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Hypertension Update: Nutritional Guidelines and Strategies

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

CPEUs for RDNs are no longer available for this event. *Available until July 22, 2016. The applicability of information presented today may change with new research or policies after this time.Wondering what to tell your patients or clients about dietary approaches to...

Agronomic and Environmental Uses of Biochar - Part 1

Friday, July 17, 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...

Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Agriculture

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Wayne Woldt, Victor Villegas, Dharmendra Saraswat

INTRODUCTORY WEBINAR:Join the newly formed Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Agriculture Learning Network for an introductory eXtension webinar, in which we will provide an overview of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in agriculture, along with a preview of future directions, and...

Using Ripple Effects Mapping to Determine Your Program Outcomes

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT

Description: Identifying the impacts of community development work is often challenging due to the time lag between knowledge gained, behaviors undertaken and impacts realized. Pre-post evaluations and follow-up surveys aren’t guaranteed to elicit all the indirect “ripple...

Pinning with a Purpose

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

How would you like the potential of reaching 70 million people with your Extension message…from your computer? The answer: Begin to Pin! Henneman will present on how to Pin more effectively, focusing on strategies related to image sizes and types, Pin categories and...

Professional Standards in School Foodservice: How Smarter Lunchrooms Can Help

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kathryn Hoy

During this webinar, Kathryn Hoy, Manager of the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs, will introduce and briefly review the new Professional Standards for State and Local School Nutrition Programs Personnel as required by the Healthy ...

Engaging Students in Wicked Problems: Strategies for inspiring and preparing students to tackle messy, place-based challenges

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT

Please join the Capacity Building Work Team in the Children and Youth Institute at Michigan State University Extension for the following webinar featuring Dr. Danielle Lake from Grand Valley State University – Engaging Students in Wicked Problems: Strategies for inspiring...

Analytics Webinar

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

Digital media is at the front of most marketing and strategic plans for business and organizations. It’s not easy to know how to track the success of your campaigns and your websites which is why keeping up with analytics and trends in optimization is key.For more information:...

Small Unmanned Aerial Systems in Agriculture: Preparing for Legal Issues

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Peggy Hall, Rusty Rumley

This webinar will address the current legal and future status of Unmanned Aerial Systems/Vehicles (UAVs) operation in the United States. Issues to be discussed include the current rules and conditions for operating UAVs, proposed regulations for small commercial UAVs...

WaterSense and LEED Housing Programs

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT

This is the 3rd webinar in the webinar series WaterWednesdays, being hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program.Prior registration is needed at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3053126452602954754A WaterSense labeled home includes...

Perspectives of a Program Leader

Monday, June 15, 2015 at 1:30 pm EDT

Strategies for Developing Successful CRED Extension Programs: Perspectives of a Program LeaderDr. Tim Borich (Iowa State University) will be drawing upon his Extension experience from the local, state, regional and national levels, and engage participants with some of the...

Alternatives to antibiotics in poultry production

Friday, June 12, 2015 at 3:00 pm EDT

Poultry producers are frequently looking for treatment options aside from antibiotics. This presentation by Dr. Irene Hanning-Jarquin will provide an overview of herbs, spices and plant extracts as alternatives to antibiotics. Dr. Hanning-Jarquin -...

The Value of Respite for Family Caregivers

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Mary Brintnall-Peterson

As a professional working with family caregivers it helps to recognize why caregivers don’t know what respite is and why they are reluctant to use it. Often caregivers don’t realize the benefits of respite and are concerned about the “who, what and where” of...

Are conservation organizations configured for effective adaptation to global change?

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 10:45 am EDT

As the climate warms and other global changes progress, species move outside their historical ranges, new ecological communities form and ecosystems transition to new states. To cope, conservation organizations will need to adapt. But to what extent are conservation...

Basics for Helping Organizations Identify and Promote Their Public (and Private) Value

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT

Presenters: Jane Haskell, Extension Professor, University of Maine Cooperative Extension and George Morse, Extension Faculty Associate, University of Maine Cooperative Extension and Professor Emeritus, ​Applied Economics, ​University of Minnesota Extension. Click here to ...