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The Private Logic of Kids Who Outwit Adults

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join us for our June faculty webinar with Dr. John Seita from the MSU School of Social Work. Dr. Seita’s work focuses on disconnected youth. In this session he will explain why some young people sometimes engage in self-defeating behavior that seemingly makes no...

Creating Role Rescriptions for Today's Volunteer

Monday, June 23, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Patricia McGlaughlin, Jennifer Weichel, Jen Lobley

When was the last time you reviewed your volunteer role descriptions? Are you offering volunteer opportunities to meet the needs of today’s volunteer? Join us for an interactive hour of learning to look at the importance of role descriptions and gain practice in matching...

EPA’s Proposed Waters of the U.S. Regulations

Friday, June 20, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Carol Galloway

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) released a proposed rule in March to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources. In this webcast,...

Small Steps to Health and Wealth: Youth and Aging

Friday, June 20, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Jennifer Hunter, Martie Gillen

The Child and Family Learning Network, in conjunction with financial experts Dr. Martie Gillen and Dr. Jennifer Hunter, is hosting a webinar, “Small Steps to Health and Wealth: Youth and Aging”. This webinar will explore the correlation between health and wealth across...

Hidden Heroes: America's Military Caregivers

Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

Military caregivers play an essential role in caring for injured or wounded service members and veterans. Yet playing this role can impose a substantial physical, emotional, and financial toll on caregivers. This presentation will provide an overview of RAND’s recent...

Easy as PIE Webinar- Transparency in Agriculture

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

With the increased consumer interest in learning where food comes from, transparency has become a buzzword in agriculture. Some industry segments welcome this public interest and others clearly do not. What does transparency mean? Is it hosting weekly farm tours? Is it farmers...

How to Measure School Lunchroom Success!

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kathryn Hoy

What does success look like in school food? Now a-days community pressure and the public eye are demanding that school food prove it’s worth…but how? Success can take different forms and this webinar will cover a few of the most effective ways to publicize your great work!...

Onboarding Program to Promote Early Wins

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jeff Ripley

Presenter: Jeff Ripley, Extension Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Organizational Development Unit.The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service utilizes a holistic approach to onboarding new Agents/Educators with the focus being on the program...

Dry Bean Breeding isn't a Dry Topic

Tuesday, June 17, 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 dry beans.Presented by Dr. James Kelly, Michigan State University.Find more webinars in this series at...

E3A Technical Short: "Trunks" for teaching energy

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Milton Geiger, Torie Haraldson

Torie Haraldson, Montana State Extension, will provide an overview of using demonstration trunks for hands on programming related to energy. A lighting, insulation, and window "trunk" will be profiled. As the trunks are currently only available to WY and MT...

Making Appealing Apples

Tuesday, June 10, 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 apples.Dr. Kate Evans from Washington State University will present a webinar on the breeding of apples describing apple breeding...

Pyrolysis of Biomass for Fuels and Chemicals

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Jacobson

Presenter: A.A. Kwesi Boateng, Lead Scientist, USDA-ARS, Eastern Regional Research Center, Wyndmoor, PAThis webinar will present the collection of knowledge developed during research into sustainable biofuels and co-products at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of...

Sea Grant Fisheries Extension Network Webinar Series, No 3: The Sea Grant Network Responds to Tourism Opportunities in Fishing and Aquaculture

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT

Tourism can provide financial return for those in commercial fishing and aquaculture, and can also play a role in connecting seafood consumers with seafood producers. The result can be an economic engine that also pays benefits in educating our citizens about the many...

Lighting for small and backyard layer flocks

Monday, June 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Darre

To keep hens laying through the winter, light control is essential. Dr. Michael Darre of the University of Connecticut will be discussing the role of light and how to manage it in small and backyard layer flocks.

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Fire Ant Management

Friday, June 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Wizzie Brown, Mike McQueen, Amanda Tedrow

Learn how to manage your fire ant problem in this webinar by Wizzie Brown, Program Specialist - IPM, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. You don't have to spend a lot of time and money to control fire ants. A little knowledge about how fire ants live will make you see how easy...