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DEVELOPING VERBENONE AS A SEMIOCHEMICAL TOOL TO SUPPRESS MOUNTAIN PINE BEETLE

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

Rob Progar, Ph.D. Research Entomologist, Pacific NW Research Station Chris Fettig, Ph.D. Research Entomologist, Team Leader, Pacific SW Research Station with contributions from (Retired) USFS, Steve Munson The last outbreak of mountain pine beetle affected more than...

The Time Value of Money

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network.The time value of money (e.g., present and future value of a lump sum or an annuity) is one of the most fundamental building blocks of financial goal-setting...

Learn About Office Mix

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Molly Immendorf

So what would you think if I told you about an add-on for PowerPoint 2016 for Windows that adds the ability to: screencapture, capture webcam video, capture live slide annotations, record narration and export it to video you can share on YouTube? How about if I told you it...

Controlling resistant and troublesome weeds

Monday, February 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm EST

Michigan State University Extension Field Crops Webinar SeriesControlling Resistant and Troublesome Weeds, February 20, 2017, 7-8pm, Presenter: Dr. Christy Sprague Growers, consultants and agribusiness professionals are invited to participate in a series of seven online...

Avian Influenza Mortality Management Options, Composting Procedures and Lessons Learned

Friday, February 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Josh Payne

The highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak has become the largest animal health emergency in US history. As of February 2017, the USDA reports 233 detections (212 commercial facilities and 21 backyard flocks) affecting approximately 50 million birds in 22 states....

Resources for research and outreach on structural racism in the U.S. food system: Insights from the 4th edition of MSU Center for Regional Food Systems' Annotated Bibliography

Friday, February 17, 2017 at 12:30 pm EST

The fourth edition of the Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System will be available in mid-February; this document provides an up-to-date list of publications and resources on structural racism present in the US the food supply chain. Join...

Maker Network Meet-Up: Q&A w/Experts [Zoom Session]

Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 4:30 pm EST - Presented by Paul Hill, Dallin Graham

There are an increasing number of 4-H educators asking questions like: How do I join the maker movement? How do I organize a maker camp? How do I start a makerspace? What do I need in a makerspace? What 3D printer should I buy? In an effort to harness our...

Manure and Soil Biology Roundtable

Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 12:00 pm EST

In the Manure and Soil Biology roundtable, we hope to discover the influence of manure, both positive and negative, on soil biology. We’ll discuss if certain fields will produce more soil biology benefits than others and whether timing of application affects these benefits....

Pest ID Crash Course Part 2: common diseases of vegetable crops

Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Claudia Nischwitz

One of the goals of the USU IPM program is to reduce the use of broad-spectrum pesticides for pest control in favor of using more selective products that are safe for beneficial insects, water quality, and human health. Proper identification of pests in monitoring practices is...

PAM: a bioeconomic decision-support tool for guiding the management of Palmer amaranth

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 3:00 pm EST

Herbicide resistance in Palmer amaranth (known as Palmer pigweed) is a serious issue in the Southern US and is spreading to several other states. Repeated use of a few herbicide mechanisms of action (MOA) without sufficient management diversity is the common cause of this...

The Current Webinar 25: Communicating Conservation

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 3:00 pm EST

Michael Dahlstrom, Iowa State University, Effective Communication through Telling Stories Kristin Runge, UW-Extension: Muddying the Water: How Frames Affects Our Perceptions of Science Issues

Integrated Clubroot Management Strategies for Brassica Crops

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar on clubroot management! The webinar will take place on February 15, 2017 at 2PM Eastern Time, 1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time. It's free and open to the public, and advance registration is required. Presenters are Aaron Heinrich...

Pollinating apples and cherries East of the Rockies

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Julianna Wilson

Apples and cherries would not be possible without the contribution of bees. This talk will review what it takes to achieve adequate pollination of apples and cherries in Eastern North America, the roles of managed and wild pollinators in these production systems, and practical...

The Scoop on Gluten Free: Research and Practice Tips

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 11:00 am EST

To receive your CDR CPEU certificate, please click on the below Qualtrics link: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8CCRWR74AJzyteJYou will need to complete a brief survey about today’s webinar. Afterwards, you will be prompted to input your name and email address and the...

Getting started with hoophouse management

Monday, February 13, 2017 at 7:00 pm EST

Hoophouse management, Collin Thompson, MSU Extension Monday, February 13, 2017, 7-9pm eastern time Profitable production in hoophouses requires careful planning and management. Collin manages the Michigan State University North Farm, including hoophouses. He will...