University Extension





2/4/2012
4-H is a youth organization that can be a great resource for skill-building in our communities. No matter what you do or what your interest, spending time with your local club is a worthy contribution.
3/2/2012
Students can now be officially accepted and enrolled at new campus for fall.
7/26/2007
Your local county extension office can answer questions on gardening, livestock, poultry, crops, garden pests and more.
6/27/2012
The Jenzabar Foundation is dedicated to creating opportunities for students, as well as higher education organizations and non-profits, to encourage fellow students to be engaged citizens of the world.
10/15/2009
Rice University's ZEROW HOUSE takes first place for hot water and second for architecture and market viability at the Solar Decathlon 2009 in D.C.
2/1/2011
Columbia University's Earth Institute will hold an informational session on its Sustainability Management program on February 10.
5/7/2014
Make the best use of your cold frame by having lids designed to be easily adjusted or removed.
9/7/2010
For those of us who ever placed a ladder against a tree or pole and climbed twenty feet up only to think, "what am I doing here?"
3/20/2013
I know how popular and much hyped season-extending materials are in the world of organic gardening, but is it a necessity to eat fresh lettuce year round?
9/20/2013
Even as far north as Maine I can harvest produce from March to December with parsnips to dig from under the frost in February without the use of row covers or a greenhouse. In some beds I do two or more succession plantings that together with the root cellar keeps me with fresh produce all year.
6/12/2014
Building a greenhouse out of an old carport destined for the dump.
5/15/2014
Tips that we have learned gardening at a high elevation.
4/30/2014
HOMEGROWN Life blogger and Missouri farmer Bryce Oates traces the history of county fairs from their origins in the country life movement to his own kids' involvement.
2/27/2014
Everywhere is full of micro-climates. Discover the places in your garden where the soil warms first, or last, by watching the snow melt and taking pictures.
3/1/2013
Get a materials list and step-by-step insructions for low tunnel construction for your backyard garden.
9/22/2014
The first killing frosts of the season change the garden-scape.
9/7/2011
Bastyr University and Premera Blue Cross today announced the launch of an innovative pilot program aimed at preventing or reversing childhood obesity.
5/13/2014
The hoophouse on our farm is filled with greens all winter long. It’s almost hard to switch gears for summer tomatoes.
3/11/2014
Creating a micro-climate is an essential tool for your survival and homesteading skills. Making the right micro-climate for your plants specific needs will not only help them survive, but thrive as well.
5/23/2012
Transitioning seedlings from indoor starts to outdoor plants
3/17/2012
Starting flats of seedlings begins this year's growing season.
9/10/2014
You can be harvesting from your garden all year long, including through the winter months! It's time to plant the fall garden.
12/8/2011
As winter descends a three-season hoop house is weeded, compost spread, and a straw mulch applied. Next spring will be here soon.




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