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How to Become a Leader and Influencer, No Matter Your Title

Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Victor Villegas

Many people think leaders are born or that only people in position of authority can be leaders. The truth is ANYONE can be a leader, regardless of your title or position. Join Victor Villegas, Professional Development Director for ACE (Association of Communication Excellence),...

Local Meat to Local Schools: Lessons Learned from the Montana Beef to School Project

Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT

Many folks all over the nation are organizing to get local ingredients into public schools and other institutions as a way to support local farmers as well as improve the quality and healthfullness of school food. Fruits and vegetables have been the low-hanging fruit; local...

Engaging Seasonal/ Migrant Farm Workers

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 2:30 pm EDT

In this web-based presentation, participants will learn more about farm worker and seasonal worker populations and the challenges experienced in these communities. Participants will also learn about ways to engage farm worker populations and how to overcome...

Looking for something new? Expand Your Outreach to New Audiences

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 12:30 pm EDT

Are you looking to try something new? Would you like to see different, diverse faces in your audience? Participating in Money Smart Week and/or using the revised All My Money curriculum might be a good fit for you! Money Smart Week (www.moneysmartweek.org) is a national...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar- Operating a Women Owned Farm Business

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT

3/22/17: Operating a Women Owned Farm BusinessWe will discuss the different types of business organizations and the liability protection and transition planning benefits of each. Also discussed will be women owned businesses including how to have and manage that designation...

Ensuring pumpkin pollination

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shelby Fleischer

Pumpkin is entirely dependent on insects for pollination. We first review the flower structure and the pollen and nectar rewards pumpkins offers to achieve pollination, and what that means for fruit set. We overview the range of bee species that interact with these flowers...

Thinking like a searcher: Strategies for creating quality content to market your website

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

Presented by: Samantha Nash and Megan Wecker This 30-minute webinar will cover strategies to use quality, keyword friendly content to market your website. Learn tips to help organize, stylize and optimize your content and page structure to appeal to your target audience, gain...

Soil Fertility for Forage Production

Monday, March 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm EDT

Michigan State University Extension Field Crops Webinar SeriesSoil Fertility for Forage Production, March 20, 2017, 7-8pm, Presenter: Dr. Kim CassidaGrowers, consultants and agribusiness professionals are invited to participate in a series of seven online programs addressing...

Building Your Personal Brand in Social Media: Diversity & Inclusion Issue Corps

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 4:30 pm EDT - Presented by LuAnn Phillips

As a follow-up to the recent Designathon for eXtension's Diversity and Inclusion Issue Corps, eXtension is offering a targeted professional development opportunity for Corps members and their teams to address branding with social media for Issue Corps projects. We are pleased...

The Current 26: Managing Onsite Septic Systems: Research and Outreach

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 3:00 pm EDT

Dave Gustafson, University of Minnesota: Minnesota’s Perspective on Connecting the System Owners to System Performance Steve Safferman, Michigan State University: Onsite Wastewater Phosphorus Management

Findings from the Summit on Intellectual Property Rights and Public Plant Breeding

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

To register, click the 'Location' link.Speaker Bio: Dr. Julie Dawson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Horticulture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her background is in organic plant breeding and participatory research. She leads a program in...

Phytonutrients and Cardiovascular Disease

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

To receive your CDR CPEU certificate, please click on the Qualtrics link:https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_esQJK99ArpWsDTTYou 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 CDR...

Spice it up! Putting Together a Low-Sodium Flavor Station in the School Cafeteria

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shirley Vouris

This presentation is designed to provide attendees with practical, easy tips for putting together a low-sodium flavor station in the school cafeteria. Extension members, food service professionals, and other program leaders can play an important role in educating children...

Avoiding and Remedying Abiotic Injury of Trees

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

Marion Murray, Utah State UniversityA large percentage of urban trees are affected by abiotic stresses and diseases such as drought, nutrient deficiency, and poor pruning practices. Learn about the effects these stresses have on trees and how to diagnose and mitigate...

Biological Pest Control on Vegetable Crops

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Marion Murray

This is the third webinar of the 2017 Winter Webinars put on by the Utah IPM Program. This webinar will provide information on biological control options for pest management in vegetable crops of Utah.Biological control is “any activity of one species that reduces the adverse...