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Imagine a Day without Water

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT

In honor of Imagine a Day Without Water, this month’s The Current will highlight three cases – Flint, Michigan, Kewaunee County, Wisconsin and Toledo, Ohio – where communities have dealt with water quality concerns and how Extension professionals, researchers, and public...

Webinar: Smart Choice Health Insurance Basics

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

10/10/18: Smart Choice Health Insurance BasicsChoosing the right health care insurance plan is important and can prevent large unexpected health care expenses. This webinar will increase your understanding of health insurance and provide strategies for selecting a health care...

Water University: Science Based Homeowner Education

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT

The “real world” of the American homeowner is far removed from the ongoing research being done in landscape water conservation. He is not privy to the reams of information being published on all sorts of new findings and more efficient watering techniques. He is at the mercy...

2018 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Structural Misidentified Pests

Friday, October 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Wizzie Brown

Insect pests often inhabit our structures - homes, sheds, businesses. They can be difficult to control especially when they are not identified correctly. Join Elizabeth "Wizzie" Brown, Texas A&M AgriLife as she discusses the identification of often...

Coconut Oil: Super Food or Super Fad

Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 11:00 am EDT

Coconut Oil: Super Food or Super FadCoconut oil is all the rage these days to benefit your health. It has been rumored to help with heart disease, thyroid problems, slow aging, and protect against illnesses such as Alzheimer's, arthritis, diabetes and even weight loss. But...

Backyard poultry zoning regulations: Working with your local authorities

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Anthony Pescatore

More and more people are getting into backyard poultry keeping. In some cities, however, regulations will discuss how to work with your local authorities to try and get poultry keeping in your area approved.

What's Bugging your Trees? Insect and Fungal Pests in Southeastern Landscapes

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Urban landscape trees are under just as much a threat as trees in natural settings when it comes to insect and fungal pests. This webinar will cover the biology, identification, and management of several tree pests in the southeastern U.S. Native and invasive pests will be...

National Public Issue Webinar Series - 2018 Economic Vulnerability and Poverty

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

$21 Trillion in Unsupported Adjustments in the Departments of Defense and Housing and Urban Development: Implications:On July 26, 2016, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issued a report “Army General Fund Adjustments Not Adequately Documented or Supported”. The report...

Webinar: Farm Recordkeeping

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

9/26/18: Farm RecordkeepingRecordkeeping is a necessary skill for all business owners. Farm records inlcude everything from financial to production. This session will provide some ideas on recordkeeping practices as well as organizing records for farm...

Seattle's Approach to Street Trees and Sidewalks

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

The manager of the Seattle Department of Transportation Department will provide an overview of both the City’s Street Tree Management Plan and the Sidewalk Safety Repair Program. Seattle is responsible for over 40,000 of the City’s roughly estimated 250,000 street trees....

Zero Waste Lunchrooms: The How and Why of Reducing Waste in Your School Lunchroom

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Presented by: Susan Casey, Zero Waste Schools Program Manager, Seven Generations AheadSchools can generate a lot of waste, especially in their lunchrooms and kitchens. In this webinar, you will learn how to plan and implement waste reduction strategies in your school...

National Public Issue Webinar Series - 2018 “Economic Vulnerability and Poverty”: Lessons from a three-state Community Review Program to help communities achieve diverse goals

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Community Reviews are comprehensive assessment programs that provide information and tools to help communities address priority issues and enhance quality of life for their residents. This webinar provides an overview of a three-year USDA-funded collaboration among Extension...

Preparing Individuals and Families to Manage Money with a Volatile Income

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This 60-minute webinar will discuss financial planning for workers with volatile incomes. Self-employed freelancers are expected to comprise 40% of the U.S. workforce by 2020. In addition, about 25% of workers have a “side hustle” in the gig economy. Traditional methods of...

Practical Conservation Tillage

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 11:00 am EDT

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of 9 webinars focused on the topics covered in their new Soil Health and Organic Farming educational guides: building organic matter, weed management, conservation tillage, cover crops, plant...