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Manure Sampling Considerations in Different Animal Production Systems

Friday, November 16, 2018 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Aaron Nygren, Karl VanDevender, Mark Rice, Mahmoud Sharara

Manure characteristics vary by animal species and age and time of sampling. Farm management practices, i.e., manure handling and storage also influence manure characteristics. Sampling practices need to consider all these sources of variability to ensure manure land...

Mapping to Expand Access

Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST

Mapping to Expand Access

Plant Genetics: Plant Breeding and Variety Selection

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of 9 webinars focused on the topics covered in their new Soil Health and Organic Farming educational guides: building organic matter, weed management, conservation tillage, cover crops,...

Webinar: Farm Lease Agreements

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST

11/14/18: Farm Lease AgreementsA large number of farmland is leased in the Delmarva region with much of it being done on a handshake deal. Understanding leasing laws and developing a written lease can work to improve the landlord-tenant relationship and provide record for...

Water, Trees and Arid Urban Landscapes

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm EST - Presented by Heidi Kratsch

Trees enhance urban communities by cleaning the air, reducing concentrations of greenhouse gases, reducing heating and cooling costs, reducing crime, improving water quality, and beautifying our landscapes. Trees in arid urban landscapes face significant stressors due to low...

Bringing Co-operatives Back In To The Community Economic Development Toolbox

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST

Extension professionals have an impossible task: sit at the forefront of driving delivery of new public goods and services to overcome community economic development challenges in an era when legislatures everywhere have decided to prioritize slimmer budgets and lower...

Oak Management Webinar & Symposium

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 11:00 am EST

Gambel oak (Quercus gambelii) is a widespread species found throughout the U.S. Southwest and southern Rocky Mountains. While the species has been widely studied in Arizona and New Mexico, comparatively little is known about Gambel oak at the northern extent of its range...

DINE: Creating a Culture of Wellness in Durham, North Carolina

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

Durham’s Innovative Nutrition Education Program (DINE) is a school and community-based nutrition education program that serves the people of Durham, NC through all stages of life. DINE is jointly funded through Durham County Department of Public Health and SNAP-Ed and reaches...

2018 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Lice, Scabies, and Mites

Friday, November 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Dr. N.C. Hinkle

Insects pests are definitely a nuisance on our landscapes and lawns. When the pests are associated with humans, the nuisance factor multiplies. Get a plan! Learn about their biology, distribution, and management strategies in this webinar presented by Dr. Nancy Hinkle,...

Overview of chicken anatomy

Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jacquie Jacob

To understand health issues with poultry it is important to have a good grasp of avian anatomy. A brief overview of the different systems in a chicken will be discussed by Jacquie Jacob from the University of Kentucky.

Forest Management Affects how Beetle Outbreaks and Wildfire alter Ecosystems: Lessons from Northern Colorado and the Fraser Experimental Forest

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Unlike the predictable vegetation and ecosystem changes typical after wildfire or timber harvesting, the outcomes of insect outbreaks remain poorly understood. Historic forest management alters stand structure, species composition and tree susceptibility during beetle...

GODAN PUSH Open Data Webinar

Monday, October 29, 2018 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Kara Newby, Anne Adrian

The Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) and the Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) are hosting a webinar, “Open Access & Open Data at PUSH Universities” on Oct 29, 2018 at 4:00 PM CET (Central European Time) which is 11 AM...