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Hope is Not a Strategy, a Case Study On Penn State Extension’s Engagement to Restore State Funding

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Mary Wirth

In the FY 2015/16 Pennsylvania state budget process, the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences was caught up in a political state budget stalemate and faced the elimination of their entire state appropriation. The college and its stakeholders engaged in a ...

Leading Communities: Development of a Place-Based Leadership Program

Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT

Although community members and community educators frequently complain about the lack of leadership in rural and small communities and are frustrated by their attempts to build local capacity for leadership, the issue of leadership has been largely ignored in the community...

Leasing Agricultural Land for Grazing, Hunting or Livestock

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shannon Ferrell, Tiffany Dowell, Rusty Rumley

This webinar, funded by the Southern Extension Risk Management Education Center, will discuss the legal issues and negotiation considerations for parties contemplating grazing, hunting, and livestock leases. Although historically many of these lease agreements have been...

Common money wasters with poultry: Ways to reduce costs

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT

The bottom line of sustainable poultry production is to produce a safe, healthy product with minimal costs. There are little things that can increase costs above what they can be. Ron Kean from the University of Wisconsin will discuss some of these money wasters and provide...

How to Develop Community Organizations that are Active in Disaster (COADs)

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Beverly Maltsberger, Carrie McKillip, Michael Gaffney

Does your community have a COAD? Bev Maltsberger, University of Missouri Extension, Carrie McKillip, University of Illinois Extension, and Dr. Mike Gaffney, Washington State University discuss how to develop COADs. Steve Cain, Purdue Extension, will moderate. Our 2016 series...

Using Zoom Video Conference Software for Virtual Communication

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Mark Locklear, Terrence Wolfork, Mary Poling

Virtual communication is a vital tool within the Cooperative Extension system.In this webinar presenters Mark Locklear, Terrence Wolfork and Mary Poling will present the technical features that Zoom offers in addition to how each are using Zoom in their day to day work.Topics...

Residue and Tillage Management in Organic Farming Systems: Eastern States

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT

Lindsay Haines Organic Program Specialist USDA NRCS Financial Assistance Programs DivisionDecreasing tillage and maximizing plant residue are important practices to improve the health of soil and reduce erosion. In many organic farming systems these practices can be...

Organic Seed Production Six-Webinar Series Part 2: Trials and Selection

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a new six-webinar series on organic seed production will provide training for seed growers and seed production interns throughout the 2016 growing season (June - November). This series, offered by Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) and the Multinational...

Basics of Creating and Using Infographics Webinar

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

7/13: Basics of Creating and Using Infographics - There are many ways to create infographics and you don’t need to be a designer with Photoshop. There are also many ways to use this type of graphic to enhance a story or more visually summarize a lengthy report. Break things...

Protecting Your Farm or Ranch From Wildfire

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Cotton

What can you do to prepare your farm or ranch for wildfire? Scott Cotton, University of Wyoming Extension, discusses some of the steps that you can take. Bev Maltsberger of the University of Missouri Extension moderated this presentation.

Lunch & Learn: Making the Extension-Military Connection

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 11:30 am EDT

Lunch & Learn: Making the Extension Military Connection Come join the Military Families Learning Network Community Capacity Building team on Tuesday, July 12, from 11:30-12:30 ET for an interactive discussion related to the webinar "Creating Value for Military...

Establish Online Presence in Your Virtual Network

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jamie Loizzo

There are countless ways Extension Educators can use online tools for informatic consumption, creation, collaboration, program delivery, and assessment. The question is: How do you establish an online presence using various virtual network and learning environments to...

The Importance of Mental Health Awareness for Extension Professionals

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jami Dellifield

Jami Dellifield and Amanda Raines, Ohio State University Extension, Hardin CountyWe believe that as Extension Professionals, we must be educated about mental health problems in order to best serve our communities and help eliminate the...

Unmanned Aircraft in Agriculture: UAS for Turfgrass & Drones for STEM/STEAM Education

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Victor Villegas

Join us on June 21st at Noon Pacific/1pm Mountain/2pm Central/3pm Eastern Time for the 10th in a year-long series of webinars.UAS in Turfgrass Management YouTube recording Dr. Dale Bremer of Kansas State University will discuss applications for...

VLE Session 2: Positive Personality Traits of Financially Fit People

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Martie Gillen

Evaluation/CEU link: This 90-minute webinar is the second day of the Virtual Learning Event (VLE) and will focus on positive personality traits of financially fit people. The first section of the webinar will include an...