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Storm-resilient Urban Forests: The Role of Species Selection and Maintenance Pruning

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Inclement weather, particularly severe thunderstorms and wintry precipitation, is a major cause of damage to urban forests. Broken stems and uprooted trees cause power outages, traffic disruptions, and property damage, often at considerable economic costs. The loss of tree...

The Benefits of Monday Family Dinners – How Bringing "Kids Cook Monday" to your School/Community may Lead to Healthier Outcomes

Monday, April 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Presented by:Nara Sandberg, Marketing & Partnerships Coordinator, The Monday Campaigns/The Kids Cook MondayCherry Dumaual, PR & Partnerships Director, The Monday Campaigns/The Kids Cook MondayThrough this webinar we will explain The Kids Cook Monday initiative and why...

Understanding Climate's Impact on Soil

Monday, April 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join the North Central Climate Collaborative (NC3)'s upcoming webinar featuring South Dakota State University Extension Soil Field Specialist Anthony Bly. Bly will discuss the climate's impact on soil properties and what this means for producers, educators, and advisors.

Addressing Mine-Scarred Land in the Upper Mississippi River Mining District

Monday, April 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Discuss the potential impacts that mine scarred lands in the Upper Mississippi River Lead and Zinc Mining District are still having on local communities, efforts to integrate often forgotten mining records into current planning and development, and how the US EPA...

Equipment and facilities for managing manure on small farms

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Thomas Bass, Carissa Wickens, Jacquie Jacob, Michael Westendorf, Jeff Porter

The number of small farms is increasing in much of the country, ensuring up to date information is available is important to protect water and environmental quality. This month's webinar will focus on some of the farm and manure management needs of smaller farms. Discussion...

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 11 – Compost Use and Safety

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join us for the eleventh webinar in our Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenters will describe a multitude of uses for compost in agricultural, urban, and disturbed landscapes. Nutrient content and availability, organic matter benefits,...

Tips For A Healthy Transition Into Retirement

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

Is retirement in your future? Are you ready to relax and sail off into the sunset? Before you do, there are some things about retirement, health, social engagement, and time management that you should know! Join us to learn more and better prepare yourself for your future....

Nutrition for small and backyard flocks

Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT

Whether you have a small, commercial poultry operation or a few chickens in the backyard, proper nutrition is essential to the health and productivity of your birds. This webinar will review some of the basics of poultry nutrition as well as selecting the right feed for...

Weed control in low input turfgrass systems

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT

Reduced input turfgrass systems (those that receive infrequent mowing, fertilization, etc.) can have their own, very unique weed pressures. April 17's VT Turfgrass Tuesday webinar features Dr. Shawn Askew and PhD Candidate John Brewer discussing the strategies in managing...

Grow! Empowering Parents to THRIVE

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT

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Powdery mildew: Biology & Management in the Garden

Monday, April 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jay Pscheidt

This webinar is part of the Spring 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University ExtensionProbably best known for making our squash leaves white, powdery mildew is an ever-present plant disease in the home garden. Dr. Jay...

Let's Eat! A Guide to Engaging Students in Smarter Lunchrooms

Friday, April 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Let’s Eat! Engaging Students in Smarter Lunchrooms is a guide to involving middle and high school students in making their own decisions towards healthful eating, learning to try new foods, and decreasing food waste in school cafeterias. This webinar will discuss WHY the...

The National Extension Web-mapping Tool (NEWT)

Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt, John McGee

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, Virginia Cooperative Extension, and the Virginia Tech Center for Geospatial Information Technology collaborated through an eXtension Innovation grant to create the National Extension Web-mapping Tool (NEWT). The goal of...