering free landscaping trainings taught in both Spanish and English in Reno …

Moana Nursery Hosts April Seminars

SUBMITTED RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 31, 2014 CONTACT: Christie Gescheider, 775-825-0602 x111 christieg@moananursery Moana Nursery Hosts April Seminars April 5: The Art and Science of Drip Irrigation Back by popular demand are Moana Nursery’s Irrigation Specialist Ryan Morgan and Plant Doctor Jon Bruyn who will explain and show the …

Cooperative Extension Announces Spring 2014 Class Locations

The Spring 2014 Grow Your Own, Nevada! program will be held Thursdays, April 3 through May 22 from 6-8 p.m. at the following locations: Battle Mountain: 815 N. Second St., Phone: 775-635-5565, Fax: 775-635-8309 Carson City: 2621 Northgate Ln., Ste. 15, Phone: 775-887-2252, Fax: 775-887-2065 Elko: 701 Walnut St., Phone: 775-738-7291, Fax: 775-753-7843 …

Cooperative Extension Announces 2014 Green Industry Training Certification Recipients

The 2014 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 2014 …