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Lake Tahoe Wildfire Summit explores interdisciplinary solutions

University of Nevada, Reno researchers and scholars share their expertise and collaborate on potential wildfire management solutions

Nevada Field Day & Ag Expo provides hands-on activities and demonstrations

Farm stand, wine tasting, wool products, plant sale and University research highlights of event

University launches program to increase number of Nevada organic producers

Grow Organic Nevada aims to help meet increasing demand for organic products

College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources hosts awards night

47 outstanding students, faculty, staff and supporters recognized at the spring celebration

Nevada kicks off Wildfire Awareness Month with preparedness activities

Extension and partners team up to provide Nevadans with information and resources

University of Nevada, Reno Extension appoints new state leader for Nevada 4-H

Lindsay Chichester to foster growth of the youth development group

New advanced degree option will help fulfill state’s need for registered dietitian nutritionists

University of Nevada, Reno develops mostly online program to accommodate busy schedules

How can I cut down on food waste?

Cut down on food waste with these 3 tips | Reduzca el desperdicio de alimentos con estos 3 consejos

Center for Urban Water Conservation celebrates 30 years of research

Public invited to tours, presentations and native plant sale

Join Extension to celebrate Arbor Day with a tree planting ceremony

Registered attendees will have the opportunity to learn from arborists and win a prize

University of Nevada, Reno researcher takes on fight against deadly cattle tick

Pioneering researcher wins highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award for collaborative international research project

Faces of the Pack: Micah Woodruff

A Q&A with the recipient of the Sam Lieberman Regents’ Award for Student Scholarship

Manager of food systems programs brings global experience and perspectives to Desert Farming Initiative

Hosmer-Henner aims to use his unique blend of experience to help strengthen state’s food systems

KIDS University offers summer camps to keep kids engaged and learning

Registration now open for more than 20 camps to be held on campus June and July

How can I tell whether the nutrition information I'm seeing online is true or false?

As you scroll through content on the Internet, consider these “warning signs” that what you are reading may not be entirely truthful

Ag, water and environmental law experts convene at University of Nevada, Reno

National Ag Law Center presents 2nd Annual Western Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

University of Nevada, Reno Extension and UNLV join forces to tackle Clark County community challenges

Extension invests more than $1.7 million in strategic partnership to address pressing issues

Milk: Can children drink too much?

Milk provides nutrients that are important for children’s growth and development. Too much milk, however, can be harmful.

Is your family eating enough of this food? | ¿Está consumiendo suficiente de este alimento su familia?

Fruit is an important part of a healthy diet | La fruta forma parte importante de una alimentación saludable

Nevada Farm Network launches to support Nevada agricultural producers

University and USDA lend support to grower-led initiative that aims to provide online resources and networking to bolster Nevada agricultural production

Grow Your Own, Nevada! virtual classes give tips on growing healthy food

Extension offers eight back-to-basics courses online for communities statewide

What are some small changes that I can make to have a big impact on my family's health?

Reading food labels, offering water to your kids throughout the day and serving fruit instead of fruit juice can lead to big improvements

Family literacy event to feature family literacy activities and free books for kids

University of Nevada, Reno Extension celebrates Nevada Reading Week

Strategic grazing could boost conservation of ‘near-threatened’ sage-grouse

University of Nevada, Reno researchers link strategic grazing to increased food supply for the species

Extension offers Nevada agriculture conferences to celebrate National Ag Month

Conferences gather agriculture producers, beekeepers and others to share knowledge and expertise

Researchers shed light on river resiliency to flooding

University of Nevada, Reno researchers use oxygen sensor data to estimate how long it takes river ecosystems to recover after floods

University offers training for professionals working with domestic violence

‘Hope for Family Resilience’ provides in-depth training on domestic violence advocacy and support

New director of development to lead fundraising efforts for College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

Robin Schimandle to elevate academic and research excellence through strategic donor engagement

Extension offers combined small-acreage and farm-to-fork certification program

Program offers support for new or up-and-coming Nevada farmers and ranchers

University of Nevada, Reno partners with USDA to bolster regional food systems

USDA project allocates $5 million to Nevada to build a stronger agricultural infrastructure

Gardening in Nevada classes return in February, and seed swaps this weekend

Extension teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer free classes

Nevada child care programs to be assessed for impacts and efficacy

Extension awarded $2.4 million grant to conduct evaluation

University’s Desert Farming Initiative raising funds to upgrade plant nursery

Pauses program to provide organic plant starts to local growers until facility needs can be met

Green industry training offered for landscapers and nursery workers

Extension classes teach green industry topics to become Nursery Worker Certified

Free radon test kits available now from University of Nevada, Reno Extension

High levels of radon have been found to cause lung cancer – reduce your risk

Nutrition specialist brings global approach to managing chronic health conditions

Angeline Jeyakumar aims to drive healthy nutrition choices in Nevada

Nevada-raised wool products and jerky in Nevada Wolf Shop for holiday gifts

Community encouraged to do holiday shopping that supports student activities, education and research

SACNAS provides opportunities for (old) new ideas in science

A new community for Chicano/Hispanic and Native American STEM students officially arrives on campus

Nevada researcher aims to improve sorghum hybrids for dairy cattle feed

University of Nevada, Reno researcher develops one of the largest and most nutritious sorghum hybrids

New assistant professor to help expand the University’s Pre-Veterinary Program

Hannah Rodriguez joins the University’s Department of Agriculture, Veterinary & Rangeland Sciences

Wolf Pack Meats’ new line of jerky and local lamb now available for holidays

University’s Experiment Station ramping up local offerings

University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe researchers present at the 2023 Tahoe Science Conference

Scientists and natural resource managers gather to collaborate on environmental policy

New Experiment Station senior assistant director to continue ag productivity

Scott Huber aims to continue tradition of success at University of Nevada, Reno Experiment Station

Water-efficient landscape training and certification offered by Extension

Free three-day training prepares landscapers for Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper certification

Alum brings vision of inclusiveness as new Biotechnology Program director

Karla Hernández brings her previous experience at the University of Nevada, Reno to her new roles

Research into precision irrigation management of alfalfa begins

Project includes software supported by sensors to help farmers make better watering decisions

Newly appointed professors to drive advancements in research

Three new faculty members bring new expertise to University of Nevada, Reno Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Faces of the Pack: Alumnus Caleb McAdoo, new deputy director of operations for the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW)

Born and raised in Nevada, McAdoo reflects on his time at the University of Nevada, Reno and his long history with NDOW

Living With Fire Podcast episode 14

On Episode 14, experts discuss disaster preparedness challenges for those with disabilities and plans to help address these challenges

NSF Research Traineeship Program to support graduate students in chemical ecology

Students trained to examine interplay of biology and chemistry in NSF-funded program

With his passing, Professor Stan Omaye leaves 32-year legacy of research, teaching and mentorship

Colleagues share memories and appreciation for his work and encouragement

Nevada Regional Hemp Project hosts virtual open meeting

Attendees will learn about some local research and discuss current state of hemp industry

Extension hosts Healthy Kids Festival on September 30

Families with young children from ages 3 to 8 are invited to this free annual event

University to expand training programs for meat- and poultry-processing industry

USDA funds to boost hands-on opportunities for meat and poultry industry students and workforce

$1 Million grant powers collaboration between STEM educators and students

The STEM and Educator Student Partnership supports educators and provides mentorship for undergraduate students

Program that leases high-tech tools to environmental scientists wins new funding

University of Nevada, Reno coordinates program assisting hundreds of scientists around the globe

University awarded nearly $1.8M for collaborative research project to study rural perception of climate change

NSF’s EPSCoR RII Track-2 program funds 11 projects in highly-competitive process

Kickoff to Kindergarten fair returns to prepare young children for school

Extension hosts back-to-school family pre-k event with community partners

A new way of looking at malnutrition assessment

University of Nevada, Reno researcher leads team to reframe and add to tools used by clinicians

University hire aims to boost pipeline for agriculture and environmental science teachers

Charmayne Mitchell brings experience, education and enthusiasm to her new role with the University

Lessons focused on wildfire make science relevant to high school students

Extension develops curricula and training programs in wildfire and natural resources management for Nevada high school students

Extension unveils water-smart yards demonstration in front of miniature houses

New addition to Extension’s Botanic Gardens aims to inspire homeowners

Desert Farming Initiative accepting applications for farm apprenticeship program

University of Nevada, Reno program aims to help bolster local food system and support new growers

Rafter 7 Ram and Ewe Sale returns to Eureka, Nevada

Popular sale features College-raised sheep internationally recognized for their fine wool quality

Living With Fire Podcast episode 13

Experts address possible effects of wet winter on wildfire in the Great Basin

Extension seeking to boost Master Gardener presence in North Lake Tahoe area

Looking for those interested in enrolling in the Home Horticulture Certificate Program that begins August 2

Extension and law enforcement team up to change lives of at-risk youth

Hydroponics and mentorship combine to bring together diverse groups and change the school

Agriculture producers to gather at the Nevada Small Agriculture Conference

Farm Bureau and Extension team up to provide latest information to producers Aug. 25-26 in Las Vegas

University provides advanced education needed for wildland firefighters

Program participants gain knowledge and skills to help manage fires and rangeland, and meet federal requirements

University staff and students conduct weeklong biotechnology lab at high school

Hug High School students inspired by seeing diverse group of people pursuing science careers

NSF CAREER Award recipient Andrew Nuss develops new approaches to protect the food supply

$1.17M-supported project builds upon Nuss’s previous work on insulin signaling in Lygus hesperus, the western tarnished plant bug

University embarks on farm apprenticeship program to bolster local food system

Program to help meet increasing demand for local produce and support new growers

Extension workshop puts meat safety front and center

July 17-18 event focuses on how to develop a plan to ensure food safety

Hitchcock Center for Chemical Ecology hosts Symposium at the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe

Interdisciplinary researchers meet in Incline Village to discuss advances in the field of chemical ecology

Extension and the Experiment Station create new urban agriculture positions

Most Tahera Naznin and Md Sazan Rahman to provide indoor and outdoor horticulture research and resources

Extension offers online Home Horticulture Certificate Program

Program provides information for home gardeners and those interested in becoming Master Gardeners

NevadaTeach preparing students to become the teachers of tomorrow

Future STEM educators are learning to incorporate technology into the classroom

Extension provides series of Zoom classes on small-scale poultry farming

Nutrition, food safety, business requirements and more will be covered

Lake Tahoe drone video tips: How to get the shot

Chris Lanier, teaching professor of digital art at the University of Nevada, Reno, at Lake Tahoe, provides tips and tricks for filming with a drone ahead of his June 26 Summer Arts Workshop.

Hundreds participate in career day and medical clinic events in Tonopah

Extension brings University’s resources to help address critical needs in the small rural community

Annual Nevada Tribal Food Summit teaches food sovereignty

Event takes place at University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe for the first time

4-H youth tackle mental health issues in their community

Teens find ways to make a difference in Moapa Valley

Nevada Field Day & Ag Expo provides hands-on activities and demonstrations

Farm stand, wine tasting, wool products, plant sale and University research highlights of event

May is National Wildfire Awareness Month, Nevadans urged to prepare for wildfire

Living With Fire Program provides information at community events and online resources

University of Nevada, Reno graduate ties for first in range management event

Elsie Childress scored high marks during national exam at annual meeting

University’s Wolf Pack Meats reopens production facility

New partnership will help ramp up processing capacity and increase retail offerings

University Center for Economic Development awarded grant from Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation

The grant is one of eight awarded throughout the state to academic organizations and students

Grow Your Own, Nevada! virtual classes discuss growing healthy food at home

Extension offers eight back-to-basics courses online for communities statewide

Extension launches program to connect and support Latina entrepreneurs

Spanish-language monthly breakfasts cohosted by Extension and the Latin Chamber begin April 28

Is 100% fruit juice a healthy choice for my family? | ¿Es el jugo 100% de fruta una opción saludable para mi familia?

100% fruit juice is not equivalent to whole fruit. | El jugo 100% de fruta no es equivalente a la fruta entera.

Farm to Fork Certification Program provides information on livestock production and processing

Extension program offers course for new or up-and-coming Nevada livestock producers

Lactose intolerant? | ¿Sufre de intolerancia a la lactosa?

This may put you at higher risk for some health conditions. | Es posible que esto lo pone en un mayor riesgo de sufrir de algunas condiciones de salud.

What’s the difference between sugar and other sweeteners? | ¿Cuál es la diferencia entre el azúcar y otros endulzantes?

No matter what form of sugar you eat or drink, it’s still sugar. | No importa qué tipo de azúcar coma o beba, sigue siendo azúcar.

Have you seen these specialty kids’ milks? | ¿Ha visto las leches especiales para niños?

You don’t need to rush out and spend extra on a specialty milk for your child. | No necesita apresurarse y gastar más en una leche especial para su hijo(a).

Extension provides 4-H after-school program at Ralph Cadwallader Middle School

Students receive free opportunities for enrichment when the school day ends

Study finds high stress levels in agriculture producers, identifies paths to coping

University of Nevada, Reno leads study as part of Western Regional Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Project

Are drink tablets safe for my family? | ¿Son seguros para mi familia los comprimidos para bebidas (drink tablets)?

Some have ingredients that are unsafe for kids. | Algunos tienen ingredientes que no son seguros para los niños.

Professors Gustin and Cushman elected as American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows

AAAS Fellowship is one of the most distinguished honors in the scientific community internationally

Extension offers new comprehensive training for early childhood educators

‘Spiral Up’ provides a career pathway for child care professionals

Small-acreage certification program supports beginning farmers and ranchers

Extension program offers course for new or up-and-coming Nevada agriculture producers

Extension to conduct detailed assessment of Nevada’s rural housing needs

Results will be used to guide Nevada Rural Housing projects and other Nevada housing efforts

Community health specialist to enhance Extension programs

Sabina Malik joins Extension to enhance programming aimed at increasing wellness in southern Nevada

Connecting habitat in the Central Valley could help save California’s pollinators

University of Nevada, Reno teams with Xerces Society in study of agricultural fields, urban interface

‘Edge to Edge’ project aims to help communities better handle wildfires, other natural disasters

University researchers will gather and analyze weather data in Tahoe Basin for public distribution

Global study of hypoxia in rivers shows it is more prevalent than previously thought

University of Nevada, Reno researcher leads study of over 125,000 locations in 93 countries

Researchers reach milestone in measurement of airborne mercury

New testing technologies to support global effort to reduce health risks to people, wildlife

Gardening workshops offered in preparation for spring

Extension hosts online and in person gardening classes for southern Nevada

Extension’s Gardening in Nevada classes return in February

University teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer free classes

Can my tree be saved?

