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Getting started with cover crop types and uses on your farm

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 7:00 pm EDT

What are cover crops?...and why use them on my farm? Vicki Morrone, MSU Center for Regional Food Systems organic farming specialist, will address cover crop selection, planting times and rates, and potential benefits. This program was part of the 12-webinar Michigan...

Overview of poultry equipment for backyard chickens

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Alicia Halbritter

Alicia Halbritter, an Agriculture Extension Agent in Baker County, Florida, will be giving an overview of the type of equipment that is necessary for maintaining a backyard flock of chickensImage by sylv1rob1 from Shutterstock.com

Money Smart Week - YouTube Live and Twitter Chat Celebration!

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill, Sasha Grabenstetter, Jesse Ketterman, Laura Hendrix, Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head

Our guests for the discussion on the YouTube Live (video chat) include Dr. Barbara O’Neill, CFP® (Rutgers University), Dr. Laura Hendrix (University of Arkansas), Jinnifer Ortquist (Michigan State University), Dr. Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head (South Dakota State University), Jesse...

Canker Diseases on Landscape Hardwood Trees in the Western U.S.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

USU Forestry Extension presents our April Webinar:Can you or your pruning crew recognize a canker disease and its immediate threat? Cankers are areas of dead bark and underlying wood. They are common, widespread, and affect a wide range of trees and shrubs. They are typically...

USU Extension - Connecting Rural Communities with Remote Work

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Paul Hill

Connecting Rural Communities with Remote WorkDate: April 2nd, 2019 (Tuesday)Time: 10 30 AM MT - 11:15 AM MTLocation: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SXokCSVTSL-O9gAnntZTKgDescription: The purpose of the Utah State University Extension - Rural Online Initiative (ROI)...

Three Options for Cleaning Barn Exhaust Air

Friday, March 29, 2019 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Sanjay Shah, Daniel Andersen

Reducing aerial emissions and improving air quality is a common goal in the livestock and poultry industries. This webinar will present three approaches to reducing aerial emissions from barn exhaust air, using combinations of wet scrubbing, electrostatic...

THE IMPACT OF THE OPIOID CRISIS ON HOSPITALS

Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Hospitals: A Nurse’s Perspective From the BedsideThe webinar will cover statistics (commonly reported and not reported hospital data), the ER patient (overdoses, other drugs, “seekers”, dependent and chronically ill and dependent and...

Getting started with farm financial management: The next step

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm EDT

This session will build on last year’s novice farm financial management webinars. MSU Extension Educator Frank Wardynski will focus on tracking cost of production and income by accounts, year-end financial analysis and opportunities for grants.36 minute presentation, 5 min...

Breeding New Cultivars for Soil-enhancing Organic Cropping Systems in the Western Region (Organic Farming and Soil Health in the Western U.S. Webinar Series #5)

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of eight free webinar trainings on organic farming and soil health in the Western U.S. The webinar trainings will target agricultural professionals including Extension personnel, other agency ...

Alternative Sources of Credit

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 12:30 pm EDT

One of the every-changing facets of the financial industry is the availability of credit. The technology world has expanded the opportunities for consumers and they need to be able to make informed decisions when choosing a lender. This webinar will provide updates and...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Soils and Salts: From Fertilizer to Tidewater

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

3/27/19: Soils and Salts: From Fertilizer to TidewaterSalts are a natural component of soils. In fact most nutrients and fertilizers exist in salt forms such as potassium chloride (KCl). Salts can have a negative effect on plant growth, reducing their ability to pull water...

All New Look, All New Data: Land-grant Impacts Database | by Scott Cummings

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Scott Cummings

Check out the Land-grant Impacts Database or public website and (https://landgrantimpacts.org/) you will see big changes. The site has a fresh new look, better tools and search capabilities, integrated peer review, and more prominently displayed impact stories. All new...

Producing and using black soldier fly larvae in small poultry flocks

Friday, March 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Anne Fanatico

The production of black soldier fly larvae for the inclusion in poultry feeds is becoming more popular, even in the United States. Dr. Anne Fanatico who is an Associate Professor at the Appalachian State University. Currently, Dr. Fanatico teaches agroecology, sustainable...

Getting started with selling to wholesale buyers

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm EDT

Selling to chefs, grocers, distributors, and other wholesale buyers is a great way to increase revenue on your farm. MSU Extension Educator Jae Gerhart will provide practical tips and important considerations for integrating wholesale into your marketing plan. This program was...

Housing requirements for backyard chickens

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Gregory Martin

As a follow up to the two previous webinars [What to think about BEFORE you get chickens for a backyard flock (https://learn.extension.org/events/3611) and What kind of chickens to get for your backyard flock (https://learn.extension.org/events/3612)], this webinar will...