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The Name Game: Sending the Right Message

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by David Just

Why do restaurants use appealing descriptive adjectives like “succulent” or “fresh” on their menus? Because it makes dishes sound more appealing and can even make us enjoy our meal more! This very same low- cost technique can also be used to make healthy foods in school meals...

Great Lakes Region Seafood Workshop (Aquaculture and Fish Tech 101)

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 9:00 am EDT

"Aquaculture and Fish Tech 101" is a Sea Grant sponsored regional seafood training workshop that will be held at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education Conference Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from May 9-12, 2016. The workshop will...

2016 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Managing Pests of Backyard Pecans

Friday, May 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Taylor Vandiver, Bethany O'Rear

Thousands of mature pecan trees are grown around homes, many with sparse and erratic production. Usually, there is no single reason why a pecan tree fails to produce a crop or produces poor quality nuts. Learn practical tips anout pecan pests and pecan management by Bryan...

Effects of Drought on Forests and Rangelands in the United States: A comprehensive science synthesis

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT

Droughts have occurred frequently in the past and will continue to occur. Some places will see more severe or frequent droughts in the future, while others may not. The ongoing severe droughts in many parts of the US have been widely publicized, but there is a lack of...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- Soil pH, Liming Rates and Fertility

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

4/27: Soil pH, Liming Rates and Fertility - Soil pH is only one number on a soil test report, but can control a lot of your production potential. To maximize your returns from the soil, understanding where soil acidity comes from and how we determine lime rates is essential....

ADHD, Anxiety, and Autism: Practical Approaches to Child Psychiatry

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT

The special needs webinar will be an interactive session provided by a Board Certified Child Psychiatrist that will focus on two very common disorders in childhood, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Anxiety. Participants will also have the opportunity to...

Breastfeeding - Nature's Best

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT

Link to evaluation for CPEU https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_abEatt92sAAZ5HvCPEUs for RDNs are no longer available for this event.Discover what you never knew you didn't know about breastfeeding and the Laidback breastfeeding technique. Learning Objectives:Following...

Accepting Food Assistance Benefits to Increase Your Sales

Monday, April 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm EDT

This program is part of a 23-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2016 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. Getting started with accepting food assistance benefits to increase your sales Presenters: Amanda Shreve, MI Farmers Market Assn and Kendra...

Climate Resources for Extension

Friday, April 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Tyler Williams, Peter Tomlinson, Lesley Lubenow, Jerry Clark

This webinar is designed to assist Agriculture and Natural Resource (ANR) Extension agents deliver science –based programs related to climate change. Based on the team’s survey of North Central Region ANR agents, the team identified the need for printed materials, videos,...

North Central Region Water Network: The Current Webinar 17: Developing a Land-grant Institution Soil Health Network in the North Central Region

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Dr. Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Iowa State University – Iowa Soil Health Conference: Lessons learned on hosting a soil health conference Walt Sell, Purdue University – Indiana Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative (CCSI): How Extension, SWCD, ISDA and NRCS work together for soil...

The Nitrogen Experience - 21st Century Nitrogen Fertilizer Management

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Troy Ingram, Bryan Overstreet, Eric Richer

Improving nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) in crop production has both environmental and economic benefits. Strategies to boost NUE are not without their own set of risks. One strategy could involve using lean nitrogen rates. Lean nitrogen rates can maximize your return on...

Emerald ash borer biology, ecology, management, and implications for natural and urban forest areas in the Southeast

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT

Dr. Dan Herms, Professor and Chairperson, Dept. of Entomology, The Ohio State University will present. This webinar will cover biology, ecology, and management of the emerald ash borer, an invasive tree pest now present throughout much of the eastern U.S. The webinar is...

April Forestry Lunch and Learn

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

Part 1: Investigating Maple Dieback and Decline in Michigan Speaker: Tara Bal, Research Assistant Professor and Master of Forestry Degree Program Director, School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Technological University In recent years,...

Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin Drought Assessment

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 1:30 pm EDT

This webinar, brought to you by the Southeast Climate Consortium (SECC) and National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) will provide updated information on the climate, water and drought status of the ACF River Basin. Input will be provided by the Florida State...

Discovering the Components of Strong Family Functioning

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT

This is a free professional development webinar presented by MFLN Family TransitionsFamilies are among the most enduring institutions in the world, and understanding the key components of strong family functioning can guide programmatic and policy efforts. Some families may...