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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”) ...

Optimizing your Website for Google Webinar

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

9/14: Optimizing your Website for Google - Learn quick tips to optimize your website or blog so that it ranks higher, and therefore more visible in Google searches and other search engines! For more information and to register:...

Developing Personal and Office Emergency Plans

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Elizabeth Kiss, Rick Atterberry

Emergency plans are important, but are they urgent?They should be. If you don't have a personal and an office emergency plan, you should move them to the top of your to-do list. Dr. Elizabeth Kiss, Kansas State University Extension, and Rick Atterberry, University of Illinois...

Next Generation Extension: Data Visualization with Tableau Public

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Stephen Judd

Tableau Public is a free tool that enables you to visualize and share your data. In this webinar, we’ll look at some example visualizations, demonstrate how to create them, and discuss how they can be used to tell your Extension story.

Student Loan Fact Sheets: A New eXtension Resource for Financial Educators

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Elizabeth Kiss, Carrie Johnson, Dr. Barbara O'Neill

Student loans have frequently been in the news in recent years. Going to college effectively means going into debt for a majority of American college students. As state funding for higher education has decreased and tuition and fees have increased, many students have had no...

Food Safety and Liability Webinar

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

8/24: Food Safety and Liability - Learn about the legal claims a litigant can assert in a food borne illness case, defenses that can be asserted to avoid liability and techniques that can be implemented to reduce the cost and exposure to food borne illness liability. Also...

Gotta Catch 'Em All: Using PokémonGo [Augmented Reality] to Capture Attention for Extension Events

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paul Hill, Jamie Seger

What is PokémonGo? What is augmented reality? Join Ed Tech Learning Network leaders Paul Hill and Jamie Seger, along with Utah State University Collegiate 4-H President KC Esplin, for a webinar discussing the PokémonGo craze. Walk-through how to play PokémonGo, see examples of...