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Addressing the Barriers and Encouraging Families to Engage in School Wellness

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Vanessa Spero, Elizabeth Shephard

Join Vanessa Spero, Elizabeth Shephard, and Angelika Keene of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension as they share strategies for engaging families in wellness programs at schools. Participants will learn...- What family engagement...

Getting started with small farm meat chicken production

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm EST

Presenter Dr. Zac Willams, MSU poultry extension specialist will discuss how meat chickens can be a profitable enterprise on a small, diversified farm. Breed selection, growing systems and facilities, nutrition, health and marketing considerations will be considered. This...

America Saves Challenge: Twitter Chat and YouTube Live

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Sasha Grabenstetter, Barbara O'Neill, Laura Hendrix, Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head

Our guests for the discussion on the YouTube Live (video chat) and Twitter chat include Dr. Barbara O’Neill, CFP® (Rutgers University), Dr. Laura Hendrix (University of Arkansas), Lindsay Ferguson (America Saves program), Jinnifer Ortquist (Michigan State University), Dr....

Selecting and Managing Cover Crops for Organic Crop Rotations in the Western Region

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

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 ...

Developing an Innovator’s Mindset

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:30 pm EST - Presented by Bob Bertsch

When it comes to innovation, mindset matters. Your views of risk, failure, efficiency and creativity influence your approach to innovation. This session will focus on strategies and tools that can encourage divergent thinking, make failing normal, move away from the best...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Designing cover crops to work for your farm

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST

2/27/19: Designing cover crops to work for your farmCover crops can provide a host of benefits, including controlling weeds, reducing erosion, adding nutrients and soil organic matter to soil, providing habitat for pollinators, alleviating soil compaction, and various other...

Climate Change and Human Health

Monday, February 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Whether it is heat stress, air pollution, or the risk of vectorborne diseases, changes in climate and an increased frequency of extreme weather events impact public health. Tune in to our February webinar and hear from Elena Grossman with the UIC School of Public Health and...

Mental Health Promotion: An Opportunity for Opioid Overdose Prevention

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST

The associations between mental health disorders and substance abuse are well-documented. In a study recently published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Dr. Schwab-Reese and colleagues found a significant association between depression and opioid overdose...

Getting started with small farm business start-up

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm EST

Wendy Wieland, MSU Product Center Innovation Counselor and MSU Extension Educator, has advised many people wanting to start farm businesses, emphasizing realistic goals. She will address the tough questions about your farm plans, markets, and the reasons why you want to...

What to think about BEFORE getting chickens for your backyard

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Ashley Wright

Many urban and suburban families are thinking about getting a small flock of laying hens in their backyard. Ashley Wright, an area livestock assistant agent with the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Service will be the presenter for this 20-minute webinar.Image by...

Reflective Listening

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Erin Sharp

Join Erin Sharp, MS, MAT, Curriculum Designer for the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office, to learn why reflective listening (aka active listening) is an essential strategy for establishing collaborative relationships with stakeholders. She will provide best practices...

Breaking Bad Habits: Integrating Crop Diversity into High Tunnel Production Systems

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar to learn what crops other than tomatoes can be grown in high tunnels, and how to integrate cover crops into your high tunnel rotations! The presenter is Cary Rivard of Kansas State University and it takes place on February 19th, 2019 at 11AM...

Getting started with seed saving

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm EST

Eric Kampe, owner/operator of the Ann Arbor Seed Company, will speak from experience about growing and processing vegetable and flower seed, including a look at his seed marketing business. This program was part of the 12-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2019 ...

The What and Why of Extension Customer Relationship Management

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 3:30 pm EST - Presented by Stephen Judd

The success of Extension is built on the relationships we have with our clientele, volunteers, stakeholders, and partners. These relationships are developed by multiple staff, over time, and are often not clear to other staff and decision-makers. Customer relationship...

Communicating about Water

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST

As professionals engaged in water-related extension, research and conservation, we all talk about water. So – what works and why? Tune in to this month’s edition of The Current as we hear from a range of speakers as they discuss their research on how we relate to water, how we...