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Is Ethanol Ruining my Engine?

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Jacobson

Presenters: Andre Boehman, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan Join Dr. Boehman as he discusses recent research on the effects of ethanol and ethanol blends on engine life. He is a world leader in automotive engineering, and has worked extensively...

An Overview of Switchgrass Diseases; CenUSA Webinar

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Amy Kohmetscher

Presenter: Dr. Stephen Wegulo , Plant Pathologist, Iowa State University. Host: Amy Kohmetschter, CenUSA* quarterly web seminar series: Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central USA. Switchgrass has been identified as a potential biofuel...

Health Impacts of Wood Combustion: State of the Science and Policy Opportunities; NEWBio Webinar

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Jacobson

Presenters: Polly Hoppin, ScD, Research Professor and Program Director Molly Jacobs, MPH, Senior Research Associate and Project Manager School of Health and Environment; Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, University of Massachusetts, Lowell This webinar will review...

The Future of Residential Wood Heating: Growth or Collapse?

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Jacobson

Presenter: John Ackerly , President, Alliance for Green Heat This webinar will look at future wood heat technologies and policies and assess whether engineers are a match for regulators in the US. Upcoming EPA regulations may be so strict that they may undermine the wood...

What is Social Capital and Why Is It Important to 4-H?

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Mary Emery, Suzanne Le Menestrel

Does the 4-H Youth Development Program foster social capital for participants and the community? This is the overarching research question that NCERA215 is exploring. Some theorists indicate that social capital is a significant indicator in the equation necessary for the...

Agricultural Preparedness & the Agriculture Research Enterprise

Friday, December 7, 2012 at 1:00 pm EST

FROM THE USDA OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND ECONOMICS and USDA NIFA: Friday December 7, 2012, at 2:30 pm (EST), we hope you’ll tune in to the live webcast of an event at the White House’s Eisenhower Executive Office Building to see Deputy Secretary...

eXtension Strategies and Direction

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Lawrence Lippke

CoP Optimization From Strategic Roadmap 2011-2014: Modify the way Communities of Practice function to ensure that they actively participate in learning networks. Those successful communities will exhibit the following characteristics: • Participate in the daily flow of...

e-Agriculture for Improved Livelihoods and Food Security

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Khin Mar Cho

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE’S GLOBAL SEMINAR SERIES -- e-Agriculture for Improved Livelihoods and Food Security: Assessing the Requirements for Electronically Linking Farmers with Markets Join us at this Center for International Programs hosted session to...

2011 eXtension National CoP Workshop

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 8:00 am EDT

Live from Louisville, keynotes and selected sessions. Details at Tuesday, June 28th 8:00AM – 9:15AM General Session Keynote: eXtending Our Efforts: Leveraging and Measuring Social Media with Jason Falls 9:30AM- 10:15AM Success...