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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,...

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...

On-Line Resources for Managing Cover Crops in the North Central States

Friday, April 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by David Karki, Kenneth Eck, Allen Gahler, Kate Kammler

Interest in cover crops is growing among North Central crop growers, however incorporating cover crops into current cropping system can be challenging. Surveys conducted in the North Central US during 2014-15 winter meetings showed that growers are continuously seeking for...

Soil Health and Rainfall Simulator Curriculum for Youth

Friday, April 8, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by James DeDecker, Russ Higgins, Anthony Bly

Research suggests that younger audiences may be more receptive to soil health education than adults. Bench-top rainfall simulators have gained attention as dynamic visual tools for demonstrating the impact of various soil management practices on soil health, in particular...

North Central Cropping Systems Academy - Pesticide Resistance

Friday, April 1, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Angie Rieck-Hinz, Angie Peltier

These materials were developed by the presenters as part of the North Central Region Cropping Systems Academy. Learn about pesticide resistance resources developed for crops educators to use with their clientele.Curriculum resources address six learning objectives:–Define ...

Using Take Action Resources to Manage Herbicide Resistant Weeds

Friday, March 18, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jeanne Falk Jones, Alicia Harstad, Aaron Nygren, Aaron Saeugling

Attend this session to learn how to utilize resources that are available from the Take Action program in your extension programming. Take Action is a nationwide program combating the challenges of herbicide resistant weeds.Presenters will take you through the four sections of...