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Natural spaces: A place for positive youth development

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 12:30 pm EDT

UPDATE: REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. The session will be recorded; check back here afterward for the link to the recording. --- Research suggests that involving youth with nature can positively impact their health, well-being, sense of place and community. This webinar will explore...

Finding and following on online networks

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by John Dorner, Stephen Judd, Bob Bertsch

This is the third webinar in the three-part series "Getting online information to come to you," but stands alone, so feel free to attend, regardless of whether or not you participate in the others. Whether it’s figuring out the next book to read, movie to see, or...

Social Media and Mobile Technology for Ag Businesses webinar series

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Jeffrey Hyde

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...

Climate, Water, & Agriculture Webinar Series

Friday, April 13, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Gerald May

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...

Financial Implications of Divorce

Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

CEU approval for MFLN Personal Finance webinars expires 3 years after the live event. CEUs are no longer available for this webinar. For more information and to earn CEUs from more current webinars click here.Dr. Barbara O'Neill is a Professor and the Cooperative Extension...

RSS feeds and feed readers

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by John Dorner, Stephen Judd, Bob Bertsch

This is the second webinar in the three-part series "Getting online information to come to you," but stands alone, so feel free to attend, regardless of whether or not you participate in the others. We often find reliable and interesting sources of information, but...

Using Adobe Captivate

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Nick Broady, Karen Watte

Using Captivate in Extension Professional Development Session - 1 hour Objectives: By the end of the session the participant will: Know how to create a Captivate module starting with a PowerPoint deck. Know how to add different quizzes to Captivate Know how to...

e-Agriculture for Improved Livelihoods and Food Security

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Khin Mar Cho

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE’S GLOBAL SEMINAR SERIES -- e-Agriculture for Improved Livelihoods and Food Security: Assessing the Requirements for Electronically Linking Farmers with Markets Join us at this Center for International Programs hosted session to...

Grape Disease Management Basics (and All About Anthracnose) webinar

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT

Downy mildew, powdery mildew, black rot, anthracnose – if left unchecked, these diseases and others can destroy a grape crop and severely compromise vine health and longevity throughout the northern grape growing regions. Fortunately, through cultural practices and timely...

UCCE (University of California Cooperative Extension) Lecture Capture, DIY Video Tutorials and other useful tools.

Monday, April 9, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Mike Poe

UC's Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources employs Mediasite to capture lectures and presentations in the most cost-effective method to date. Another technology, Camtasia Relay, allows any academic or staff member to create video tutorials of anything on their computer...

Economics of Heat Stress: Implications for Management

Monday, April 9, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Albert De Vries

Heat stress costs the American dairy industry approximately 1 billion dollars annually in production losses. Understanding the economic consequences of employing various strategies to reduce the effects of heat stress and how this affects the dairy farm’s profitability is...

Implications of Relatives Raising Children While Parents are Deployed

Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sandra Bailey

CEU approval for MFLN Personal Finance webinars expires 3 years after the live event. CEUs are no longer available for this webinar. For more information and to earn CEUs from more current webinars click here.Dr. Sandra Bailey of Montana State University is an Extension...

Integrating Fire and Herbicides

Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT

Two of the most important tools for brush management are the use of prescribed fire and application of herbicides. Often they are thought of as separate stand-alone treatments but many times they are most effective when used together as part of a long-term brush management...

Balancing Work and Family: A Focus on Building Military Family Resilience

Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Angela Wiley

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. Date: April 5, 2012 Time: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (EST) Presenters: ...

The Challenge of Feeding 9 Billion People: Implications for Cooperative Extension

Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Richard Koelsch, Keith Smith, Wendy Wintersteen, William Nelson, Kenneth Cassman

RECORDINGS are linked in the Agenda below Purpose: Demand for agricultural products is expect to double by 2050. A growing concern is emerging about the potential gap between food production and demand and the potential consequences. This professional development session...