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Harmful Algal Blooms and Agricultural Nutrients: State Responses to a Growing Issue

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Peggy Hall

Science points to runoff from agricultural fields as a cause of elevated levels of Nitrogen and Phosphorous in our nation’s waterways, leading to Harmful Algal Blooms, hypoxia and other water quality issues. In this webinar, Hall will present an overview of different...

National Bioenergy Day

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 8:00 am EDT

National Bioenergy Day 2016 On October 19, 2016, participating organizations will open their doors to their communities to demonstrate the many benefits that bioenergy provides on the local level.

Live Streaming and Direct Marketing Webinar

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

10/12: Live Streaming for Advocating and Direct Marketing - Live streaming video is the hottest technique in social media. Meerkat and Periscope were early favorites, and now Facebook has gotten in on the act! with much success. Live streaming is an in-the-moment, authentic...

Augmented Reality - A New Tool for Extension

Monday, October 10, 2016 at 3:30 pm EDT - Presented by Michele Kroll

Webcast description- Augmented reality is an immersive technology that allows it’s users to interactive with the digital and physical world. Come to this webcast to learn about AR research, apps and uses in Extension. Participants will learn how to create an AR interactive...

Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Lizann Powers-Hammond

Remembering the rules about food safety when the power is out and during an emergency is difficult. Lizann Powers-Hammond, Washington State University Extension, discusses how you can avoid food-related illness while in the midst of a disaster. Dr. Susan Kerr, Washington State...

Right Sizing: Creating Appealing & Satisfying Portions in School Meals

Monday, October 3, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by David Just

David Just, PhD, Professor and Co-director for the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs at Cornell University will walk attendees through the visual factors that affect students’ level of satisfaction with portion size. He will discuss the...

Going Up? Crafting Effective Elevator Speeches to Share Your Extension Program

Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by David Crawford, Ann Berry

Going Up?Do you ever get asked "And what do you actually do in your job?" Can you answer that question in 30 seconds? Would you like some pointers on telling your Extension story to stakeholders? The ability to "give your Extension elevator speech" comes in...

Better Brains for Babies: Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder

Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT

Autism is the fastest growing disorder in America. (CDC, 2014) On March 27, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data on the prevalence of autism in the United States. This surveillance study identified 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and...

Telling your story with maps

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shane Bradt

Share your story with maps Using Esri Story Maps is a great way to share your information and story with a wide variety of stakeholders (no coding experience necessary!). Story Maps are driven by ArcGIS Online and provides a great method for ...

SARE Farmer Grows Grants Webinar

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

9/28: SARE Farmer Grower Grants - The goal of the USDA Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Farmer Grant program is to help farmers explore sustainable and innovative production and marketing practices, often through an experiment, trial, or...

Climate Change and its Effects on Animal Agriculture

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Westendorf, Carey Williams

Participate in this webinar to understand the current and potential effects that climate change will have on livestock farmers across the country. The emphasis of this webinar will be placed on dairy, beef, small ruminants, and horses and the impacts that extreme heat,...

The Basics of Human Resource Management on the Farm

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell, Rodney Jones

This session includes an overview of the seven steps to staffing for the farm and ranch. You'll learn how to map the human resource needs for your agricultural operation, writing job descriptions, advertising your position, and the do's and don'ts of the interview process.The...

The Sepia Rainbow: The Fascinating Story of Human Skin

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 2:30 pm EDT

This Diversity Webinar will feature Dr. Nina Jablonski, Even Pugh University Professor of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts, Penn State University. Dr. Nina Jablonski has spent two decades exploring the evolution of human skin and skin color. Her curiosity has carried her...

Intermediary Perceptions of Rural Firm Tech Adoption

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by John Mann

This webinar will be hosted by John Mann at the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development, and presented by Rachel Poole.We will share results from interviews of different Michigan organizations that provide support to rural firms. Our research goals, identify:...

CRISPR: A Biotechnology Breakthrough and an Inventorship Quandary

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

A recent biotechnology discovery – CRISPR – may influence biotechnology as profoundly as other monumental discoveries such as DNA, vaccines, and penicillin. The applications offered by CRISPR (an acronym for “Clustered Regularly lnterspaced Short Palindromic Repeats”) ...