Sessions Tagged With 'communication'

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Using Story Maps to share your story (even without maps!)

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt, Brooke Edmunds

Story Maps can help you tell stories, with or without mapsTelling stories can be a effective way to communicate information, particularly when those stories feature compelling narrative and striking visuals. While many Cooperative Extension professionals have experience...

Communication "In the Crunch"

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT

We all have the intention to communicate clearly and frequently are able to make this happen. However, under stress or “In the Crunch,” most of us revert to less skillful styles of making our point. It can be helpful to recognize these styles which present obstacles to...

How to Effectively Communicate Science

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

The ACE Writing Learning Community will host Zeke Barlow, Assistant Director for Communications and Marketing in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, for an upcoming webinar on Wednesday, March 16 at 2 p.m. EST.Please join us for:How to Effectively...

Content Strategy #EdTechLN TweetUp + Webinar Simulcast

Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Jamie Seger

Did you enjoy our first TweetUp + Webinar? You're in luck, because we're hosting another one! Join me as we dive into content strategy! We'll use the webinar to walk through tools that can help you find out what local interests are in your state or county, and how to develop...

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...

Pathways for Effective Information Transfer Between Manure Management Professionals

Friday, November 20, 2015 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Nichole Embertson, Jill Heemstra

Recognizing the complex network of people and organizations involved in manure nutrient management, there are many venues and paths for information transfer. To further complicate matters, regional differences and issues related to manure nutrient management exist because...

Building Community Relationships

Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT

The Capacity Building Work Team in the Children and Youth Institute at Michigan State University Extension will be presenting the following webinar: Building Community Relationships. Building relationships in your community can lead you in some fun, exciting, and...

Family Farm Transition Webinar

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell

Planning to transition the family farm from one generation to another generation? This can be a very difficult process that requires good communication skills, goal setting, financial analysis, tax planning, and retirement planning. Dr. Shannon Ferrell(link is external),...

Promoting Knowledge Gain & Behavior Change Through Effective Education

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Andy Crocker

This session will focus on the theme of working with lay audiences to elicit knowledge gain and behavior change. We’ve spent more than a year providing military helping professionals top-notch content and subject-matter expertise on a variety of relevant topics but we’ve...

How to Facilitate Difficult Conversations

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 4:30 pm EST - Presented by Noor Azizan-Gardner, George Okantey, Dionardo Pizaña, Julie Middleton

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Effective Management of Farm Employees

Monday, October 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Phil Durst, Stan Moore

Durst and Moore will discuss the results of phone interviews with 158 employees from 11 dairy farms, including: Employee turnover rate and employee engagement Management makes a difference Focus employees on achieving performance standards Providing opportunities to...

WEBINAR: Communication about Finances and Estate Planning

Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 9:00 pm EST - Presented by Cole Ehmke

When getting a financial house in order, we can’t forget that communicating about the plans is an important part of the process. This presentation is about involving spouses and others effectively so that we set ourselves up for long term success. Conversations with those...

Citizen Science: Engaging the Community and Impacting Decision Makers

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Trudy Dunham, Jay Staker

How do public officials, and individuals, make decisions? How do you make decisions? It isn't always the factual, logical information that results in your decision. Our heart and emotions are called into play, as well as our values and sense of ethics. The stories we tell,...

Viewing Volunteer and Workplace Management through Generational Lenses

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 12:30 pm EST

Presented by Marilyn K. Lesmeister, Associate Professor and Carolyn Ashton, Associate Professor, Oregon State University Extension 4-H Youth Development. This webinar is designed for those who work with volunteers who are beginning to explore the diverse characteristics among...

West, Texas fertilizer facility explosion: Lessons learned in crisis communication

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2-3 p.m. EDT On April 17, an explosion at a fertilizer facility rocked the town of West, Texas. After the devastating explosion, The Fertilizer Institute (TFI), the national trade association representing the fertilizer industry, stepped in to respond to...