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Fiscal Stress after the Great Recession: A Study of Rural Counties in the U.S.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by John Leatherman

The Great Recession of 2008-2009 had a profound impact on county finances, possibly fundamentally altering state-county fiscal relations. The relationship is driven by weak revenue growth at the state and local levels, coupled with political efforts to restrain fiscal...

Divorce and Farming Webinar- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST

Given that nearly half of all U.S. marriages end in divorce, farmers need to be prepared to weather the storm and protect their property and assets. Listen to hear about the legal parameters of property ownership and divorce in Maryland and what strategies can be used to keep...

Seed Economics Intensive at the Organic Seed Growers Conference

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic at the 2018 Organic Seed Growers Conference for a live broadcast of the Seed Economics Intensive! It takes place on Wednesday, February 14th, and starts at 9AM Pacific Time (10 Mountain, 11 Central, Noon Eastern), and runs until 4PM Pacific with a break for...

The Current Webinar: Manure, Water, and Soil Health

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 3:00 am EST

This webinar will review reports recently developed by the Soil Health Nexus team summarizing outputs and drawing conclusions from soil health research and existing soil health databases. Discussion will also focus on the resources in place through the Soil Health Nexus...

Smart Controller Pilot: Don't Set it and Forget It

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm EST

Join Aurora Water Conservation specialist Tim York to find out more about the effectiveness of “Smart” weather based controllers and in-ground system efficiency upgrades. With many contractors opting for the “Set it and forget it” mentality of smart irrigation technologies,...

Income Tax Tips for PFMs Working with Military Families

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network.This 90-minute webinar will address updates to tax changes that affect military families and service members. Barbara O’Neill will discuss tax basics and common...

Hybridization and Tetraploids and Chromosomes, Oh My! Understanding Plant Breeding for Disease Resistance

Monday, February 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST

This webinar is part of the Spring 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University ExtensionChoosing a plant with disease resistance is one of the tools in a gardener’s Integrated Pest Management toolbox. In this session,...

Agricultural Solar Electric Investment Analysis Webinar (Part 4 of 6)

Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm EST - Presented by Eric Romich, F. John Hay, Charles Gould

Photovoltaic panels are an increasingly common sight on urban rooftops and rural properties across the U.S. The declining cost of equipment and installation makes installing a behind-the-electric-meter (net metered) solar electric system enticing for many farmers....

Protective Factors in Extension: Social and Emotional Competencies

Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 10:00 am EST - Presented by Lori Zierl, Anne Clarkson

"Protective Factors in Extension: Social and Emotional Competencies" features Lori Zierl, a University of Wisconsin - Extension county-based educator and professor, and Rob Nix, a University of Wisconsin - Extension specialist and University of Wisconsin - Madison...

4-H Poultry Showmanship

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 3:00 pm EST

Poultry fitting and showmanship is an exciting part of an animal project. This provides the 4-Hers with the opportunities to show some of the skills that aren't highlighted in the poultry contests that focus on the birds. In poultry fitting and showmanship, equal emphasis is...

2018 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Feral Hogs, Ecology, and Control

Friday, February 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Norm Haley, III

As the numbers of feral hogs continue to rise in the United States, so do the problems that they create. Get a plan! Learn about their biology, distribution, and management strategies in this webinar presented by Norm Haley, Alabama Extension. Moderated by Mallory Kelley and...

Agricultural Solar Electric Investment Analysis Webinar (Part 3 of 6)

Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 7:00 pm EST - Presented by Eric Romich, F. John Hay, Charles Gould

Photovoltaic panels are an increasingly common sight on urban rooftops and rural properties across the U.S. The declining cost of equipment and installation makes installing a behind-the-electric-meter (net metered) solar electric system enticing for many farmers....

Successful Disaster Recovery Using the Community Capitals Framework

Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

No community is immune from natural disaster. But the steps they take during the recovery phase can impact their degree of resilience for subsequent events. The Community Capitals Framework was used by a five-state multidisciplinary team of researchers and Extension...

Melon Medley: Organic Production Practices, Microbial Safety and Consumer Preferences of various Melon Varieties

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar on organic melon production: best practices, microbial safety and consumer preferences, by Shirley Micallef and Kathryne Everts of the University of Maryland. The webinar takes place on January 31 2018 at 2PM Eastern Time, 1PM Central, 12PM...

Organic Tomato Seed Production Webinar

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar on organic tomato seed production on January 30, 2018 at 2PM Eastern Time (1 Central, 12 Mountain, 11 Pacific). The presenters are members of a NIFA OREI funded project entitled Tomato Organic Management and Improvement. The webinar is free and open...