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Teaching Agriculture Technology: Educational Resources for Extension Professionals

Friday, March 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Monica Jean, Valerie Clingerman, John Schoenhals, Eric Anderson, Chris Long

Precision agriculture is not a new concept, but as advances in technology make it more widely available—and as farm profits continue to tighten—interest among farmers are increasing. What technologies are available, how useful are they, what is the return on investment, and...

2018 Public Issues Leadership Development Conference (pild) Orientation

Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Theresa Mayhew

This PILD Conference orientation session is for first-timers, as well as old-timers, who are interested in or will be attending the conference. The PILD Conference is sponsored by the Joint Council of Extension Professionals (JCEP) as a Professional Development opportunity for...

Hip Hop to Health: An Interactive Approach to Promoting Health in Preschool Aged Children

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Hip Hop to Health Jr. is an evidence-based program created by Marian Fitzgibbon, Dr. Melinda Stolley and revised by Dr. Angela Odoms-Young and Lara Blumstein. This program was funded by the USDA and its objective is to promote healthy eating habits and an increase in...

Environmental Enrichment for small and backyard flocks

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Rachel Dennis

Feather pecking can be an issue in any poultry flock. This can be alleviated with environmental enrichments. Rachel Dennis from the University of Maryland will discuss environmental enrichments for a variety of different poultry species - from quail to emu with everything...

White Satin Moth in the Lake Tahoe Basin, Current Conditions

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Utah State University Learn at Lunch Webinar Series:Gene Phillips, Forest Health Specialist, Nevada Division of ForestryThis presentation of the White Satin Moth in the Lake Tahoe Basin covers the current levels of infestations of the current outbreak. This includes a brief...

Sustainable Wood Products Tools For State, District & County Extension Professionals - the Askforwood.com Project

Monday, March 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

The increasing emphasis on sustainability of materials andbuilding design opens up new opportunities for wood usein nonresidential construction. As a renewable resourcethat sequesters carbon, wood has significant environmentaladvantages over competing materials. Using wood...

2018 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Misidentified Pests in the Landscape

Friday, March 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Erfan Vafaie

Pests in the landscape?? We deal with it everyday. Did you know that many pesticides areoften misused simply because the pest was not identified correctly? Beneficial insects also feel the wrath of our misuse. Let's learn about some of our Misidentified Pests in the...

Soil Health and Water Quality

Friday, March 2, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Max Glover, Katelyn Hain, Brad Kohlhagen

Soil Health is a rapidly evolving movement that is frequently in the headlines. Water Quality is important everywhere, but specific issues vary widely based on geography, land use, and population. Attend this webinar to learn about resources that you can use to answer...

The Importance of Evaluation and Federal Reporting Trends

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 12:30 pm EST - Presented by Toija Riggins

Please click on the link above to pre-register.National Program Leader, Toija Riggins, discusses evaluation and reporting trends. Toija Riggins, Ph.D. serves as National Program Leader – Division of Family and Consumer Sciences Rural Sociology, Behavioral Economics &...

Smart Use Health Insurance- Smart Actions Webinar- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST

Knowing how to use your health insurance will make you a smart health care consumer. Identify smart actions that will help you become a Smart User of health insurance. This session will help you better understand how to use health insurance, learn how to manage health care...

Anchored. Podcast Episode 11- Books Over Boots: Experiences of College Students in Military Families

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 8:00 am EST

To access the recording and more information about this podcast episode, click here: https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/podcast/anchored-podcast-episode-11-books-over-boots-exp...About this PodcastAs a response to Dr. Jill Biden's address at the 2016 AERA annual...

Management of spotted wing drosophila using organically approved strategies: An update

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 3:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar on the organic management of Spotted Wing Drosophila by members of a 4-year, multi-state NIFA OREI research project and find out what they have learned!The webinar takes place on February 27th at 3PM Eastern Time (2PM Central, 1PM Mountain, Noon...

Tools for Farm Biodiversity Webinar

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar about online tools and apps that can help you manage biodiversity on organic farms. The webinar takes place on February 27, 2018 at 1PM Eastern Time, 12PM Central, 11AM Mountain, 10AM Pacific Time. It's free and open to the public, and advance...