Hopi Tribal Extension Online
Rangeland Grass Health & Analysis Series
What is sampling & Why do we sample?
Hopi FRTEP office would like to introduce Anita Thompson, Assistant Area Agent, and Joslyn Beard, Livestock Extension Specialist to explain what sampling is and how we can benefit from sampling our rangeland grasses.
How We Sample
Hopi FRTEP office presents, Anita Thompson, Assistant Area Agent and Joslyn Beard, Livestock Extension Specialist to offer several methods of sampling your rangeland grasses.
Grass Lab Analysis & Interpreting Results
Hopi FRTEP office presents, Anita Thompson, Assistant Area Agent and Joslyn Beard, Livestock Extension Specialist to explain how to read and understand your test results in a way that you can best utilize the information to improve herd health.
Matching Forage with Cattle Needs
Hopi FRTEP office presents, Anita Thompson, Assistant Area Agent and Joslyn Beard, Livestock Extension Specialist to help us better understand how the nutrition of the grass on our rangelands directly affect the nutritional needs of cattle.
Overgrazing & Not Sampling
Anita Thompson, Assistant Area Agent and Joslyn Beard, Livestock Extension Specialist partner with Hopi FRTEP office to highlight some of the less obvious attributes to overgrazing as well as summarizing the reasons why not sampling can be detrimental to your range.
Cost Benefit of Rangeland Sampling
Anita Thompson, Assistant Area Agent will explain the economics of raising cattle as a local producer/rancher and how we can understand the long-term and short-term cost benefits of rangeland sampling.
DIY: Utilization Hoops and Frames
Hopi FRTEP office presents, Anita Thompson, Assistant Area Agent and Joslyn Beard, Livestock Extension Specialist to show us several methods preparing your own utilization hoops to collect samples on your own.
Biosecurity & Tack
June 7, 2021 Watch Recording
Hopi Cooperative Extension is collaborating with Dr. Elizabeth “Betsy” Greene, Equine Specialist and Ashley Wright, Livestock Agent to bring you some great tips on improving Biosecurity in your corral and how to properly care for your leather and non-leather tack!
How to Compost for a Thriving Garden
June 6, 2021 Watch Recording
Hopi Cooperative Extension presents Ms. Ellen Ryan of Flagstaff! Ms. Ryan has over 30 years of experience in backyard composting, watch to learn some basic information on how to start your own compost bin!
Egg & Food Safety
May 3, 2021 Watch Recording
Learn how a hen’s reproductive tract works and what can go wrong so you can help your chickens produce the healthiest eggs!
Other Egg & Food Safety Resources
- Safe handling of eggs from small and backyard flocks
- 20 Common egg shell quality problems and causes
- National Poultry Improvement Plan
- Food safety with poultry meat from backyard flocks
Resources for Housing and Predator Management
Passive Solar Greenhouse Principles
April 25, 2021 - Watch Recording
Hopi FRTEP Agent, Susan Sekaquaptewa, provides great principles to better understand how to grow in a passive solar greenhouse! Learn the importance of greenhouse orientation, insulation, and more!
Seed Starting Part 2
April 11,2021 Watch Recording
Susan Sekaquaptewa, Assistant Agent for the Hopi Tribe’s Federally Recognized Tribal Extension Program, brings you additional information for starting seeds for your garden!
April 5, 2021 Watch Recording
Details on several common conditions and 4 common diseases associated with raising laying hens. Learn how to maintain good biosecurity and be proactive with the health of your birds!
Seed Starting: Part 1
March 28, 2021 Watch Recording
How to start germinating the seeds you want to plant in the garden!
Garden Calendar and Timing
March 14, 2021 Watch Recording
How to create a garden calendar based on your location and if you are choosing warm or cool weather plants!
Poultry Series: Housing and Predator Control
March 1, 2021 Watch Recording
Hopi Cooperative Extension Office presents the second online workshop in our Poultry Series with Mrs. Ashley Wright, Extension Livestock Agent who serves Cochise, Pima and Santa Cruz counties. Get some coop building tips to protect your flock from Arizona predators like coyotes, dogs and hawks!
February 28, 2021 Watch Recording
Spring is here and we are getting ready to start growing!! Watch and find out what you will need to start those little seedlings and get them ready for the garden! Susan talks about germinating seeds, new vs. recycled containers and even some info about making your own potting soil!
Poultry Series: Raising Chicks for Laying Hens/Nutrition 101
February 1, 2021 Watch Recording
Hopi Cooperative Extension Office brings you information about raising laying hens with Mrs. Ashley Wright, Extension Livestock Agent who serves Cochise, Pima and Santa Cruz counties. Learn about topics like selecting breeds, brooder set-up and nutritional needs!
All About Herbs
January 31, 2021 Watch Recording
Hopi Cooperative Extension Office brings you an overview of herbs with Mrs. Kay Neff! Find out what herbs will make great companions for your vegetables, ornamentals & flowers or learn to grow one of your favorites for the first time!
Planning Your Garden
January 17, 2021 Watch Recording
Susan Sekaquaptewa, Assistant Agent, will demonstrate how to effectively plan your growing season to get the most out of our garden. She will be introducing some planning tools and how she uses them to help her in her garden!
September 2, 2020 Watch Recording
Get a quick introduction, or refresher, on how and what you could use to mulch your garden.
Water Bath Canning: Jalapenos
August 12, 2020 Watch Recording
Preserve your fresh harvest at home with Water Bath Canning! Mrs. Susan Sekaquaptewa, Hopi Extension Agent, will take us through one method of safely preserving fresh jalapenos