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborists respond to questions about weather-damaged trees and how to respond when limbs break or trees fall

Fulbright Award supports study of Canary Islands’ unique climate-ocean-vegetation dynamics

Professor Franco Biondi brings together datasets and expertise to study environmental changes

Nevada teens encouraged to apply to become ‘pollinator ambassadors’

University of Nevada, Reno Extension launches Nevada 4-H Pollinator Ambassador Program

Extension urges Nevadans to test homes for radon

University of Nevada, Reno Extension offers free radon test kits through February

Cattlemen’s Update returns to provide market and research updates

Educational programs to be held virtually and at four locations across Nevada

New agreement provides for 4-H Camp & Learning Center in southern Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno Extension collaborates with Lincoln and Clark counties to provide youth programs at facility in Alamo

University launches line of products made from wool from its Rafter 7 sheep

Products made from some of the finest and softest wool in the nation available at the Nevada Wolf Shop

Extension creates new position aimed at increasing access to health and nutrition programs

Elika Nematian joins Extension as the health and nutrition educator in Clark County

Black widow vs. alligator lizard: who wins?

Researchers from the University of Nevada, Reno found a lizard species that is not affected by the spider's deadly toxin.

Big data modeling, forest fuels mapping aids in mitigating catastrophic wildfire risk

University of Nevada, Reno researchers team with CAL FIRE and California Air Resources Board

New resource sheds light on tree encroachment on sagebrush ecosystems

Up-to-date science-based information available on new website details how trees are taking over sagebrush ecosystems, the impacts, and what is being done to manage the issue

University of Nevada, Reno launches new agricultural communication minor

Students will learn how to communicate effectively about important agriculture-related issues

Nevada hunters generate millions in economic impact for rural communities

New study reveals spending on big game and upland game hunting

Four of five pinyon-juniper tree species declining in their ranges in the West

University of Nevada, Reno study shows warmer, drier conditions taking toll on pinyon-juniper woodlands

Welcome fall with Extension at its Harvest Celebration

Master Gardeners offer expert advice and showcase their work in Botanic Gardens

4-H hosts festival to exhibit Washoe County 4-H clubs

The free festival invites youth and families to learn more about 4-H programming

Living with smoke for humans, horses, livestock – information available

University of Nevada, Reno Extension provides online tips and resources for living with smoke and fire

New assistant dean of administration provides support for leadership

Katie Jameson joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

Nevada Field Day provides hands-on activities and demonstrations

Celebrity student cooking demonstration, winetasting and University research highlights of event

Meadow restoration efforts yield long-term climate change mitigation benefits

New study shows restored meadows capture and store large amounts of carbon

University offers soil health and regenerative agriculture workshops and event

Online weekly sessions begin Aug. 30, daylong session at ranch in Fallon Sept. 30

New SNAP dashboard strengthens food-security education across Nevada

Planners, program managers can easily tap into data about nutrition, physical activity

Kickoff to Kindergarten fair provides free resources to help prepare young children for school

Extension hosts back-to-school family pre-k event with community partners

New University research scientist works to preserve potatoes for U.S. food supply

Masaki Shimono conducts research to mitigate disease during potato storage

New Extension educators provide resources and programs to Nevada communities

Hiren Bhavsar and Brianna Randow are reaching out to their communities to assess county needs

University offers crop research tours: CBD, fiber, grain hemp and winter squash

Research being done on drought-tolerant and high-demand crops

Passion drives a renewed vision for teaching and research in the forest

From students to citizen-scientists – new environmental and forest management activities take hold in the University’s forested, living laboratory, the Whittell Forest & Wildlife Area

Complex modeling by researchers predicts wildfires may decline, eventually

Researchers integrate multiple factors in search of ways to help calculate and mitigate wildfire hazard

4-H youth and Bureau of Land Management host horse adoption auction

Extension’s 4-H Program and the Bureau work together to give wild horses homes

University scientists conduct, shed light on microbiome research to help impoverished children grow

Changing children’s digestive tract microbes key to reducing disease, improving health

Sign-ups being taken now for preliminary Master Gardener training

Registration for Extension’s Home Horticulture Certificate Program is now open

Assistant professor named Early Career Innovator for contributions to life-saving nutrition for infants

CABNR researcher plays critical role in development of liquid probiotic product for preterm infants

Environmental science student-researcher wins Regents’ award for notable accomplishments

Nicole Choma reflects on how experiences in undergraduate research, marching band and other scholarly activities have enhanced her college journey

Nevada volunteer honored in national awards for over three decades of service to 4-H youth

4-H volunteer Linda Zimmerman was named 4-H Western Region Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer

Off-season cattle grazing to help control fire danger from invasive cheatgrass

New University of Nevada, Reno study utilizes supplemental feeding to attract cattle to infested pastures

Accomplished professor wins University’s Excellence in Laboratory Safety Award

Mae Gustin sets example for prioritizing student safety in labs with chemicals

University of Nevada, Reno Extension completes director search

Jacob DeDecker brings lifetime of experience in Extension to lead programs in Nevada

Banner year for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards

An all-time high of 13 student-awardees affiliated with the University of Nevada, Reno receive the prestigious NSF fellowship

Nevada State Parks wants visitor feedback to help inform future decisions

Extension to help conduct survey project to assess needs and economic impact of parks

Extension and partners offer sessions on preparing for wildfire and evacuations

University of Nevada, Reno Extension continues Nevada Wildfire Awareness Campaign

‘Gold standard’ accreditation signals commitment to animals

University awarded full reaccreditation from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Care International

4-H Offering summer camps at Lake Tahoe to keep youth engaged and learning

University of Nevada, Reno Extension continues tradition of offering overnight camps

Nevada receives $20 million National Science Foundation research award for fire science

NSF EPSCoR investment will increase capacity for wildland fire research, education, and workforce development

Adult chaperones needed to guide youth at Tahoe 4-H summer camp

Extension 4-H Youth Development needs volunteers for July 9-16 camp at South Lake Tahoe

Training for new and experienced Nevada gardeners is being offered online

Registration for Extension’s Home Horticulture Certificate Program is now open

Study sheds light on what influences water supplied by snowmelt

University of Nevada, Reno leads study looking at over 500 locations in the U.S.

First-generation student becomes first at University to earn prestigious fellowship

After a new start at the University of Nevada, Reno, Arturo Macías Franco is using his voice to advocate for others

Undergraduate researcher and McNair Scholar reflects on impressive academic journey

Experience in Undergraduate Research and McNair Scholars Program leads to NSF graduate fellowship award for CABNR student

New summer camp aims to help American Indian youth get college ready

Extension is hosting the first American Indian/Alaska Native College Prep Camp this June

Extension and partners ready Nevadans for wildfire, smoke and ozone

University of Nevada, Reno Extension kicks off Nevada Wildfire Awareness Campaign

University of Nevada, Reno nutritionists honored by Nevada Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

David St-Jules named Nevada Outstanding Dietitian, Deborah Joakimson Recognized Dietetic Technician and Shauna Tavcar Outstanding Dietetic Student

Undergraduate researchers prepare for Wolf Pack Discoveries

Faculty mentors and student awardees provide insight to the rewarding experience of University-supported research, scholarly and creative activities

Extension hires registered dietician to enhance nutritional programs for communities

Hans Weding is helping Nevadans get connected with health and wellness information

University of Nevada, Reno celebrates remodeled space for promoting nutrition knowledge and healthy living

Modernized lab increases future nutrition professionals' expertise, community impact

Department of Nutrition faculty, student honored by Nevada Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Meet Nevada Outstanding Dietitian David St-Jules , Recognized Dietetic Technician Deborah Joakimson and Outstanding Dietetic Student Shauna Tavcar

What spices and foods can help with anxiety and stress?

Certain foods and nutrients may help support your body in reducing anxiety and improving how your body handles stress

Department of Nutrition unveils remodeled space for promoting nutrition knowledge and healthy living among students

Modernized lab increases hands-on learning

Extension hires personnel to help improve nutrition and health in Nevada

Positions aim to boost impacts of programs for SNAP-Ed recipients and others with low incomes

University-grown meat and produce now available to those in need through on-campus food pantry

Pack Provisions partners with Wolf Pack Meats and Desert Farming Initiative to provide ground beef, fruits and vegetables year round

Grow Your Own, Nevada! virtual classes discuss growing healthy food at home

Extension offers eight back-to-basics courses online for communities statewide

Breakthrough research increases drought tolerance in vital crops

Foundation Professor John Cushman awarded two patents for biotechnology research

Southern Nevada water supply faces Colorado River restrictions

Creative strategies needed to address long-term shortages, say three University of Nevada, Reno professors

University partners with growers and winemakers to continue research and support educational activities

New University-grower-winemaker partnership seeks to advance Nevada wine industry

Sorghum research and growing information presented in virtual workshops

University presents information on growing sorghum as a commercial crop in Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno professor honored by International Society for Range Management

Tamzen Stringham first woman to receive the Sustained Lifetime Achievement Award

How can I use spices to add color, flavor and health benefits to my meals?

Incorporate foods from around the world into your diet to tickle your taste buds and eat healthier

University's logging sports team cuts its way to victory

Nevada Loggers win big at largest forest conference and exhibition in the West

High-risk teams to address domestic violence in Nevada

Extension awarded grant to support victims of domestic violence in Elko and Clark Counties

Living with fire begins in the classroom

Living With Fire developing new wildfire education curriculum in northern Nevada high school

Health, is it equal for all?

Whole groups of people can face significant obstacles to maintaining good health, often because of specific genetic, social or economic factors

Gene-editing breakthrough made in the battle against tick-borne diseases

As tick-borne diseases rise in prevalence in the U.S. and worldwide, University of Nevada, Reno researcher and collaborators make noteworthy discovery

Wolf Pack Meats welcomes new operations manager

Tom Kulas hopes to grow facility to better serve the community

Universities team up to train dietetic interns, improve community health in southern Nevada

College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources collaborates with UNLV and other community partners to provide nutrition education in Clark County

New Farm to Fork Certification Program provides information on livestock production and processing

Extension program offers course for new or up-and-coming Nevada livestock producers

Extension beekeeping workshop offers tips for beginning and experienced beekeepers

Workshop will provide presentations on a range of beekeeping-related information and skills

Extension’s Gardening in Nevada classes return in February

University teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer this free series

Is raw milk a safe choice for my family? | ¿Es la leche cruda una opción segura para mi familia?

Some people who drink raw milk develop life-threatening illness | Algunas personas que beben leche cruda desarrollan enfermedades potencialmente mortales

New small-acreage certification program supports beginning farmers and ranchers

Extension program offers course for new or up-and-coming Nevada agriculture producers

Green industry training offered for landscapers and nursery workers

Extension classes teach green industry topics to become Nursery Worker Certified

How do I choose a fermented drink for my family? | ¿Cómo elijo una bebida fermentada para mi familia?

Three tips for choosing fermented drinks | Tres consejos para elegir bebidas fermentadas

Governor Sisolak proclaims January as Radon Action Month

University of Nevada, Reno Extension urges Nevadans to test homes for the cancer-causing gas

Weight gain: The holidays are over, now what?

What older adults should know before dieting to lose holiday pounds

Extension’s 4-H Youth Development Program partners with Valley High School

Students struggling will benefit from before and after school programs thanks to 21st Century grant

Cattlemen’s Update returns to provide market, production and research updates

In-person and virtual educational programs to be held at seven locations across Nevada

University offers new dual-degree program in agricultural science and economics

College of Ag and College of Business collaborate to help grow state’s ag industry

Nevada researcher studying gut microbiomes in hopes of improving health

Aim is to uncover how Nevadans’ lives affect the microbes in their digestive tract and their health

University celebrates sharing of bountiful harvests this Thanksgiving

Desert Farming Initiative and Demonstration Orchard help provide for food-insecure in northern and southern Nevada

University offers series of online workshops on soil health

Soil health key to successful food production

Research suggests some trees have potential for immortality

University of Nevada, Reno researcher teams with Italian collaborator in new paper

Researcher returns to Nevada to make genetic improvements in animal herds

Andrew Hess joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

University and 4-H alum works to improve school-based agriculture education in Ghana

Connor Billman teaching youth and helping rural Ghana communities grow food through prestigious International Agricultural Education Fellowship

Graduate of the Pack: Connor Billman, International Agriculture Education Fellowship Program fellow

Empowering youth and elevating small-holder farmers through agricultural science

University of Nevada, Reno researcher honored by premier earth science society

Snowmelt and mountain ecosystems research vital to resource management in times of changing climate

Continent-wide decline of aspen driven by climate change

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science’s Hall Cushman leads study

Are energy drinks dangerous for children? | ¿Son las bebidas energéticas peligrosa para los ninos?

Caffeine poses a number of problems to children. | La cafeína crea una serie de problemas a los niños.

Carson City resident Karen Hinton inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame

Dean and director emeritus of University of Nevada, Reno Extension honored for her 4-H leadership

Are claims about water enhancers true? | ¿Son ciertas las afirmaciones sobre los potenciadores de agua (water enhancers)?

Keep reading to find out. | Siga leyendo para averiguarlo.

Rangeland scientist researching solutions to land management challenges in Nevada

Amanda Gearhart joins the University’s Department of Agriculture, Veterinary & Rangeland Sciences

Extension provides free bilingual virtual resources for small business owners

Small Business Education Program meets the needs of Nevada businesses

Oat vs. Cow’s milk: What’s the difference? | Leche de avena o leche de vaca: ¿Cuál es la diferencia?

Understanding the key nutritional differences may help you when purchasing milk for your family. | Entender las importantes diferencias nutricionales puede ayudarlo cuando compra leche para su familia.

What can I do to save money on drinks without sacrificing taste or nutrition? | ¿Cómo hago para ahorrar dinero en bebidas sin sacrificar el sabor o la nutrición?

Keep reading to learn more. | Siga leyendo para saber más.

Nevada’s Chris Pritsos takes on national leadership position of Experiment Stations

Director of the University of Nevada, Reno Experiment Station is named chair of the national Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy

Are smoothies a healthy choice for my family? | ¿Son los licuados una opción saludable para mi familia?

Smoothies can be a great way to incorporate healthier foods, but they can also be high in calories and added sugar. | Los licuados pueden ser una buena forma de incorporar alimentos más saludables, pero también pueden tener un alto contenido de calorías y azúcares añadidos.

Is food enough?

While getting the necessary vitamins and minerals your body needs from food is preferred over supplements, it can be difficult, particularly for older adults.

