Using Adaptive Grazing to Improve Soil Health in Grazing Ecosystems

What will you learn?

This webinar will teach strategies for improving soil function on range and pastures, including an emphasis on management of livestock like large migratory herds in natural systems for proper herd impact and increased nutrient and water cycling in grass ecosystems. Learn more…

Jan 10, 2017 2:00 pm US/Eastern

Presented by USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service – Science and Technology Continue reading

Forest Health Protection Plant Pathologist

This position is in the Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry, Area headquarters located in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. This program is designed to provide Federal leadership and assistance to the development and implementation of State Forest Health Protection Programs (FHP) in the 20-States served by the Northeastern Area.

GS-0434- 13   Deadline: December 20, 2016

The FHP position is open to all qualified Forest Service employees. This position provides an excellent opportunity to provide input on current forest health impacts.   The incumbent would lead for the Northeastern Area and serve as the Plant Pathologist with responsibilities as described below. Continue reading

Now is the time to plan your spring garden

by Adam Russell, Texas A&M AgriLife

December is the time to plan and prepare for spring gardens, said Dr. Joe Masabni, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service small-acreage vegetable specialist, Overton.

East Texas spring gardens are finished producing and the fall garden should be in full swing, he said. So in down months like December, it’s best to get organized and ready for spring planting. Continue reading