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Harmful Algal Blooms and Agricultural Nutrients: State Responses to a Growing Issue

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Peggy Hall

Science points to runoff from agricultural fields as a cause of elevated levels of Nitrogen and Phosphorous in our nation’s waterways, leading to Harmful Algal Blooms, hypoxia and other water quality issues. In this webinar, Hall will present an overview of different...

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”) ...

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...

CWA, 404 & WOTUS: Navigating Wetlands Issues in Agriculture

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 10:00 am EDT

For more than 40 years the nation has used section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) as the federal regulatory program to protect wetlands. However, the relationship between the statute and agriculture is perhaps more uncertain than at any time in the past. As a result,...