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Pinterest for CoPs, County Agents, Specialists, and Outreach Educators

Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Amy Hays, Bob Bertsch

Need a beginner session? Check out this webinar FIRST http://learn.extension.org/events/448 Pinterest is a relatively new social networking tool that creates social networks around a users "interests". There is certainly a high level of use for personal...

Biodiesel 2012 State of the Industry, the Renewable Fuel Standard 2, and Maintaining Fuel Quality in the Supply Chain from Production through Distribution

Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Richard Nelson

The National Biodiesel Board will provide market and technical information on basic aspects of biodiesel as a blend stock for all diesel fuel market sectors.... information to Cooperative Extension concerning • Biodiesel Myths and Facts • Accepted biodiesel definition by the...

Tips and Tools for Creating Policy and Procedures for Mentoring Programs

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Lisa Bottomley

Does your program have an updated policy and procedure manual? If not, then this webinar is for you! A clear and comprehensive policy and procedure manual helps guide all components of a mentoring program. Prior to this session, participants will be provided with a link to...

Social Media and Mobile Technology for Ag Businesses webinar series

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Julie Fox

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...

Cover Crops for Disease Suppression Webinar

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Alex Stone

Join eOrganic for a webinar on Cover Crops for Disease Suppression, presented by Alex Stone of Oregon State University. The webinar will take place on March 20, 2012 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). It is free and open to the public, and...

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...