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National Public Issue Webinar Series - 2018 “Economic Vulnerability and Poverty

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Research shows that when we dissolve social, economic, and cultural barriers among ourselves, communities become unified, and its members stand together in times of conflict, disaster, and other threats. When communities unify, safety increases, conflict decreases, and...

Webinar: Soil Maps for Production Agriculture

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

9/12/18: Soil Maps for Production AgricultureThe US started mapping soils as a resource over 100 years ago. These maps have data for everything for production agriculture to engineering principles. Learn how to search for your soil types and what they may indicate for crop...

Right Plants, Right Place: Creating and Managing a Large Landscape with Limited Water

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT

Too often, we try to re-create landscapes based on nostalgia and expectations that don’t match our actual water availability and climate. Bridger Varga, landscape manager at Wasatch Academy in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, has worked to create and maintain a school landscape in rural...

2018 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Winterizing Your Home to Keep Out Pests

Friday, September 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Janet Hurley

Unwanted visitors in the home often make us uncomfortable especially when the visitors are insects. We see them every year as it gets cold trying to come inside. Join Janet Hurley, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension as she discusses methods on winterizing are homes to keep...

Poultry diseases that can be spread to humans

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Nathaniel Tablante

While poultry keeping is a low risk activity, for those with impaired immune function, they can be a risk for the spread of zoonotic diseases. Dr. Nathaniel Tablante from the University of Maryland will discuss some of the poultry diseases that are transmissible to humans.

The latest research on bees in the garden: Results from the Oregon State University Garden Ecology Lab

Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Gail Langellotto

This webinar is part of the 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension.In this behind-the-scenes peek, research entomologist Dr. Gail Langellotto (OSU Department of Horticulture) will share results from the OSU...

Tips for Writing Successful Grant Applications

Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 1:30 pm EDT

Join Adam Brumberg, deputy director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, as he shares pro tips for writing a winning grant application! Twenty years in the hospitality industry and seven years spent leading a major research group and coordinating with the USDA, Target...

Post-fire conifer regeneration in ponderosa pine forests of the southern Rocky Mountains, USA

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Wildfires in the southern Rocky Mountain region have increased in size, frequency, and severity over the past three decades, but forest recovery following high severity wildfire events is uncertain in this region. We studied conifer regeneration in 11 fires in Colorado,...

Starting Your First Diabetes Prevention Program? Get tips from the Extension experts

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Carlin Rafie, Rebecca Davis, LuAnn Duncan, Laura Anderson

This webinar will introduce participants to a Diabetes Prevention Program start-up checklist developed by the Southeast Extension Region National Diabetes Prevention Program Interest Group, and provide expert advice on how to get your first Diabetes Prevention Program off to a...

Book Your Summer Tour: NEFE's New Financial Education Tools

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT

Join your National Endowment for Financial Education tour guide to discover the new online Life Transitions tutorial, an expanded library of financial education evaluation questions, and Spanish-translated resources. Tour new online resources to add to your financial...

Webinar: An Overview of the Resource Stewardship Evaluation Tool

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

The Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Resource Stewardship Evaluation Tool (RSET) is a new and voluntary service in conservation planning that evaluates an operation’s current conservation and management practices and compares them against science-based...

Improving Health and Sustainability Outcomes through Meatless Monday

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Becky Ramsing, MPH, RDN is a senior program officer with the Food Communities and Public Health Program at the Center for a Livable Future at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Becky will discuss the health and environmental benefits of Meatless Monday, why...

Live from the North American Manure Expo 2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Leslie Johnson, Erin Cortus

This webinar will highlight posters from the student poster competition at the North American Manure Expo that showcase recent advancements in manure-related research. We will talk with the judges for the competition about gaps in the manure industry that are being filled...