Agriculture & Natural Resources

    Agriculture & Natural Resources


    Ask an Expert: Wildlife and Roads Don't Mix - Be Aware of Animals on the Move

    With snow blankets at higher evaluations, wild animals are on the move. Most of them cross our roads during their seasonal migrations as they search for food, water and cover. Learn More

    USU Extension Sponsors Urban and Small Farms Conference

    Utah State University Extension sponsors the Urban and Small Farms Conference February 21 to 23 at the Viridian Center in West Jordan. Learn More

    USU Extension Receives Grant for Training Next Generation of Farmers

    Utah State University Extension recently received a grant worth $599,615 from the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program to help increase the number of beginning farmers in the Mountain West. Learn More

    12 Days of Christmas Produce Large Quantities of Fertilizer

    On the first day of Christmas, your true love gives to you - a partridge in a pear tree. Great. Thanks. But who's going to clean up after it? Learn More

    USU Extension Hosts Orchard Estate and Transition Planning Workshop

    Utah State University Extension hosts an Orchard Estate and Transition Planning Workshop Dec. 14 and 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Santaquin City Government Offices, 275 West Main Street in Santaquin. Learn More

    USU Extension Awarded Grant from Yamaha for Sage-Grouse Conservation

    Utah State University Extension's Utah Community-based Conservation Program (CBCP) was recently awarded a $12,500 grant and two ATVs from the Yamaha Motor Corporation. The grant will support field research designed to balance recreation on public lands with sage-grouse conservation, and was awarded as part of Yamaha's Outdoor Access Initiative to promote safe, responsible off-road vehicle riding and open, sustainable riding areas. Learn More

    The War of the Worlds - in 2017

    H.G. Wells' 1898 novel, "The War of the Worlds," provided the material for the infamous 1938 Halloween episode of the radio series, "The Mercury Theatre on the Air." Orson Welles narrated an adaptation of the novel as a series of simulated news bulletins regarding a Martian invasion of Earth. Learn More

    Close Encounters of the Wildlife Kind: Personal Protection Strategies

    From the smallest bug to the largest bear, human close encounters with wildlife, either accidental or intentional, can be both frightening and fascinating. Encounters with wildlife can occur in the wild, the parking lot of a local fast food restaurant, the park, on the highway, in backyards and sometimes even in homes. Learn More