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Controversial Topics, Social Media, & Extension with Kevin Folta: #EdTechLN TweetUp + Webinar Simulcast

Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jamie Seger, Danae Wolfe

GMO’s, fad diets, and anti-science… No, this is not your Facebook newsfeed. But it is the focus of next week’s TweetUp! Have you wondered what Extension’s role can or should be in addressing controversial topics on social media? We’re excited to welcome special guest host Dr....

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...