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The use of compost as soil amendment and its implication in vegetable crop health in Puerto Rico (Presented in Spanish).

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

In Puerto Rico there is an increased interest and demand for the use of compost in commercial horticultural industries. However, there is a lack of information for growers on how to utilize effectively compost, which can supply sufficient nutrients to the crop but can...

Soil Compaction and Urban Trees: Strategies for Gaining Ground

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Bryant Scharenbroch

Compacted soil is one of the most common and serious problems urban trees face. Compaction quickly causes severe physical, chemical and biological alterations to soil conditions, and remediation is a difficult and lengthy process. What’s a tree care or landscape professional...

Subaqueous Soils and their Importance for Species and Marine Ecosystems

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Participate to learn the basics of subaqueous soils. Subaqueous soil survey is an exciting but not too considerably new frontier in the field of pedology. A subaqueous soil is a somewhat permanently submerged soil with a positive water potential at the soil surface for...

Extreme Weather: Challenges and Opportunities for Organic Farming Systems in the Midwest Region

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar on Extreme Weather: Challenges and Opportunities for Organic Farming Systems in the Midwest Region, by Joel Gruver of Western Illinois University. The webinar takes place on November 17, 2015 at 2PM Eastern Time, 1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM...

Getting started with managing soil, irrigation and fertilization interactions

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 7:00 pm EDT

This program is part of a 20-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2015 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. Getting started with managing soil, irrigation, fertilization interactionsRon Goldy, MSU Extension Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7-9pm “It all starts with...

Why the Concern about Nitrous Oxide Emissions?

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a 2-part webinar series about a current USDA-NIFA funded research project: Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Soil Quality in Long-term Integrated and Transitional Reduced Tillage Organic Systems. The first webinar will take place on February 25, 2014, and...

Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation to Control Soil Borne Pathogens: Current Research Findings and On-farm Implementation

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 12:30 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a new webinar on Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation by Carol Shennan and Joji Muramoto of the University of California Santa Cruz. The webinar takes place on February 18, 2014 at 3:30PM Eastern Time (2:30PM Central, 1:30PM Mountain, 12:30PM Pacific Time)....

Amending Soils in the Organic Dairy Pasture

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

Find all upcoming and archived eOrganic webinars » About the Webinar In organic dairy systems, the adage, "it all starts with the soil" means that high forage intake and optimal milk production rely on maintaining good soil fertility. Investing in your soils can...

Organic Blackberry Seminar Broadcast

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 12:00 pm EDT

Dr. Bernadine Strik of the Oregon State University Department of Horticulture invites you to an online live broadcast of a Master of Science Thesis Seminar: Weed, Water and Nutrient Management Practices for Organic Blackberry During Establishment, by Renee Harkins. This...

Managing Field Cropping to Lower Energy Costs

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 11:00 am EST

Presenter: Mark Hanna, Extension Agricultural Engineer, Iowa State University Reducing energy use in cropping operations involves good maintenance of equipment, reducing tillage operations, ballasting tractors properly, managing nitrogen and reducing grain drying energy use....

Irrigation Water Management

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Scott Sanford

Presenter: John Panuska, Ph.D., Natural Resources Ext. Specialist, University of Wisconsin With the drought of 2012 behind us, it’s time to review irrigation water management and look at how we can better manage water use in the future to get high yields and high quality crops...

Root Media and Fertility Management for Organic Transplants

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

Last Updated: September 23, 2011 Join eOrganic and Michigan SARE for a webinar by John Biernbaum of Michigan State University on November 1, 2011 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and open to the public. Advance...