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Forage Adaptation, Management, and Mixtures for the Eastern U.S.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by John Andrae

Participants will learn basic principles to aid with forage and livestock management decision-making. Selecting forage...

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,...

Understanding the Veterinary Feed Directive Rule

Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT

This webinar will provide an overview of the 2015 Veterinary Feed Directive rule and the use of medically important antibiotics in food-producing animals. Starting on January 1, 2017, veterinarians will have to write a VFD or prescription for medically important antibiotics...

Alternative Stewardship Strategies for Winter Feeding

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Participants will learn about winter feeding strategies that save on winter feeding costs and labor, and that can be done in a way that protects or enhances the pasture, the livestock, and other resources. ...

Livestock & Poultry Expansion: Critical Issues for Discussion with Farmers and Communities

Monday, June 27, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT

There is a growing interest in establishing new livestock and poultry facilities in Nebraska, many of which will involve contractual arrangement with supply chain partners. Our purpose is to inform Extension educators and other farm advisors on those critical issues to ...

Connections Between Biodiversity and Livestock Well-Being

Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar focused on research that is exploring the connections between biodiversity and livestock well-being. The webinar will take place on January 14, 2016 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, 1 p.m. Central, 12 p.m. Mountain and 11 a.m. Pacific Time. The webinar...

Practical Livestock Evacuation

Friday, September 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Cotton

Are you prepared to evacuate your livestock in the event of a disaster? Discover practical steps to a safe and successful livestock evaluation.Scott Cotton, Wyoming Extension ANR Area Educator, will be our presenter and Andrea Higdon, Emergency Management System Director for...

Livestock First Aid and Safety

Friday, July 31, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Scott Cotton, Andrea Higdon

Injured animals and animals under stress react differently than they do in normal circumstances. If you don't work with livestock often, you may not completely understand how to keep yourself and animals safe in stressful situations, or how to provide first aid to injured...

Learning from our observations of pastures and livestock: preventing problems on the organic dairy

Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar on preventing pasture problems on the organic dairy farm by Sarah Flack. The webinar will take place on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 11 AM Pacific Time, 12 PM Mountain, 1 PM Central, 2 PM Eastern Time. The webinar is free and open to the ...

Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 2

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Thomas Bass, Josh Payne

As the popularity of composting as an option for managing livestock mortalities increases, innovative research has recently emerged regarding drug and prion persistence in mortality compost piles. A related issue is the consideration of worker safety during composting. This...

Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 1

Friday, August 15, 2014 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Saqib Mukhtar, Dean Ross, Karl VanDevender

Livestock mortality composting is a relatively inexpensive, biosecure, and environmentally sound approach to addressing the issue of carcass disposal. This webcast will feature presentations by national experts who participated in Langston University’s Livestock Mortality ...

Beef Facilities Conference

Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 9:00 am EST

The morning session includes results of the two-year air emissions study in mono-slope barns, air quality regulations and how to capture, manage and use nutrients produced in beef barns. The two-year air emissions study looked at the emissions of gases and dust and is one of...

Integrating Livestock into Dryland Organic Crop Rotations

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a webinar on integrating livestock into organic crop rotations in the dryland Pacific Northwest. The webinar will take place on October 22, 2013 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and open to the public...

Planning and Design of Livestock Watering Systems

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 10:00 am EDT

Presented by: Bill Reck and Kevin OglesEnvironmental Engineer and Grazing Lands Specialist, USDA NRCS East National Technology Support Center, Greensboro, NC This webinar will cover the basics of planning and designing a livestock watering system. The presenters will...

Livestock Fencing Tips & Tricks for the Diversified Farm

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT

Colin Kennard's experience has given him great insight on how animals interact and respect - or don't respect fences. A second generation Wellscroft Fencing retailer and livestock farmer, his experience with agricultural fencing products continues to evolve along with...