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Webinar Series Part 2: Collecting Data in the Field with Barcode-Based Digital Data Collection for Vegetable Breeding Programs

Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

About the Webinar Series The webinars in this series are targeted to small to mid size vegetable seed companies and horticultural researchers. Considering the transition from clipboard to tablet? This series of 3 webinars by Michael Mazourek of Cornell University...

Municipal Forestry Baseline, Trends, and Dashboard

Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 1:00 pm EDT

Free TREE Fund webinar with CEUs on September 7 “Municipal Forestry Baseline, Trends, and Dashboard” featuring Dr. Richard Hauer, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point (WI) · September 7, 2017 at 12:00 pm CDT (translate to your time zone here) · ...

Urban Trees and Stormwater Management – Transitioning from Gray to Green

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 1:00 pm EDT

Trees offer a range of ecological benefits that include, but are not limited to, the reduction of stormwater runoff. As cities grow or redevelop, there are opportunities to reduce reliance on traditional gray infrastructure elements (e.g., drains and pipes) through the use...

Never doubt how a small, thoughtful and committed pollinator habitat (in your garden) can change the world

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 4:00 pm EDT

Part of the 2017 Oregon Master Gardener Advanced Training Series. Pollinator populations are under stress from all sides. Be it from habitat loss and fragmentation, pesticide exposure, or the spread of new diseases, pollinators face many challenges. The good news is that these...

Proper care and washing of eggs from small and backyard poultry flocks

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Gregory Martin

Food safety is especially important with eggs, including eggs produced by small and backyard poultry flocks. Dr. Gregory Martin of Penn State University will be discussing the proper handling and care of eggs, including the proper washing method.

2017 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Meet Our Native Pollinators

Friday, September 1, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Keck, dani carroll, Sallie Lee

Pollinators have been in the news alot in the last couple of years. While many of us are familiar with the European honeybee, we are not so familiar with our native pollinators. Join Molly Keck, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension as she introduces us to some of our native...

Facebook Live: Savings Challenge Kick Off

Friday, September 1, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Michael Gutter

Dr. Michael Gutter will give some tips and ideas to launch the kick-off of the 30-Days of Savings Challenge, presented by the Military Families Learning Network's Personal Finance concentration area. To join the event, follow the MFLN Personal Finance Facebook page:...

Online Resources for Smarter Lunchrooms and Smarter Mealtimes at SmarterLunchrooms.org

Monday, August 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp

Join Smarter Lunchrooms National Office curriculum designer Erin Sharp (M.S., M.A.T.) as she presents the exciting recent resources developed to support the strategies of the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement (K-12) and Smarter Mealtimes Movement (early childhood education), all...

Webinar Series Part 1: Introduction to Barcode-based Digital Data Collection for Vegetable Breeding Programs

Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

About the Webinar Series The webinars in this series are targeted to small to mid size vegetable seed companies and horticultural researchers. Considering the transition from clipboard to tablet? This series of 3 webinars by Michael Mazourek of Cornell University...

Financial Considerations for Disaster Planning, Response, and Recovery

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Elizabeth Kiss, Martie Gillen, Sara Croymans, Lori Hendrickson

September is National Preparedness month. Join us for this webinar to learn about tools and information related to family and household financial preparedness and recovery after a disaster. Resources available through the Cooperative Extension system will be...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar- Starting a Specialty Food Business in Maryland

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT

8/23/17: Starting a Specialty Food Business in Maryland Consumers are attracted to specialty foods because they have the image of them being “homemade” from natural ingredients, uniquely packaged, or specially prepared. Many specialty foods are not really “new” products. ...

Managing the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug with biological control

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm EDT

Part of the 2017 Oregon Master Gardener Advanced Training series. Ongoing efforts to manage Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) in the Pacific Northwest will benefit from the arrival of the samurai wasp, a specialist parasitoid of BMSB eggs. This presentation will identify...

Emergency Energy- being prepared and safe when the power goes out

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Art Nash

In Alaska, Emergency Planners call for the FEMA 72 hour emergency kit is built up for 1 week of supplies. This requires thinking through what fuel and heating/cooking appliances will accompany the kit to reduce flammable accidents, spills or pollutant while increasing the...

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 3 – Composting Systems and Methods

Friday, August 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join us for the third webinar in our Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenters will describe various composting systems and methods and identify their characteristics, advantages and drawbacks. Registrants will learn which system/method is...

Engagement with FSIS Policy: Experiences from the Field

Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT

Hear from a panel of speakers who are engaging with USDA FSIS policy as it relates to small meat plants and niche meats.Panelists will include:Ferd Hoefner, National Sustainable Agriculture CoalitionCarria Balkom, American Grassfed AssociationBrian Sapp, White Oak...