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Caregiver Identity Discrepancy & Implications for Practice

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

Participants will be introduced to basic tenants of the Caregiver Identity Theory and implications of the theory for understanding the caregiving experience and its impact on caregivers. A center piece of this perspective is the assertion that the caregiving role is not a...

Tune-Up Your Farm Market Booth To Boost Sales Webinar

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Mary Peabody

Mid-Summer is a great time to change up your farm market booth displays to draw in more customers. Join University of Vermont Extension Community Economic Development Specialist Mary Peabody for practical tips on low-cost ways to create eye-catching displays that encourage...

Managing Biosecurity to Control Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv)

Friday, July 18, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by John Carney, Amy Schmidt

The appearance of the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PED) in North America presents significant challenges for manure applicators. Since the virus is primarily spread by fecal-oral contact and can survive in manure for extended periods of time, it is possible for the...

Learn How You Can Harness The Power of Big Data

Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

It’s obvious that big data is big news these days. But do you ever feel like you’re not quite sure what big data can do? Why you should be learning about it? What the best practices in using it are? What *is* big data, even — and how is it really going to help you?Webinar...

Needs and Supportive Strategies for Professionals Working with LGBT Military Families

Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

**CEU's are UNAVAILABLE for Archived Viewing**This 2 hour webinar explores the unique needs of LGBT military families and supportive strategies professionals can implement in their work with these families. How to obtain CEUs: We provide National Association of Social...

Sustainable Roses Series: General Care

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

This webinar is designed to give extension agents, master gardeners and advanced home gardeners an introduction to culture of roses in Florida. Topics to be covered include classification systems, site selection, nutrition management, proper irrigation and potential pests...

Peaks and Pitfalls of Extension Scholarship in an Online World

Monday, July 14, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Eric Stafne

Presenter: Eric T. Stafne, Associate Extension Professor, Coastal Research and Extension Center, Mississippi State UniversityMethods to engage Cooperative Extension clientele are developing rapidly. Social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, videos, webinars, and...

Flood Plain Maps and Long-term Flood Plain Management: One City's Experience

Friday, July 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

The Red River of the North has exceeded the eighteen foot flood stage in twenty of the last twenty one years. Since 2000 the Red River has reached the thirty foot major flood stage eight times. Consequently the City leaders and residents of the City of Fargo have become ...

Normal poultry behavior and dealing with behavioral problems in small and backyard flocks

Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 7:00 pm EDT

Dr. Richard Blatchford will be discussing what behaviors you can expect from your backyard flock and how to deal with any behavioral problems that may arise, such as feather pecking and egg eating. Richard am a post-doctoral scholar in the Department of Animal Science at the...

Peppers are the Most Important Part of Salsa

Monday, June 30, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT

This presentation is part of the "How to Breed New Plant Varieties: Imagining and Engineering Crops" series and describes the breeding of peppers.Presented by Dr. Kevin Crosby, Texas A&M.

E3A: Energy Services for Ag-Sector Landowners: USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service

Friday, June 27, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Milton Geiger, Torie Haraldson

Presented by Kip Pheil, C.E.M. Acting Leader, National Energy Technology Team Summary:NRCS adopted energy as a formal resource concern in 2010. Join this webinar to learn how NRCS has begun to implement energy improvements on farms throughout the United States. Kip...

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and Floods

Friday, June 27, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Pat Skinner, Ken Hellevang

Having property mapped into the FEMA “flood zone” has consequences that go far beyond the risk of experiencing a flood. Most “rules” of the flood damage prevention ordinance – which must be adopted by a community in order for flood insurance to be available – apply equally...

Cooperative Extension Framework for Health and Wellness

Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Michelle Rodgers

Cooperative Extension Framework for Health and Wellness Webinar goals are: 1. Raise awareness of the framework and approval by ECOP as an early step in mobilizing the Extension system around health and wellness of the American population. 2. Encourage participants to...

The Business of Dry Curing

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT

A Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network webinar Date: June 25, 2014Time: 1pm Eastern (12 Central, 11am Mountain, 10am Pacific) Duration: 1 hourTo attend: Go to https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/nichemeat 5-10 minutes before start time and log in as a guest....

Community Gardens

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 12:30 pm EDT

Lunch ‘n Learn Webinars Wednesdays 12:30pm-1:15pm EST (30 mins presentation, 15 mins questions)June 25th Gardening with Benefits: How Belonging to a Garden Network Can Help Your Own Garden ThriveSusan Sides, Diana McCall, Adam Bigelow, The Western NC Alliance for Gardens...