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Highlights of the 2018 Smarter Lunchrooms Symposium

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Adam Brumberg, Erin Sharp

Adam Brumberg (Deputy director, Cornell Food and Brand Lab) and Erin Sharp (Curriculum designer, Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office) present key discoveries, innovative resources, and engaging anecdotes from the 2018 Smarter Lunchrooms Symposium at Cornell University...

Dealing with Darling Dastardly Deer

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Dana Sanchez

This webinar is part of the 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension.Join OSU Extension Wildlife Specialist, Dr. Dana Sanchez, as we learn to identify the common deer species in the Pacific Northwest, explore...

Targeting the Triple Threat: Invasive Winter Annual Grasses Symposium

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT

Colorado State University, Bayer Corporation, Washington State University, UC Davis, Utah State University Forestry Extension, USFWS, USGS present:Cheatgrass, Medusahead, and Ventenata: Ecological Impacts, Interactions, and Current ManagementAn in-depth management review of...

Storm-Resilient Urban Forests: Response Resilience, Are You Prepared to Respond?

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Storms occur in both small communities and large metropolitan areas. Planning early and often is good advice to prepare for your initial storm response. A triage approach for debris management takes care of the worst first and productively leads to a timed and planned response...

Financial Education Curriculum for an Arabic Audience

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT

Discussion of Michigan State University Extension’s experience with translating DollarWorksII into Arabic for use by community agencies. Topics include money decisions, budgeting, income/savings, credit, insurance, and consumer fraud.Presented by Khurram Imam.Khurram holds...

Food Marketing Trends Webinar- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

Consumer food choices are constantly changing. Yet, some components of their choices, such as quality, value, and customer service should never be neglected. As we head into the summer session, let's look at what food trends have surfaced so far in 2018 and how that affects...

Spanish-language Resources for Smarter Mealtimes

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Smarter Mealtimes developers Erin Sharp, MS, MAT (Curriculum designer, Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office) and Bianca Smith, MDA, RD (Program Specialist Nutritionist, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Washington state) introduce the new suite of...

May Turfgrass Tuesday

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT

Spring disease control and winter recovery strategies. Presented by Dr. David McCall and Mr. Jordan Booth, MS.

Animal Manure’s Impact on Soil Properties

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Linda Schott, Charles Wortmann

Many times, discussions center on managing manure nitrogen and phosphorus in soil/crop systems. This webinar will focus on the relationships of land applied livestock manure and other organic materials to soil aggregation, resistance to erosion and microbial dynamics in ...

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 12 – Compost Marketing, Integration and Summary

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join us for the twelfth and final webinar in our year-long Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenters will describe how to identify and appeal to various markets for compost through a largely facilitated discussion. We will provide an...

Bridging the Gap Between Academia and Industry – How to be more prepared to make the transition

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

To Register, click the 'Location' linkTopic SummaryJoin us in the second 2018 NAPB webinar focusing on soft skills for plant breeders. This talk will focus on transition to agricultural industry from an academic setting. This is a vital step for many plant breeders, as...

A new weapon for farmers: Inter-row mowing for problem weeds in row crops

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT

Conventional farmers are facing a new level of threat from weeds due to the development of multiple sources of herbicide resistance over the past decade. They are starting to feel the pain of organic growers, who have faced a long battle against weeds that is now usually...