Nevada celebrates National 4-H Week October 3-9

Extension working to reach youth with educational and civic programs, seeking additional volunteers

Washoe Tribe scientists discuss using traditional knowledge to mitigate wildfire risk and restore Tahoe’s Meeks Meadow

Effective Washoe land management practices shared on University of Nevada, Reno’s Living With Fire Podcast

Research aims to increase crop drought tolerance using biotechnology

University of Nevada, Reno professor awarded $1.55 million grant to improve water-use efficiency in plants

Caldor Fire impact on Lake Tahoe’s clarity, ecology studied amidst ongoing wildfire season

As extended smoke and ash continue to impact the Lake Tahoe Basin, researchers hope to better understand if and how the iconic alpine lake can recover.

Online green-industry trainings teach water-efficient landscape principles

Extension classes teach homeowners and landscapers irrigation auditing skills and water-efficiency tips

Extension educators focus on providing programs and resources to rural Nevada

Misha Allen and Lois Erquiaga are speaking with community members about county needs

A Nevada first: University-based Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit established

Nevada becomes 39th state to create multi-agency unit to serve research and conservation of wildlife, fisheries and habitats

Nevada researchers studying herbicides in hopes of reducing wildfire fuels

Aim is to reduce cheatgrass while promoting growth of sagebrush and other beneficial native plants

Research aims to make every drop count in Nevada’s alfalfa production

University of Nevada, Reno researcher using field data and computer programming to develop “smart” irrigation scheduling

Drought, heat challenging the West’s forage producers

Experts try to help alfalfa and forage growers grapple with a number of issues

Free green industry class to discuss pruning trees for fall

Extension series teaches sustainable horticulture to local professionals

Forest management in an age of megafires: Sierra Nevada AMEX study demonstrates forest & research resilience

University ecologist continues critical, collaborative research into more effective forest management techniques despite setbacks

Gardening workshops offered by Extension

Virtual and in-person classes teach gardeners how to solve common gardening problems

Biochemistry offers path to help reduce huge losses in potato industry

Dylan Kosma using biotechnology to identify solutions

Kickoff to Kindergarten fair returns to prepare young children for school readiness

Extension hosts back-to-school family pre-k event with community partners

Beekeeping program operated on University’s Main Station Field Lab helps veterans and first responders

Bees4Vets, a nonprofit run by University-connected husband and wife, assists veterans and first responders living with PTSD or TBI

University offers crop research tours: hemp, teff, squash, soybeans, camelina

Research being done on drought-tolerant and high-demand crops

Garden tour celebrates 47 years of Master Gardeners serving Nevada

Rail City Garden Center hosts 2021 Northern Nevada Garden Tour fundraiser for Master Gardeners

New Living With Fire podcasts dig deeper into today’s wildfire challenges

University of Nevada, Reno Extension continues outreach efforts to help residents better understand and live more safely with wildfire

Researcher focuses on restoring disturbed ecosystems

Bob Shriver joins the Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Science

4-H youth and Bureau of Land Management host horse adoption auction

Extension’s 4-H Program and the Bureau work together to give wild horses homes

Researcher aims to get to the bottom of harmful, hidden riverbed algae

University of Nevada, Reno researcher to create predictive models to better protect pets and humans

Horticulture classes offered for northern Nevada gardeners

Extension’s Home Horticulture Certificate Program prepares gardeners for at-home gardening basics

New coordinator aims to make STEAM education fun and accessible for youth

Cody Dix joins University of Nevada, Reno Extension

Extension sparks interest in youth with cosmetic science classes

Class uses STEM principles to inspire future entrepreneurs

Free green industry class to discuss noxious weed identification

Extension series teaches sustainable horticulture to local professionals

New coordinator bringing Nevada’s Master Gardener training online

Katelyn Brinkerhoff joins University of Nevada, Reno Extension

Professor retires after establishing wine grape growing legacy

Grant Cramer retires after 33 years with University

Nevada Extension director leading charge to build national program groups

Nevada’s Ivory Lyles serving as national program committee chair

Nevada nutrition students excel in unique internship experiences

Students in Dietetic Internship Program gain valuable experience in telehealth during COVID-19

Study uses drones and scanners to determine impact of fall grazing on wildfire

Livestock grazing and technology work together to reduce cheatgrass and other wildfire fuel

Fresh apples for students and research will spring from new Memorial orchard

Valley Road Experiment Station is home to new Jessica Younger Dickens Memorial Orchard

New pre-med biochemistry and molecular biology emphasis offered

New emphasis provides training for students pursuing professional medical school

Experiment Station projects serve Nevadans at facilities throughout state

Facilities provide opportunities for studies to help communities in Nevada, the U.S. and the world

Alzheimer’s Association Northern Nevada partners with Extension to raise awareness about brain health and Alzheimer’s disease

"Engage Your Brain" series held to encourage Nevadans to tend not just to their physical health but also to their brain health.

Students learn to improve and manage rangeland resources around the world

Animal & Rangeland Science Graduate Program teaches animal science and the ecology, management and restoration of rangeland

Assistant professor studies water cycle in ecosystems and across landscapes

Scott Allen joins the Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Science

Mercury levels in pet food cause for concern, fish-based foods main culprit

New study by University of Nevada, Reno scientists also shows inaccurate ingredient labeling

Wildfire Awareness Campaign kicks off with online speaker series

Extension and partners team up to provide Nevadans with information and resources

4-H offering summer camps to keep youth engaged and learning

Extension continues tradition of offering overnight and day camps

Extension offers trainings to help address state’s high suicide rates among youth

4-H Program to provide additional trainings in communities

Survey seeks to help farmers and ranchers with high-stress environment

University of Nevada, Reno researchers participate in multistate program to help producers in the West

Giving back to the Pack

College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources launches crowdfunding campaign

Associate professor studies historical landscapes to prepare for future

Lesley Morris joins the Department of Agriculture, Veterinary & Rangeland Sciences

Online green industry trainings teach water efficient landscape principles

Extension classes cover green-industry topics to become Nursery Worker Certified

Online Cattlemen’s Update reaches new audiences

Latest market, production and research information for producers available online now

Gardening and beekeeping workshops offered by Extension

Classes teach gardeners how to solve common gardening problems

Online sessions for businesses: Facebook advertising, credit, business licensing

Extension offering online town halls and webinars to help small businesses succeed

University’s Bret Hess supports Experiment Stations across the West

Hess serves as executive director of the Western Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors

Workshop offered to attract beneficial insects, help with pest control

University of Nevada, Reno Extension offers workshop on using native plants to attract pollinators

Food and nutritional toxicology subject of Department of Nutrition course

Elective has something to offer for students from various majors

Online sessions for businesses: bookkeeping, IRS website, business licensing

Extension offering online town halls and webinars to help Nevada’s small businesses

Gardening in Nevada class discusses successful vegetable gardening

Extension teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer this free series online

4-H Youth Development Program to teach youth about legislative process

Youth to learn about engaging in policy making in six-class series

New doctoral program launches in natural resources & environmental science

University responds to growing need for more advanced science and skills to manage natural resources and environmental challenges

Grow Your Own, Nevada! virtual classes discuss healthy gardening at home

Extension offers eight back-to-basics courses online for communities statewide

Gardening in Nevada class discusses landscaping with native plants

Extension teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer this free series online

Extension seeks 4-H club leaders to help teach youth life skills and leadership

4-H members are five times more likely to graduate from college

Online sessions to discuss operating as a limited liability company

Extension offering online town halls and webinars to help Nevada’s small businesses

Improving health by studying gut bacteria

Assistant Professor Steven Frese is conducting research on gut microbiomes

Gardening in Nevada class discusses insect pest identification and management

Extension teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer this free series online

Nevadans give feedback on youth education delivery during pandemic

University publishes youth needs assessment results

Gardening in Nevada class discusses planting to attract birds

Extension teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer this free series online

Study shows cactus pear as drought-tolerant crop for sustainable fuel and food

Cactus crops remove carbon from the atmosphere, provide biofuel, food and livestock feed

Online sessions to help businesses with human resources challenges and more

Extension offering online town halls and webinars to help Nevada’s small businesses

Sorghum discussed as low-water alternative crop for Nevada at virtual workshop

University presents information on growing sorghum as a commercial crop in Nevada

Gardening in Nevada class discusses training and pruning fruit trees

Extension teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer this free series online

4-H Youth Development Program connects STEM to shooting sports

Virtual workshop series launches in February

Climate change and suppression tactics are critical factors increasing fires

Integrated research approach shows wildfire solutions must be specific to location and conditions

Gardening in Nevada class discusses planting perennials

Extension teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer this free series online

Online sessions continue to help businesses with digital marketing and more

Extension offering online town halls and webinars to help Nevada’s small businesses

4-H Youth Development Program leads community service efforts

4-H AmeriCorps members observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day with multiple volunteer projects

Gardening in Nevada class discusses beekeeping tips

Extension teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer this free series online

Free kits available to test your home for cancer-causing gas

Extension offers free radon test kits at offices statewide

Gardening and horticultural workshops offered to kick off gardening in the spring

Extension hosts online gardening classes for southern Nevada

Extension volunteers are an integral part of the team

Volunteer Development Coordinator Cheryl Coleman brings her expertise to Extension

Feb. 9 Gardening in Nevada class provides container and indoor gardening tips

Extension teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer this free series online

4-H helps schools teach STEAM, civic engagement, and health and nutrition

A story from the annual report of the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

Extension continues economic development initiative across Nevada

Collaborative University project aims to improve county data for planning efforts

Native pollinator gardens attract beneficial insects for Nevada agriculture

A story from the annual report of the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

EmployNV resources for employers and job seekers subject of online town halls

Extension offering online sessions to help Nevada’s small businesses

Nevada Davidson Academy student places first in National Radon Poster Contest

Maya Park-Weber awarded for poster urging communities to test for radon

Extension’s Gardening in Nevada classes return virtually in February

University teams up with Bartley Ranch and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer this free series online

Online town halls to discuss new rounds of Paycheck Protection Programs

Extension offering information on assistance programs, taxes and digital marketing for small businesses

Scientists keep watch on climate and weather as drought grips Nevada

Interdisciplinary approach from University of Nevada, Reno Extension keeps people informed and involved

Green industry trainings offered online

Extension classes teach green industry topics to become Nursery Worker Certified

Cattlemen’s Update goes virtual to provide market, production and research updates for 2020

Annual program to be held online Jan. 12-13

Test your home for cancer-causing gas

University of Nevada, Reno Extension offers free radon test kits at offices statewide

Weekly online town halls and webinars for small businesses resume next week

Extension offering information on new relief funds, taxes and marketing

Pahrump Master Gardeners collect live-cut trees for recycling

The annual Live-Cut Tree Recycling Program will collect trees for mulch

Nevada researchers study cattle microRNA effects on meat quality, human health

Team combines agriculture and nutrition programs with bioinformatics and molecular medicine

Town Hall provides opportunity for businesses to share needs

Extension offering virtual town hall to help small businesses strategize during COVID-19

University honors Fall 2020 Senior Scholar recipients

University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize 9 graduates with top grade-point average

Town Hall provides information to help businesses make year-end decisions

Extension offering virtual town hall to help small businesses strategize during COVID-19

Lyon County educator is connecting with the community virtually

Adeel Ahmed joins Extension for community and economic development in Lyon County

Communities learn ways to reduce wildfire threat at virtual summit

University of Nevada, Reno Extension presents Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities Summit

Researchers quantify carbon changes in Sierra Nevada meadow soils

Collaborative study indicates meadows hold promise to help control carbon released into the atmosphere

New vaccine for cattle protects against fetal calf loss from EBA – anatomy of a vaccine development

28-year CABNR collaboration with U.C. Davis sets stage for USDA approval of conditional vaccine license

Town Halls discuss COVID’s effects on consumers and businesses

Extension offering virtual town halls to help small businesses strategize during COVID-19

Nevada researcher part of multi-state team studying Earth’s critical zone

Researchers studying how disturbances and climate change impact water movement

Does hemp hold the potential to be Nevada’s next leading crop?

University research is looking at hemp varieties to determine best practices for production in Nevada

Free green-industry class to discuss water awareness and conservation

Extension series teaches sustainable horticulture to local professionals

Town Hall for businesses to discuss new grant and strategies for the holidays

Extension offering virtual town hall to help small businesses strategize during COVID-19

Deadline approaching for student poster contest raising radon awareness

Nevada Radon Poster Contest closes at the end of the month

Town Hall walks businesses through finding and interpreting business data

Extension offering virtual town hall to help small businesses strategize during COVID-19

New lab opens to support agricultural research at the University

The Core Analytical Laboratory offers services to University researchers and the general public

Annual sheep sale held for new agricultural research and extension center

University of Nevada, Reno completes their first sale in Eureka County

Town Hall provides information on nine small-business assistance programs

Extension offering virtual town hall and webinar to help small businesses strategize during COVID-19

Nevada celebrates National 4-H week October 4-10

Extension working to reach underserved youth with educational and civic programs

Sessions seek to spark creativity and innovation to help businesses succeed

Extension offering virtual town halls and webinars to help small businesses strategize during COVID-19

Online workshop gives tips on retrofitting your home to prepare for wildfires

Extension’s Living With Fire Program helps residents live more safely with the threat of wildfire

Free green-industry class to discuss pruning concepts

Extension series teaches sustainable horticulture to local professionals

Gardening and horticultural workshops offered to celebrate fall gardening

Extension hosts in-person and online gardening classes for southern Nevada

Sessions provide information on organizations to help businesses

Extension offering virtual town halls and webinars to help small businesses strategize during COVID-19

Online workshop gives tips on creating defensible space to prepare for wildfires

Extension’s Living With Fire Program helps residents live more safely with the threat of wildfire

Burritos bridge the gap in Reno communities

University graduate student Blaize Abuntori teams up with Colleges to aid homeless

Extension provides important continuing education courses for landscapers

Chad Morris joins Extension to oversee the Commercial Horticulture Program

New agricultural research and Extension center begins operations

Eureka County ranch to expand offerings of University’s Experiment Station

Sessions look at how entrepreneurship is changing and how to build resiliency

Extension offering virtual town hall and webinar to help small businesses strategize during COVID-19

Extension aims to help older adults stay healthy amid COVID-19

Healthy aging specialist and team collaborate with others to help meet the needs of Nevada seniors

Online workshop provides timely information on preparing a bag for evacuation

Extension’s Living With Fire Program helps residents be prepared for wildfires

Nevada 4-H partners with AmeriCorps to bring opportunities to inner-city youth

Extension aims to make post-secondary education a reality for underserved Las Vegas youth

Student poster contest raises awareness for home radon testing

Nevada Radon Poster Contest is now open to students

Sessions aim to inform small businesses on how to maintain and use credit

Extension offering virtual town hall and webinar to help small businesses strategize during COVID-19

University honors its best ... virtually

Honor the Best ceremony takes place remotely, still features all the special moments

Online workshop provides timely information on preparing to evacuate animals

Extension’s Living With Fire Program helps residents be prepared for wildfires

4-H Youth Development Program focuses on the importance of voting

Workshop series provides a safe space for an open dialogue among peers

Kickoff to Kindergarten fair holds drive-through event for parents and youth

Extension hosts back-to-school family pre-k event with community partners

Water-efficient landscape training and certification offered

Extension class prepares landscapers for Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper certification

Nevada Association of Counties launches new program to help small businesses

Extension offering virtual town hall Wednesday to provide information on the grant program

Smell the pines, feel the sun, discover, create, learn in a primitive mountain forest

New Graduate Research Fellowship, online reservations and more signal vision and energy for the Whittell Forest & Wildlife Area

What's important to know about fruit-flavored drinks? | ¿Qué es importante saber sobre las bebidas con sabor a frutas?

