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Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 3 – Composting Systems and Methods

Friday, August 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join us for the third webinar in our Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenters will describe various composting systems and methods and identify their characteristics, advantages and drawbacks. Registrants will learn which system/method is...

Engagement with FSIS Policy: Experiences from the Field

Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT

Hear from a panel of speakers who are engaging with USDA FSIS policy as it relates to small meat plants and niche meats.Panelists will include:Ferd Hoefner, National Sustainable Agriculture CoalitionCarria Balkom, American Grassfed AssociationBrian Sapp, White Oak...

The Buffer Zone: What Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study Teaches about Maximizing Health and Wellbeing

Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

To obtain CEUs, take the webinar's Evaluation & Post-Test here: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0BqtGIkfg2ogGDX About this WebinarIn an attempt to look at the association between childhood trauma and the risk for physical and mental illness in adulthood, Kaiser...

Organic Pesticides for Home Gardens

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 4:00 pm EDT

Part of the 2017 Oregon Master Gardener Advanced Training series. In this advanced pesticide course, the presenter will discuss the breadth of organic pesticides available for home gardeners, and what makes them "organic." Topics covered will include insecticides,...

Organic Seed Production Part 4: Seed Quality, Harvesting and Equipment

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

For the second year in a row, the Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) and the Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture (MESA) are presenting a series of six webinars on organic seed production. The webinars cover everything from planting to harvest, to the economics of...

Estate Planning for Families With Special Needs

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Martie Gillen, Andy Crocker

This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance and Military Caregiving concentration areas of the Military Families Learning Network.Planning for the future is something everyone should devote substantial time and thought to but especially families with special needs....

Anaerobic Digestion Systems

Friday, August 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Curt Gooch, Rebecca Larson, Mahmoud Sharara

When most people think of anaerobic digestion systems, they think about the cost of the start-up of such systems. In this webinar, presenters will discuss opportunities and the value of these systems as well as the challenges that may come along when using an anaerobic...

Issue Corps: Project-to-Project Network Sessions

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Terry Meisenbach

You enjoyed meeting and interacting with other projects in Cincinnati...let’s keep that energy going...and reconnect you with the folks you met there. These networking sessions will give YOU the chance to share what’s been happening since February and get ideas and ...

2017 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Drain Flies, House Flies, and Fungus Gnats

Friday, August 4, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Wizzie Brown, Hunter McBrayer, Taylor Vandiver

Insect pests marching around our homes can be puzzling to manage. Especially frustrating is trying to figure out where they are coming from, and their life cycle. In this webinar, Elizabeth "Wizzie" Brown, IPM Program Specialist, Texas A and M Agrilife Extension...

BARK BEETLE OUTBREAKS IN WESTERN NORTH AMERICA: CAUSES, CONTROL AND CONSEQUENCES

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

Utah State University Forestry Extension presents our monthly Learn at Lunch WebinarWith climate warming and more frequent and severe droughts western North America has experienced increases in disturbances arising from native bark beetle outbreaks. The focus of the talk will...

Green Industry Best Management Practices

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 7:30 am EDT

This class is designed to provide training in Best Management Practices for anyone working in the green industry e.g. lawn, landscape, and ornamental plant professionals. Best Management Practices are focused on reducing non-point source pollution resulting from fertilizer or...

Gut-Microbiota-Brain Axis

Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

Evaluation/Post-test: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_czEsnjD329mGgGVQuestions? Email MilFamLN@gmail.com This is a free professional development webinar hosted by the Nutrition & Wellness concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network. What is gut...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar- Hiring Farm Employees- Process and Recommendations

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT

7/26/17: Hiring Farm Employees - Process and RecommendationsEmployees are an important part of the business but can also be a big challenge. If you currently have employees, or have been considering adding a work force to your organization, this webinar is for you. The...

Low-tech Flame Carbonizers for Biochar Production: Theory and Applications

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

Biochar is made by applying heat to biomass in the absence of oxygen. Flame carbonization uses the flame itself to exclude oxygen. Flame carbonization methods can produce high quality biochar from low value biomass waste found in fields and forests without investing in...

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 2 - Composting: Feedstocks and Recipe Development

Friday, July 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join us for the second webinar in our Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenters will discuss properties of feedstocks critical for their blending to promote ideal composting, explain how to interpret feedstock analyses, provide mathematical...