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Make Simple Changes to Start Living a Healthier Life Today

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Andy Crocker

Health and wellness can be nebulous terms. And when one wants to make a change for the better, it can be hard to know when to start. Studies show that health and wellness can be broken down into four main domains: access, environment, genetics & lifestyle. This session...

Building Rural Resiliency: Who Should Help? What Should They Do?

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Amy Dronberger, Beverly Maltsberger

Despite the importance of rural and agricultural resiliency, few local emergency planning committees include agricultural expertise and organizations. Rural and agricultural resources and capabilities should be cataloged to assist in planning, mitigating, responding to, and...

Novel Communication Tools: Using Text4Baby & Just In Time Parenting to Meet the Needs of Parents

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Aaron Ebata

**CEU's are UNAVAILABLE for Archived Viewing**Presenters of this 2 hour webinar will highlight how parents today are less likely to attend traditional parenting programs, provide research showing that parents are increasingly seeking information online, through social...

Spray Foam Insulation and Building Science Webinar

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Claudette Reichel

Dr. Claudette Reichel, Lousiana State University will talk foam insulation, building science, moisture concerns and hvac systems. April 23, 2014 1-2:30 ET https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/homeenergy

Responding to an S.O.S. from the Commercial Beekeeping Industry

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presented by: Marla Spivak, University of MinnesotaGiven the chronic health problems facing honey bees and the increasing demand for pollination services from almond, blueberry, cranberry, apple, vine crops and many other growers, commercial beekeepers and breeders have...

Community Gardens

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm EDT

Lunch ‘n Learn Webinars 2014 Winter/Spring — Wednesdays 12:30pm-1:15pm EST (30 mins presentation, 15 mins questions)April 16th Using Participatory Design to Build & Enhance Community Gardens Abbey Piner, MHS, Participatory designer + Permaculture designerThis...

Military Home Buying and Selling

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

Dr. Barbara O'Neill and Air Force Personal Finance Manager Barbara Lang will present this 90-minute webinar on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network. Spring has sprung (finally) across the U.S., which means many people will be buying and selling homes while the...

Carbon Cycle Institute Presents: Scientific Overview of Agricultural Carbon Research & the Implications for Climate

Friday, April 11, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT

In response to the rapid pace of global climate change, the work of the Marin Carbon Project and the Carbon Cycle Institute has focused on measuring the effects of rangeland management practices and their implications for carbon sequestration into permanent soil carbon...

Preparing Caregivers to Communicate Effectively Using Three Types of Communication Skills

Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Mary Brintnall-Peterson

Caregivers communicate with a variety of individuals including, health care professionals, family members, military professionals, and their wounded warriors, throughout their caregiver journey. Many times though, professionals and caregivers conversations can go astray,...

NEWBio: On-Farm Oilseed Pressing for Fuel and Food

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Chris Callahan, Douglas Schaufler, Michael Jacobson

Wondering how oilseed crops like sunflower, soybeans and canola are used on-farm for liquid fuel replacement and feed production? Ag Engineers Chris Callahan, UVM Extension and Doug Schaufler, Penn State will describe small-scale extraction with examples of different...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Get TickSmart: 10 Things to Know, 5 Things to Do

Friday, April 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shawn Banks

Update: Dr. Mather presented an update of this webinar in May 2017. It can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/r0BPpw5Ikh4Your natural inclination when discovering a tick on you or a loved one is to get rid of it. But don't pitch that tick until you take a picture of it! This...

The Role of Wholesale Grocers in Rural Food Distribution...

Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 1:00 am EDT

This webinar takes a look into the existing wholesale grocer and wholesale produce distributions system found in the upper Midwest and the potential for collaboration with local foods growers and advocates. Wholesale grocers, such as Mason Brothers of Wadena, MN and...

Common Consumer Frauds & How to Avoid Them

Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

Dr. Barbara O'Neill of Rutgers University and Carol Kando-Pineda of the Federal Trade Commission will present this session on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network. Several groups of Americans are particularly susceptible to fraudulent practices including older...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Straight Talk About Termites

Friday, March 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Xing Ping Hu, Mallory Kelley

Termites play an essential role in recycling dead plant material. The problem comes when they start trying to recycle houses and other things we humans want to keep! This webinar will be presented by Dr. Xing Ping Hu, a Professor in the Department of Entomology and Plant...

Using Contans (Coniothyrium minitans) for White Mold Management on Organic Farms

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar on Using Contans (Coniothyrium minitans) for White Mold Management on Organic Farms, by Alex Stone of Oregon State University. The webinar will take place on March 4, 2014 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). It...