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expired Creating Online Forms/Surveys with Google Docs

Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by John Dorner

Google Docs makes it very easy to create online forms and surveys. The data goes directly into a spreadsheet and a summary is automatically created. Come learn how to create a forms and surveys using Google Docs! This session will be presented via Elluminate Live!

How to Use Double Haploids to Improve Winter Wheat

Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Melanie Caffe-Treml, William Berzonsky

During this webinar, Drs. Bill Berzonsky and Melanie Caffe at South Dakota State University will describe how to generate double haploids in wheat and demonstrate the use of the technique in the South Dakota State University winter wheat breeding program.

ANREP Climate Science Initiative - Part I

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Eric Norland, Michael Crimmins, Christopher Jones

Initial planning meeting for the launch of the ANREP Climate Science Initiative. This is open to Natural Resource Extension Professionals across the country and will be hosted by the Climate, Forests, and Woodlands Community of Practice. To join this event, please enter as...

Is It Time to Retire From Driving?

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Jill Frost-Steward

Older drivers who experience serious declines in vision, cognition, or physical abilities may need to stop driving. This session will discuss why retiring from driving is difficult for older adults and how family members can assist in making the transition easier.

Starting Up Small-Scale Organic Hops Production

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic and Michigan SARE for a webinar by Rob Sirrine of Michigan State University and Brian Tennis of the Michigan Hop Alliance on November 15, 2011 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and open to the public....

Getting the most out of Google Calendar

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by John Dorner

Learn how to use Google Calendar as your life's calendar. Create multiple calendars to organize your time and resources. Share calendars with the people you want to share with. If you have a personal Google account, learn how to separate your work calendar from your personal...

ITChatter: Mobile Device Security

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Vince Verbeke

Penn State's Ag IT team hosts lunch conversations about different technologies and their uses, called the ITChatter series. This month's session will be looking at Mobile Device Security. Are our smartphones too 'smart'? Vince Verbeke, Support Specialist with the college will...

For Youth, For Life CoP

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by John A. (Tony) Cook, Jerri Caldwell Hammonds

All eXtension users interested in eXtension youth content are invited to join the For Youth, For Life Community of Practice for updates and a work session on current activities.

Aquaculture Virtual Workshop: Day 4 Aquatic Health

Friday, November 11, 2011 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Michael Masser, Andy Goodwin, Allen Pattillo

Today's session will cover the major issue that effect the health of fish and other organisms in a culture setting. 2:00 – 2:20 Water Quality – Allen Pattillo, Iowa State University 2:20 – 2:40 Aquatic Weed Management – Michall Masser, Texas Agrilife Extension Service,...

Proposed Changes to Child Ag Labor Regulations

Friday, November 11, 2011 at 9:00 am EST - Presented by Stan Moore, Claire Layman

The Federal Department of Labor’s regulations governing young farm workers are less stringent than those governing youth working in non-agricultural jobs. Young hired farm workers are permitted by Federal regulations to operate equipment and machinery that their counterparts...

Aquaculture Virtual Workshop: Day 3 Aquaculture Business

Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by David Cline, Carole Engle

Today's session will cover the business aspects fo developing aquaculture in the United States, with emphasis on how to develop a successful business and marketing your product. 2:00 - 2:30 Marketing options for small scale producers – David Cline, Auburn University 2:30 –...

The 1099 Economy

Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST

This presentation will include a conversation regarding the increasing number of Americans who don't have a "regular job" but instead work on individual contracts with employers or customers.

How to Design and Analyze Experiments Using an Augmented Design

Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Jennifer Kling

During this webinar, Dr. Jennifer Kling, Oregon State University, will describe the augmented design and demonstrate sample analyses using her meadowfoam breeding program.

Appropriate Drug Use and Residue Avoidance Practices

Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenters: Dr. Michael Apley, Kansas State University and Dr. Craig Shultz, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Drs. Apley and Shultz will discuss the why and how of drug residue avoidance, as well as appropriate usage of medications on dairy farms. This session has...

Aquaculture Virtual Workshop: Day 2 Species Overview

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by C. Greg Lutz, Gary Fornshell

Today's session will be a general overview of the top species cultured throughour the U.S. 2:00 - 2:15 Trout – Gary Fornshell,University of Idaho 2:15 – 2:30 Catfish – Len Lovshin, Auburn University 2:30 – 2:45 Perch – Jim Held, Southern Wisconsin 2:45 – 3:00 Tilapia –...