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Arts and Community: Funding Opportunities and Resources from the NEA

Monday, October 20, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT

This webinar will explain funding and resources provided by the National Endowment for the Arts to support arts-based community development activities. Through its programs the Endowment supports American communities in their efforts to engage the arts in making places...

Linking Feed Management to Whole Farm Nutrient Management

Friday, October 17, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Andrea Watson, Joe Harrison, Brian Richert

Nutrients in feed is the primary source of Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium that is imported to livestock and poultry farms. This month’s webcast will highlight a decision aid tool that follows the nutrients in feed all the way to the land application of manure for crop...

Remote sensing basics

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt, Leslie Pelch

Summary:Are you looking to get up to speed with the basics of remote sensing? This webinar will provide an introduction to remote sensing fundamentals including electromagnetic energy, color theory, spectral pattern analysis, and analog vs. digital imagery. Justification...

Sales Fraud in the Horse Industry

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Chris Skelly

This webinar will focus on a buyers legal rights with respect to horse sales, and sellers need to be aware of them. Presenter Julie Ferstman, Esq. is considered to be one of the nation's leading attorneys in the field of equine law. A frequent author and speaker on legal...

Using Cover Crop Mixtures to Achieve Multiple Goals on the Farm Webinar

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for the first webinar of the fall 2014 season on Using Cover Crop Mixtures to Achieve Multiple Goals on the Farm by a research team at Penn State University. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, October 14 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain,...

Shameless Social Media

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Edwin Remsberg

At Remsberg Inc., we use a wide variety of social media and online media platforms to promote and market our photography. The result has been almost 2 million YouTube views and 1 million Flickr views. We will demonstrate the tools we use to automate our social media outreach,...

Ideas for Enhancing Sheep Production

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Joe Emenheiser

Learn about designing sheep production systems to match animals to resources to markets. Joe will briefly cover breeds, breeding programs, nutrition/health, reproduction, and product quality (meat and wool). If time allows, he will also...

Effective Management of Farm Employees

Monday, October 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Phil Durst, Stan Moore

Durst and Moore will discuss the results of phone interviews with 158 employees from 11 dairy farms, including: Employee turnover rate and employee engagement Management makes a difference Focus employees on achieving performance standards Providing opportunities to...

Hudson Valley Distillers - POB Friday 15 Chat

Friday, October 3, 2014 at 12:15 pm EDT

Thomas Yozzo and Chris Moyer met in college and became lifelong friends. The two friends for many years discussed ideas for starting a business together. Finally, they decided upon starting a distillery in the Hudson Valley Region of New York State. In March of 2014,...

Stuck on Fruits and Veggies: Putting Classroom Nutrition Lessons Into Practice

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Ginny Hinton

Teaching students about nutritious foods doesn't mean they're going to try those foods. Current research indicates that effective intervention strategies should involve multiple components for behavior change. School-based contests like the Fruit and Veggie Challenge reinforce...

Beyond Certificates and Plaques: Volunteer Recognition

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Jennifer Weichel, Frank Cox

Different people appreciate different forms of recognition. Some volunteers love an event while others respond to a personalized note. Does your recognition plan cover the needs of all of your volunteers? Thanking volunteers and recognizing their hard work impacts...

Is It Educating or Lobbying? — How to Communicate Programmatic Impact to Stakeholders

Monday, September 29, 2014 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Bradley Burbaugh, Adam Cletzer

Communicating the impacts and accomplishments of your Cooperative Extension programs is vital to their continued support by state legislatures, local governments, community leaders, clientele, and the general public. This webinar will address the differences between educating...

Winter care of backyard poultry flocks

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Brigid McCrea

Fall is the time to prepare your flocks and coops for the toils of winter. Dr. Brigid McCrea from Delaware State University will cover the activities that are recommended for such preparations. Whether this is your first or fortieth flock, take the time to learn about...

Cultural Competency Overview

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

As we work to provide services to increasingly diverse populations, developing awareness of cultural differences and understanding how to best meet unique needs will make us better providers and advocates for those we serve. This is scheduled to be the first in a series...

Pan Genome Systems: Developing a novel and effective vaccine for Johne’s Disease

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 12:30 pm EDT

Webinar Description: Johne’s Disease cost the U.S. dairy industry approximately $500 million per year. Globally, the cost of the disease industry wide is several billion dollars. Currently, only 5% of U.S. dairy farmers choose to vaccinate against Johne’s Disease due, in part,...