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MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar- Crop Insurance Programs for 2018

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm EST

11/8/17: Crop Insurance Programs for 2018Managing Risk in Your Operation: What About Crop Insurance?Agriculture is full of risks and there are many options for producers to manage risks in the operation. One tool for producers to consider is purchasing crop insurance to cover...

4-H BioBand Fitness Tracker - 2017 Innovation Grant Update

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Robert Horton

This project seeks to transform youth from mere users of bio-wearable technology to “Data Scientists,” capable of examining data sets, connecting to people with shared experiences, and making decisions based on the data collected. The project features a first-of-its-kind 4-H...

2017 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Pantry Pests, Carpet Beetles, and Clothes Moths

Friday, November 3, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Eric Benson, Lucy Edwards

The destruction caused by pantry pests, carpet beetles and clothes moths can be devastating. Knowing the life cycle and how to monitor for these pests is crucial. Learn practical tips for preventing problems from these pests in this webinar presented by Dr. Eric Benson,...

Learn about the Food Systems Impact Collaborative

Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Melanie Weir, Molly Immendorf

The Impact Collaborative (formerly the Issue Corps program) was formally launched at the 2017 National Extension Directors and Administrators (NEDA) meeting in early October. We are excited to announce that the 2018 Food Systems Impact Collaborative will soon be accepting...

Parental Resilience and Correctional Systems Audiences

Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Amanda Dornfeld, Anne Clarkson

"Parental Resilience and Correctional Systems Audiences" features Amanda Dornfeld, Liz Lexau, and Mary Wood, three University of Wisconsin - Extension colleagues. They will give a brief overview of the link between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and Protective...

Extension Behavior Change: Introduction to Social Marketing Principles for Extension

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 10:30 am EDT

Presenters: Laura Warner, Lisa Krimsky, and Laurie AlbrechtSocial marketing is a research-based approach to bringing about behavior change that benefits the community and the individual. It is proven to be effective in a number of fields but is underutilized by Extension. In...

Recognition and Stigma in Depression and Anxiety

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 10:00 am EDT

Combating mental health issues requires recognizing problems such as anxiety or depression as treatable conditions, but lack of knowledge and stigma often reduce the number of afflicted who seek treatment. To better understand the roles of communities versus individuals...

What’s new with Story Maps?

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt

Esri Story Maps are powerful online communication tools which can incorporate maps, videos, images, text and other webpages. Story Maps can be created without any special skills in GIS or coding, making them useful for people across a range of technical skill levels. As Story...

Financial Planning Transitions for Different Generations: Touchstones, Tasks, and Teaching Strategies

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill, Lisa Hinz, Brian Fredrickson

This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance and Family Transitions concentration areas of the Military Families Learning Network. This webinar is the third in a series on Generational Transitions. Watch the recording of Part 1, Engaging Across Generations:...

Organic Seed Production Part 6: Seed Policy

Friday, October 27, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

For the second year in a row, the Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) and the Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture (MESA) are presenting a series of six webinars on organic seed production. The webinars cover everything from planting to harvest, to the economics of...

Transforming Extension: Enhanced Engagement through Client Management Systems

Friday, October 27, 2017 at 11:30 am EDT

The University of Missouri Extension is investing in transformative technology platforms to enhance engagement with the citizens of Missouri. During this session, the speaker will provide details about the specific e-commerce, e-marketing, online learning and event management...

Using a Collaborative Framework To Develop a Successful Succession Planning Curriculum

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Mike Reichenbach, Rebecca Hagen Jokela

Families own 1.3 million of Minnesota's woodlands or about 5.3 million acres. As the owners age, the ownership of this land will change. This change may result in parcelization and fragmentation of woodlands resulting in the loss of economies of scale for timber harvest and...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar- Selling Your Farm Egg to Retail Outlets

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT

10/25/17: Selling Your Farm Eggs to Retail OutletsDirect Marketing Shell Eggs to Retailers, Wholesalers, and Food Service Facilities in MarylandThere is a strong consumer demand for locally produced foods including a call for more locally produced eggs. Real profit potential...

Organic Soil Health Research Special Session at the Tri-Societies Conference

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 9:30 am EDT

This is a recording of the Special Session of the Tri-Societies conference on Organic Soil Health Research, organized by the Organic Farming Research Foundation and recorded by eOrganic. The recording is available on the eOrganic YouTube channel as a playlist, and read about...

Anchored. Podcast Episode 11- Books Over Boots: Experiences of College Students in Military Families

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 10:00 am EDT

About this PodcastAs a response to Dr. Jill Biden's address at the 2016 AERA annual meeting to study and serve military families, this Valdosta State University Professor was inspired to start a research initiative looking at dependents in military families who are currently...