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Reduction and fate of manure pathogens and antimicrobial resistance

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 2:30 pm EDT

Manure treatment, such as composting, and manure land application are generally considered to be effective measures to reduce bacterial pathogens and utilize the manure in an environmentally sustainable manner. However, unlike pathogenic bacteria, antimicrobial resistant...

Managing a backyard chicken flock

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Claudia Dunkley

Small, backyard flocks are becoming more popular around the country. Dr. Claudia Dunkley from the University of Georgia will discuss the general management of a backyard laying flock.

Native Mycorrhizal Fungi and Whitebark Pine Restoration

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) is an iconic, five-needle, high-elevation pine whose existence is threatened by an exotic rust, mountain pine beetles, fire suppression, and climate change. Its distribution is limited to western North America and populations have declined 90%...

The Relationship Between Opioid Prescriptions & Child Removals

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

One of the many indirect costs of opioid crisis is the impaired ability of parents to care for their children. In the most extreme circumstances, opioid use disorder can lead to children being removed from their homes and placed in foster care. Removal has been associated...

Beyond Hydrology: Exploring the benefits of Green Stormwater Infrastructure

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

Our May edition of The Current Webinar Series will focus on green stormwater infrastructure. Many folks recognize the benefits of green infrastructure from a hydrological standpoint, but there are many benefits of green infrastructure beyond water quality, from economics...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Keep it Legal!: Legal Considerations for Marketing Your Farm on Social Media

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

5/8/19: Keep it Legal!: Legal Considerations for Marketing Your Farm Social MediaFarmers are being told that they have to get onboard with interactive marketing opportunities such as Facebook, Instagram, websites, blogs, e-mail campaigns, podcasts, and even e-commerce. But...

Best Practices for Completing a Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard Assessment

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join Patty Hammond, Senior Nutritionist at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County’s SNAP-Ed/Eat Smart New York: Western New York Region program, as she shares strategies for completing Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecards in school cafeterias. Through this webinar,...

2019 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: The Ins and Outs of Termite Treatments

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Wizzie Brown

Termites and termite control cause homeowners a lot of worry and even more questions. What kind of termites do i have? Are termite controls worth the money? Wizzie Brown, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension will discuss termite controls in this webinar and how they work. ...

Brooding small flocks of chicks for the backyard layer flock

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jacquie Jacob

If you are starting a backyard flock starting from chicks, this is a webinar that may be of interest to you. Dr. Jacquie Jacob from the University of Kentucky will be discussing brooding small flocks of chicks that will be your future egg production flock.Image by Erika J...

Adapting Dry Farming Techniques to Vegetable Gardens

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Amy Garrett

This webinar is part of the 2019 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension. Intrigued by dry farming techniques but not sure how to implement in your own garden or Master Garden demonstration garden? In this...

New Modules for Teaching Undergraduate Students about Organic Agriculture

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a webinar by Randa Jabbour of the University of Wyoming on new modules she developed for teaching undergraduate students about organic agriculture. The webinar is free and open to the public, and advance registration is required. Register now at...

Open Data and the Ag Data Commons

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Anne Adrian

Open data is increasingly becoming a priority and requirement of federal agencies. The National Agricultural Library (NAL) provides a catalog and data repository for all REE funded research through Ag Data Commons.Ms. Erin Antognoli, Metadata Librarian and Ag Data Commons...

Journey Mapping: A Tool for Encouraging Conservation Practices

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 10:30 am EDT

Agenda: Journey Mapping: A Tool for Encouraging Conservation Practices Instructors: Laura Warner, Colby Silvert Webinar elearning Audience: The intended audience is Extension professionals who conduct urban water conservation programming nationwide, but those who...

Vital Trends Impacting Personal Finance

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 12:30 pm EDT

Brent Neiser, who tracks trends/foresight and public policy for the National Endowment for Financial Education, shares emerging trends on the Federal and state levels as well as from nonprofits, think tanks, associations, including international arena that are impacting...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Predator Control for your Small Flock

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

4/24/19: Predator Control for your Small FlockOne of the chicken lovers worse fears is losing a beloved chicken to a predator. It can happen to the best of us. This webinar will identifiy patterns of predation and how to keep your small flock safe.Registration:...