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Communicating With Farmers Under Stress

Monday, December 11, 2017 at 12:00 pm EST

Farmers and those within the agricultural industry have a tendency to be eternal optimists, but with all of the variability in agriculture, there are times when they can become overwhelmed and stressed more than usual.The North Central Region- Rural Support Network Team has...

Would you choose an alternative landscape? Understanding the effects of visual appeal and maintenance requirements

Friday, December 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Hayk KhachatryanIt is well documented that in the past several decades, urban sprawl in the U.S. has substantially increased the area of extensively landscaped residential areas. Previous research showed that Florida homeowners consider well-maintained urban...

Beyond the Shape Sorter: Playful Interactions that Promote Strong Academic and Social-Emotional Skills

Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 11:00 am EST

The evaluation and post-test can be found at this link: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3TPlSvhXP8YBZINA primary way children learn is through their interactions with toys and materials found in their environment. At times, however, children can get “stuck” in a...

Protective Factors in Extension: Social Connections

Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 10:00 am EST - Presented by Stephen Small, Anne Clarkson

"Protective Factors in Extension: Social Connections" features Susan Allen, Brook Berg, and Steve Small, three University of Wisconsin - Extension colleagues. They will discuss the role of constructive and supportive social connections in helping to buffer parents...

America Saves

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 12:30 pm EST

Lindsay Ferguson, America Saves Outreach Campaign Manager with the Consumer Federation of America, presents the latest information on the 2018 America Saves Campaign. America Saves motivates, encourages, and supports low- to moderate-income households to save money, reduce...

Ventilation and insulation for backyard poultry housing

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Robert Schultheis

Ventilation and insulation are two important factors in housing management. Dr. Robert Schultheis, a Natural Resource Engineering Specialist with the University of Missouri Extension Center in Webster County, will discuss these two factors with relation to backyard poultry...

HOW THE OPIOID CRISIS IMPACTS INDIVIDUALS AND RURAL COMMUNITIES

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

The webinar will cover the following:• Dimensions of health and opioids• Community impact of opioids• What is an opioid?• Why is this a crisis?• Identifying addiction• Reducing stigmaPresented by: J. Michelle Sybesma, Chief of Strategy and Development,...

Selection and Propagation of Native Woody Plants for the Intermountain Area

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

Utah State University Learn at Lunch WebinarThis webinar will discuss efforts at Utah State University to select and propagate superior accessions of native woody plants. It will introduce the use of native plants in landscaping, including some of the advantages and ...

2017 Personal Finance Year in Review

Tuesday, December 5, 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.This 90-minute webinar will cover the top financial news stories, trends and legislation affecting finances of 2017. Dr. O'Neill delivers this annual review to...

2017 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Don't Let Bed Bugs Hamper Your Vacation Plans

Friday, December 1, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Taylor Vandiver, Marcus Garner

Holiday travel plans often involve nights spent away from home. Learn practical tips for identifying signs of bed bugs before they hitch hike home with you. Alan Brown, ABC Home & Commercial Services, Austin, TX will discuss ways that travelers can detect and avoid bed...

Drought Tolerance in Trees - Improving Tree Selection for Challenging Urban Sites

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

Utah State University Learn at Lunch Webinar:Looking for trees that can establish and survive in challenging urban environments? Of course you are! In this webinar, Dr. Andrew Hirons will explain how drought tolerance is one of the most important determinants of a tree's...

VA Certified Fertilizer Applicator Recertification Webinar

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Michael Goatley

The basics of soils, soil chemistry, soil morphology of VA, fertility sources and rates, as well as PPE, SDS, handling, transporting and storing fertilizers will be detailed. Each webinar participant must register as an individual (note that webinars can still be viewed as a...

Voluntary Third Party Audits For Meat Processors: Organic Certification And Animal Welfare Approved

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 12:00 pm EST

Is Organic certification or an Animal Welfare Approved endorsement the right thing for your slaughter plant?

Successful Transition for Students with Special Needs: Advocating for Universal Design for Learning in Classrooms

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 11:00 am EST

To receive a CEU credit OR certificate of completion, please complete the evaluation survey found at: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8eTux5ghKsKIwNT Research has shown that all students and especially those receiving special education who follow a carefully...

Let's Talk about Race

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Eriks Dunens

How do our patterns of thinking and our shared history influence the way we lead and work? Using personal stories and case studies, we will introduce and examine race, white privilege, structural racism, internalized racism, bias, color blindness, intersectionality, and white...