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A Wild West Tale: Debunking the Myth That Conservation Increases Rates

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Candice Rupprecht

This presentation will share the results of the Tucson Avoided Cost Analysis done in 2016 by WaterDM, in conjunction with Tucson Water and Pima County and the Alliance for Water Efficiency. This avoided cost analysis uses baseline data from 1987, the height of Tucson’s per...

NAPB Panel Discussion: Future Challenges and Prospects in Plant Breeding ft. NAPB Leadership

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

To Register, click the 'Location' linkTopic summaryJoin leaders within the NAPB organization for a discussion about future challenges and prospects in plant breeding. Panelists will answer FAQs, share their personal perspectives and answer questions from participants. ...

2018 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Argentine Ants and Others

Friday, April 6, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Fudd Graham

Ants are the number one reported nuisance pest. Ants come in all shapes, sizes, Ant species have an incredibly wide variety of nesting and eating habits. In this webinar presented by Dr. Fudd Graham, Auburn University, we will learn about Argentine ants among others, their...

Prepping for a Healthy Vegetable Harvest

Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Identifying key vegetable pests and preparing a line of defense for the coming season. Conventional, organic, commercial, and backyard growers are all welcome.

Economic Sustainability Tools for Agronomic Crops- NC Academy

Friday, March 30, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Rebecca Vittetoe, Jason Hartschuh, Nick Baker, Ruth Beck

As margins continue to tighten for crop producers, it is even more important for producers to manage costs. Producers are looking for tools that can help them understand their cost of production not just on a whole farm basis but also on a field-by-field basis. Many of...

Abrasive Weeding: Efficacy, Multifunctionality, and Profitability

Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a new webinar on abrasive weeding by Sam Wortman of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln The webinar takes place on March 29, 2018 at 2PM Eastern, 1PM Central, 12PM Mountain and 11AM Pacific Time. The webinar is free and open to the public and advance...

MORE THAN OPIOIDS: THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF DRUG OVERDOSE AND RELATED DESPAIR IN RURAL AND SMALL CITY AMERICA

Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

The Rural Health and Safety Education webinar series “Combating Opioids” is hosted by Purdue University Extension and the NCRCRD as part of a USDA/NIFA grant.* This webinar will summarize recent trends in opioid mortality rates and related deaths of despair (e.g., other...

From Science to Action: Evidence-based Programs for Nature & Health Communities

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

The science about nearby nature and human health response has been growing for decades. Local governments agencies, the private sector, and NGOs are acting on the evidence, creating programs for human health benefits. Extension Agents can help support program development and...

BIAS - Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT

The BIAS project uses a behavioral economics lens to examine human services programs that serve poor and vulnerable families. The project demonstrates the value of applying behavioral insights to improve the efficacy of human services programs.Presenters: Toija Riggins,...

Risk Management for Food Entrepreneurs Webinar- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

You've worked long and hard to launch your specialty food business. Folks love the product and you're picking up more sales every month and even have a major retail chain interested in test marking your product in several of their stores. But you could lose your business,...

Project BreakFAST: Increasing School Breakfast Participation by High School Students

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Mary Schroeder

Breakfast is often considered the most important meal of the day but many teenagers skip it. In this webinar you will learn about the evidenced-based Project breakFAST: Fueling Academics & Strengthening Teens. This research project was a four-year study to test ways to...

Communicating with Farmers Under Stress

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

This workshop has been developed for people who work with agricultural producers and farm families and want to know more about managing farm-related stress and learn ways to approach and communicate with those in need. · Adam Kantrovich, PhD from Clemson University...