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Homeowners’ Preferences for Landscaping Practices: Are Floridians Willing to Pay More for Eco-Friendly Lawn Fertilizers?

Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

While there are socio-economic benefits associated with green urban landscapes, improper landscaping (e.g., excessive fertilization) may result in adverse environmental consequences, such as chemicals runoff into water resources. A recent study conducted by one of the ...

Caregiver Compassion Fatigue

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

The evaluation and post-test can be found at: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9uYbDQY1EIgyQXHThe negative impact of traumatic events can extend beyond those who directly experienced the trauma to family members and professionals who support the traumatized...

What's New in Green Building Standards?

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT

On August 19, Kathryn Fernholz, Dovetail Partners, Inc., will bring us up to date on changing standards in the green building industry.Presentations are designed for natural resource professionals and interested landowners and are approved for continuing education credits from...

My Health County: Take Action, Change Lives

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Ninfa Purcell

My Health County: Take Action, Change Lives is a one hour presentation that provides an overview of County Health Rankings and how to use this resource to prioritize county health issues. The aims of the talk are to: 1) inform attendees on how to use secondary data sources...

Your Body, Your Tools

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT

Women's bodies are different from men's. The tools women use should be different too! Learn more about how the ergonomics of farming and how the right moves and tools can help women farmers avoid injuries and pain. Ann Adams and Liz Brensinger of Green Heron Farms in New...

Teachers, start your mapping! Free online GIS in the classroom from Esri and ConnectEd

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt, Leslie Pelch

GIS is a powerful, but underused teaching toolGeographic Information System (GIS) has long been seen as a powerful way to engage students in spatial thinking and get them involved in real-world, inquiry-based projects. In spite of the incredible teaching potential of GIS,...

Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 1

Friday, August 15, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Saqib Mukhtar, Dean Ross, Karl VanDevender

Livestock mortality composting is a relatively inexpensive, biosecure, and environmentally sound approach to addressing the issue of carcass disposal. This webcast will feature presentations by national experts who participated in Langston University’s Livestock Mortality ...

Developing Children’s Financial Habits and Behaviors

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

While educators and parents recognize that financial education can and should begin at an early age, it is often difficult to know how to approach the topic. Learn about recent scholarship from Cooperative Extension professionals related to this topic. Hear about a...

Project Youth Extension Service (YES)!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT

Join an informative webinar exploring the many levels of Project YES and learn how they may be able to bring the program to your military communities and families. Complementing the Smith-Lever Act Cooperative Extension Service, Project YES! provides college interns a...

Tips and Tools for Recruiting Volunteers

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

Recruiting volunteers takes effort to fulfill the goals of organizations that rely on them. Join this webinar as we share some tips and tools to help organizations become more effective to recruit volunteers. Information will be provided on recruitment methods, where to...

Cliffs Notes from the Journal of Financial Counseling & Planning

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

CEU approval for MFLN Personal Finance webinars expires 3 years after the live event. CEUs are no longer available for this webinar. For more information and to earn CEUs from more current webinars click here.Many financial practitioners do not take the time to read ...

Hoard's Dairyman Webinar: The new world of genetics

Monday, August 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Mike Hutjens

presented by Chad Dechow, Penn State University “The new world of genetics” will be presented by Chad Dechow, Penn State University, at noon (Central time) on Monday, August 11. The genomic revolution and renewed focus on crossbreeding have sparked greater interest in...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Minimize Mosquito Problems

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Keck, Chris Becker, Amanda Tedrow

Late summer is prime time for mosquitoes and the time of year when West Nile usually peaks. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from mosquitoes by reducing breeding sites, resting sites, and avoiding them altogether. During this webinar we will cover the basics of...

Small Steps to Health and Wealth

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

CEU approval for MFLN Personal Finance webinars expires 3 years after the live event. CEUs are no longer available for this webinar. For more information and to earn CEUs from more current webinars click here.The Small Steps to Health and Wealth initiative encourages...

Using the Power of Persuasion to Influence Student Food Choices

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Zena Edwards

Individuals make thousands of decisions each day and are faced with hundreds of food choices. If we had to stop and analyze every decision completely we would never get anything done. That is why we often look for shortcuts or clues to help us out. And students are no...