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Online tools for collaboration between staff and volunteers

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stephen Judd, Karen Jeannette

How does a team of Extension staff and volunteers, scattered around the country, work together to create a social media training site for Master Gardeners? That was a challenge compounded by timezone, bandwidth, platform, and technical differences.In this webinar, Steve Judd...

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...

No Photoshop? No problem!

Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kevin Andrews

Adobe Photoshop is the industry leading product for photo editing. However, for the casual user, Photoshop can be costly and have a high learning curve. Presenters are Tom Payne, Katy Weber, and Kevin Andrews from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Join us as we...

Webinar: Animal Welfare Standards and Commercial Aquaculture Operations

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

Environmental and ethical considerations are playing an increasing role in the food purchasing decisions of consumers and retailers. The scrutiny of producers’ animal welfare practices is intensifying and animal welfare standards, voluntary and mandatory, are proliferating....

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:https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/regist…/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

CPEUs for RDNs are no longer available for this event.•Available until August 25, 2016. The applicability of information presented today may change with new research or policies after this time. To view the location of the webinar, please register by entering your name and...