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OGRAIN Compass: A tool to help farmers assess the financial impact of converting to organic production

Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

About the Webinar Planning for financial success on a grain farm requires understanding how various crop rotation and production decisions will influence financial returns. Those transitioning to organic may be especially unsure as they move into new realms of production...

Cooking with Kids: Building Lifelong Culinary Literacy

Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Research shows by teaching kids to cook they shop differently, fill their plates differently, and consider their impact on the environment differently. However, for various reasons, children are often absent when the family meal is being prepared. One way to “get kids back in...

Emerging Contaminates: The Latest Research on PFAS

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST

Both experts and citizens are becoming more aware and concerned about PFAS contamination in our environment, water, and fish. PFAS, the acronym for about 4,000-5,000 chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are manmade chemicals that have been used in common...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Excel and Spreadsheets on the Farm

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST

11/13/19: Excel and Spreadsheets on the FarmExcel is powerful software that can help record, organize and sort your farm data. This webinar will provide an overview of excel spreadsheets and ideas on how to organize them for farm use.Registration:...

What can a leaf bud tell us about environmental change? Citizen Science, Master Gardeners and Nature's Notebook

Friday, November 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm EST

This webinar is part of the 2019 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension. Thousands of volunteer observers across the country are contributing to an important effort to better understand phenology - the timing of...

Making Sense of Incentives

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Timothy J. Bartik, Upjohn Institute will discuss his book "Making Sense of Incentives: Taming Business Incentives to Promote Prosperity". In this book, Bartik analyzes incentives’ benefits and costs with an economic model based on empirical evidence. Common claims...

2019 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Spiders Commonly Found in Houses

Friday, November 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Vicky Bertagnolli

Spiders can be found almost anywhere - indoor closets to outside dwellings - and in the soil too. These 8-legged beneficials often get a bad rap. Vicky Bertagnolli, Clemson Extension, will talk to us about identification, ecology, and management of our commonly found...

Financial Education: Our Time has Come

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 12:30 pm EDT

This meeting provides an overview of the Extension Pre-conference session at the 2019 AFCPE Symposium. Presenters from the Financial Security for All community and the pre-conference planning committee are:Laura Hendrix. PhD, AFC®, Associate Professor; University of Arkansas...

Answering Questions about the Appropriateness of Woody Vegetation Treatments

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Federal and state agencies across Utah and the Great Basin have been actively treating pinyon and juniper woodlands to improve wildlife habitat, reduce fuel loads, and achieve watershed objectives. Increasingly these activities have been questioned by stakeholder groups and...

Introduction to Olives in Oregon

Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar is part of the 2019 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension. Heather Stoven and Victoria Binning of the OSU Extension Small Farms Program will introduce olives as both an ornamental and production...

Will Local Foods & Technical Chagne Alter the Urban Form?

Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar is focused on emerging technologies in regards to local foods systems and their possible effects on regional landscapes. We term these technologies “smart implements” and they include advanced farm management systems as well as robotic harvesters and cultivation...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Yes, It's Time for Twitter. Really.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

10/23/19: Yes, It's Time for Twitter. Really.Of all the social media platforms in use today, this presenter believes Twitter is the most valuable for the agriculture sector. Learn what is new in Twitter and how to grow your influence on the platform and join in conversations...

What’s New with Solid Separation? NRCS has an Answer

Friday, October 18, 2019 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Jeff Porter, Joe Harrison

NRCS has a new technical document entitled “Solid-Liquid Separation Alternatives for Manure Handling and Treatment.” This document brings together both the theory behind solid-liquid separation and the practical application of many different separation technologies. ...

POLYFACE The Farm of Many Faces

Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT

In 1961, William and Lucille Salatin moved their young family to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, purchasing the most worn-out, eroded, abused farm in the area near Staunton. Using nature as a pattern, they and their children began the healing and innovation that now supports...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Understanding Your Credit and Credit Scores

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

10/9/19: Understanding Your Credit and Credit ScoresUnderstanding credit is as important as knowing when to plant your crops. Credit defines your trustworthiness in repaying your debt. This webinar will provide an overview of how credit is used in your everyday life. Knowing...