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What’s New with Solid Separation? NRCS has an Answer

Friday, October 18, 2019 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Jeff Porter, Joe Harrison

NRCS has a new technical document entitled “Solid-Liquid Separation Alternatives for Manure Handling and Treatment.” This document brings together both the theory behind solid-liquid separation and the practical application of many different separation technologies. ...

POLYFACE The Farm of Many Faces

Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT

In 1961, William and Lucille Salatin moved their young family to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, purchasing the most worn-out, eroded, abused farm in the area near Staunton. Using nature as a pattern, they and their children began the healing and innovation that now supports...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Understanding Your Credit and Credit Scores

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

10/9/19: Understanding Your Credit and Credit ScoresUnderstanding credit is as important as knowing when to plant your crops. Credit defines your trustworthiness in repaying your debt. This webinar will provide an overview of how credit is used in your everyday life. Knowing...

2019 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Scale Insects on Ornamental Plants

Friday, October 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jeremy Pickens

Scale insects are odd looking creatures. In fact, you may have sad plants in the landscape, and not recognize these insects. Dr. Jeremy Pickens, Alabama Extension will provide clues to their identification and strategies to keep them under wraps. Webinars are moderated by...

Supporting Beneficial Birds and Managing Pest Birds

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a webinar on supporting beneficial birds and managing pest birds. Beneficial birds can help farmers keep pest insects, rodents, and pest birds at bay. They act the same way that beneficial insects do in helping with pest control. The overwhelming majority of...

The Impact of Naloxone Access Laws on Opioid Overdose Deaths in the U.S.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

Opioid overdose is the leading cause of unintentional death in the U.S. Narcan TM (Naloxone) is a prescription medicine that can reverse overdose effects. This research investigates the effect of Naloxone access laws on overdose death rates using state and temporal variation...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Managing Your Forested Farmland

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

9/25/19: Managing Your Forested FarmlandThis webinar will outline how farmers can best profit from and maintain their forested acres. Learn about the Maryland forestry legal framework and how you can benefit from creating a forest conservation plan. Registration:...

Bury Seeds, Not Stress Series: Youth & Farm Stress

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Karen Fifield

The stress that farmers face — stemming from issues like low commodity prices, injuries and debt — can carry over into their personal lives and families. As a result, youth may experience stress from their families' farm conditions. This webinar covers the warning signs...

Watershed Nutrient Inventories - Opportunities and Needs

Friday, September 20, 2019 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Cortus, Mahmoud Sharara

Nutrient inventories and budgets are valuable tools that can guide decisions for both voluntary and mandatory nutrient management practices from farm to regional scale. Nutrient inventories of various scales provide different perspectives, and there are tradeoffs between...

Conservation Finance

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

Tune in to this month’s webinar as we explore different strategies for funding critical conservation work. We will hear from Ryan Smith of The Delta Institute and Greg Olson of Sand County Foundation who will discuss a recently released guidance document they co-authored on...

Bury Seeds, Not Stress Webinar Series: Men and Mental Health — Breaking the Silence

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT

This webinar examines the prevalence of mental health issues among men as well as the barriers to seeking and receiving treatment — and how to try to overcome them. How to recognize signs and symptoms, including reluctance to communicate or minimizing symptoms, will be...

Are Viruses Lurking in Your Backyard Cherries?

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar is part of the 2019 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension. Lauri Lutes, a PhD Candidate in OSU’s Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, has spent the past several years studying viruses and...

Bury Seeds, Not Stress Series: The Power of Positive Self Talk

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Holly Tiret

When we are stressed, we can become overwhelmed with negative thoughts. One tool for dealing with our own negative inner dialogue is to learn to use positive self-talk. This webinar will explore some simple tips you can to begin to use right away.Michigan State...

Using Community Supported Enterprises to Address Shrinking Markets in Rural Areas

Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar describes a guidebook that local development practitioners can use in working with groups to start community supported enterprises that start or reopen essential businesses such as grocery stores in their communities. The purpose of these enterprises is to...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Your Ag-Role for Media Requests

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

9/11/19: This Just In. Your Ag-Role for Media RequestsHave you been asked for an interview by a print or broadcast reporter or comment on a local or ag-related issue? How should you prepare? What do you wear? What is the reporter looking for? Embrace this opportunity and...