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27 Years of Extension Urban Forestry Outreach: A Pennsylvania Success Story

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Since 1991, the Penn State Extension Urban Forestry Program has delivered a variety of programs from land use workshops and arborist short courses to Tree Tender trainings and municipal stormwater workshops. Multi-county, regional urban foresters were able to bring new...

Learn Digital Marketing Strategies To Promote Your Programming!

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Overview:What tactics are best for marketing your Extension events? In this session I'll cover social media, e-newsletter, and website marketing best practices to increase attendance and improve your ability to target your audience for your county program events. A bonus for...

How to Avoid the Probate Process Webinar- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

Discusses the process of probating a will and some of the negative impacts of probate, and then provides examples of other farm succession/ estate planning legal tools that can help farmers avoid the probate process if that is the best option for their operation. Registration:...

Update on the Outdoor Water Use Research Initiative of the Alliance for Water Efficiency

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT

AWE's comprehensive Outdoor Water Savings Research Program is developing actionable information and data on the savings potential and actual water savings from a variety of outdoor efficiency measures. This presentation will review the Phase 1 findings on the availability of...

NVision Ag: Increasing corn yield and saving nitrogen fertilizer

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT

Nitrogen fertilizer often doubles crop yields; without it we could not feed the current world population. But nitrogen fertilizer is lost from crop fields in wet weather, especially corn fields. The plants become nitrogen-deficient, with light green leaves, and grain...

Identifying, Assessing, and Managing Hazard Trees

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

A special extended length webinar with interactive question and answer session will be offered by the US Forest Service and Utah State University Forestry Extension. 10 - 11:00 Hazard tree recognition11 - 12:00 Hazard tree survey methods12 - 1:00 Interactive question and...

"We've Tried that Before" Live Stream Launch Event

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jamie Seger, Paul Hill, Bradd Anderson, Danae Wolfe, Daphne Richards, Dave Francis, Bob Bertsch, Hunter McBrayer

"We've Tried that Before" is a book about working in Extension and includes contributions from Extension professionals from across our national system.Inspired by the work of T.J. Talbert's “The Extension Workers Code,” the purpose of this book is to share wisdom...

2018 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: What You Must Know About Fleas

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Fleas have you down? A pest of both homes and our pets, populations can quickly get away from us. Running and grabbing a pesticide generally doesn't work unless you understand their biology and life cycle. Join us as Dr. Nancy Hinkle, Professor Veterinary Entomology,...

Evaluating impacts of subdivision designs on bird habitats

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

This webinar, by Mark Hostetler, University of Florida, introduces participants to a new online evaluation tool that evaluates impacts of landscape/subdivision designs on bird habitats. The goal of the “Building for Birds” online tool is to provide decision-makers with a way...

Poultry production over the decades

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 3:30 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Darre

Dr. Michael Darre is retiring after 30+ years in poultry extension. He will be discussing his impressions on how poultry production has changed over the years, and what hasn't.

Invasive Insects of Shade Trees: A 30 Year Perspective from Colorado

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

USU Forestry Extension and TREE Fund present this Learn at Lunch Webinar:Dr. Cranshaw will discuss the ever-changing cast of new and invasive tree insects that have become issues in the Rocky Mountain States over the past 30 years. Whitney Cranshaw is presently a...

Find Em', Keep Em': How to find, hire, train, & retain good labor for your meat plant

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

Part 1 of our Human Resources webinar series: Hear from 3 different meat processors different strategies and best practices for finding, hiring, training, and retaining decent staff for their facilities. Panelists include Joe Cloud of T & E Meats in Virginia, a USDA...

Dietary Preen Oil as an Anti-Stress Feed Additive for Aquaculture Species

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT

University of Wisconsin researchers are using dietary preen oil to reduce mortality in fish species used in aquaculture production. The research team provides an update on their progress, and discusses new commercial applications and their next steps.Presented by:Jake Olson...

Leveraging your Link to Land Luxurious Livelihoods

Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

To Register, click the 'Location' link Topic summary: Will this webinar teach you the skills to become a mega-millionaire yacht owner? Probably not. But it will give you the tools you need to leverage LinkedIn to its full potential for networking and staying visible...

Taxes: More Than a Postcard

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Andrew Zumwalt

Andrew Zumwalt will present on Volunteer Income Tax Assistant activities in Missouri and cover some of the changes in the tax law with the passage of another tax law change in December 2017. Andrew will also present on the advantages of using different tax advantaged...