Upcoming Sessions

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Emergency Energy- being prepared and safe when the power goes out

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Art Nash

In Alaska, Emergency Planners call for the FEMA 72 hour emergency kit is built up for 1 week of supplies. This requires thinking through what fuel and heating/cooking appliances will accompany the kit to reduce flammable accidents, spills or pollutant while increasing the...

Managing the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug with biological control

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm EDT

Part of the 2017 Oregon Master Gardener Advanced Training series. Ongoing efforts to manage Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) in the Pacific Northwest will benefit from the arrival of the samurai wasp, a specialist parasitoid of BMSB eggs. This presentation will identify...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar- Starting a Specialty Food Business in Maryland

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 12:00 pm EDT

8/23/17: Starting a Specialty Food Business in Maryland Consumers are attracted to specialty foods because they have the image of them being “homemade” from natural ingredients, uniquely packaged, or specially prepared. Many specialty foods are not really “new” products. ...

Financial Considerations for Disaster Planning, Response, and Recovery

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Elizabeth Kiss, Martie Gillen, Sara Croymans, Lori Hendrickson

September is National Preparedness month. Join us for this webinar to learn about tools and information related to family and household financial preparedness and recovery after a disaster. Resources available through the Cooperative Extension system will be...

Webinar Series Part 1: Introduction to Barcode-based Digital Data Collection for Vegetable Breeding Programs

Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

About the Webinar Series The webinars in this series are targeted to small to mid size vegetable seed companies and horticultural researchers. Considering the transition from clipboard to tablet? This series of 3 webinars by Michael Mazourek of Cornell University...

Anchored. Podcast Episode 9 - Silent Strength: Impacts of Chronic Illness

Monday, August 28, 2017 at 7:00 am EDT

About this PodcastAccording to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about half of all adults in 2012 had one or more chronic health condition. Further statistics show that one in four adults had two or more chronic health conditions. These alarming numbers reflect the...

SmarterLunchrooms.org Online Resources for Smarter Lunchrooms and Smarter Mealtimes

Monday, August 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp

Join Smarter Lunchrooms National Office curriculum designer Erin Sharp (M.S., M.A.T.) as she presents the exciting recent resources developed to support the strategies of the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement (K-12) and Smarter Mealtimes Movement (early childhood education), all...

Facebook Live: Savings Challenge Kick Off

Friday, September 1, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Michael Gutter

Dr. Michael Gutter will give some tips and ideas to launch the kick-off of the 30-Days of Savings Challenge, presented by the Military Families Learning Network's Personal Finance concentration area. To join the event, follow the MFLN Personal Finance Facebook page:...

2017 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Meet Our Native Pollinators

Friday, September 1, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Keck, dani carroll, Sallie Lee

Pollinators have been in the news alot in the last couple of years. While many of us are familiar with the European honeybee, we are not so familiar with our native pollinators. Join Molly Keck, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension as she introduces us to some of our native...

Proper care and washing of eggs from small and backyard poultry flocks

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Gregory Martin

Food safety is especially important with eggs, including eggs produced by small and backyard poultry flocks. Dr. Gregory Martin of Penn State University will be discussing the proper handling and care of eggs, including the proper washing method.

Never doubt how a small, thoughtful and committed pollinator habitat (in your garden) can change the world

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 4:00 pm EDT

Part of the 2017 Oregon Master Gardener Advanced Training Series. Pollinator populations are under stress from all sides. Be it from habitat loss and fragmentation, pesticide exposure, or the spread of new diseases, pollinators face many challenges. The good news is that these...

Webinar Series Part 2: Collecting Data in the Field with Barcode-Based Digital Data Collection for Vegetable Breeding Programs

Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

About the Webinar Series The webinars in this series are targeted to small to mid size vegetable seed companies and horticultural researchers. Considering the transition from clipboard to tablet? This series of 3 webinars by Michael Mazourek of Cornell University...

Facebook Live: Savings Challenge Check In

Friday, September 8, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

Dr. Barbara O'Neill will check in with participants of the 30 Days Savings Challenge to see how their progress is going during the first week of the challenge. She will give some tips and ideas to participants and ask for ideas from the audience. This event is presented by the...

Using the Smarter Lunchrooms Online Scorecard Tracker

Monday, September 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp, Katherine Baildon

The Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office has recently released a new online tool that allows users to fill out the Smarter Lunchrooms 60 Point Scorecard on any device. Users can easily enter and store information and images to track progress over time as well as...

Investing Basics & Beyond

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network. This 90-minute webinar will cover a variety of topics related to investing and investment products. The content is derived from two chapters of the online...