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Dr. Michael Weirda, our USU Extension Pesticide Safety Specialist will be leading discussions for homeowners on various topics related to pesticide safety. These roundtables will be streamed on Facebook and happen on the last Thursday of every month.
Pesticide Safety Round Tables

Pesticide Safety Round Tables

Dr. Michael Weirda, our USU Extension Pesticide Safety Specialist will be leading discussions for homeowners on various topics related to pesticide safety. These roundtables will be streamed on Facebook and happen on the last Thursday of every month.

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It's time for the annual 2021 Vegetable IPM Twilight Meetings! Come learn and discuss new pest topics, production practices with other vegetable producers, and USU Extension experts.
2021 Vegetable IPM Twilight Meetings

2021 Vegetable IPM Twilight Meetings

It's time for the annual 2021 Vegetable IPM Twilight Meetings! Come learn and discuss new pest topics, production practices with other vegetable producers, and USU Extension experts.

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Upcoming webinars include "Urban Mammalian Pest Identification and Management" along with "Pesticide Rules and Law for all Applicators, with a Focus on Private (Agriculture)". Both webinars are free but require registration. One CEU credit is available fo
Upcoming April Webinars

Upcoming April Webinars

Upcoming webinars include "Urban Mammalian Pest Identification and Management" along with "Pesticide Rules and Law for all Applicators, with a Focus on Private (Agriculture)". Both webinars are free but require registration. One CEU credit is available fo...

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USU Extension and the Jordan Valley Conservation Garden Park are happy to share registration details for the 2021 Virtual Urban Homestead Expo coming up on April 17th! We have a great lineup of classes this year so register today! Please share with thos
2021 Urban Homestead Expo

2021 Urban Homestead Expo

USU Extension and the Jordan Valley Conservation Garden Park are happy to share registration details for the 2021 Virtual Urban Homestead Expo coming up on April 17th! We have a great lineup of classes this year so register today! Please share with thos

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Upcoming webinars include "Invasive Diseases of Landscape Trees" along with "Cold-Hardy Berry Varieties Suited for the Mountain West". Both webinars are free but require registration. One CEU credit is available for Utah residents.
Upcoming March Webinars

Upcoming March Webinars

Upcoming webinars include "Invasive Diseases of Landscape Trees" along with "Cold-Hardy Berry Varieties Suited for the Mountain West". Both webinars are free but require registration. One CEU credit is available for Utah residents.

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Mark your calendars! The Urban & Small Farms Conference is on 3/1-3/4. This year the conference will be 100% virtual. We'll have live sessions with speakers and you'll be able to engage and ask questions.
Urban & Small Farms Conference

Urban & Small Farms Conference

Mark your calendars! The Urban & Small Farms Conference is on 3/1-3/4. This year the conference will be 100% virtual. We'll have live sessions with speakers and you'll be able to engage and ask questions.

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Upcoming webinars include "Native Bee Conservation in Urban Areas" along with "Protecting Utah from the Japanese Beetle". Both webinars are free but require registration. One CEU credit is available for Utah residents.
Upcoming February Webinars

Upcoming February Webinars

Upcoming webinars include "Native Bee Conservation in Urban Areas" along with "Protecting Utah from the Japanese Beetle". Both webinars are free but require registration. One CEU credit is available for Utah residents.

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Beekeeping course. This class series is designed for first-year beekeepers or those who would like to experience beekeeping before purchasing their first hives. The classes will include both virtual lectures and hands-on management of the beehives at Whee
Beginning Beekeeping Series

Beginning Beekeeping Series

Beekeeping course. This class series is designed for first-year beekeepers or those who would like to experience beekeeping before purchasing their first hives. The classes will include both virtual lectures and hands-on management of the beehives at Whee...

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Dahlias are popular in Utah’s cut flower industry, but can be affected by viruses. The USU Extension Plant Pathology lab identified several viruses in dahlia plants collected from Utah farms as well as in tubers and seed purchased from suppliers. One of t
Dahlia Mosaic Virus

Dahlia Mosaic Virus

Dahlias are popular in Utah’s cut flower industry, but can be affected by viruses. The USU Extension Plant Pathology lab identified several viruses in dahlia plants collected from Utah farms as well as in tubers and seed purchased from suppliers. One of t...

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“Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.” The opening line of Charles Moore’s poem creates the impression of slumbering mice awaiting the arrival of Santa. In Anne Mortimer's book, “The C
The House Mouse - Not Your Storybook Christmas Mouse

The House Mouse - Not Your Storybook Christmas Mouse

“Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.” The opening line of Charles Moore’s poem creates the impression of slumbering mice awaiting the arrival of Santa. In Anne Mortimer's book, “The C...

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Upcoming webinars include "Revegetation Strategies for Rangelands" along with "AInvasion of the Lanternflies: Response and Impact of Spotted Lanternfly in the Eastern U.S.". Both webinars are free but require registration. One CEU credit available for Uta
Upcoming January Webinars

Upcoming January Webinars

Upcoming webinars include "Revegetation Strategies for Rangelands" along with "AInvasion of the Lanternflies: Response and Impact of Spotted Lanternfly in the Eastern U.S.". Both webinars are free but require registration. One CEU credit available for Uta...

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This vegetable IPM series will be geared toward Utah's commercial and small urban farmers. Each of the four webinars will cover common diseases and insects pests of various market crops. All presentations will include pest biology, identification, monitor
Vegetable IPM Winter Webinar Series

Vegetable IPM Winter Webinar Series

This vegetable IPM series will be geared toward Utah's commercial and small urban farmers. Each of the four webinars will cover common diseases and insects pests of various market crops. All presentations will include pest biology, identification, monitor...

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Upcoming webinars include "Integrated Pest Management for Weeds" along with "Asian Giant Hornet and Common Lookalike Species". Both webinars are free but require registration. One CEU credit available for Utah residents.
Upcoming December Webinars

Upcoming December Webinars

Upcoming webinars include "Integrated Pest Management for Weeds" along with "Asian Giant Hornet and Common Lookalike Species". Both webinars are free but require registration. One CEU credit available for Utah residents.

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Carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns is an art form that comes in all shapes, sizes, and levels of difficulty. The final product (usually) makes the pumpkin carvers proud and anxious to display their work. However, often just a few days later, the pumpk
Preserve your Jack-O-Lanterns

Preserve your Jack-O-Lanterns

Carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns is an art form that comes in all shapes, sizes, and levels of difficulty. The final product (usually) makes the pumpkin carvers proud and anxious to display their work. However, often just a few days later, the pumpk...

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Several species of Pythium from both greenhouse and field production of hemp have been identified in Utah. To date we have found three species – Pythium ultimum, P. dissotocum and P. myriotylum. P. ultimum has a wide host range including vegetables and fi
Hemp Disease to Look Out For

Hemp Disease to Look Out For

Several species of Pythium from both greenhouse and field production of hemp have been identified in Utah. To date we have found three species – Pythium ultimum, P. dissotocum and P. myriotylum. P. ultimum has a wide host range including vegetables and fi...