Sessions Tagged With 'north central region'

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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...

North Central Region Water Network Current Webinar Series: Next Generation Extension

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 3:00 pm EDT

Alan Pilkenton of the Michigan State University Extension Children and Youth Institute and Deb Weitzenkamp of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Kimmel Education and Research Center talk increasing reach, creating a personal learning network, and embracing different tools in...

Value of Family and Consumer Sciences Extension in the North Central Region

Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 12:30 pm EST - Presented by Paula Peters, Deb Gebeke, Elizabeth Kiss

While the United States provides its people with many opportunities, and represents the largest and most diverse economy among nations, there is no hiding the fact that it is also a country where tens of millions of residents face significant problems and challenges. More than...

Community Strategies for Water Supply in the Bakken Region

Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST

About the webinar: This webinar “Community Strategies for Water Supply in the Bakken Region” discusses results and insights into a recent study that addressed water scarcity and the rapid increase in the demand for community, rural, and industrial water supply in the ...

Webinar: Fostering Cross Disciplinary Research on Energy Development

Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

About the webinar: Funded by the National Science Foundation and led by a cross-disciplinary committee of faculty from research institutions across North America, the Energy Impacts Research Coordination Network seeks to overcome topical, disciplinary, and geographic silos...

The Role of Wholesale Grocers in Rural Food Distribution...

Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 1:00 am EDT

This webinar takes a look into the existing wholesale grocer and wholesale produce distributions system found in the upper Midwest and the potential for collaboration with local foods growers and advocates. Wholesale grocers, such as Mason Brothers of Wadena, MN and...

Tomato IPM Webinar for North Central Master Gardeners

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 12:30 pm EDT

ABOUT THE WEBINAR Learn how to prevent pests on tomatoes from the beginning to the end of the growing season. Variety selection, best planting practices, and cultural information will be covered along with how to recognize leaf spots, early and late blight and...

The Challenge of Feeding 9 Billion People: Implications for Cooperative Extension

Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Richard Koelsch, Keith Smith, Wendy Wintersteen, William Nelson, Kenneth Cassman

RECORDINGS are linked in the Agenda below Purpose: Demand for agricultural products is expect to double by 2050. A growing concern is emerging about the potential gap between food production and demand and the potential consequences. This professional development session...

Irrigation Efficiency - Pipeline Distribution Systems

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Bill Kranz

This 1+ hour webinar will evaluate irrigation pipeline designs to assess the energy required and the long term economics of different pipeline sizes. IRRIGATION and ENERGY EFFICIENCY SERIES Delivery of irrigation water through on farm irrigation systems from ground or surface...

Irrigation Scheduling

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Bill Kranz

This 1+ hour webinar will discuss how to reduce energy use through implementing irrigation scheduling tools and evaluating water application efficiency. IRRIGATION and ENERGY EFFICIENCY SERIES - William Kranz Delivery of irrigation water through on farm irrigation systems...

Irrigation Efficiency - Pumping Plants

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Bill Kranz

This 1+ hour webinar will discuss pumping plant performance determination based on in-depth field testing and using long term energy use records from the producer. IRRIGATION and ENERGY EFFICIENCY SERIES Delivery of irrigation water through on farm irrigation systems from...