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One Water Partnerships: Innovative, inclusive, and integrated approaches to water resource management

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

Join us this month as we explore innovative, inclusive and integrated approaches to water resource management throughout the North Central Region. From Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Columbus, Ohio and beyond, tune in to hear how diverse stakeholders are coming together to discuss...

Wildfire Adapted Partnership: Enabling Wildfire Mitigation in SW Colorado & Investigating How the 416 Fire Influenced Behaviors of Residents

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Co-sponsored by Wildfire Adapted Partnership, Colorado Natural Hazards Center, Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism at USUWildfire Adapted Partnership is a nonprofit organization that seeks to protect lives and property from wildfire by inspiring, educating and enabling...

California’s Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gases from Dairy and Livestock Operations

Friday, August 16, 2019 at 2:30 pm EDT

California is leading the nation in setting and achieving greenhouse gas reduction goals for a carbon-neutral future and mitigating climate change. SB 1383, passed in 2016, set a target for California’s dairy and livestock sector to reduce its methane emissions to 40%...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Farm Liability Insurance and Farm Business Structures

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

8/14/19: Farm Liability Insurance and Farm Business Structures: How they can work together to protect you and your farming businessBewildered by the many types of farm insurance? Confused about the difference between a sole proprietorship, an LLC, a corporation, and a...

2019 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: GMOs and Their Effect on Insect Populations

Friday, August 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Rudy Pacumbaba

Explore the world of insects and how genetically modified crops effect their populations by Dr. Rudy Pacumbaba, Alabama Extension. Webinars are moderated by Dr. Tim Davis, UGA Extension and Vicky Bertagnolli, Clemson Extension, and coordinated by Dani Carroll, Alabama...

Precision Agriculture Sensing Systems

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 10:00 am EDT

Presented by: Dr. Qiquan Qiao is Harold C. Hohbach Professor and graduate coordinator in Electrical Engineering at South Dakota State University.The objective of this work will create real-time precision agriculture sensor systems that can be used to detect changes in...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Introduction to Integrated Pest Management

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

7/24/19: Introducton to Integrated Pest ManagementIntegrated pest management (IPM), is a broad-based approach to keeping pests population below economic injury level. This webinar will review basic IPM pinciples, control tactics, and how to diagnose problems. Registration:...

Money Mentors, Coaches, Navigators, and Volunteers

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

A panel of experts will discuss working with financial mentors, coaches, navigators, and other personal finance master volunteer programs. Topics include training, curriculum, management, and evaluation.

A Pediatrician's Perspective of School Body Mass Index (BMI) Report Cards

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join Mara Vitolins, Professor and Interim Chair of Epidemiology and Prevention at the Wake Forest School of Medicine, and Joseph Arnold Skelton, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Wake Forest School of Medicine and Director of the Brenner FIT Program, as they...

Removing Emerging Contaminants in the Drinking Water by a Novel Carbon-based Enzymatic Reactor

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 12:30 pm EDT

Presented by: Dr. Chung-Ho Lin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Forestry at the University of Missouri. The contamination of drinking water and its sources with emerging contaminants has been a major concern for the ecosystem and public health, especially...

Better Together: Mentoring Team vs Mentor

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kristi Farner

Presenters:Kristi Farner | Program and Staff Development Specialist, University of GeorgiaKelle Ashley | 4-H Extension Agent, University of GeorgiaA positive mentor experience can be helpful for retaining new employees during the onboarding experience for new agents while...

Spotted Lanternfly & Other Invasive Landscape Tree Pests

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Spotted lanternfly is an invasive planthopper that is native to parts of Asia and was first detected in the U.S. in Pennsylvania in 2014. Spotted lanternflies feed on a wide range of host plants, including grapes, fruit trees, hops, and hardwood ornamental trees. This...

Virtual Summer School: An Innovative New Staff Orientation Experience Online

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kim Fleming, Leslie Boby

Part 1: New Staff Orientation OnlineKim Fleming, Cornell UniversityCornell Cooperative Extension Administration at Cornell University gathered input from current staff, new staff, and directors to design an online orientation course intended to help new employees to better...

Virtual Summer School: Creation of a Portfolio System for Agent On-boarding

Monday, July 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Joe Hunnings

Virginia Cooperative Extension will be rolling out a Canvas CMS-based portfolio system as a means of facilitating and monitoring Agent on-boarding. While the system will be in its very early use by mid-July, I am glad to share information about its development, structure, and...

Hiring Practices for Farm Operations: How to Hire the Right Employees

Friday, July 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paul Goeringer

Agricultural operations may not always take the time to do simple background checks or provide employees with the proper initial training that can cause huge issues down the road. Recent news has highlighted what can go wrong when agricultural operations hire...