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Apple Maggot [fact sheet]
The apple maggot (Rhagoletis pomonella) is one of the most important economic insect pests of apples in New Hampshire. This native insect is also…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Plant Disease & Diagnosis Services Agriculture & Gardens
Apple Scab [fact sheet]
Apple scab is a fungus disease that occurs worldwide wherever apples are grown. It is most severe in areas where the weather is cool and moist in the…
Agriculture & Gardens, Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Pesticide Safety Education Agriculture & Gardens
Apply Products Accurately with Proper Calibration [Video]
In this video, John Grande discusses the importance of calibrating a backpack sprayer. He covers the most critical variables that will affect the…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Arbor Day and Forest Conservation Week
"Arbor" means "trees"...and Arbor Day is a day dedicated to trees. Many think of it as the "tree planting" holiday, but…
Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Asiatic Garden Beetle [fact sheet]
Introduction A native of Japan and China, where it is not an important pest, the Asiatic garden beetle (Maladera castanea) was first discovered…
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Assisting People with Delusional Infestation (DI)
Delusional infestation (DI) is a psychological disorder in which an individual believes they have insects on or under their skin against all medical…
Pesticide Safety Education Health
Automated Calf Feeders [Video] & Research Experience with Calving Sensors [Video]
Experts and state producers shared their knowlege and experience using automated calf feeders during a March 22, 2018 webinar hosted by UNH…
Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
B - Right-Of-Way and Commercial Weed and Brush Control Study Materials [Commercial]
Commercial applicator category Right-Of-Way and Commercial Weed and Brush Control (B) is for commercial applicators who wish to use or supervise…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Backpack Sprayer 1 [Online Recertification Course]
On-line Recertification Course - Backpack Sprayer 1 Backpack sprayers are inexpensive, lightweight, easy to use, and perfectly suited to small…
Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Pesticide Safety Education Agriculture & Gardens
Backpack Sprayer 2 [Online Recertification Course]
Online Recertification Course - Backpack Sprayer 2 Backpack sprayers are inexpensive, lightweight, easy to use, and perfectly suited to small jobs…
Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Pesticide Safety Education Agriculture & Gardens
Balsam Gall Midge [fact sheet]
The Balsam gall midge (Paradiplosis tumifex), also known as the Balsam fir needle gallmaker, causes damage to balsam fir Christmas trees in many…
Pesticide Safety Education, Agriculture & Gardens, Forest & Trees, Natural Resources Agriculture & Gardens
Bark and Leaf Rubbings [4-H Activity]
Have you taken time to notice all the beautiful trees and shrubs in New Hampshire? Do you know the state tree or the state flower? (See the example…
STEM Education New Hampshire 4-H
Barry Camp - Camp Out at Home 2020
This event was a big success and a lot of fun.  Over 40 families participated.  Check out the BCC Facebook page to see some photos.  Also, check out…
New Hampshire 4-H
Barry Camp - Why consider an ACA Accredited Camp?
Barry Camp - Why consider an ACA Accredited Camp?
New Hampshire 4-H
Barry Conservation 4-H Camp Scholarship Information
There are many opportunities for "camperships" to help keep BCC affordable for families.   Several opportunities are listed below.   This…
Barry Conservation 4-H Camp New Hampshire 4-H
Bats in New Hampshire [brochure]
Bats are the only mammals that truly fly. They are generally nocturnal, sleeping during the day and beginning to fly at dusk to forage for insects…
Natural Resources
Be a Field Scientist and Map Your Own Backyard [STEM Activity]
Science notebooks have been used by scientists throughout history to document their work in the field and laboratory. Scientists fill these…
Beavers and Their Control
Introduction Beavers were numerous in New Hampshire when European settlers first arrived. Their pelts were extremely valuable to trappers who, at…
Wildlife, Natural Resources Natural Resources
Become a 4-H Volunteer in Cheshire County
Volunteers are the backbone of 4-H youth development. They provide the leadership and mentorship that is essential to 4-H. In 4-H there are lots…
Bed Bugs [fact sheet]
Pest Fact Sheet Introduction From fossil remains in ancient Egypt, we know that the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius, has troubled humans in…
Yard & Garden