100% fruit juice is a healthier choice | El jugo 100% de frutas es una opción más saludable

Wildfire preparation webinar series offered during National Preparedness Month

Extension’s Living With Fire Program helps residents prepare family and property

Extension program officer continues health education through virtual learning

Brittany Henderson joins Extension to enhance health literacy in school

Virtual coding workshops prepare students for Congressional App Challenge

Extension 4-H Program encourages students to explore computer science

Online management tools can help small businesses reach potential customers

Extension offering virtual town halls and webinars to help inform small businesses during the pandemic

What’s important to know about flavored waters sold in stores? | ¿Qué es importante saber sobre las aguas saborizadas que se venden en las tiendas?

Not all flavored waters sold in stores are healthy choices | No todas las aguas saborizadas que se venden en las tiendas son opciones saludables

Sorghum studied for beer-brewing potential and public use

University researchers testing grains for drought-resistance, high yield and good flavor

Extension welcomes two new Advisory Council members

Advisory Council helps advance Extension’s work to support and strengthen Nevada communities

Nevada 4-H offering late summer and fall activities

Extension aims to keep youth engaged and learning despite COVID-19 restrictions

New program to provide rental assistance to small businesses

Extension offering virtual town halls and webinars to help inform small businesses during the pandemic

How can I help my family make healthier drink choices? | ¿Como puedo ayudar a mi familia a elegir bebidas más saludables?

It’s as simple as Whoa, Slow, Go! | ¡Es tan simple como Whoa, Slow, Go!

Youth increase cultural awareness through online culinary arts program

4-H virtual lessons also incorporate chemistry and science concepts

Accessing resources and using live video can help small businesses succeed

Extension offering virtual sessions for small businesses during the pandemic

How do sugary drinks affect weight? | ¿Cómo afectan al peso las bebidas azucaradas?

Three reasons why sugary drinks may increase weight gain | Tres razones por las cuales las bebidas azucaradas pueden causar aumento de peso

Horticulture classes offered for backyard gardeners

Extension’s Home Horticulture series prepares gardeners for at-home gardening basics

Extension offering back-to-the-basics sessions to help small businesses

Entrepreneurs starting and altering businesses during the pandemic need information and resources

Should kids have drinks with caffeine? | ¿Deben tomar bebidas con cafeína los niños?

Caffeine can be over-looked by parents and others that care for small children | Cafeína puede que sea pasada por alto por los padres y otras personas que cuidan a los niños pequeños

University offers agricultural crop research tours at Field Day in Fallon

Research being done on drought-tolerant and salt-tolerant crops

Experiment Station increases meat and produce production during pandemic

Desert Farming Initiative and Wolf Pack Meats step up to help meet local demand

Websites and digital marketing help businesses survive pandemic

Finding and using the right data can help small businesses survive COVID-19 and beyond

Innovative GPS technology being used on Nevada rangeland

University conducts research on virtual fencing for cattle and range management

Extension creating beekeeping educational program for southern Nevada

Hives installed at demonstration orchard now producing honey

Extension educator brings health and nutrition to Laughlin programs

Hayley Maio joins Extension to develop programs for youth and seniors

Effective websites and digital marketing can help businesses survive COVID-19

Extension aims to help small businesses connect with customers during pandemic and beyond

4-H youth and Bureau of Land Management host horse adoption auction (2020)

Extension’s 4-H program and bureau work together to give wild horses homes

Assistant professor conducts research on water management for Nevada climate

Manuel Alejandro Andrade-Rodriguez joins College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

Extension offers COVID-19 updates and bookkeeping tips for small businesses

Discussions aim to help keep small businesses informed to help them through COVID and beyond

Young children discover STEM during pandemic

Extension provides resources to families for STEM activities at home

Extension offers online sessions on business resources and running a business

Discussions aim to help keep small businesses informed to help them through COVID and beyond

Gardening and horticultural events offered to grow the summer spirit

Extension hosts events and online gardening classes for southern Nevada

Extension offers online session to help ag producers and others manage stress

COVID-19 causing stress and mental health challenges to nation’s farmers and ranchers

Marketing coordinator to raise awareness of Extension programs

Molly Malloy joins Extension to create cohesive marketing strategies for Clark County programs

Extension offers town hall on small-business counseling service

Discussions aim to help keep small businesses informed to help them through COVID and beyond

Plant tissue engineering improves drought and salinity tolerance

Research in College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources addresses future population growth and food shortages

Outdoor track at correctional facility helping women take healthy steps

Extension partnership helps address root causes of incarceration and reduce recidivism

Environmental science professor retires, leaving behind integral programming

Nancy Markee retires after 34 years with the University

Extension offers small-business webinar on HR and social media

Discussions aim to help keep small businesses informed to help them through COVID and beyond

Fresh fruit and vegetable month celebrated with produce for the community

University’s Desert Farming Initiative provides produce for farm stands and subscription boxes

Extension offers online session on home meat processing

Experts share how to safely harvest and process meat animals at home

Sage Outlook

Webinars provide economic and agriculture outlook in wake of COVID-19

Options growing for Nevada’s fruit and vegetable crops

University researchers investigating new varieties that grow well in desert climates

University beekeeping programs buzzing

Extension creates new club in Douglas County and Experiment Station helps veterans with PTSD

Extension offers small-business webinar on the Paycheck Protection Plan

Discussions aim to help keep small businesses informed to help them through COVID and beyond

Biochemistry professor retires after decades of outstanding dedication

Gary Blomquist retires after 43 years with the University

Program coordinator aims to enhance impact of Extension programs

Jeantyl Norze is developing tools to monitor program goals and accomplishments

Extension offers webinar to help small businesses manage cash flow amid COVID

Discussions aim to help small businesses pivot and adapt to emerge from pandemic stronger

Extension offers online session for large-animal livestock producers amid COVID

Producers seek ways to trim their budgets while maintaining health of their animals

Extension offers webinar to help small businesses create reopening strategies

Discussions aim to help small businesses pivot and adapt to emerge from pandemic stronger

Nevada 4-H offering at-home and virtual summer activities

Extension aims to keep youth engaged and learning despite COVID-19 restrictions

'Honor the Best' award winners

A list of award winners; annual ceremony to be held at later date during fall semester

Extension offers online session for dairy producers amid COVID-19

Producers and economists discuss current market and projections, with June being National Dairy Month

Extension offers webinar on loan forgiveness and paycheck protection programs

Discussions aim to help small businesses connect, pivot and adapt amid COVID-19

CABNR’s Mozart Fonseca receives Regents Rising Researcher Award

Brings beef cattle production expertise to teaching, research and outreach in Nevada

Experiment Station offers food-safety information to farmers amid pandemic

Desert Farming Initiative is virtually connecting with producers across the state

Extension offers online town hall for small businesses

Discussions aim to help small businesses connect, pivot and adapt amid COVID-19

Extension offers online session for producers on pork industry crisis amid COVID

Weekly sessions feature grass-roots experts to answer questions and offer insight

Safety concerns for fresh produce increase during pandemic

Desert Farming Initiative gives tips for ensuring produce safety during COVID-19 outbreak

David Wilson remembered for innovative cancer research in nutrition field

Wilson worked extensively with the University for over 20 years in the Department of Nutrition

Healthy drinks during quarantine | Bebidas saludables durante la cuarentena

To help keep your family hydrated and feeling their best during this time, skip the sugary drinks | Para ayudar a mantener a su familia hidratada y a sentirse lo mejor posible durante este tiempo omita las bebidas azucaradas

Extension offers webinar for small business on finding and managing money

Discussions aim to help small businesses connect, pivot and adapt amid COVID-19

Take measures to stay healthy while reaping benefits of outdoor physical activity

Weather and Phase 1 present opportunity to enjoy outdoors

Extension offers online session on backyard poultry production amid COVID-19

Interest in producing food at home increases as COVID-19 raises food scarcity concerns

Wildfire resources available through online speaker series and new website

Extension presents “Living With Fire Conversations” during Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month

Prediction tool shows how forest thinning may increase Sierra Nevada snowpack

University researchers design water quantity tool to help with forest-thinning plans

Physical activity is a strong benefit during COVID-19

Extension provides information on how to help yourself and others

Extension offers webinar on self-care and online town hall for small businesses

Discussions aim to help small businesses connect, pivot and adapt amid COVID-19

Nevada Junior Livestock Show will continue through virtual showcase

Statewide online event supports youth and their work with the animals they’ve raised

Extension offers online session for meat producers and consumers amid COVID

Weekly sessions feature grass-roots experts to answer questions and offer insight

Use COVID-19 time at home to foster healthy family relationships

University of Nevada, Reno Extension provides information on avoiding strife, improving communication

Watch out for junk science amid COVID-19

University gives tips for recognizing unfounded health and nutrition claims

4-H offers activities to keep youth members engaged during quarantine

Elko County 4-H hosts online scavenger hunt and photo contest for members

Extension offers third online town hall and webinar for small businesses

Discussions aim to help small businesses connect, pivot and adapt amid COVID-19

Extension offers online guidance for farmers and ranchers during COVID-19

Weekly sessions feature grass-roots experts to answer questions and offer insight

COVID-19 contributing to domestic violence: what to do

University of Nevada, Reno Extension provides information on how to help yourself or others

4-H coordinator building programs to increase student success

Extension’s Nora Luna works to develop and manage after-school and STEAM programs

Victory garden starter kits provide hope during pandemic

Extension helps families begin growing their own food during shelter-in-place order

Extension offers weekly online town halls and webinars to help small businesses

Discussions aim to help small businesses connect, pivot and adapt amid COVID-19

Meeting COVID-19 challenges: Understand dates on food labels before discarding

With some items becoming harder to come by, University of Nevada, Reno nutritionist offers clarification

Nevada 4-H youth and their families make face masks for their communities

Mask requests coming in to Extension from those helping to manage the crisis

STEAM coordinator advocates for student success and workforce readiness

Sarah Monique Somma joins Extension to develop STEAM curriculum for underrepresented students

Danielle Miles offers helping hand in times of crisis

“Helping vulnerable populations in any way we can is essential now more than ever”

Extension offers online education and resources for Nevada communities

Programs go virtual this month to keep communities informed and engaged amid COVID-19 outbreak

Extension specialist works to maintain Nevada rangelands

Paul Meiman joins Extension office in Elko to work on rangeland management for livestock and wildlife

Campus labs supplying equipment for School of Medicine use and patient care

University banding together to provide medical supplies for COVID-19 care – more supplies needed

What should we be eating to help us resist the coronavirus?

University of Nevada, Reno dietitian provides research-based information

Sarah Bisbing appointed director of Whittell Forest and Wildlife Area

Natural Resources & Environmental Science assistant professor to administer University teaching, research & outreach forest

Grow Your Own, Nevada classes return virtually

Extension presents eight back-to-basics courses to be offered online for communities statewide

Are energy drinks bad for children?

University expert Chenin Treftz Nickel discusses the health risks caffeine and sugar pose to children.

Aquatic Pesticide Safety Education Workshop offered statewide March 24

Extension workshop offers training for those applying pesticides

New biochemistry professor researches mosquito-borne viruses at University

Claudia Rückert joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

¿Debo comprar leche orgánica para mi familia?

Cuando va a comprar en el supermercado una de las muchas opciones es la leche orgánica. Use esta información para ayudarlo a decidir qué leche es la mejor para su familia.

New Extension educator focuses on Lincoln County community involvement

Donald Deever joins Extension office in Lincoln County to work on economic development

Livestock event prepares youth for showing livestock and ranching careers

University’s Extension teaches youth about livestock with hands-on activities

Graduate student scientist wins award, Bonnycastle Fellowship for waterfowl research

Madeleine Lohman garners best talk at prestigious regional conference, earns field's most respected fellowship

Hemp Pesticide Safety Education Workshop offered statewide March 12

Extension workshop offers training for those applying pesticides

Rangeland professor and riparian specialist flows into retirement

Sherman Swanson retires after 36 years with University

Nevada professors teach Uzbekistan government, students range management

Schultz, Perryman partner with Utah State University and Uzbekistan’s Samarkand State University

Internship creates invaluable experience at University farm

Taylor Hollaway worked with Desert Farming Initiative to complete degree

Undergraduate Research: growing interest, growing support, new director

Tanya Kelley named to guide the range of programs and services to encourage pursuit of research, scholarly and creative activities by undergraduates

Dr. Esmail Zanjani remembered as selfless pioneer and mentor in his field

Department of Animal Biotechnology chair did groundbreaking stem cell and gene therapy research

Community partnerships coordinator plans to enhance Extension engagement

Sheila Bray joins Extension office in Clark County to work on outreach

4-H'ers benefit from their 4-H experience over the course of their lives— socially, physically, emotionally and economically

Extension has offered a 4-H program in Nevada for more than 90 years, benefitting our state's youth for a lifetime

Workshops offered for creating pie fillings and for pickling products

Extension offers food preservation workshops Feb. 21 and 26

Extension educator publishes article for ranchers on watering livestock in winter

Certified crop advisor and experienced livestock producer Steve Foster provides solutions for winter watering cattle

Tests indicate Lincoln County residents at greater risk of exposure to radon

"Lincoln County knew and experienced the dangers of radiation in the form of hazardous fallout from the Nevada Test Site, but an even bigger radiation hazard exists today."

Washoe County seeks 4-H club leaders to help teach youth life skills, fine arts

Extension seeks 4-H club leaders for youth ages 5 to 19

Graduate students help 4-H youth discover the excitement of science

Students in Nevada Biosciences Association lead experiments to encourage 4-H youth to pursue STEM

Carson Valley Middle School student places first in Nevada Radon Poster Contest

Winners for the Nevada Radon Poster Contest announced

University-trained firefighter volunteers to help Australia

Rangeland Ecology and Management Program student and Bureau of Land Management Nevada firefighter Matt Petersen joins international taskforce

Extension’s Gardening in Nevada classes return in February

University teams up with Washoe Parks and Bartley Ranch to offer free series

New molecular biologist researches insect communication at University

Marina MacLean joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

Extension introduces economic development initiative across Nevada

Collaborative University project aims to improve county data for planning efforts

First-generation Ph.D. student Christina T. Igono wins award at international soil science conference

"It is imperative professionals in my field develop sustainable agricultural practices, mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and reduce natural disasters or we might not survive."

