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Is Ethanol Ruining my Engine?

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Jacobson

Presenters: Andre Boehman, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan Join Dr. Boehman as he discusses recent research on the effects of ethanol and ethanol blends on engine life. He is a world leader in automotive engineering, and has worked extensively...

Mobile Slaughter Units: Reports from the Field and Future Directions

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT

Inspected mobile slaughter units for red meat species have been in operation, and evolving, for more than a decade. On this webinar, we’ll learn from MSU pioneers about their experiences and ideas for the future. Our speakers are Terrie BadHand and Pati Martinson, Taos...

Predator Management for Small and Backyard Poultry Flocks

Monday, September 9, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT

New date and time - September 9, 2013 at 7 PM Eastern Time Controlling predators is a common problem with small and backyard poultry flocks. Thomas Barnes, PhD, will discuss predator identification and means to minimize their impact. Barnes is the Kentucky state Extension...

Effective Presentations: How to Develop and Deliver a Farmer-Friendly Talk

Monday, September 9, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Seth Wilner

PowerPoint and lecture presentations for complex issues such as farm management, IPM, decision making, and other such topics are ineffective educational tools. They seldom result in behavior changes or the adoption of new practices. Why do most farmer educators use lecture...

Don't Bug Me: Fall - A Good Time to Control Fire Ants with Bait

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

This presentation addressed the importance of timing when applying fire ant baits. Applying fire ant baits in the fall is an effective way to minimize fire ant problems in home lawns and other landscapes. Research-based, cost effective products, and how to get the most out of...

Ethanol Use in Antique Tractors and Other Legacy Engines

Friday, August 30, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by F. John Hay, Ed Brokesh

Presented by Ed Brokesh, Kansas State University This webinar will look at the interaction of ethanol with different materials found in older engines. It will also consider the combustion process and what that may mean for the operation an older engine. Participants...

Translating an Evidenced-based Approach in Diabetes Education for African Americans: The Wisdom, Power, Control Program

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Ninfa Purcell

At the completion of the webinar, the learner will be able to: 1. Discuss qualitative approaches to assess community needs to plan a health promotion program. 2. Explain the importance of identifying community stakeholders and engaging the priority population in building...

Local Response to a Foreign Animal Disease

Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Susan Kerr

Dr. Victoria Bowes, Avian Pathologist with the British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture, will present an overview of lessons learned during the pathogenic Avian Influenza outbreak in British Columbia in 2004 and how animal disease outbreak emergency response has changed...

Welcoming a Military Family with a Child Who Has Special Needs

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

CE credit is not available for this webinar.Presentation slides: http://bit.ly/14TbaFC Resources handout: http://bit.ly/14Tbe8s In this installment in the Child Care and Military Families Series, explore serving military families who have a child with special needs. ...

Using Elevated Levels of Silage in Finishing Diets

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 1:30 pm EDT

Dr. Galen Erickson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Beef Feedlot Specialist, will present research using elevated levels of silage. He will also talk about addressing shrink issues with silage. To view the webinar go to https://connect.unl.edu/extension/ (opens in...

Shipping Hay Outside the Fire Ant Quarantine area

Monday, August 19, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT

A webinar on Monday, Aug. 19 discussed how to keep fire ants from hitchhiking on hay to areas that do not have fire ants. Dr. Kelly Loftin, an entomologist from the University of Arkansas, hosted the free webinar set for 6 p.m. Central time. A recording of the event is now...

Management of Tree Squirrels

Friday, August 16, 2013 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stephen M. Vantassel

This webinar will review the biology, damage and its identification, and control methods for handling conflicts with gray, fox, flying, and red squirrels. Learn about habitat modification, exclusion, repellents, frightening devices, shooting, and trapping. Stephen Vantassel...

Learning Google+

Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by John Dorner, Stephen Judd

Please "Follow this event" to get updates and notifications before the session starts. This is the kickoff session for the "Learning Google+" course. In this session, you will get an overview of Google+ and its many features, step-by-step help to create...

Using Google+ Hangouts On Air for Educational Programming

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Stephen Judd

This session will equip Extension professionals, Communities of Practice, and other educators with the knowledge necessary to host Google+ Hangouts on Air to deliver educational programming. Google+ Hangouts On Air (HOA) are a compelling and free tool to deliver educational...

Silage Pricing and Nutrition - Economics of use in Forage Fed Cattle

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 1:30 pm EDT

Dr. Galen Erickson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Beef Feedlot Specialist, will present tools for pricing silage. He will also talk about the economics of using silage in forage fed cattle. To view the webinar go to https://connect.unl.edu/extension/ (opens in new...