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Getting started with planning and operating a mixed fruit orchard

Monday, April 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm EDT

Planning and operating a mixed fruit orchard, Bob Tritten, Michigan State University Extension Monday, April 24, 2017, 7-9pm Following up his successful webinars on small fruit and cider apples, Bob will walk you through the essentials needed to plan,...

TRANSforming Conversations: Addressing Needs of Transgender Youth and Their Families

Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

To obtain CEUs for this webinar, take the EVALUATION & POST-TEST here: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0VOTFnWdUNgrSh7About this WebinarThis 60-minute webinar is part 2 of a 2-part series focusing on inclusive practices in working with LGBT youth and families....

Learn to Build Community Capacity through My Training Hub Training Modules

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

This is a free webinar hosted by the Community Capacity Building concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network. This webinar will provide an overview of the Community Capacity Building resources which includes: how to access the training (including the technical...

Compassion and Security: Bridging the Gaps of the Refugee Crisis

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kayla Davis

This webinar will discuss the definition of the term "refugee"; the numbers of refugees in the world today, as well as where they are and who is taking them in; humanitarian governance and the refugee camps; and the US asylum process.Although this session has a...

Creating Resilient Small City Downtowns

Monday, April 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Zachary Kennedy

Many small city downtowns throughout the country continue to struggle with shuttered storefronts, deteriorating buildings, and a disconnected mix of commercial tenants. Most are still ignored by major chain store site selectors, while edge – of – town development continues...

Tree Risk Assessment – Perceptions, Reality, and Reliability

Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 1:00 pm EDT

How safe is this tree? It’s a critical question that demands an accurate answer, butassessment is not always straightforward. Learn to avoid the pitfalls of tree riskassessment as Dr. Koeser highlights sources of variation and potential bias when rating a tree’s likelihood of...

The ABCs of LGBT: Learning Language and Inclusive Practices in Work with LGBT Families

Thursday, April 13, 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_bsJEKvDyqTHtqIdAbout this Webinar This 60-minute webinar is part 1 of a 2-part series focusing on inclusive practices in working with LGBT youth and families. Part 1...

Building a Better Carrot – for Growers and Consumers

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

To Register, click the 'Location' link. Speaker Bio: Dr. Phil Simon is a USDA, ARS Research Geneticist and Professor of Horticulture at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His research in vegetable genetics and breeding has focused on fresh market carrot...

Season Extension Webinar- Presented by MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT

4/12/17: Season ExtensionThis webinar will cover season extension techniques and how they can be used to reduce the risk of climate variability and expand market access by expanding the growing season and enabling specialty crop production. For more information and to...

4-H Chick Chain: Essential Elements for a Successful Program

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 4:00 pm EDT

The 4-H Chick Chain is a chicken-raising program that teaches youth how to raise laying hens from chicks.The 4-H Chick Chain Program has taken off in popularity across the country. It started in Alabama and the number one question that most 4-H Agents ask is how to ...

Use of High Glucosinolate Mustard as an Organic Biofumigant in Vegetable Crops

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a webinar on April 11, 2017 on using high glucosinolate mustard as an organic biofumigant in vegetable crops. This webinar will take place at 2 PM Eastern Times, 1 PM Central, 12 PM Mountain, 11 AM Pacific Time. It's free and open to the public,...

Deaths of Despair in Pennsylvania and Beyond: A Demographer’s Take on Drug, Alcohol and Suicide Mortality in Small City and Rural America

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT

Americans are killing themselves at an alarming rate. Since 1999, nearly 2 million people living in the U.S. died from causes related to drugs, alcohol, and suicide. Nationwide, the mortality rate from drug poisoning, alcohol poisoning, and suicide has increased by 55...

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

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT

Presenters: Samantha Nash and Megan Wecker This 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 traction on...

Getting started with aquaculture

Monday, April 10, 2017 at 7:00 pm EDT

Aquaculture, Elliot Nelson, Michigan Sea Grant Extension Monday, April 10, 2017, 7-9pm Aquaculture, or ‘fish farming’ is finding a place on more Michigan farms. Elliot will explain the options, techniques, opportunities and challenges of this unique enterprise. ...

2017 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Mosquitoes and Insect Borne Diseases

Friday, April 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Ellen Huckabay, Lucy Edwards

In this webinar, Dr. Derrick Mathias, Associate Professor, University of Florida, will discuss medically important mosquitoes and mosquito-borne viruses endemic to and threatening the Southeast. Learn about mosquito ecology, virus transmission, signs and symptoms of mosquito...