Test your home for radon and reduce the risk of lung cancer

University of Nevada, Reno Extension offers free test kits at public meetings statewide

Cattlemen’s Update provides market, production and research updates for 2020

Educational programs to be held at seven locations across Nevada

Community instructor earns University award, citizenship

Extension's Lizeth Ramirez-Barroeta, a University classified employee of the month, was sworn in as a U.S. citizen

How much do businesses providing health care help Nevada's rural economies?

University experts discuss five ways the rural health care sector brings in millions of dollars and hundreds of jobs for rural Nevada counties

Natural resources professor studies tree rings for climate and fire data

Erica Bigio works to increase interest in environmental science

University teaches nutrition to American Indian and rural kindergarteners

Paper published about research and impact on kindergarten student health knowledge

California and Nevada scientists study nitrogen pollution in dryland watersheds

Large research project conducted in California will shed light on dryland watershed pollution worldwide

Kelley Stewart recognized for outstanding service in wildlife field

One of only 10 members nationally to receive The Wildlife Society Fellows Award

Early childhood education professor receives Distinguished Service Award

University’s Teresa Byington recognized for leadership, program efforts and professional development

Associate professor uses innovative technology for dryland research

Robert Washington-Allen joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

How do I tell if there’s added sugar in my drink? ¿Cómo puedo saber si mi bebida contiene azúcar agregado?

Reading the ingredients list is the best way to tell if your drink has added sugar. | La mejor manera de saber si su bebida contiene azúcar agregado es leer la lista de ingredientes.

How much water does my family need? ¿Cuánta agua necesita mi familia?

Water needs vary by age, sex, physical activity level and environmental factors. | La necesidad de agua varía según la edad, el sexo, el nivel de actividad física y los factores ambientales.

Cohort completes inaugural Sponsored Projects Academy

Program better connects individuals to the bigger picture: the administrative processes, network and impact of the research enterprise

Why is it important to limit 100% fruit juice? ¿Por qué es importante limitar el jugo de fruta 100%?

Nutrients in juice are not the same as whole fruit. | Los nutrientes en el jugo no son lo mismo que la fruta entera.

Should you buy drinks with added electrolytes? ¿Debe comprar bebidas con electrolitos añadidos?

Electrolytes play important roles in the body, and many drinks have added electrolytes. Are these drinks worth the extra cost? | Los electrolitos tienen funciones importantes en el cuerpo, y muchas bebidas tienen electrolitos añadidos. ¿Vale la pena pagar el costo adicional de estas bebidas?

Center for Urban Water Conservation celebrating 25 years of research

Public invited to tours, demonstrations, plant and produce sales

New Extension associate director to develop training and leadership programs

Shannon Horrillo joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

New accreditation enhances University's reputation

University of Nevada, Reno and its College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources earn accreditation from the Society for Range Management

Cancer-causing gas awareness contest offers cash prize

Nevada Radon Poster Contest 2020 is now open to students

Nevada Field Day 2019 provides hands-on activities and demonstrations

University experts showcase research, activities and programs at fall festival

New forest ecologist seeks to increase awareness of fire science in Nevada

Christina Restaino joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

Tree walking series offered for season-specific identification

Extension series teaches sustainable horticulture to local professionals

New faculty member to teach and advise veterinary students

Coretta Patterson joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

Nevada 4-H youth to compete at State Expo and celebrate National 4-H Week 2019

University of Nevada, Reno Extension brings back State Expo after hiatus

Natural resources specialist studies statistics to improve wildlife conservation

Researcher Perry Williams joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

New ecosystem ecologist researches contaminants in Nevada landscape

Joanna Blaszczak joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

Nevada Senator Joyce Woodhouse credits 4-H for building her leadership skills at an early age

“4-H helped me in school by teaching me ... to always do my best. I always wanted those blue ribbons.”

Drought-tolerant grape research expanded through new grant and partnership

University partners with Oregon State to investigate ways to make grape varieties more drought-tolerant

Cooperative Extension welcomes Jacob Holloway to northern Nye office

Extension office in northern Nye County to expand programming

Free green industry class to discuss turfgrass disease

Cooperative Extension series teaches sustainable horticulture to local professionals

Free local food markets presentation to discuss community impact

Extension welcomes guest speaker Dawn Thilmany from Colorado State University

What should I pack in case of evacuation due to wildfire?

Jamie Roice-Gomes and Ashley Andrews discuss preparing now for a wildfire evacuation

National leader in renal disease joins University

Dietician and Nutritionist David St-Jules joins the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

What is firescaping?

University experts give tips on keeping your landscape from going up in flames

Cooperative Extension’s Grow Your Own, Nevada classes return in September

Classes offered to teach high-desert gardeners about growing and preserving food

What is defensible space and how do I create some around my home?

University experts help homeowners to make homes more fire safe

Ahmad Itani named associate vice president for research

His career studying and improving engineering of bridges now shifts to building connections to resources, opportunities, colleagues

Science of gardening taught through new program

Cooperative Extension offers new Home Horticulture Certificate

Water-efficient landscape training and certification offered (8/5/2019)

Cooperative Extension class prepares landscapers for Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper certification

How can I prepare my home and neighborhood for a wildfire?

University experts caution actions taken by homeowners before a fire ever starts play a critical role.

University offers agricultural crop research tours at Field Day

Research being done on drought-tolerant and salt-tolerant crops

New assistant professor researches reproductive physiology and epigenetics

Luis Schütz joins the University’s College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

Garden tour celebrates backyard creativity in the high desert

Cooperative Extension presents the 2019 Northern Nevada Garden Tour

Free green industry class to discuss tree irrigation

Cooperative Extension series teaches sustainable horticulture to local professionals

Charles Schembre brings vineyard experience to Desert Farming Initiative

Experience in soil health and biodiversity will benefit the Experiment Station’s research and programs

Faces of the Pack: Undergraduate student wins Goldwater Scholarship for work on plant reproduction

Edward Cruz hopes to improve agricultural production as an academic researcher

Nearly 100 classified staff members and retirees honored at annual Silver & Blue Salute

Staff Employees' Council names Brendi Gertsma Distinguished Classified Employee of the Year

University rangeland ecologist recognized for conservation efforts

Tamzen Stringham develops tools to help land managers make informed decisions

Graduate of the Pack: Ana Nunez Zepeda, nutrition instructor

"It’s important that there are people doing what I do because we can help our community by teaching them how to have a healthy lifestyle."

Spring Commencement 2019: 'Catch your breath for a moment ... but don't stop'

Record number of degrees, 3,201, conferred during University's 129th Commencement

Honor the Best ceremony celebrates accomplishments and milestones of students, faculty and staff

‘All of you are the embodiment of the mission and values of our University’

Developing regional solutions through undergraduate research

Community-based undergraduate researchers join with faculty mentors to explore problems and offer understanding and ideas to make a difference

Louis S. Test named Outstanding Agriculturist

University of Nevada, Reno's College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources honored Test for agricultural advocacy, leadership and education

CABNR awards ceremony honors outstanding undergraduate and graduate students

"I want to express my gratitude to each of you for your dedication, support and commitment to excellence."

CABNR awards ceremony honors outstanding supporters, staff and faculty

"I want to express my gratitude to each of you for your dedication, support and commitment to excellence."

Homeowners invited to Nevada Fire Board public meeting and Q&A

Cooperative Extension and board members available to answer questions about wildfire safety

Exploring the future of food production on Earth … and in space

Jeff Harper named Nevada’s Distinguished Career Researcher for his significant work addressing the global, food-security challenge

Wildfires and Rodeos part of Reno Aces Country Festival game

Cooperative Extension and KBUL Radio sponsor Reno Aces vs. Tacoma Rainiers

Volunteers needed for replanting University vineyard

Desert Farming Initiative seeks help planting wine grapes in demonstration vineyard

Locally grown berry plants for sale by Master Gardeners

Cooperative Extension sale includes strawberry, red raspberry, black raspberry and blackberry varieties

Day at the Museum: May 4, 2019

Take an interactive walking tour of 10 University museums on and around campus

Youth prepare for Washoe County 4-H Livestock Show

Annual Cooperative Extension event showcases youth and the animals they raised

A.D. Guy Knowledge Center opens in Las Vegas’ Westside

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension provides free and low-cost educational programs for all ages

Spring tree identification walking tour offered May 9

Cooperative Extension series teaches sustainable horticulture to local professionals

Homeowners urged to Junk the Junipers May 4 to prepare for wildfire

Part of collaborative Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month activities

Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month kicks off May 1

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension urges Nevadans to prepare for wildfire year-round

Forest management research to help fight effects of climate change

Forests and their ecosystems face increased threats to health as temperatures rise

Free green industry class to discuss pruning basics

Cooperative Extension series teaches sustainable horticulture to local professionals

Summit to help dairy and livestock producers reduce economic risk

Cooperative Extension offers the 2019 Nevada Dairy and Livestock Summit April 23

Carson Valley student places second in National Radon Poster Contest

Ana Marquez awarded for poster urging communities to test for radon

$11 million grant advances research at the forefront of cardiovascular disease

Biggest Little Research: Significant NIH Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence support builds on molecular and cellular expertise to address the leading cause of death

Institute for Neuroscience to help a multidisciplinary center of excellence become even stronger

James Kenyon named director of University of Nevada, Reno institute designed to complement and extend the energy, experience and potential in the neurosciences

Women in science: a Q&A with CABNR researchers

Professors Stringham and Yerka, along with postdoctoral scholar Dunham-Cheatham, discuss their work as CABNR researchers

Women in science: a Q&A with CABNR pet food mercury researchers

Professor Gustin and fellow researchers Chichester, Dunham-Cheatam, Luippold and Vargas-Estrada talk about their work and answer related questions

Food safety trainings scheduled for farmers

Workshops offered ahead of compliance inspections for Nevada farms

Grow Your Own, Nevada classes return in April

Cooperative Extension offers eight back-to-basics courses to be offered at 10 communities statewide

Cooperative Extension hosts free landscape trainings in Spanish and English

Classes to teach landscaping skills and solutions to common landscape problems

Women in science: Jamie Ludwig Dafoe, rangeland specialist

Dafoe, a graduate of the College of Biotechnology, Agriculture & Natural Resources rangeland science program, takes us through life as a rangeland consultant

Cultivator Pesticide Safety Education Workshop offered statewide March 21

Cooperative Extension workshop offers training for those applying pesticides

Water-efficient landscape training and certification offered (2/28/2019)

Cooperative Extension class prepares landscapers for Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper certification

Industrial hemp production workshop offered

Cooperative Extension workshop provides overview of commercial production

Tree identification walking tour offered March 13

Cooperative Extension series teaches sustainable horticulture to local professionals

Closer to the Land: Environment and Ecology in Nevada now on display at Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

The exhibit focuses on the contrasting environments found in Nevada and the Great Basin, and the relationship of the environment to its living inhabitants including humans, animals, and plants.

Aquatic Pesticide Safety Education Workshop offered statewide March 5

Cooperative Extension workshop offers training for those applying pesticides

Building research infrastructure: Investment in Core Labs

New directors named to centers for bioinformatics and genomics

Cooperative Extension’s Gardening in Nevada classes return in February

University teams up with Washoe Parks and Bartley Ranch to offer free series

Yumei Feng named Research and Innovation Leadership Fellow

UNR Med faculty member and biomedical researcher looks forward to immersive research administration experience

University of Nevada, Reno uses 15-years of satellite imagery to study snow’s comings and goings

New publications discuss snowpack changes and their implications in the Great Basin

Presentations teach radon safety and offer free radon test kits

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offers free test kits at public meetings statewide

Cattlemen’s Update Provides Market Production and Research Updates for 2019

Educational programs to be held at seven different locations across Nevada

Impact of climate change on the Desert Tortoise

University professor awarded grant to research Desert Tortoise species in Nevada

Classes offered for landscapers and nursery workers

Series of Cooperative Extension classes teach sustainable horticulture to local professionals

Free green industry class to discuss native plants

Cooperative Extension series teaches sustainable horticulture to local professionals

Youth show newly learned skills in 4-H Nevada State Shooting Sports Match

Competitors from Douglas and Elko Counties place first overall

Nevada youth learn to ‘code their world’ as part of National 4-H Week

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension 4-H program offers hands-on learning to local youth

Tree identification walking tour offered through green industry class

Cooperative Extension series teaches sustainable horticulture to local professionals

Water efficient landscape training and certification offered through new program

Cooperative Extension class prepares landscapers for Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper certification

University adds 13 new academic programs

New programs range from a minor in graphic design to a B.S. in biotechnology

USDA grants $4.97 million for research evaluating snowpack and water allocation

Is agriculture at risk from changing water availability? Twelve researchers from five institutions in three states, representing several academic disciplines, aim to find out.

Ensure food safety by testing pressure canner gauges before canning

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offers gauge testing for food safety

University offers alternative crop research tours at New Crop Field Day

Research being done on low-water, drought tolerant and salt tolerant crops

Nevada Field Day provides hands-on activities and demonstrations

University experts showcase research, engage attendees in activities and programs

NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins

More than 1,700 incoming freshman – nearly half of all University of Nevada, Reno freshmen – to participate in program designed to increase college success

Foundation professor spends career on eclectic, seemingly random collection of research

Glenn Miller studied roadside plant biofuel, cleaning up mining waste and protecting water sources

Mercury levels in pet food to be studied in new University project

Crowdfunding used to finance research

Global impact: new list of essential in vitro diagnostics includes work of UNR Med professor

Rapid-diagnostic test based on research and commercialized discovery by Thomas Kozel is named to World Health Organization’s Model List

Center for Advanced Studies advocates for researchers

Past University research honorees offer faculty community a voice on campus and beyond

Advancements in meat sciences leads to award, national appointment for CABNR's Amilton de Mello

Industry is seeing surge of innovation and safety advancements through research by the 2018 Foundation Early Career Innovator

How wildland springs affect mule deer population dynamics studied by CABNR

Kelley Stewart lab looked at mule deer in arid environments, particularly juvenile survival

NevadaTeach graduates first cohort of dual-degreed students

University program addresses qualified math, science teacher shortage and continues to expand as students develop a love for teaching

On the genetic frontier: Helping plants develop, survive and produce in extreme conditions

Jeff Harper, University’s 2018 Outstanding Researcher, contributes to advancements in plant biology through ‘extraordinary’ research

Developing regional solutions through undergraduate research (May 2018)

Through Community-Based Research, students explore problems and offer understanding, tools and ideas to make a difference

Mae Gustin's grounded research leads to new understanding of what’s in the air

Study of atmospheric pollutants by 2018 Regents’ Researcher of the Year contributes new insights into a global challenge

As Derby draws near, University’s Equestrian Team up and running again

Local horse enthusiasts, students and University help reconvene team after 10-year hiatus

Frog study helps scientists understand disease outbreak and progression

University of Nevada, Reno leads study that shows some amphibian species recover from infectious disease despite a persistently pathogenic fungus

Generating first-ever transgenic ticks to help fight tick-borne diseases

CABNR lab receives grant from National Institute of Health for tick research

Climate change and snowmelt – humid air plays key role in water supplies

CABNR study shows new snowpack prediction variable for water use managers

Can radon problems be fixed or prevented?

