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Preventing disease in backyard poultry flocks

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Claudia Dunkley

With more and more people getting small and backyard flocks, disease prevention becomes more and more important. With virulent Newcastle Disease outbreak in California and the ever present risk of avian influenza, flock owners need to have a good biosecurity program. Dr....

Meeting Weather Challenges in the Western U.S.: Organic Practices to Mitigate and Prepare for Climate Change

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

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 ...

How to Bring the DeStress Monday Program to Schools & Communities to Improve Mindful, Healthy Behavior

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT

Join Ron Hernandez, Managing Director of The Monday Campaigns, to learn about the DeStress Monday program and how its practices and creative materials feature mindfulness, deep breathing, positivity, and physical activities that can reduce stress. He’ll describe a case study...

Understanding and Managing Soil Biology for Soil Health and Crop Production

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar by Mark Schonbeck and Diana Jerkins of the Organic Farming Research Foundation will examine the functions of the soil food web and key components thereof in promoting soil health and fertility and sustainable organic crop production. Research-based guidance on...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Thought Leadership and Branding on Social Media

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

5/22/19: Thought Leadership and Branding on Social MediaSuccess on Social Media is more than selling a product or service. For the agriculture sector, success is measured by engaged conversations, reaching out beyond our comfort zone and cultivating your personal and...

Project Happy Apples: Reducing codling moth damage in backyard orchards

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Amy Jo Detweiler

This webinar is part of the 2019 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension. Seeing 'wormy' apples and pears in your backyard orchard? It's a good chance that the problem is a common fruit damaging insect, codling...

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...