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E3A - Understanding incentives: A key to a viable renewable energy project

Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm EDT - Presented by Milton Geiger

As part of the Exploring Energy Efficiency and Alternatives (E3A) curriculum, the 15 minute presentation and follow-up conversation will address federal tax credits and grants and offer a quick overview of net metering. References for finding and harnessing state and local...

Applications of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in Agriculture

Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by James Robbins, Dharmendra Saraswat

This is the second in a year-long series of webinars; the topic of this hour-long webinar is ‘Applications of UAS in Agriculture’. The webinar will provide details on inventory management related applications of UAS acquired images. The discussion will also involve workflow...

Agricultural Climate Adaptation Practices

Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

Brenda Ortiz (Auburn University), Clyde Fraisse (University of Florida) and Mark Risse (University of Georgia) will present.Register via:…/4362295160099928578

Engaging Military Families on Social Media

Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Bob Bertsch

A free webinar presented by MFLN Family Transitions.Social media can be an important tool to reach military families, especially during times of transition. With the right approach, you can do even more, engaging military families and building a community of support. In this...

Climate Risk Assessment for Foresters

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

Dr. Chris Swanston, project leader of the ‪#‎Climate Change Response Network, will present on how the CCRF has collaborated to create 9 vulnerability assessments on forests across 19 states, involving hundreds of collaborators and co-authors since 2010. He will discuss 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...

Why Local Food Matters

Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

Presented by Debra Tropp, Ag Marketing Services, USDAThis webinar will provide an overview of what we know about changing consumer demand, some of the drivers behind these changes in demand, and how USDA Ag Marketing Services Local Food Research and Development Division is...

2015 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Bees, Wasps and Hornets - They're all Different

Friday, September 4, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by David Koon, Lucy Edwards, Charles Ray

Is it a wasp, a bee, or a hornet? Why do I care? Dr. Charles Ray of Auburn University will explain the difference between these creatures, and give practical tips for preventing hornets, yellow jackets and other wasps from ruining your next picnic. Moderated by David Koon ...

Lessons from the field: Montana Climate Extension

Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT

Dr. Fabian Menalled, Professor, Weed Ecology and Management, Montana State University will present Talking about climate change in rural Montana. Dr. Paul Lachapelle, Associate Professor and Extension Community Development Specialist, Department of Political Science, ...

Meat quality issues with small and backyard poultry flocks

Monday, August 31, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT

With many of the fast-growing strains of meat chickens, meat quality has become an issue. This includes green muscle, woody muscle, and white striping. These conditions appear to be related to wing flapping, a situation that can occur when flocks are scared while free-ranged.

New Medications for Type 2 Diabetes

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

To receive CPEU credit please complete the evaluation found at •Available until August 25, 2016. The applicability of information presented today may change with new research or policies after this time. To...

Agronomic and Environmental Uses of Biochar - Part 2

Friday, August 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT

Biochar is a charcoal-like material generated during the pyrolysis of biomass. The high carbon (C) content of biochar and its recalcitrant nature has led to much interest in using biochar to sequester C from the atmosphere by incorporating it into soils. Additional...

“Feeding Our Feathered Friends” Webinar - Citizen Science intro

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT From the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, a chance to learn about bird watching and an intro to their citizen science projects. Feeding birds can spark kids’ curiosity, interest in the outdoors and...

Empowering Those We Help: Building Trust and Credibility

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

This training will provide an overview of strategies for military helping professionals in serving as effective resources for families. The focus will be on how military service professionals can facilitate effective problem solving and other activities with families...

Communicating Effectively During Transitions – Managing Turbulence and Dilemmas

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

To view the location of the webinar, please register by entering your name and email into the box to the right.This webinar explores some of the challenges military families may face as they undergo transitions (e.g., deployments, reunions, relocations). On the one hand,...