Director of the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension's Radon Education Program Susan Howe breaks down radon health risks, remediation and prevention.

University team studies how climate change affects animal distributions

The team is able to look at the processes underlying range movement

Lightning Talks provide early-career faculty members opportunity to network, collaborate

Presentations represented a variety of disciplines, including sustainable plant production and street art in virtual reality

Grant funds Stepping into STEM Program for young children

Cooperative Extension creates series of workshops for children and their parents

Great Basin seed study experiment targets rangeland restoration

New genetic study methods, targeted seed production in four-year study by CABNR, College of Science

CABNR professor receives National Science Foundation grant for plant research

Ian Wallace, professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, honored with early career development award

Ivory Lyles fills new position for Cooperative Extension/CABNR

Part of administrative reorganization approved by Regents last year to enhance service to Nevadans

Wine and beer workshop offered by Cooperative Extension

Herds and Harvest program features University experts to teach fundamentals of beer and wine making.

Climate, topography extremes guide remote sensing plant research

University of Nevada, Reno’s Jonathan Greenberg is making headway with his specialized, remote-sensing related research

Going back to school: Nevada’s Jenny Ouyang travels for the birds

NSF grant funds University of Nevada, Reno research, expeditions, education about birds and urbanization

Nevada youth build wearable fitness trackers as part of National 4-H Week

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension 4-H program offers hands-on learning to local youth

ACUE program one year later: improving classroom engagement

Evidence-based course offers techniques to use in the classroom

CABNR welcomes new professor and department chair Hall Cushman

Cushman joins the University as Department Chair of Natural Resources and Environmental Science

Eat local food to benefit students in agriculture

Desert Farming Initiative hosts 2nd Annual Farm to Fork Dinner

Chefs Clint Jolly and Mark Estee to give food demos at Nevada Field Day

Free University event features hands-on activities, local food, demonstrations and education Sept. 30

New STEM education program to increase participation for Hispanic students

University of Nevada, Reno leads effort to increase workforce in life sciences for Nevada industries

Agriculture producers have opportunity to learn business strategies

Cooperative Extension offers Business Strategies for Nevada Agriculture Producers workshop Sept. 20

Nevada Radon Poster Contest open to students

Collaborative effort seeks to raise awareness of dangers of odorless gas that causes lung cancer

InNEVenture Fund enters second year of ramping up ideas and technologies for commercialization

Early-stage proof-of-concept funding applications now open for Nevada Research and Innovation Corporation program

Cooperative Extension’s Grow Your Own, Nevada classes return in September (2017)

Eight classes offered statewide to teach high-desert gardeners about growing and preserving food

Tree post-drought recovery times increase with climate change

Franco Biondi’s studies contribute to article in Nature publication

NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins Saturday, Aug. 19

Nearly 1,450 incoming freshman to participate in program designed to increase college success

Workshop for ag producers to teach about available federal assistance programs

Cooperative Extension provides updates about programs to help crop and livestock producers

Youth encouraged to join 4-H clubs as new program year begins

Study finds that youth involved in Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Program excel past their peers

Research delves into the sensory makeup of mosquitoes, fighting spread of disease

CABNR/Biology faculty receive $500,000 grant from U.S. Department of Defense for mosquito research

Major, new high-performance computing cluster to advance research and industry

Technology leader Switch provides critical data-ecosystem infrastructure to power Pronghorn, the University's new cluster, and the regional economy

University’s Desert Farming Initiative opens virtual farm stand

Online farm stand available to University affiliates as well as the community, increases University’s competitive agriculture advantage

Economic development in rural communities boosted by USDA continued funding

$500,000 grant renewal will assist communities throughout the West with regional development strategies that could extend throughout the U.S.

How will the wet winter affect local tick populations?

Associate Professor Mike Teglas answers questions about the tick population and disease after the heavy winter in the Sierra

Robotics collaboration helps University lab work on disease detection

Partnership with Hamilton Robotics gives students unique learning experience, competitive edge

Meet more of the University's student and faculty Regents’ award winners

University honorees receive Teaching Award, Academic Advising Awards and Student Scholar Awards; in addition to Regents' Researcher and Rising Researcher of the Year

CABNR animal nutritionist named Early Career Innovator

Research to facilitate nutrient utilization exhibits promising future in commercialization

Mercury concentrations low in Main Station Farm soil following winter flooding

University of Nevada, Reno’s agriculture programs serve Nevada

Tibbitts winners Ellison, Scronce connect with students in similarly heartfelt ways

Patricia Ellison in Biochemistry and Tamara Scronce in Art are 2017 Tibbitts Distinguished Teachers

Symposium highlights research, creative, scholarly activity by undergraduate students

Undergraduate Research develops resources to further facilitate students in pursuit of research in various fields

Molecular genetics and biosystems design research improves water-use efficiency of plants

2017 Nevada Regents’ Researcher Award recognizes the contributions of CABNR Foundation Professor John Cushman

Research looks to overcome the effects of global warming with the help of an ice plant

John Cushman’s proposal recently picked as one of the Joint Genome Institute’s Community Science Program projects through U.S. Department of Energy

Two University juniors awarded prestigious scholarship for academic success

University of Nevada, Reno Honors students Aaron Unger and Shahil Pema are named 2017 Goldwater Scholars

What is radon, and why is it dangerous?

Director of the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension's Radon Education Program Susan Howe explains why it's important to check for radon in your home.

University research delves into the positive effects of natural compounds in the body

Experiments conducted at the University using grape seed extract and mice prove to be beneficial for health

University lab works to understand plants and their overlooked benefits

A lab’s unique look at the structure of plants and how they can help our environment

Grow Your Own, Nevada classes return in April (2017)

Cooperative Extension offers eight back-to-basics courses to be offered statewide

Wonder of the Mekong: Billions of fish migrate across Cambodia each year

University of Nevada, Reno teams with international agencies to study fish migration in Tonle Sap River

Grape-growing and wine-making class offered

University experts discuss how to grow grapes in Nevada’s diverse and stressful climate

Robert O’Mara Ryan returns to University as new department chair

University hires former student and now distinguished teacher and researcher

Cooperative Extension’s Gardening in Nevada classes return in February (2017)

University teams up with Washoe Parks and Bartley Ranch to offer free series

Temple Grandin to speak about understanding animal behavior

World-renowned autism and animal behavioral spokesperson to visit Reno

New research lab to study genetics of potatoes to prevent losses while in storage

CABNR team using $1.37 million NSF grant to help Nevada potato industry

Mekong River biodiversity, ecosystem initiative launches in Cambodia

College of Science's Global Water Center team begins work to conserve one of world’s largest rivers

Nevada Youth Range Camp accepting applications

Youth offered opportunity for hands-on learning about desert and mountain rangelands

Las Vegas student places second in National Radon Poster Contest

Joshua Fuji Fama awarded for poster urging communities to test for radon

Registration now open for Wildfire Awareness Multi-hour Trail Event

Event to raise money to help injured firefighters and the families of fallen firefighters

Prepare for possible flooding now

What to do before, during and after a flood

Learn how to reduce the radon health risk (2016)

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offers free test kits at public meetings statewide

Top Stories of 2016: Food, growth and more food

Story about 'Bonanza Cut' tops the list

Meadow restoration studied for potential to build carbon credits in California

Citizen scientists assist University of Nevada, Reno in research of Sierra meadow ecosystems

University professor elected as 2016 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

Jeffrey Harper, professor of molecular biosciences, joins the select few AAAS Fellows at the University

‘Good science and good animal care go hand-in-hand’

New name and renewed ‘gold standard’ accreditation signal Animal Resources’ scope of service and level of commitment

State Farm supports Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities

Cooperative Extension Program helps fire-prone communities take steps to survive wildfires

Hoop house class on growing vegetables offered by Cooperative Extension

Workshop covers principles for preparing hoop houses for winter and planning next season’s crops

Adapting to climate change on tribal land explored at upcoming summit

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension partners with tribal communities to help sustain water resources

Goat business basics workshop offered by Cooperative Extension

Class discusses goat business opportunities, including noxious weeds, milk and cheese

Starting a food business workshop offered by Cooperative Extension

Class to help individuals seeking to sell food products including jams and packaged foods

Grape Growing and Wine Making class offered

Class to teach how to grow grapes in Nevada’s diverse and stressful climate

Nevada youth explore drones in world’s largest youth-led STEM challenge

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension 4-H program offers hands-on learning to local youth

University hosts inaugural Farm-to-Table Dinner

Event to highlight local food production and raise money for student internships

Mark Estee conducts food demos as part of University’s Field Day Sept. 24

Free event features hands-on activities, local food, demonstrations, research and education

New specialty steak cut, the Bonanza Cut, unveiled by meat science professor

Research shows value to meat industry, restaurants and premier eating experience for consumers

Nevada Radon Poster Contest open to students (2016)

Collaborative effort seeks to raise awareness of dangers of odorless gas that causes lung cancer

Hops workshop offered

University workshop covers selecting, growing and brewing hops

NevadaFIT: Freshman Intensive Transition boot camp begins Sunday, Aug. 21

More than 1,000 incoming freshman to participate in program designed to increase college success

Nevada water resources specialist receives national award

University’s John Cobourn recognized for work with floods, Lake Tahoe’s clarity and other state water issues

Slower snowmelt affects downstream water availability in western mountains

CABNR scientist part of team studying areas with significant snowfall

Small-scale agricultural businesses have opportunity to learn business strategies

Cooperative Extension offers free Business Strategies for Growing Small-Scale workshop Aug. 25

Cooperative Extension sustainable gardens receive 2016 Green Award

Demonstration and Test Gardens recognized for innovation

Cooperative Extension’s Grow Your Own, Nevada! classes return in September

Eight classes offered statewide to teach high-desert gardeners about growing and preserving food

Rail City Garden Center hosts garden tour to support Master Gardeners

Proceeds to help Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners Program provide resources for community

Wildfire Awareness Run raises $10,000 for Wildland Firefighter Foundation

Funds help provide assistance to fallen firefighters’ families and to firefighters injured in the line of duty

Salmonella in meat products reduced by 90 percent in new research

New meat science program at University of Nevada, Reno works on food safety, meat quality and animal welfare

Cooperative Extension offers certification for meat slaughter and processing

Certification classes hosted for beginning farmers and ranchers in June and July

Clearing the air with Mae Gustin

Mercury in the atmosphere: body of research by University’s 2016 Outstanding Researcher has international impact

Living With Fire Program receives highest honor at regional conference

Cooperative Extension team recognized for work and impact in fire mitigation, prevention and education

Cooperative Extension hosts forum on holistic land management

Forum to present social, environmental and financial considerations

University honors 2016 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 11

Cooperative Extension offers workshop on keeping trees alive during drought

University and Nevada Division of Forestry team up to provide information to preserve Nevada’s trees

Registration now open for Wildfire Awareness Half Marathon and 5K Run May 29

Event to raise money to help injured firefighters and the families of fallen firefighters

Homeowners urged to Junk the Junipers May 21 to prepare for wildfire

Part of collaborative Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month activities

The Greenhouse Project in Carson City hosts plant sale May 7

Plants include vegetables, herbs and flowers

Cooperative Extension hosts forum on managing weeds with crested wheatgrass

Forum to discuss how to use crested wheatgrass to conquer bare spots and weeds

Cooperative Extension’s Grow Your Own, Nevada classes return in May

Eight back-to-basics courses to be offered statewide

Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month kicks off May 1 (2016)

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension urges Nevadans to prepare their homes for wildfire

Cooperative Extension presents weed-control education April 26 – 28

Event teaches how to manage weeds and minimize damage

Cooperative Extension hosts free landscape trainings in Spanish and English (2016)

Classes to teach landscaping skills and solutions to common landscape problems

Nevada Volunteers and Cooperative Extension host forums for volunteers

Free forums to discuss the impact of volunteers throughout Nevada

Cooperative Extension teaches pesticide applicators how to protect pollinators

Workshop available at 14 locations statewide April 11

Emergency responders to learn about, explore uses of unmanned autonomous vehicles

Symposium on UAS applications for search and rescue hosted by University of Nevada, Reno

University program designed to address qualified math, science teacher shortage

NevadaTeach offers STEM majors interested in secondary education a dual degree, without added cost or time, ensuring practiced teachers enter the classroom

Churchill County 4-H youth to attend Leadership Washington Focus conference

Cooperative Extension receives grant to send 4-H youth to national leadership conference

Cooperative Extension offers workshops on irrigation management

New hoop houses to provide fresh produce year-round to low-income families

Six structures built as University partners with Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada

Emergency responders can register to learn about, explore uses of autonomous vehicles

Registration open now for symposium on drone and robotic applications for search and rescue

Scientists and American Indians talk climate change realities

Water for the Seasons and Native Waters on Arid Lands projects highlighted at AAAS Annual Meeting

Cooperative Extension offers free workshop on estate planning for ag businesses

Workshop to help agricultural business owners know where to start the planning process

Cooperative Extension hosts Nevada Agriculture Outlook

Workshop available to Nevada businesses and leaders at eight locations throughout the state

Cooperative Extension’s free Gardening in Nevada classes return in February

University teams up with Washoe Parks and Bartley Ranch

Carson Valley student takes first place in National Radon Poster Contest

Other Nevada students placed in the top 10, with entries urging their communities to test for radon

Cooperative Extension offers classes for landscapers, nursery workers

Series of classes teach sustainable horticulture to local professionals

Cooperative Extension pest control workshop focuses on vertebrate pests

Free workshop teaches how to deal with vertebrate pests living in northern Nevada

Next generation DNA sequencing helps researchers understand ancient species

University researchers studying 40,000-year-old woodrat DNA to see reaction to climate change

Learn how to reduce the radon health risk (2015)

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offers free test kits at public meetings statewide

