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Urban Homestead Education For Backyard Gardeners In Utah, Andree Walker Bravo Oct 2023

Urban Homestead Education For Backyard Gardeners In Utah, Andree Walker Bravo

Outcomes and Impact Quarterly

The Utah State University Extension Urban Homestead Expo caters to individuals and families interested in maximizing their self-sufficiency while living in an urban setting. The Urban Homestead Expo is designed to provide content to those wanting more than basic gardening classes, but who may not identify as producers. Workshops include backyard chickens, fruit production, water-wise irrigation, beekeeping, vegetable-integrated pest management, water harvesting, and other sustainability-related topics.


Demonstration Farm Provides Educational Opportunity For Ipm, Nick Volesky, Mair Murray Dec 2022

Demonstration Farm Provides Educational Opportunity For Ipm, Nick Volesky, Mair Murray

Outcomes and Impact Quarterly

The mission of USU Extension’s Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program is to increase the use of sustainable pest management practices within urban and rural landscapes to provide economic, human, and environmental health in Utah. In the spring of 2022, the IPM program established a vegetable farm to test and demonstrate IPM practices. The farm served as an experiential learning classroom for almost 50 farmers and home gardeners.


Helping Utah Landowners Reduce Pesticide Use Through A Statewide Ipm Program, Nick Volesky, Mair Murray Jul 2022

Helping Utah Landowners Reduce Pesticide Use Through A Statewide Ipm Program, Nick Volesky, Mair Murray

Outcomes and Impact Quarterly

The Utah Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program provides outreach and education to Utahns to reduce pesticide use and ultimately protect human and environmental health. In 2022, the IPM program responded to stakeholders’ needs by partnering with county Extension offices to deliver eight (8) in-person workshops across the state. The workshops connected Extension specialists and county faculty with managers of home landscapes and farms. The objective of the workshops was to provide participants with IPM skills to identify, monitor, and manage pest problems in preparation for the upcoming growing season.


Backyard Composting In Utah, Kitt Farrell-Poe, Rich Koenig Dec 2010

Backyard Composting In Utah, Kitt Farrell-Poe, Rich Koenig

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This publication explains the benefits of composting and how to successfully start a compost in your own backyard.


Apples, Usda Sep 2007

Apples, Usda

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Plant Some New Vegetables This Year, Dennis Hinkamp Apr 2001

Plant Some New Vegetables This Year, Dennis Hinkamp

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No abstract provided.


Annuals - Help Them Survive Transplanting, Dennis Hinkamp Jan 2001

Annuals - Help Them Survive Transplanting, Dennis Hinkamp

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No abstract provided.


Apricot - The Versatile Fruit, Dennis Hinkamp Jan 2001

Apricot - The Versatile Fruit, Dennis Hinkamp

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No abstract provided.


Give Trees A Chance, Dennis Hinkamp Jan 2001

Give Trees A Chance, Dennis Hinkamp

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Landscaping: Exterior Design Revamp Time, Dennis Hinkamp Jan 2001

Landscaping: Exterior Design Revamp Time, Dennis Hinkamp

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No abstract provided.


Currents, A 'Berry' Good Addition To Your Garden, Dennis Hinkamp Jan 2001

Currents, A 'Berry' Good Addition To Your Garden, Dennis Hinkamp

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No abstract provided.


Masters Of Gardening Keep Utah Growing, Dennis Hinkamp Jan 2001

Masters Of Gardening Keep Utah Growing, Dennis Hinkamp

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No abstract provided.


Insecticides: Ask Questions First, Shoot Later, Dennis Hinkamp Jan 2001

Insecticides: Ask Questions First, Shoot Later, Dennis Hinkamp

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No abstract provided.


Water, Water Everywhere, Dennis Hinkamp Jan 2001

Water, Water Everywhere, Dennis Hinkamp

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No abstract provided.


Planning Is The Key To Saving Water In Garden, Dennis Hinkamp Jan 2001

Planning Is The Key To Saving Water In Garden, Dennis Hinkamp

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No abstract provided.


Taming The Blackberry, Dennis Hinkamp Jan 2001

Taming The Blackberry, Dennis Hinkamp

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No abstract provided.


Join Hands With Spiders In Garden Warfare, Dennis Hinkamp Jan 2001

Join Hands With Spiders In Garden Warfare, Dennis Hinkamp

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No abstract provided.


Using Compost In Utah Turf Applications, Kitt Farrell-Poe, Rich Koenig, Bruce Miller, James Barnhill Nov 1997

Using Compost In Utah Turf Applications, Kitt Farrell-Poe, Rich Koenig, Bruce Miller, James Barnhill

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Using Compost In Utah Gardens, Kitt Farrell-Poe, Rich Koenig, Bruce Miller, James Barnhill Nov 1997

Using Compost In Utah Gardens, Kitt Farrell-Poe, Rich Koenig, Bruce Miller, James Barnhill

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No abstract provided.