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Connecting Health Insurance and Ag Viability

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10:00 am EDT

Health, access to care and health insurance affect the vitality of agricultural enterprises and farm and ranch families, according to results from a national research project funded by the USDA. Designed for Extension, tax, loan, health and other agricultural advisors,...

The Use of Runoff Risk Advisory Tools for Water Quality Protection

Friday, June 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Nichole Embertson, Zachary Easton

Despite decades of efforts to reduce non-point source nutrient pollution, excessive nutrient losses continue from agricultural lands, contributing to water quality impairment. Wet, temperate and/or humid regions of the US, increasingly experience frequent runoff events that...

Tree Risk Assessment – Perceptions, Reality, and Reliability

Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 1:00 pm EDT

How safe is this tree? It’s a critical question that demands an accurate answer, butassessment is not always straightforward. Learn to avoid the pitfalls of tree riskassessment as Dr. Koeser highlights sources of variation and potential bias when rating a tree’s likelihood of...

Risk Management and Your Agritourism Business

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Gigi Neal

Agritourism and farm-based educational enterprises have become an important part of the U.S. economy. People are interested in how their food is produced and want to make connections with their local farmers. As important as it is to foster relationships with customers, it's...

Manure Application Risk Management Tools and Advisory Systems

Friday, January 25, 2013 at 1:30 pm EST

Many areas in the U.S. are looking for new ways to address poor water quality contributed in part by agricultural runoff. Application of manure during inopportune times can lead to runoff from fields and pollution of adjacent waterways. In order to help farmers identify times...

Crop Insurance and Southern Agriculture: What You Need To Know

Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Harrison Pittman

Federal crop insurance has long been a key risk management tool for agricultural producers, as well as for lenders and others who work with producers. Current Congressional debate over the “2012 Farm Bill” strongly indicates that crop insurance will become an even greater...

Tips and Tools for Creating Policy and Procedures for Mentoring Programs

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Lisa Bottomley

Does your program have an updated policy and procedure manual? If not, then this webinar is for you! A clear and comprehensive policy and procedure manual helps guide all components of a mentoring program. Prior to this session, participants will be provided with a link to...