CABNR researchers show a popular mercury measuring system yields inaccurate data

Cattlemen’s Update provides latest information for ranchers Jan. 4 – 11

Educational programs to be held throughout the state, hosted by University of Nevada, Reno

Native Americans ‘today … and into the future’

Campus exhibits explore a series of perspectives, from historic context to contemporary art

New hoop house to provide fresh produce to low-income families

College of Ag, Biotech and Natural Resources partners with Northern Nevada Catholic Charities

Roadside gumweed in Nevada could be used as jet fuel for the military

College of Ag, Biotech and Natural Resources leads research project at University of Nevada, Reno

University supports and celebrates Native American culture

November recognized as Native American Heritage month

Hydroponic project finds multiple benefits for health and sustainability

Hydroponically grown food could help combat food deserts and other regions that are arid or affected by drought

Researchers seek to improve teff grain production to help global food security

As popularity of teff grass grows in the United States, University researchers aim to improve the crops drought tolerance

Extension hosts Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities Conference

Speakers to share firsthand accounts of emotional and financial costs of recent wildfires

Vegetables grown by the University of Nevada, Reno feed local students

Desert Farming Initiative supports Washoe County School District’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

Tahoe Science Conference highlights a decade of research in the Lake Tahoe Basin

Conference encouraging open discussion of Tahoe’s environment now in its final year

Campo’s Mark Estee to join University’s Field Day activities Sept. 26

Free event features hands-on activities, local food, demonstrations, research and educational programs

Nevada Radon Poster Contest open to students, offers cash prizes

Collaborative effort seeks to raise awareness of dangers of odorless gas that causes lung cancer

Cooperative Extension offers workshop for small-scale poultry owners

Classes to teach about getting started, facility requirements, and keeping flocks healthy and productive

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

Green industry professionals certified through Cooperative Extension training

University grounds keepers learn sustainable horticulture for Nevada environment

Wildfire Awareness Run raises $15,000 for Wildland Firefighter Foundation

Funds to help provide assistance to fallen firefighters’ families and to firefighters injured in the line of duty

University to host first-ever Sierra Systems and Synbio Symposium

Registrations for symposium is free and open until July 24

Workshops offered on business strategies for agriculture producers

Cooperative Extension workshops will offer Nevada agriculture producers information to expand or improve their businesses

Ancestral voices shape climate-change strategies

Researchers blending modern science, traditional knowledge to support tribal communities

University’s research on sage grouse habitat informs land managers

Mapping and monitoring ecosystems across entire state will identify impacts on plant communities

Cooperative Extension offers certification for meat slaughter and processing (2015)

Certification classes hosted at Wolf Pack Meats in June and July

David Peri receives Nevada Outstanding Agriculturalist Award

University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources presents annual award to Yerington grower

Cooperative Extension holds workshops on drought assistance for ag producers

Federal assistance programs available for agricultural producers in Nevada

CABNR and Cooperative Extension workshops promote grape growing in Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno “Growing Grapes in Nevada” workshops well received

University honors 2015 Spring Senior Scholar recipients

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 13

Cooperative Extension to host Master Gardener Plant Faire

Faire features a variety of edible plants, including a wide selection of heirloom tomatoes

Events start May 1 for Nevada Wildfire Awareness Month

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension urges Nevadans to prepare their homes for wildfire

Conglomeration of arts, sciences, history at University’s Day at the Museum

Consortium of 12 museums on and near the University of Nevada, Reno hosts May 2 event

Tour the arts, sciences and history at University’s Day at the Museum May 2

Twelve museums connect for community event

Cooperative Extension offers workshop on keeping trees alive during drought (2015)

University and Nevada Division of Forestry team up to provide information to preserve Nevada’s trees

Cooperative Extension presents weed-control education in April

Weeds take advantage during drought conditions

Governor calls on University drought experts

As appointees to the Nevada Drought Forum, Doug Boyle and Mark Walker will help set the course to water sustainability for Nevada

Cooperative Extension offers agricultural drought planning workshops

University provides information to help Nevada farmers during unpredictable weather

University research informs public, agencies on drought response

From historic role to today’s rangeland, soil, forest, water and megadrought expertise, faculty members help Nevada, western U.S.

Registration now open for Wildfire Awareness Half Marathon and 5K Run

New event brings awareness to historic fires and wildfire fuels along race route

Cooperative Extension hosts free landscape trainings in Spanish and English (2015)

Classes to teach landscaping skills and solutions to common landscape problems

Toxicology and genetics laboratory finding success with the help of University graduates

Reno company provides cutting edge clinical toxicology and pharmacogenetics testing to health care providers across the nation

Cooperative Extension’s ‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in April

Eight back-to-basics courses to be offered statewide

Cooperative Extension hosts Best Management Practices workshops

Courses teach landscaping and land-management practices to protect Lake Tahoe water quality

Living With Fire Program receives national Wildfire Mitigation Award

Cooperative Extension creates partnerships to lead the way in establishing fire adapted communities

Cooperative Extension and College of Agriculture host grape-growing workshop

Class to teach how to grow grapes in Nevada’s diverse and stressful climate

Got a fivefold to tenfold increase in milk?

College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources restores dairy research lab to improve feed, nutrition for growing dairy cattle industry

Reno Rocketry offers chance for students to build and launch 6-foot rocket

Reno Rocketry and Washoe County Cooperative Extension to teach STEM skills through rocketry

Cooperative Extension offers ‘Gardening Smarter as We Mature’

Three free classes offered this spring in 11 Nevada locations

Conference held to protect largest U.S. Desert

University of Nevada, Reno professors and researchers participate in the annual Great Basin Consortium Conference

Cooperative Extension and College of Agriculture host grape-growing workshop (2015)

Class to teach how to grow grapes in Nevada’s diverse and stressful climate

Herds & Harvest Program awarded grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture

Funds to enhance University’s current educational programs for farmers and ranchers, including additional viticulture, hops-growing and Wolf Pack Meats programs

Forum to address bi-state sage-grouse conservation, pinyon-juniper issue

Bi-State Pinyon-Juniper Expansion Forum in Minden, Nev., Feb. 25-26, open to public

Nevada iGEM team receives silver at international competition

Team continues research to accelerate protein degradation this spring

Cooperative Extension offers workshops for small-acreage owners, ag producers

Agriculture Innovation Forum Series topics to include hoop houses, coping with drought and more

Cooperative Extension offers ‘Great Ideas From Growers’ sessions

Sessions link small farm producers across state to share information for business success

Cooperative Extension experts offer free gardening classes Tuesday evenings

University teams up with Washoe Parks and Bartley Ranch

4-H Youth Development Program needs mentors for youth

Cooperative Extension seeks adult mentors for youth ages 8-14

Cooperative Extension offers safety training for Certified Pesticide Applicators

Free training available at 15 locations statewide Feb. 11

Cooperative Extension offers classes for landscapers, nursery workers (2015)

Series of classes teach sustainable horticulture to local professionals

Learn how to reduce the radon health risk (2014)

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offers free test kits at public meetings statewide

Cattlemen’s Update provides latest information for ranchers Jan. 5 – 9

Educational programs to be held throughout the state, hosted by University of Nevada, Reno

Bod Pod provides CABNR students hands-on experience

Nutrition students learn to measure body composition in new Human Nutrition Assessment Lab

Noted biomedical researcher Mick Hitchcock creates endowed chair for medical biochemistry

The endowed chair provides distinguished scholars the opportunity to advance their research, teaching and public service

Nevadans encouraged to test their homes for radon – a dangerous gas

Free radon test kits available through Feb. 28

Hydrology students host world water forum

Students and public invited to learn about water issues around the world

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Kim receives national recognition

Honored with First Place National Award for program addressing nutrition and early literacy in Nevada

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offers training for use of pesticides

Free training available at 13 locations statewide Nov. 13

Youth to send ‘Rockets to the Rescue’ as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension makes STEM learning a priority for Nevada 4-H

NAASIC to spur autonomous systems development, receives $3 million in state funding

Innovation hub includes active research in robotics, drones and more, plus collaboration with industry, K-12, state agencies

HungerU comes to the University to bring awareness of world hunger

Panel of local experts to discuss food insecurity Oct. 7

New business director joins NAASIC, University’s autonomous systems innovation center

Lt. Col (ret) Warren Rapp hired to build industry collaborations, economic development

Learn and have fun at the annual University of Nevada, Reno interactive Field Day

Public invited to register for free community event Sept. 20

Cooperative Extension offers workshops on making trees more drought resilient

University and Nevada Division of Forestry team up to provide information to preserve Nevada’s trees

Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology’s Cartography and GIS Lab receive Special Achievement award

Community and campus resource nationally recognized

Living With Fire awarded five-year grant from Bureau of Land Management

Funding to continue teaching homeowners and communities about living safely in wildfire-prone areas

Balloon Race Scholarship recipients named

Grad student Miranda Smith and undergrad Darrin Mccarthy honored

Cooperative Extension’s Nevada Naturalist hosts inaugural statewide conference

Conference to celebrate Nevada’s 150 years of cultural and environmental history

University Balloon Race Scholarship Recipients

University students Miranda Smith and Darrin Mccarthy receive scholarship

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Sigman-Grant receives award

Honored with the Western Region Excellence in Extension for her work in maternal and children’s health

First 'Campus Conversations' set for Aug. 27

Informal conversation about University includes president, provost, chair of Faculty Senate

Cooperative Extension’s ‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in September (2014)

Classes to focus on caring for landscapes, lawns and gardens in the Nevada desert

$3.8 million project will help northern Nevada build resiliency to future droughts

University of Nevada, Reno and Desert Research Institute to engage stakeholders, explore solutions to the region’s changing water supplies to enhance water sustainability and climate resiliency

350 freshmen take challenge of academic boot camp

NevadaFit expanded to all colleges to drive student success

University offers classes on ways for Nevada farmers to extend growing season (8/11/2014)

Collaborative High Desert Farming Initiative offers class in Pahrump

2015 Nevada Radon Poster Contest open to students

Collaborative effort seeks to raise awareness of dangers of odorless gas that causes lung cancer

Cooperative Extension offers “Livestock: Dealing With Drought” workshops

University provides information to help Nevada livestock industry during tough year

Cooperative Extension hosts workshops on managed intensive grazing systems

Classes teach how grazing livestock, rather than just harvesting, can improve production

‘Discover Your Future’ at the University of Nevada, Reno

Cooperative Extension program gives youth the opportunity to stay on campus and visit colleges

They’re coming to the University of Nevada!

University recognized best-and-brightest scholars during sixth annual signing ceremonies

University nutritionist honored at 2014 Salute to Women of Achievement

Madeleine Sigman-Grant honored Thursday for educating women and medical practitioners in Nevada

Cooperative Extension hosts workshop to discuss future of Nevada dairies

Class to cover potential impact of dry powder milk plant and the Farm Bill

Interdisciplinary graduate programs give University distinction

Offers academic buffet for tailoring degree program, contributes to student employability

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension celebrates 100 years of work in Nevada communities

Governor Brian Sandoval proclaims May 8 University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Day

Top-performing students honored as 2014 Senior Scholars

Colleges recognize students with top grade-point average at banquet May 14

University cancer research wins prize

Undergraduate places third at American Association for Cancer Research poster competition

Cooperative Extension hosts free landscape trainings in Spanish and English (2014)

Trainings offered in Reno and Las Vegas aim to help Nevada’s green industry

Cooperative Extension hosts Capital City Farm Days

Youth learn the importance of agriculture in Nevada

Cooperative Extension presents weed-control education April and May

Weeds take advantage during drought conditions

University offers classes on ways for Nevada farmers to extend growing season (4/4/2014)

Collaborative High Desert Farming initiative offers classes in Reno, Pahrump and Elko

University research informs public, agencies on drought response (2014)

Rangeland, soil, forest, water and megadrought expertise helps Nevada, western U.S.

University of Nevada, Reno launches Living With Drought website and education

Cooperative Extension collaborates with partners to provide information for coping with looming drought

Cooperative Extension hosts Best Management Practices workshops (2014)

Courses teach landscaping and land-management practices to protect Lake Tahoe water quality

Cooperative Extension 4-H youth place in top 10 at national competition

Nevada youth show off their knowledge of horses

Cooperative Extension’s ‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return in April (2014)

Eight back-to-basics courses offered statewide for a great harvest

Cooperative Extension offers ag producers workshops on dealing with drought

Workshops across state give alfalfa and grass hay growers information on irrigation, prices and insurance

Pesticide application and drought irrigation management workshop March 27

Free training offered by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

SEC Open House set for March 20

Free event provides opportunity for faculty, staff to connect with departments, committees and local vendors

Electronic processing system implementation underway

InfoEd software to streamline grant submission process at the University of Nevada, Reno

Lake Tahoe water quality trends discussed at March 4 seminar

Tahoe researcher headlines seminar presented by Environmental Science and Health Graduate Program

University’s Museum of Natural History opens March 5

New facility will offer science education and a look at historic collections of preserved plants and animals from the Great Basin and beyond

Richards, Tillotson are February Employees of Month

Both honorees go the extra mile for respective departments

Cooperative Extension researches ways to restore sagebrush

Nevada’s McAdoo encourages the use of shrub transplants to restore sagebrush-dependent ecosystems

Cooperative Extension offers training in Food Safety in Horticultural Operations

Training offered at several locations across state; prepares producers for certification

Cooperative Extension offers landscapers free Living With Fire course

University collaborates with fire chiefs to educate landscapers on landscaping to reduce wildfire threat

New dean hired for College of Ag, Biotech, Natural Resources

William Payne, internationally known expert in dryland agriculture and food productivity, comes to campus

Cooperative Extension experts offer free gardening classes Tuesday evenings (2014)

University teams up with Washoe Parks and Bartley Ranch

Cooperative Extension program recognized for conservation and collaboration

‘Bootstraps’ program for young adults receives 2013 Partners in Conservation Award from U.S. Department of Interior; restores sage-grouse habitat

2013 a busy year for College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources

Collaborations, new department structure, increased enrollment key to success

Nevada Dining accepts first produce from High Desert Farming Initiative

University of Nevada, Reno residence hall students dine on locally-grown organic produce thanks to local, sustainable farming initiative.

