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Conservation Practice Tracking for the Mississippi River Basin

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 3:00 pm EST

This was the November edition of North Central Region Water Network's Current Webinar series. This webinar gave an overview of conservation and water quality tracking across the Mississippi and Atchafalaya River Basin (MARB). Discussion focused on the overall need for tracking...

Understanding the GMO Debate

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jeremiah Vardiman

NOTE: The date/time listed above will be the first Zoom meeting of the new 6-week online course offered by Wyoming Extension, "Understanding the GMO Debate." Registration is currently open, and seats are limited. Participants will gain access to course materials on...

A Tool for Prioritizing Climate-Smart Agriculture Investments

Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 9:30 am EDT

Event page: https://agrilinks.org/events/tool-prioritizing-climate-smart-agriculture-investments?utm_campaign=BF...Climate-smart agriculture is on the agenda of many development practitioners in the agriculture/food security community, but it is often misunderstood....

Climate Resources for Extension

Friday, April 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Tyler Williams, Peter Tomlinson, Lesley Lubenow, Jerry Clark

This webinar is designed to assist Agriculture and Natural Resource (ANR) Extension agents deliver science –based programs related to climate change. Based on the team’s survey of North Central Region ANR agents, the team identified the need for printed materials, videos,...

North Central Region Water Network: The Current 16: Innovations in Nutrient Management

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 3:00 pm EST

Presented by the North Central Region Water Network: Jeffrey Jacquet, Sociology and Rural Studies, South Dakota State University,The Pathways for Information Transfer Among Manure Nutrient Management Professionals Mary Wicks, Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering,...

Communicating Science Amidst Controversy

Friday, December 18, 2015 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Martha Monroe, Crystal Powers, Paul Vincelli

Controversial topics abound in agriculture from GMO’s (genetically modified organisms) to climate change. Communicating scientifically-credible information to help farm managers plan for the future or make short-term decisions can be challenging when intertwined with...

Unmanned Aircraft in Agriculture: Mapping and “Proof of Concept"

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm EST

This is the fourth in a year-long series of webinars; the topic of this hour-long webinar is Unmanned Aircraft in Agriculture: Mapping and “Proof of Concept”. Mike Tully will discuss the importance of the fundamentals of aerial mapping. With the availability and ease of...

Big Data and Agriculture

Monday, September 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT

Please join us for a seminar with Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, the Director, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) on Monday, September 21st at 2:30 p.m. held concurrently via Adobe Connect and in 101 Agricultural Sciences and Industries Building (ASI), University Park...

Basics of the Endangered Species Act

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

Basics of the Endangered Species ActSponsored by the Agricultural and Food Law ConsortiumTopic:The Endangered Species Act (“ESA”) protects species identified as endangered or threatened with extinction and attempts to protect the habitat on which they depend. It does so by...

#AgChat topic: Ag Extension & Other Public Ag Programs

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 8:00 pm EDT - Presented by john blue

#AgChat is a weekly chat on Twitter on food and agriculture topics. On August 11, 8-10 pm ET, the chat topic will be on Ag Extension & Other Public Ag Programs.The chat will be moderated by John Blue (@TruffleMedia ). He is looking for resources and links to share in...

Machinery Sharing: Scaling Up Production for Small Farm Growers

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

Learn about strategies small-scale growers are using to scale up production through equipment-sharing models. Topics will include: what to share, how to structure sharing agreements, finding and choosing partners, and potential challenges faced by case study examples. Please...

Hot topic webinar—The Cuba Factor—Agriculture trade with Cuba

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST

Did you know that U.S. farmers, ranchers and agribusiness firms have exported more than $5 billion worth of food and agricultural goods to Cuba since 2000? Did you hear about the agriculture coalition that has formed to lobby Congress to lift the embargo? What are the...

Evaluating Disaster Insurance Needs for Rural Homes & Agriculture

Friday, January 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Scott Cotton

Living rural provides great benefits and gets you closer to nature, but whether you are an agriculture producer or just a rural resident you have different risks than urban and suburban residents. This seminar will utilize criteria from rural insurance firms and...

Why Cooperative Extension? A New Century for Food and Ag Engagement

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 9:30 am EST - Presented by Tim Cross, Michael Ouart

Attention ‘CUSTOMERS’ Who Use the Cooperative Extension System! This is YOUR Opportunity to Provide Feedback!The National Coalition for Food & Agricultural Research invites members and all interested stakeholders to a dialogue with Cooperative Extension Directors. While...

Heart of the Farm – Why Women’s Unique Family and Farm Business Roles Matter

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 12:00 pm EST

Women bring different perspectives, values and priorities to the table. This webinar will focus on what aspects of rural life are important to women, how they learn, and how that influences decision-making with regard to production, marketing and land management practices. ...