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Improve Learning with Instructionally Sound PowerPoint Presentations

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stan Skrabut

Have you ever seen PowerPoint presentations that were basically all the Instructor notes or so much text it’s like reading a book? When most people create a PowerPoint presentation, they are actually hampering learning. We will explore how to improve your presentation to...

Nutrition Programs for the Heat Stressed Herd

Monday, March 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jose Eduardo P. Santos

Proper dietary programs are essential to cow health and performance during heat stress. Understanding what dietary changes can be made prior to and during summer heat stress are important for assisting thermoregulatory mechanisms of our modern high producing lactating dairy...

Getting the most from Facebook Insights

Friday, March 16, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Karen Jeannette, Sarah Baughman

Facebook provides users with free metrics on activity and users of your page. This session will review the metrics that Facebook provides, called Insights. Focus will be on how this information can be used to improve content and engagement. The step by step instructions in...

Climate, Water, & Agriculture Webinar Series

Friday, March 16, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Lois Wolfson, Gerald May, Claire Layman

Weather and climate are among the most important uncontrolled variables in agricultural systems. While access to fresh and abundant water is one of Great Lakes Agriculture’s greatest assets, increasing water use to meet the needs of residents, industry and agriculture has the...

Climate, Water, & Agriculture Webinar Series

Friday, March 9, 2012 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Lois Wolfson, Gerald May, Claire Layman

Weather and climate are among the most important uncontrolled variables in agricultural systems. While access to fresh and abundant water is one of Great Lakes Agriculture’s greatest assets, increasing water use to meet the needs of residents, industry and agriculture has the...

Security and Organizational Risk Planning

Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST

This presentation provides an introduction to the fundamental principles and topics of security, disaster recovery and risk management. Participants will learn critical security principles that enable them to plan, develop, and perform recover planning and enhance overall...

Social Media and Mobile Technology for Ag Businesses webinar series

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 10:00 am EST

How many times each day do you see requests to “Like Us on Facebook,” “Follow Us on Twitter,” or “Check In on foursquare?” Have you ever searched for a business on Google and found a map to the location? Do you or someone you know use a smart phone to find information about...

Institutional Team Web Conference - March 2012

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Kevin Gamble, Beth Raney, Dan Cotton, Terry Meisenbach, Michael Lambur, Paul Bonaparte-Krogh

AGENDA: 1. Introduction of Institutional Team Advisory Committee 2. Introduction of SLVE Working Group 3. eXtension's International Efforts 4. Highlights from the 2011 CSF/Metrics 5. eXtension Fellowship 6. Professional Development & LEARN 7. Around the...

Using the Optimization Score Card

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Ashley Griffin, Craig Wood

Learn how to using the Optimization Scorecard to determine the optimization score of your Community of Practice and how the score leads to the development of an optimization plan. We will discuss multiple methods for using the score card whether the community is face-to-face...

Using the Optimization Score Card

Monday, March 5, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Ashley Griffin, Craig Wood

Learn how to using the Optimization Scorecard to determine the optimization score of your Community of Practice and how the score leads to the development of an optimization plan. We will discuss multiple methods for using the score card whether the community is face-to-face...

Strategies to Improve Reproduction During Summer Heat Stress

Monday, March 5, 2012 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Todd Bilby

Reproductive failure is the number one reason dairy cows involuntarily leave the dairy farm and summer heat stress exemplifies this costly issue. However, managerial, hormonal and novel reproductive technologies are available for producers to utilize which will reduce the...

Secure Attachments: Supporting Parent-Child Relationships in Military Families

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Lesia Oesterreich, Diane Bales

CE credit is not available for this webinar.The Child Care concentration of the Military Families Learning Network is proud to announce the inaugural presentation of our Child Care and Military Families web conference series. This web conference discusses: • How military...

Co-parenting at a Distance

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 11:00 am EST

**CEU's are UNAVAILABLE for Archived Viewing**The Family Development concentration of eXtension's Military Families Learning Network invites you to participate in an important 60-minute web conference focused on working with military families.Information about CEUs:This event...

Horse Boarding Operations - What is Involved?

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 7:00 pm EST - Presented by Kristen Wilson

Many people think running a horse boarding business is an easy way to make money, but little do they know there is much more to it. Before diving in to this new equine business venture, it is important to know exactly what is involved and what factors you need to consider as...

Google Analytics Q&A

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Ben MacNeill

A general session for people interested in learning how visitors are interacting with their content on the eXtension public site. This session will be guided by your questions, so please let me know what you want to learn about. 1. Can you show us around the new version of...