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Emergency Response to Natural Disasters for Livestock Facilities

Friday, January 26, 2018 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Thomas Bass, Carl Dahlen, kevin erb

Are you ready? What would you (or your clientele) do if a natural disaster hit your area? What changes should and do occur on a livestock operation during or following a natural disaster, not only to ensure the safety and care of the animals, but also the environments...

Search is Over – Explore EDEN’s New Website Webinar (Part 1)

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Rick Griffiths, Henry Capello, Austin Rome

It’s here! EDEN’s new website ( has been launched. Learn to navigate it’s 3 new channels – Educate, Explore and Engage. Reduce your time searching for research-based resources, grant projects and programs, or other colleagues programming in Disaster Education....

Livestock Diseases and Prevention

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Susan Kerr

Wondering what you can do to reduce the risk of disease to your livestock? Prevention is ALWAYS much better than response! Dr. Susan Kerr, Washington State University Extension, will discuss practical steps to take to keep animals healthy and diseases at bay. Scott Cotton will...

Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Lizann Powers-Hammond

Remembering the rules about food safety when the power is out and during an emergency is difficult. Lizann Powers-Hammond, Washington State University Extension, discusses how you can avoid food-related illness while in the midst of a disaster. Dr. Susan Kerr, Washington State...

Developing Personal and Office Emergency Plans

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Elizabeth Kiss, Rick Atterberry

Emergency plans are important, but are they urgent?They should be. If you don't have a personal and an office emergency plan, you should move them to the top of your to-do list. Dr. Elizabeth Kiss, Kansas State University Extension, and Rick Atterberry, University of Illinois...

How to Develop Community Organizations that are Active in Disaster (COADs)

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Beverly Maltsberger, Carrie McKillip, Michael Gaffney

Does your community have a COAD? Bev Maltsberger, University of Missouri Extension, Carrie McKillip, University of Illinois Extension, and Dr. Mike Gaffney, Washington State University discuss how to develop COADs. Steve Cain, Purdue Extension, will moderate. Our 2016 series...

Protecting Your Farm or Ranch From Wildfire

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Cotton

What can you do to prepare your farm or ranch for wildfire? Scott Cotton, University of Wyoming Extension, discusses some of the steps that you can take. Bev Maltsberger of the University of Missouri Extension moderated this presentation.

Animals and Animal Agriculture in Radiological Emergencies

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Julie Smith, Curt Emanuel

What do you do with your animals in a radiological emergency? Dr. Julie Smith, University of Vermont Extension, and Curt Emanuel, Purdue Extension, will discuss the potential impacts and what you can do to prepared. Andrea Higdon, University of Kentucky, will moderate. Click...

The Fifth Anniversary of the Joplin Tornado: Lessons Learned

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kathryn Macomber, Janet LaFon

Five years have passed since Joplin was hit by a massive tornado that leveled a significant portion of the town and killed more than 150 people. Kathy Macomber and Janet LaFon discuss the long term recovery efforts. Rick Atterberry, University of Illinois Extension, will...

Fair Biosecurity Checklists and Approved Protocols

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Dale Moore, Scott Cotton

Smoothly run fairs include biosecurity measures. Learn about checklists and protocols from Dr. Dale Moore, Washington State University Extension and Scott Cotton, Wyoming State University Extension. Dr. Susan Kerr, Washington State University Extension, moderated. The...

Farm Biosecurity Plans and All Hazard Plans for Farms

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Gregory Martin

Do you have a farm biosecurity plan? Are you prepared for all hazards? Join Dr. Gregory Martin, Pennsylvania State Extension, to learn what goes in the plans. Lynette Black, Oregon State University Extension, will moderate. Click here to join the live webinar as a guest.Our...

New Drought Resources Help Communities Respond

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Steve Cain, Tom Dean

Please note: webinar link is not active until 15 minutes prior to the webinar. Communities now have more tools to plan for and recover from drought. The Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) has worked with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National...

Impacts of Disaster on Youth

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Lynette Black

According to research focusing on children's mental and physical responses to disaster, children are more touched by a traumatic event than adults. This affect differs depending on the age and stage of the child's development, with adolescents being at most risk. Lynette...

Foodborne Outbreaks--What You Need to Know

Friday, October 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Soohyoun Ahn

Dr. Soohyoun Ahn will discuss recent outbreak trends, how to report a foodborne illness or outbreak, and how to prevent outbreaks. She'll also provide some general food safety information. Dr. Ahn is Assistant Professor in Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of...

Practical Livestock Evacuation

Friday, September 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Cotton

Are you prepared to evacuate your livestock in the event of a disaster? Discover practical steps to a safe and successful livestock evaluation.Scott Cotton, Wyoming Extension ANR Area Educator, will be our presenter and Andrea Higdon, Emergency Management System Director for...