Resources

Resource Category Topic Type
An Outdoor Science Activity as Buds Begin to Grow (March-May) [STEM Activity]
Be a Backyard Scientist & Track the Greening of Your Own Backyard Ever wonder when leaves will return in the spring? Ever notice which…
Activity
Calculating Heifer Numbers
Heifers are either the second or third greatest cost on a dairy farm, behind feed costs and labor. It has been estimated that the cost to raise a…
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Farm Food Safety — Food Contact Surfaces and Materials
Assessing Food Contact Surfaces and Materials: Think about the steps involved from harvesting produce to customer sale. Ask yourself these…
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
New Hampshire Farmers Talk About Managing Business Risks [video]
Chuck Souther from Apple Hill Farm Longer Version Trevor Hardy from Brookdale Fruit Farm Longer Version Adam Crete from Highway…
Agricultural Business Management, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens Video
Pictures and Descriptions of Marked Trees
Download the resource to see example photos and descriptions of marked trees. 
Natural Resources, Forestry Natural Resources
Pillbugs: An interactive investigation into animal behaviors {STEM Activity}
One of the many subjects that ecologists investigate is how living things interact with their environment.  One way we can study ecology is by…
STEM Education, STEM Docents, STEM Discovery Lab at Manchester, Teaching Through Inquiry & Science Practices
Sales Forecasting For Agricultural Businesses
Conducting research to estimate the market potential of a new product or venture After several years in business, you’re thinking about expanding…
Agricultural Business Management, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Soil Testing for Environmental Contaminants - Interpreting Your Heavy Metals Test Results [fact sheet]
What Are Heavy Metals? Heavy metals are a class of elements that include lead, copper, arsenic, and cadmium, and can be toxic to humans and plants…
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Soil Testing Services Agriculture & Gardens
The Tree Work Contract
A contract is the key to preventing misunderstandings and assuring the work is performed to the standards you expect. Most companies have their own…
Forestry, Natural Resources Natural Resources
"How To" Webinar on Planting Wildflower Meadows
Cathy Neal recently presented a webinar on Planting Wildflower Meadows for Pollinator Habitat for the Northeast IPM Center's "IPM Toolbox…
Location: Durham Campus
Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
"Quarantined-punk" Challenge [4-H Activity]
The Challenge You may be familiar with our STEaMpunk challenges, but have you tried to do one throughout your ENTIRE HOUSE? Do you have a cup,…
STEM Education New Hampshire 4-H Activity
#SkysTheLimit Challenge [4-H Activity]
The New Hampshire 4-H State Youth Leadership Team (SYLT) has been working hard to create fun programs and experiences for 4-H youth to do while at…
New Hampshire 4-H
''Getting the Regeneration You Want'' Workshop Proceedings
These proceedings were prepared as a supplement to the workshops "Getting the Regeneration You Want" held in West Milan on October 27 and…
Forestry, Natural Resources Natural Resources
10 Easy Steps to Prevent Common Garden Diseases [fact sheet]
1. Sanitation! • Start with a clean planting site, free of last year’s crop debris. Debris from the previous season’s crops may harbor diseases,…
Yard & Garden
2001 Workshop Proceedings Forest Measurements for Natural Resource Professionals
A Workshop Series on Forest Measurements for Natural Resource Professionals was held in the fall of 2001. These proceedings were prepared as a…
Forestry, Natural Resources Natural Resources
2017 Food Code adopted by NH State Food Protection Section
Attention NH food service operators: The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health Services, Food…
Food Safety, Agriculture & Gardens
2018 The Farms of Carroll County booklet
This guide is a grassroots form of cooperative marketing and a public education tool. Eating local and supporting our region’s farms begins with…
2018 Volunteer Contributions [infographic]
 
2018-19 New England Vegetable Management Guide
Extension specialists throughout the region collaboratively publish this guide, to provide information on pest and cultural management of vegetable…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
2019 4-H STEaMpunk Invention Challenge
Design and build a unique invention that will complete a simple task in an overly complicated way. You’ll link together simple machines and quirky…
STEM Education