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Successful Efforts in Stopping Aquatic Invasive Species from the Pet and Pond Trades

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT

Invasive aquatic plants and animals introduced through trade channels pose a significant threat to natural ecosystems. Invasive organisms can be released into waterways or escape from private ponds and water gardens. Invasive aquatic species can also be included in shipments...

Webinar: Stress Management on the Farm

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

7/11/18: Stress Management on the FarmThe truth is that farming is hard on both your physical and mental health. Explore a variety of self-care tips to protect your health and sanity as a farmer. Dig into practical and empowering stress-reduction techniques to incorporate into...

Turfgrass Science & Industry Cooperate to Answer the Call for Reduced Water Use

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kelly Kopp

The turfgrass industry and turfgrass scientists have been focused on sustainable turfgrass management practices for many years, resulting in reduced input of fertilizers, pesticides, and other products. In more recent years, the focus has turned to turfgrass water use and now...

Trees for Bees: Pollinator Habitats in Urban Forests

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Pollinator habitats are important to all landscapes, including urban and suburban forests. Pollinators need numerous resources in addition to nectar and pollen, such as nesting sites, water, and shelter. The webinar will cover pollinator habitat needs and ways to promote...

Online VA CFA and Trained Technician Recertification open until 6/30

Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 5:00 pm EDT

This is an on-demand VA Certified Fertilier Applicator and Trained Technician Recertification course hosted on eXtension campus. There is no set time for this course to be complete. The course will remain open until we host another live webinar, typically in June.The basics...

Practical Food Safety in the Garden

Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sara Runkel

This webinar is part of the 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension.Concerned about recent food safety issues associated with fresh produce? Sara Runkel (OSU Extension) will help you understand how to...

Facebook Promotions Webinar- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

Facebook Promotions. Not everyone who likes your Facebook page sees your posts on their newsfeeds. Typically only 3-5% of your page fans see your content. That's right! Facebook changed the algorithms. Now, the only way to assure maximum visibility is to promote your page,...

Anchored. Podcast Episode 13- Handle with Care: Helping Children Cope with Parental Loss

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 8:00 am EDT - Presented by Kacy Mixon, Bari Sobelson

To access the recording and more information about this podcast episode, click here: https://militaryfamilies.extension.org/podcast/anchored-episode-13-handle-with-care-helping-children...About this PodcastGrief, or the reaction to the loss of a loved one, is universal. We all...

Spanish-language Resources for Smarter Mealtimes in Spanish

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Celia Kennedy, Administrative Program Specialist with the Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), will introduce the Smarter Mealtimes program for promoting healthy foods to young children in Early Childhood Education settings such as HeadStart,...

Have you Checked your Trees Lately? A Routine Check-up of Trees Saves Lives and Property

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

While trees provide significant benefits to our homes and communities, they may also become liabilities when they fall or break apart, causing property damage, personal injuries, and power outages. Although some tree failures are unpredictable and cannot be prevented, others...

Have you Checked your Trees Lately? A Routine Check-up of Trees Saves Lives & Property

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

While trees provide significant benefits to our homes and communities, they may also become liabilities when they fall or break apart, causing property damage, personal injuries, and power outages. Although some tree failures are unpredictable and cannot be prevented, others...

Webinar: Understanding the influence of climate information on farm decision-making

Monday, June 25, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Tune is as Tonya Haigh of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln presents the results from a recent survey administered to farmers and farm advisors across the US Corn Belt exploring climate services and the public and private pathways to farm decision-making.

Translating Science: The Journey from Plant Breeders to Storytellers

Friday, June 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

To Register, click the 'Location' linkTopic SummaryJoin us in the third and final 2018 NAPB webinar focusing on soft skills for plant breeders. People will advocate for that which they understand. In a world of organic versus conventional, gmo versus non-gmo, natural and...