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Growing Lavender: A Curriculum for Growers

Monday, February 4, 2019 at 10:00 am EST

This webinar will provide an in-depth overview of a new self-paced online course for lavender growers. Many growers are diversifying their farms and turning to production systems that lend themselves to drawing upon natural amenities and/or instituting agritourism....

2019 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Open Forum (You Have Questions, We Have Answers!)

Friday, February 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Vicky Bertagnolli, Timothy Davis, Janet Hurley, Wizzie Brown

So many great questions are asked at the end of each All Bugs Webinar - we decided to dedicate a webinar just to let you ask more! We will spend the hour fielding questions about All Bugs Good and Bad. Get your questions ready, and learn more about the insect world and IPM...

Trees: A Risk Worth Taking (most of the time)

Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

The evidence is mounting around the compounding benefits of the urban forest. We know trees in cities clean air and water, reduce energy demands, and improve the people's overall quality of life. Yet, tree failure may have serious negative consequences. So, how can we...

Getting started with pruning fruit trees

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm EST

Proper pruning results in improved fruit quantity and quality. MSU Extension senior educator Bob Tritten will provide an overview of theory and technique for Michigan’s commonly grown tree fruit species. This program was part of the 12-webinar Michigan State ...

Get Your Walk On! The Monday Mile and How to Get Your School/Community Moving

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST

Presenter: Cori Floyd, Program Associate, The Monday Campaigns/Move It MondayMove It Monday is an international non-profit initiative that promotes fun activities for all fitness levels and ages to be active and healthy. In this webinar, Cori Floyd will discuss research that...

Update on Sudden Oak Death in the Pacific Northwest

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

This webinar is part of the 2019 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension. Join Sarah Navarro (Forest Pathologist, Oregon Department of Forestry) and Norma Kline (OSU Extension) for an update on Sudden Oak Death a...

Getting started with growing specialty mushrooms

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm EST

Matt produces shiitake mushrooms for local sale and has plans to expand into maitake and Lion’s Mane. This webinar will provide valuable insights into small-scale gourmet mushroom production. This program was part of the 12-webinar Michigan State University Extension...

Practical Conservation Tillage for Western Region Organic Cropping Systems: Organic Farming and Soil Health in the Western U.S, Webinar Series #3

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of eight free webinar trainings on organic farming and soil health in the Western U.S. The webinar trainings will target agricultural professionals including Extension personnel, other agency ...

Youth Financial Management, Literacy, and Physical Activity with StoryWalk®

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 12:30 pm EST

StoryWalk® is an activity that provides an opportunity for families to read story books together and build literacy skills while enjoying physical activity. Learn how to put together story boards focusing on financial management to help children build money skills,...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: What to grow in an urban market farm

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST

1/23/19: What to grow in an urban market gardenGrowing for market in a small urban garden or farm offers both challenges and opportunities. This webinar will talk about the kinds of specialty crops that are particularly suited to growing in an urban market garden for direct...

Separation Technologies for Capturing Nutrients from Manure

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

Exporting phosphorus and possibly nitrogen from larger livestock operations as well as regions of large livestock populations is often essential for protecting water quality. Solids (and nutrient) separation technologies are an option for concentrating nutrients for ...

Getting started with the physical labor of farming

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm EST

Ned Stoller of Easterseals Michigan AgrAbility discusses the physical workload of starting a farm...hours per day, days per year, lifting, bending, crawling, carrying, digging, reaching, etc. This is a realistic look at the effort you will face for various farm...

Leading Successful Professional Development Workshops for Lunchroom Staff

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Join Erin Sharp, MS, MAT, Curriculum Designer for the Smarter Lunchrooms National Office, as she shares tips for designing, preparing for, and delivering effective professional development workshops for lunchroom staff. She will also review information on the USDA’s...

Hail Can Happen! Insurance Options for Organic Farms

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic and the Organic Farming Research Foundation for a webinar about insurance options for organic farm, which takes place on February 6, 2019 at 11AM Pacific Time (12PM Mountain, 1PM Central, 2PM Eastern Time). The webinar is free and open to the public, and...

Readying Your University to Open Data Compliance Webinar

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Anne Adrian

In this webinar, we will describe definitions of open access and open data, benefits that open data can bring, and why funders are requiring data sharing and data management plans. Also Utah State representatives will describe their policy and guidance to help faculty comply...