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Planning for Climate Resiliency

Friday, January 20, 2017 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Crystal Powers, David Schmidt, Jennifer Pronto

Resiliency to weather risk is, on one hand, a topic that farmers and ranchers are already familiar with, but now climate change is adding new uncertainties that make it difficult to know the best practices for the future. Scenario planning is a method of risk assessment...

Climate Change and its Effects on Animal Agriculture

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Westendorf, Carey Williams

Participate in this webinar to understand the current and potential effects that climate change will have on livestock farmers across the country. The emphasis of this webinar will be placed on dairy, beef, small ruminants, and horses and the impacts that extreme heat,...

A Tool for Prioritizing Climate-Smart Agriculture Investments

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

Event page: agriculture is on the agenda of many development practitioners in the agriculture/food security community, but it is often misunderstood....

Climate change and eastern larch beetle is a bad mix for tamarack in Minnesota

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Eli Sagor

Webinar: Climate change and eastern larch beetle is a bad mix for tamarack in MinnesotaThe eastern larch beetle is found throughout North American tamarack forests. However, its tree-killing behavior in Minnesota and Wisconsin hasn't followed typical patterns in recent...

Climate Impacts on Water Management in the North Central Region

Monday, March 28, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Speakers will be Jonathan Aguilar from Kansas State and Jane Frankenberger from Purdue.Registe at our website at Links to the archived webinars are also available at this website. Webinar #3Climate Impacts on Water Management in theNorth Central...

New Times New Tools: Cultivating Climate Resilience on Your Organic Farm

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST

This eOrganic webinar by Laura Lengnick of Cultivating Resilience LLC took place on February 23, 2016

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,...

Getting started with climate change and agriculture: What do Michigan farmers think?

Monday, January 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm EST

This program is part of a 23-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2016 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. Changes in precipitation patterns, temperature, and extreme events have direct and indirect effects on Michigan’s field crops. Learn how Michigan farmers are...

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...

Update: USDA Climate Hubs collaborating with research and Cooperative Extension

Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST

For an update on how USDA Climate Hubs are collaborating with research and Cooperative Extension, join this webinar. Speakers are Randy Johnson, National Program Leader, USDA Regional Climate Hubs; David Hollinger, Lead, Northeast Regional Climate Hub, and Michael Hoffman,...

Extreme Weather: Challenges and Opportunities for Organic Farming Systems in the Midwest Region

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar on Extreme Weather: Challenges and Opportunities for Organic Farming Systems in the Midwest Region, by Joel Gruver of Western Illinois University. The webinar takes place on November 17, 2015 at 2PM Eastern Time, 1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM...

Climate Change - Resilience and Hope

Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 3:00 pm EST

Molly Woloszyn, Extension Climate Specialist, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant, University of Illinois Extension will present Resilient Chicago: Climate Planning. The Resilient Chicago initiative from Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and the Midwestern Regional Climate Center started...

Agroforestry in Action Webinar Series

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

The Center for Agroforestry at the University of Missouri invites you to participate in the Agroforestry in Action Webinar Series. Please join us Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. (CDT) for a live presentation by: Tom Sauer, Research Soil Scientist with the...

Bird Conservation in the Face of Future Climate Change

Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

National Audubon Society scientists recently completed a comprehensive analysis modeling the winter and summer ranges of 588 North American bird species in response to future climate change. Using citizen science data and climate information, these models characterize the...

Speaking to the General Public - A Method for Building Trust and Collaboration in Addressing Climate Change Impacts

Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

Dr. Steve McNulty, the Southeastern Regional Climate Hub (SERCH) Director will present his ELFLAND method for communicating climate change. ELFLAND is a method that teaches trust building to develop a realistic dialogue about climate change with diverse audiences.