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Adverse Childhood Experiences: A Driver of the Opioid Epidemic

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

The webinar will cover the role of Adverse Childhood Experiences (AECs) as a driver of the opioid epidemic. Dr. Brumage will review the landmark study as well as local data showing a strong association and reviewing the science of ACEs and how it affects our bodies over a...

Workforce Development in Extension

Monday, June 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT

The Workforce Development in Extension Workgroup* (WDEW) has collected information for a benchmark index of cooperative extension-based workforce development programs and resources. This webinar will share results and findings from the effort, and invite undocumented...

A new weapon for farmers: Inter-row mowing for problem weeds in row crops

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT

Conventional farmers are facing a new level of threat from weeds due to the development of multiple sources of herbicide resistance over the past decade. They are starting to feel the pain of organic growers, who have faced a long battle against weeds that is now usually...

NVision Ag: Increasing corn yield and saving nitrogen fertilizer

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT

Nitrogen fertilizer often doubles crop yields; without it we could not feed the current world population. But nitrogen fertilizer is lost from crop fields in wet weather, especially corn fields. The plants become nitrogen-deficient, with light green leaves, and grain...

Dietary Preen Oil as an Anti-Stress Feed Additive for Aquaculture Species

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT

University of Wisconsin researchers are using dietary preen oil to reduce mortality in fish species used in aquaculture production. The research team provides an update on their progress, and discusses new commercial applications and their next steps.Presented by:Jake Olson...

Addressing Mine-Scarred Land in the Upper Mississippi River Mining District

Monday, April 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Discuss the potential impacts that mine scarred lands in the Upper Mississippi River Lead and Zinc Mining District are still having on local communities, efforts to integrate often forgotten mining records into current planning and development, and how the US EPA...

MORE THAN OPIOIDS: THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF DRUG OVERDOSE AND RELATED DESPAIR IN RURAL AND SMALL CITY AMERICA

Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

The Rural Health and Safety Education webinar series “Combating Opioids” is hosted by Purdue University Extension and the NCRCRD as part of a USDA/NIFA grant.* This webinar will summarize recent trends in opioid mortality rates and related deaths of despair (e.g., other...

Farmer to non-farmer – The Role of Farmer Identity on Conservation

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT

The trend to multifunctional rural landscapes in developed countries is characterized, in part, by the contrasting values, land uses and land management practices of rural property owners. In agricultural regions, it seems these trends are, at least in part, an expression of...

Redefining Rural Food Deserts by Transportation Networks

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Our project revealed that existing definitions of food deserts are not sufficiently sensitive to the nature of grocery travel behavior among rural residents. Our research suggests that rural residents employ a range of strategies to overcome the challenge of living at some...

Successful Disaster Recovery Using the Community Capitals Framework

Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

No community is immune from natural disaster. But the steps they take during the recovery phase can impact their degree of resilience for subsequent events. The Community Capitals Framework was used by a five-state multidisciplinary team of researchers and Extension...

POTENTIAL RURAL IMPACTS OF PENSION REDUCTIONS

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

This study explores the exposure of rural communities to the rising risk of public and private pension fund insolvency. As rural communities continue to grey, America’s heartlands will increasingly rely on pension incomes to drive their economies. The statuses of private,...

Supporting Local Food Councils: A New Professional Development Course

Monday, January 15, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST

Extension professionals and other community development specialists are often asked to engage in local food systems work. Fulfilling this request can be a challenge, especially for staff who are unfamiliar with local food systems programming and/or do not regularly...

HOW THE OPIOID CRISIS IMPACTS INDIVIDUALS AND RURAL COMMUNITIES

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

The webinar will cover the following:• Dimensions of health and opioids• Community impact of opioids• What is an opioid?• Why is this a crisis?• Identifying addiction• Reducing stigmaPresented by: J. Michelle Sybesma, Chief of Strategy and Development,...

POTENTIAL RURAL IMPACTS OF PENSION REDUCTIONS

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

This study explores the exposure of rural communities to the rising risk of public and private pension fund insolvency. As rural communities continue to grey, America’s heartlands will increasingly rely on pension incomes to drive their economies. The statuses of private,...

Recognition and Stigma in Depression and Anxiety

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 10:00 am EDT

Combating mental health issues requires recognizing problems such as anxiety or depression as treatable conditions, but lack of knowledge and stigma often reduce the number of afflicted who seek treatment. To better understand the roles of communities versus individuals...