Researchers propose integrating history and science to restore biodiversity

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension researchers study Native American’s past vegetation management in the Great Basin to find answers for today

Cooperative Extension offers certification for meat slaughter and processing (2014)

Certification classes hosted at Wolf Pack Meats in February and April

University iGEM team gets silver at international competition

Undergraduates present research project in Toronto, Canada

Cooperative Extension hosts Good Agricultural Practices training Jan. 30 and 31

Teaches on-farm practices for producing safe fruit and vegetables; prepares producers for certification

ReThink Your Drink program encourages healthy drinks

University of Nevada, Reno professor develops campaign to inform Washoe County parents about consumption of sugary drinks

‘Great Ideas From Growers’ peer-mentoring discussions begin Jan. 13

Cooperative Extension links small farm producers across state to share information for business success

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offers training for use of pesticides (2014)

Free training available at 14 locations statewide Jan. 29

Cattlemen’s Update provides latest information for ranchers Jan. 6 – 10

Educational programs to be held throughout the state, hosted by University of Nevada, Reno

Cooperative Extension to test large-scale production and use of biochar

Researchers will test biochar’s impact on soil productivity and water availability in Eureka County

Healthy, happy, active, fit

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension All 4 Kids program addresses childhood obesity

Nevadans encouraged to test their homes for radon – a dangerous gas (2013)

Free radon test kits available through Feb. 28

Great Basin natural resource issues and research to be discussed by agencies

University hosts annual Great Basin Consortium conference Dec. 9 and 10

University students to host water forum

10th Annual Student World Water Forum showcases student involvement in research

University professor receives Secretary of Agriculture’s Honor Award

Professor Tamzen Stringham recognized for work with ecological site team

Hamilton Robotics, University collaborate for robotic biochemistry research

Research and development agreement creates new, high-tech learning opportunity for students

Cooperative Extension strives to help Latino high school students succeed

Carson City outreach programs work with students and families to overcome barriers

Dietetics programs receive accreditation

Dietetic internship program and undergraduate dietetics program continue to meet national standards.

Professor visits Scotland to showcase monitoring systems that measure mercury

University’s Mae Gustin presents research at prestigious international conference

Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy moves to University’s Equestrian Center

University supports local small business and economic growth

Cooperative Extension offering pressure canner testing

Testing recommended to ensure food safety

Parkyn, Hess named Co-Employees of Month

Electricians rendered first aid to injured student

Cooperative Extension offers training for use of pesticides

Free training available at 13 locations statewide Oct. 2

Cooperative Extension hosts tour of alternative crop field trials

Public and farmers invited to view trials in Fallon: hops, guar, teff and more

University’s annual Field Day shows off ag, biotech, biofuels, 4-H programs (9/20/2013)

Public invited to event Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Main Station Field Lab

Cooperative Extension team seeks better compostable plant containers

Conducting research at University of Nevada, Reno Main Station Farm

Guatemalans learn from Tahoe to help save their Lake Atitlan

CABNR's Sudeep Chandra leads team of scientists in USAID collaboration

University Molecular Biosciences program host fourth graduate student retreat

Graduate students will share poster and oral presentations highlighting upcoming research projects

University’s annual Field Day shows off ag, biotech, biofuels, 4-H programs (8/20/2013)

Public invited to event set for Sept. 14 at the Main Station Field Lab

Help send students to academic competition

University of Nevada, Reno Biochemistry and Biology students host poker night fundraiser

Nevada researchers collaborate to preserve Lake Tahoe

University of Nevada, Reno conducts invasives, forest health and environmental monitoring research

Profiles in Tahoe research: University graduates help bring Tahoe to the people

Will Richardson and Kirk Hardie, University graduates, advance wonders of Lake Tahoe through education

Profiles in Tahoe research: Laurel Saito

Director of graduate hydrologic sciences program excited about water, ecology offerings at University

Cooperative Extension and USDA to host workshop for Nevada agriculture

Brings together experts from College of Business, Governor’s Office, Farm Service Agency

Cooperative Extension offers ‘Cottage Foods’ and ‘Farm to Fork’ workshop

New Nevada laws provide farmers, home-growers and others opportunities to supplement their incomes

Mark Walker named interim dean for University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

Longtime faculty member brings experience to new position; two-year appointment began July 1

‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return this month

Cooperative Extension’s gardening classes available in 14 cities on Mondays, July 8 – Aug. 26

University’s Hogan hosts fourth season of Nat Geo’s Monster Fish

Research professor travels the globe finding, studying and preserving planet’s largest freshwater fish

Cooperative Extension hosts workshop on building successful produce business

June 21 workshop in Reno offered via interactive video in several other counties

Extension and Department of Agriculture offer Good Agricultural Practices Training

Focuses on food-safety practices in fruit and vegetable production; prepares producers for certification

Climate change related to reduced plant size in Nevada’s Great Basin

100 years of samples studied by CABNR plant ecologist Beth Leger

Justin Lopez named University of Nevada, Reno’s 2013 Herz Gold Medalist

Bishop Manogue Catholic High School graduate caps academic career

Thousands of plants available at Master Gardener Plant Faire May 18

Gardeners will enjoy a wide selection of certified-organic flowers, vegetables and herbs

Wildfire Awareness Week starts May 4

Residents urged to be proactive

Cooperative Extension offers Local Leaders’ Institute in Elko May 18 and 19

Community leaders will have the chance to learn local and state government concepts

Cooperative Extension offers “Farm Products to Food Products” Workshops

Nevada and Utah State Extensions team up to offer workshops in Reno, Las Vegas and rural Nevada

Biology student wins impressive undergraduate award, continues research as a graduate

Jade Keehn researches the effects of renewable energy on reptile communities

Cooperative Extension presents weed control workshops April 30 – May 2

Sessions highlight weed control and pesticide management

University students sweep graduate team awards in Governor’s Cup Competition

Graduate teams took first, second and third place prizes plus the Lt. Governor’s Award for clean energy-related technologies

Impact of Future Growth in Nevada Dairies Workshop offered in April

Workshop will aim to strengthen the economic stability of America’s agricultural producers

“Grow Your Own!” classes return in April

Eight back-to-basics courses for great harvests available in 12 cities

University celebrates years of tradition and excellence

2013 marks numerous anniversaries for the University of Nevada, Reno

Local Nevada officials gather at Leaders’ Institute by Cooperative Extension

Workshop aimed to reduce conflict between staff and elected officials over procedural matters

University hosts Science Olympiad for state’s middle and high school students (2013)

Young scientists compete for national tournament placement at state event at University of Nevada, Reno March 2

Students bring inspiration to village

Funds, materials and motivation go a long way for SAIWI students in Panama

Research team discovers, studies giant goldfish and other non-native warm-water fish in Lake Tahoe

Aquatic Ecosystems Analysis Lab collaborates with California Fish and Wildlife Department

Cooperative Extension’s Donaldson receives statewide award for water quality education efforts

NDEP award recognizes almost 20 years of contributions to protecting Nevada’s water quality

Insect research heads down path to start-up company with NSF I-Corps program

University scientists partner with Technology Transfer Office

A faculty mentor who's twice as sweet

School of Journalism's Bob Felten honored not once, but twice, by Senior Scholars

Board of Regents to consider proposed sale of University holdings

Proceeds would benefit regional efforts, CABNR and future, student-oriented construction

iGEM experience one example of student experience in undergraduate research

University of Nevada, Reno iGEM team experiences international recognition with undergraduate research project

Students advance to world championship in synthetic biology competition

University iGEM team presented project to develop protein that helps vitamins bind to rice, making it healthier

Biochemistry students seek to make rice healthier in synthetic biology competition

CABNR iGEM team works to develop protein that binds essential vitamins to rice

Ozone scientists, air quality agencies to meet in Reno, address issues

University of Nevada, Reno and WESTAR hold conference Oct. 10-12

Grant offers Washoe students fresh produce

Program provides education along with variety of fresh fruit and vegetables

CABNR's Cushman leads joint research effort with $14 million DOE grant

Water-wise biofuel crop study to alter plants metabolic, photosynthesis process

Valley Road Field Day to showcase biotechnology research, agricultural outreach

Public invited for displays, tours, presentations and hay rides at University of Nevada, Reno complex

Public-private-science partnerships crucial to saving Tahoe

Tahoe Summit brings agencies, elected officials, researchers and public together for 16th annual event

Commercial harvesting of crawdads to help Tahoe’s ecosystem

CABNR researcher supports harvest of invasive crayfish numbered at 220 million

Big Brothers Big Sisters visit University for third annual Science Day

Children have fun making big bubbles with soap and dry ice, making clouds inside of soda bottles, and to handling live vertebrates and invertebrates

University offers educational programs, demos during Earth Week, April 17-20

Themed days filled with educational displays, interactive exhibits, high school student presentations and films

University campus is FFA ‘central’ this week

President Johnson cites community input, postpones rezone of 104-acres at S. McCarran

University to focus on continued work on ag curriculum, research and industry collaborations

University hosts Science Olympiad for state’s middle and high school students (2012)

Young scientists compete for national tournament placement at state event on campus March 3

University to begin national search for dean of CABNR

Established leadership in place will guide positive course, clearer vision for college

Community forum on rezoning of South McCarran Parcel Feb. 21

Presentations, Q&A on tap

Renewable energy, public policy graduate certificate offered to professionals

Enrollment now open for new spring semester online courses

University scientists explore effects of climate change on Sierra

Art exhibit depicts present-day choices and potential future of the Sierra Nevada mountain range

Saving the Great Basin through collaboration

University synthetic biology team wins gold in iGEM America's competition

Student team develops innovative process for combination of organisms to produce inexpensive biofuel

Research helps world wine industry, shows viability for Nevada economy

2011 experimental winegrape harvest ends successfully

2011 Earth Science Week: “Life’s a Beach,” free field trip Oct. 15 or 16

Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology to lead, “In Search of Shorelines and Volcanoes in the Grimes Point and Lahontan Mountains Area”

Extension faculty in D.C. to teach course on Indian lands

‘People of the Land’ curriculum helps agriculture professionals work more effectively with tribes

UNCE awarded $672,000 for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers program

Statewide program will bring training, mentoring and business advice to a new generation of agricultural producers

Now is the time to put in your Third Season vegetable crop

Cooperative Extension horticulture experts say the vegetable growing season can last into late fall

University researchers find aggressive, non-native smallmouth bass in Tahoe

Newest invasive found during invasive-fish removal project

Cooperative Extension programs named regional qualifiers by WEDA

Bootstraps and Team Nutrition efforts help Nevada youth in different ways.

Cooperative Extension's TextToday program expanding to Washoe schools

New program allows students in crisis to text-message counselors

Extension Dean receives national award

Champion Award acknowledges her role in creating national eXtension website linking national resources

New ag-related degrees benefit students and meet industry needs

Input from industry, stakeholders key to building for future of CABNR

Cooperative Extension's Living With Fire program releases study on fire hazards

New Extension publication analyzes flammability of different ground treatments

University Extension experts helping homeowners keep trees healthy

Trees in lawns require different care than grass

Megafish researcher pits fact vs. fiction in new season of Monster Fish TV shows

National Geographic Fellow Zeb Hogan of Reno highlights research, sheds light on stories of dangerous man-eating fish

Extension program helps students explore majors, University

Discover Your Future brings 115 teen-agers to campus to experience college life

Zeb Hogan named National Geographic Fellow

Host of hit TV series “Monster Fish” is one of 15 recognized Fellows worldwide

One award after another

Herz Gold Medalist Lauren VanCitters amassed an impressive collection of academic medals and stoles for Spring Commencement.

Researchers find partial smoking ban makes economic sense

University to host nation's first geothermal academy

Extension specialists teaching Moroccan group

Research shows disappearance of native bugs in Tahoe

Nevada megafish researcher in Nat Geo Magazine

Students’ videos explore issues along the Carson River

Students earn silver in global bioengineering competition

Gary Blomquist wins national entomology award

Scientists find 90-degree days, hungry mosquitoes and receding permafrost in Siberian Arctic

University of Nevada, Reno researchers part of international team to study climate change

Understanding climate change through many disciplines

University researcher in spotlight at 2010 Tahoe Summit

New monster fish series features adventure, invasive flying carp, 400-pound freshwater predators

Zeb Hogan, research professor at University of Nevada, Reno, hosts National Geographic Channel shows

Nevada part of American team of scientists help protect Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan

Work to augment efforts to clean and protect lake and drinking water from harmful algae blooms

University gets $1.2 million for National Geothermal Institute

UNCE's 'People of the Land' wins national award

Professor receives California-Nevada fisheries Award of Excellence

Sudeep Chandra honored by California-Nevada chapter of American Fisheries Society

Hogan to tell big fish tales April 2 at student union

“Megafish, Freshwater Giants” presentation by National Geographic Explorer Zeb Hogan

University professor, students win national recognition

Misra, Baker receive prestigious research awards from NSHE

NSHE Board announces Regent’s Researcher and Rising Researcher

Expert: Global research begins at home

University to receive renewable energy research funding

Dedicated students make World Water Forum possible

Graduate student wins Geothermal Resources Council Award

University fly fishing fundraiser a success in its first year

'Get Your Hands Dirty' Research

Ecohydrology students making a difference at Alum Creek

Hogan hosts new monster fish TV shows

First to air Oct. 19 on National Geographic Channel featuring endangered sawfish

4-Hers make simple biofuel in science demonstration

University earns B+ on national sustainability report card

Students engineer DNA as part of synthetic biology national competition

University of Nevada, Reno team makes breakthrough with genes that kill mosquito larvae

Professor discovers how to calculate “Maximum Weight Limit”

Link between closed-basin lakes and climate change explored

Hot Planet Research

Nevada students play prominent role in the science of climate change

Researcher finds invasive harmful quagga mussels can survive in Tahoe

University of Nevada, Reno’s Sudeep Chandra led milestone study

Nevada Scientist Makes Adaptation Discovery

Research on molecular basis of water use efficiency in plants gets $1 million grant

University of Nevada, Reno to receive federal economic recovery funds through NSF

University researcher’s fish adventures featured on National Geographic Channel

Project studies and helps protect freshwater megafish around the world

Researchers collect weed-eating bugs for Tahoe

Researchers urge Nevadans to choose fish wisely

Algerian students to practice leadership, activism

Food for thought, the benefits and risks of eating fish

Renewable Energy Collaborative established at University of Nevada, Reno

Efforts intend to boost grants, research, outreach and workforce

Graduate student wins poster competition

Outstanding students celebrated

Researchers shed light on Eastern Sierra-395 corridor

Success for first outdoor, large-scale algae-to-biofuel research project in Nevada

Initial crop harvested at the University of Nevada, Reno

Lake Tahoe gets help in fight against invasives

Marilyn Smith wins prestigious national award

Honoring a 'Locavore'

Allen led efforts to create a vegetable garden in the middle of a Reno street

Preserving a national treasure

Students aim to tackle clarity, natural ecology issues

Geothermal Energy Conference and Expo returns to Reno

Wally Miller: The Sage of Soil Scientists

Journal tabs University program for research productivity

University faculty to study obesity in Nevada adults

Participants needed for research-based auctions

Senator, Governor keynote environmental workshop

CABNR researcher trains plants not to kill themselves