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Using Tablets, Smartphones and Other Mobile Technology to Create a Virtual Work Space and Increase Productivity

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Jerry Thomas, Emily Buck, Mark Light, Jamie Seger, Nadine Fogt

Mobile devices like tablets and smartphones are changing how Extension professionals work. We will explore mobile devices including smartphones, iPads, Motorola Zoom and other tools and discuss their uses in Extension settings. We will provide actual teaching materials, create...

Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT

Register for a Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Webinar on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity! As we celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, take time to learn more about the issues of being physically active, good nutrition and obesity. The...

Video Streaming: Broadcast Quality on a Shoestring Budget

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 10:30 am EDT - Presented by Seth Subramanian, Gerry Snyder

Kansas State University has been video streaming for more than 10 years. Through changes in formats and technology, they have provided online video on campus and across the state. This session covers the newer tools including video equipment to digital encoders and software.

Bioenergy Fridays:Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass to Fuel

Friday, May 25, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by F. John Hay

Presenter Dr. Robert Brown has published two textbooks on conversion of biomass to fuel. His expertise in conversion helped form the Bioeconomy Institute at Iowa State University. He will discuss the opportunities and challenges of biomass conversion. This is a CenUSA event...

Working with Special Needs Youth

Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Frendo

According to the U.S. Department of Education, 12.8% of the nation’s K-12 students had disabilities in 2008-2009. If you work directly with youth or with volunteers who work with youth, this webinar will discuss how to ensure that your programming efforts are inclusive of all....

It’s Epidemic: Prescription Drug Abuse & How to Prevent It

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 3:30 pm EDT

Prescription drug abuse is the Nation's fastest-growing drug problem, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has classified prescription drug abuse as an epidemic. While there has been a marked decrease in the use of some illegal drugs, national data show that 1 in...

Google+: I’m there, what next?

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kevin Gamble, Stephen Judd

So you heard about this social network called Google+ and signed up, but now you’re not sure what to do. Or you’ve been using Google+ for a while, but you’d like to learn more ways to use it. Then this webinar is for you. We’ll be taking a deeper look at Google+ and offering...

Question Wranglers' Meetup - May 2012

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Beth Raney

An opportunity for state Question Wranglers who help with questions submitted via Ask an Expert by the public at www.extension.org, to get familiar with your role and the tools available to make it easier, ask questions, and share experiences & tips. (for eXtension...

Nitrates in Groundwater Webcast, May 18

Friday, May 18, 2012 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Mark Risse, Rhonda Miller

Agriculture relies on the addition of nitrogen in the form of commercial fertilizers and manure to maintain current production levels. Nitrates, a form of nitrogen, can leach through the soil contaminating groundwater, potentially harming human health. Recent California...

Ants driving you crazy?

Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Karen Vail, Michael Merchant, Dan Suiter

Ant Control Made Easy Thursday, May 17, 2012, 10:00am CDT Are ants driving you crazy? If so, join us for the webinar, Ant Control Made Easy on Thursday, May 17 from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. EDT (10 to 11 a.m. CDT or 8 to 9 a.m. PDT) and brought to you by the Urban Integrated Pest...

Findings of the Extension Social Media Study

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kevin Gamble

Social media technologies have been receiving a tremendous amount of interest as a mechanism for engaging Cooperative Extension's clientele in educational programming. Their rapid adoption have made them an attractive option for better serving our public. Extension was invited...

Forest Farming Non-Timber Products: Opportunities and Challenges

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by James Chamberlain

Join the Forest Farming Community of Practice tomorrow, May 16 at Noon ET for a webinar entitled "Forest Farming with Non-Timber Products" by Jim Chamberlain, forest products technologist with the USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station. Details are found...

Organic Weed Management on Livestock Pastures Webinar

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a webinar on organic weed management on livestock pastures on May 15, 2012 from 2 pm to 3:15 pm ET (1 - 2:15 pm Central, 12 - 1:15 pm Mountain, 11 am - 12:15 pm Pacific time). The webinar is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required....

Minnesota Forest Health Update: What to look for in your woods in 2012

Monday, May 14, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT

A wide variety of native and non-native insects and disease agents are all agents of change in the Minnesota woods. Their activity level and the consequences of their activity are, in many cases, influenced by drought, variable winter conditions, and other climate-related...

Legal Issues in Animal Agriculture: Regulating Living Space

Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT

This webinar, as well as access to its recording, requires a registration fee. Use the "Watch recording" link to the right to pay for it. Once you complete the payment process and get the confirmation screen, click on the link "Return to the eXtension...