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Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 11 – Compost Use and Safety

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join us for the eleventh webinar in our Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenters will describe a multitude of uses for compost in agricultural, urban, and disturbed landscapes. Nutrient content and availability, organic matter benefits,...

Tips For A Healthy Transition Into Retirement

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

Is retirement in your future? Are you ready to relax and sail off into the sunset? Before you do, there are some things about retirement, health, social engagement, and time management that you should know! Join us to learn more and better prepare yourself for your future....

Nutrition for small and backyard flocks

Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT

Whether you have a small, commercial poultry operation or a few chickens in the backyard, proper nutrition is essential to the health and productivity of your birds. This webinar will review some of the basics of poultry nutrition as well as selecting the right feed for...

Weed control in low input turfgrass systems

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT

Reduced input turfgrass systems (those that receive infrequent mowing, fertilization, etc.) can have their own, very unique weed pressures. April 17's VT Turfgrass Tuesday webinar features Dr. Shawn Askew and PhD Candidate John Brewer discussing the strategies in managing...

Grow! Empowering Parents to THRIVE

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT

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Powdery mildew: Biology & Management in the Garden

Monday, April 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jay Pscheidt

This webinar is part of the Spring 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University ExtensionProbably best known for making our squash leaves white, powdery mildew is an ever-present plant disease in the home garden. Dr. Jay...

Let's Eat! A Guide to Engaging Students in Smarter Lunchrooms

Friday, April 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Let’s Eat! Engaging Students in Smarter Lunchrooms is a guide to involving middle and high school students in making their own decisions towards healthful eating, learning to try new foods, and decreasing food waste in school cafeterias. This webinar will discuss WHY the...

The National Extension Web-mapping Tool (NEWT)

Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt, John McGee

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, Virginia Cooperative Extension, and the Virginia Tech Center for Geospatial Information Technology collaborated through an eXtension Innovation grant to create the National Extension Web-mapping Tool (NEWT). The goal of...

Water Use Efficiency: Irrigation Management

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

The need for supplemental irrigation is nearly universal, but how do we ensure we are making the most efficient use of water possible? This month's webinar will overview recent research evaluating irrigation water use efficiency, and highlight case studies on irrigation...

Conducting On-Farm Variety Trials to Manage Risk for Organic and Specialty Crop Producers Part 2

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a 2-part webinar on how to conduct on-farm variety trials to reduce risk on organic and specialty crop farms. The goal of this two-part webinar series is to provide horticultural crop and small grain growers with the skills and information necessary to...

Legal Implications of Pesticide Drift Webinar- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

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

Blowing in the Wind: Legal side of Pesticide Drift. Have you seen the news about drift damage wreaking havoc across South? Have you seen the stories in Maryland of wineries and other specialty crop operations being severely damaged by pesticide drift? Pesticide drift damage...

A Wild West Tale: Debunking the Myth That Conservation Increases Rates

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Candice Rupprecht

This presentation will share the results of the Tucson Avoided Cost Analysis done in 2016 by WaterDM, in conjunction with Tucson Water and Pima County and the Alliance for Water Efficiency. This avoided cost analysis uses baseline data from 1987, the height of Tucson’s per...

NAPB Panel Discussion: Future Challenges and Prospects in Plant Breeding ft. NAPB Leadership

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

To Register, click the 'Location' linkTopic summaryJoin leaders within the NAPB organization for a discussion about future challenges and prospects in plant breeding. Panelists will answer FAQs, share their personal perspectives and answer questions from participants. ...