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Pasture Mixtures to Improve Sustainability of Organic Pasture-Based Dairy: Nutritive Quality and Dry Matter Intake

Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm EST

Presenter: Dr. Blair Waldron, USDA-ARS Forage and Range Research Lab, Logan, UT Brief overview: Organic and grazing-based dairy continues to make up a larger share of the Western region dairy sector. However, grazing-based dairy is not without it challenges. In fact,...

OGRAIN Compass: A tool to help farmers assess the financial impact of converting to organic production

Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

About the Webinar Planning for financial success on a grain farm requires understanding how various crop rotation and production decisions will influence financial returns. Those transitioning to organic may be especially unsure as they move into new realms of production...

Supporting Beneficial Birds and Managing Pest Birds

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a webinar on supporting beneficial birds and managing pest birds. Beneficial birds can help farmers keep pest insects, rodents, and pest birds at bay. They act the same way that beneficial insects do in helping with pest control. The overwhelming majority of...

Soil Biology for the Western Region: Organic Practices to Recruit and Nurture Beneficial Biota in the Soil

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of eight free webinar trainings on organic farming and soil health in the Western U.S. The webinar trainings will target agricultural professionals including Extension personnel, other agency ...

Meeting Weather Challenges in the Western U.S.: Organic Practices to Mitigate and Prepare for Climate Change

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of eight free webinar trainings on organic farming and soil health in the Western U.S. The webinar trainings will target agricultural professionals including Extension personnel, other agency ...

Understanding and Managing Soil Biology for Soil Health and Crop Production

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar by Mark Schonbeck and Diana Jerkins of the Organic Farming Research Foundation will examine the functions of the soil food web and key components thereof in promoting soil health and fertility and sustainable organic crop production. Research-based guidance on...

New Modules for Teaching Undergraduate Students about Organic Agriculture

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a webinar by Randa Jabbour of the University of Wyoming on new modules she developed for teaching undergraduate students about organic agriculture. The webinar is free and open to the public, and advance registration is required. Register now at...

Preparing for Drought: The Role of Soil Health in Water Management in Organic Production

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of eight free webinar trainings on organic farming and soil health in the Western U.S. The webinar trainings will target agricultural professionals including Extension personnel, other agency ...

Organic Grass-Fed Dairy Standards

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a webinar on new organic grass-fed dairy standards, on April 16 at 2PM Eastern Time, 1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time. It's free and open to the public, and advance registration is required. Attendees will be able to type in questions for...

Corn Breeding for Organic Markets

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join us for an eOrganic webinar on breeding corn for organic markets! The webinar takes place on April 10, 2019 at 11AM Pacific, 12 Mountain, 1 Central, 2 Eastern Time. It's free and open to the public, and advance registration is required. Register now at...

Breeding New Cultivars for Soil-enhancing Organic Cropping Systems in the Western Region (Organic Farming and Soil Health in the Western U.S. Webinar Series #5)

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of eight free webinar trainings on organic farming and soil health in the Western U.S. The webinar trainings will target agricultural professionals including Extension personnel, other agency ...

Organic Practices for Climate Mitigation, Adaptation, and Carbon Sequestration

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

March 20, 2019: Organic Practices for Climate Mitigation, Adaptation, and Carbon Sequestration In this webinar, we will discuss the capacity of sustainable organic systems and practices to sequester soil carbon, minimize nitrous oxide and methane emissions during crop...

Selecting and Managing Cover Crops for Organic Crop Rotations in the Western Region

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of eight free webinar trainings on organic farming and soil health in the Western U.S. The webinar trainings will target agricultural professionals including Extension personnel, other agency ...

Breaking Bad Habits: Integrating Crop Diversity into High Tunnel Production Systems

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar to learn what crops other than tomatoes can be grown in high tunnels, and how to integrate cover crops into your high tunnel rotations! The presenter is Cary Rivard of Kansas State University and it takes place on February 19th, 2019 at 11AM...

Practical Conservation Tillage for Western Region Organic Cropping Systems: Organic Farming and Soil Health in the Western U.S, Webinar Series #3

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of eight free webinar trainings on organic farming and soil health in the Western U.S. The webinar trainings will target agricultural professionals including Extension personnel, other agency ...