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Adverse Childhood Experiences: A Driver of the Opioid Epidemic

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

The webinar will cover the role of Adverse Childhood Experiences (AECs) as a driver of the opioid epidemic. Dr. Brumage will review the landmark study as well as local data showing a strong association and reviewing the science of ACEs and how it affects our bodies over a...

Maryland Ag Law Webinar Series: Current Legal Issues Associated with Dicamba Drift

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kelly Nuckolls

To better assist Mid-Atlantic service providers to prepare for developments in agricultural law, the Agriculture Law Education Initiative will host a quarterly series of webinars beginning in June focused on developing legal issues in agriculture and food law.Current Legal...

Considerations for the use of Manure Irrigation Practices

Friday, June 15, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Rebecca Larson

Manure irrigation is the practice of applying livestock manure to fields using irrigation equipment. In response to concerns about this practice, University of Wisconsin Extension convened a workgroup to examine the issues. The workgroup, composed of scientists, public...

Weed Management: An Ecological Approach

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of 9 webinars focused on the topics covered in their new Soil Health and Organic Farming educational guides: building organic matter, weed management, conservation tillage, cover crops, plant...

Soil Health Parameters and Water Quality Webinar

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

As measuring soil health becomes more of a common practice, there are a variety of factors to consider based on location, soil type, and cropping system. So, which tests makes sense for you? Tune in to this month’s webinar and learn about the variety of soil health parameters,...

Holy Hashtag! Social Media Webinar- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

Holy Hashtag! First "# "was a number sign, then a pound sign, now its a hashtag? Why are #hashtags important and why are they used on some social media platforms and not others? We'll unpack the symbol and have you hashtagging like a pro in hashtag...

Well Connected Communities Master Volunteer Program Overview

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Andy Crocker, Lisa Washburn, JoAnne Leatherman

The Well Connected Communities Master Volunteer Program Training is a collaboration addressing state and community health priorities (60%) underpinned by core content from the national master health volunteer model (40%). This webinar will focus on the content for top national...

Subsurface Irrigation for Turfgrass Water Conservation

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 1:30 pm EDT

Subsurface drip systems distribute water more efficiently and uniformly than standard sprinkler systems and their use is an important management strategy aimed at conserving water used in turfgrass irrigation. The following presentation will cover some of the most commonly...

Promoting Urban and Community Forestry through Staffing, Volunteer Groups, Tree Boards and Ordinances

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

The success of community forests relies on good management by municipal staff, volunteer groups, and tree boards framed around well-written ordinances. This presentation will explore the role of these components in promoting a healthy community forest. Discussion will include...

NAPB Panel Discussion: Future Challenges and Prospects in Plant Breeding ft. Women in Plant Breeding

Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

To Register, click the 'Location' linkTopic SummaryJoin our panel of distinguished women plant breeders for a discussion about future challenges and prospects in plant breeding. Speakers will answer FAQs, share their personal perspectives and answer questions from...

Community and Land Use Impacts from Climate Change

Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

A panel of speakers from 3 different states (Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin) will discuss how communities' land use decisions can impact and respond to a changing climate. They will share examples from various communities and may touch on agriculture and food,...