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Community and Land Use Impacts from Climate Change

Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

A panel of speakers from 3 different states (Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin) will discuss how communities' land use decisions can impact and respond to a changing climate. They will share examples from various communities and may touch on agriculture and food,...

Promoting Urban and Community Forestry through Staffing, Volunteer Groups, Tree Boards and Ordinances

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

The success of community forests relies on good management by municipal staff, volunteer groups, and tree boards framed around well-written ordinances. This presentation will explore the role of these components in promoting a healthy community forest. Discussion will include...

Subsurface Irrigation for Turfgrass Water Conservation

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 1:30 pm EDT

Subsurface drip systems distribute water more efficiently and uniformly than standard sprinkler systems and their use is an important management strategy aimed at conserving water used in turfgrass irrigation. The following presentation will cover some of the most commonly...

Mental Health Care in TRICARE: Recent Enhancements to a Great Benefit

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 11:00 am EDT

This webinar will review TRICARE mental health care benefits, including what is covered, requirements for referrals, recent improvements, substance abuse treatment, telemental health, and the Autism Care Demonstration. Learning Objectives: After participating in this...

Holy Hashtag! Social Media Webinar- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

Holy Hashtag! First "# "was a number sign, then a pound sign, now its a hashtag? Why are #hashtags important and why are they used on some social media platforms and not others? We'll unpack the symbol and have you hashtagging like a pro in hashtag...

Weed Management: An Ecological Approach

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of 9 webinars focused on the topics covered in their new Soil Health and Organic Farming educational guides: building organic matter, weed management, conservation tillage, cover crops, plant...

Enhancing the U.S. Army Performance Through Key Nutrition Initiatives

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 11:00 am EDT

A fit and healthy force are the foundations of a strong national defense. The United States Army is addressing threats of poor nutrition and obesity by engaging soldiers and their families with strategic initiatives at multiple levels of the social-ecological framework. This...

Maryland Ag Law Webinar Series: Current Legal Issues Associated with Dicamba Drift

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Kelly Nuckolls

To better assist Mid-Atlantic service providers to prepare for developments in agricultural law, the Agriculture Law Education Initiative will host a quarterly series of webinars beginning in June focused on developing legal issues in agriculture and food law.Current Legal...

Adverse Childhood Experiences: A Driver of the Opioid Epidemic

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

The webinar will cover the role of Adverse Childhood Experiences (AECs) as a driver of the opioid epidemic. Dr. Brumage will review the landmark study as well as local data showing a strong association and reviewing the science of ACEs and how it affects our bodies over a...

Balsam woolly adelgid: the smallest and biggest reason to reconsider the importance of subalpine fir

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

USU Forestry Extension presents this Learn at Lunch Webinar: Speakers: Steve Cook, Professor, U of Idaho & Fred Hain, Professor Emeritus, NC State University Forest Service staff have noted widespread and rapid subalpine fir mortality across forests in western WY, ID, ...

Translating Science: The Journey from Plant Breeders to Storytellers

Friday, June 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

To Register, click the 'Location' linkTopic SummaryJoin us in the third and final 2018 NAPB webinar focusing on soft skills for plant breeders. People will advocate for that which they understand. In a world of organic versus conventional, gmo versus non-gmo, natural and...

Webinar: Understanding the influence of climate information on farm decision-making

Monday, June 25, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Tune is as Tonya Haigh of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln presents the results from a recent survey administered to farmers and farm advisors across the US Corn Belt exploring climate services and the public and private pathways to farm decision-making.

Have you Checked your Trees Lately? A Routine Check-up of Trees Saves Lives and Property

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

While trees provide significant benefits to our homes and communities, they may also become liabilities when they fall or break apart, causing property damage, personal injuries, and power outages. Although some tree failures are unpredictable and cannot be prevented, others...

Spanish-language Resources for Smarter Mealtimes in Spanish

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Celia Kennedy, Administrative Program Specialist with the Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), will introduce the Smarter Mealtimes program for promoting healthy foods to young children in Early Childhood Education settings such as HeadStart,...

Anchored. Podcast Episode 13- Handle with Care: Helping Children Cope with Parental Loss

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 8:00 am EDT - Presented by Kacy Mixon, Bari Sobelson

To access the recording and more information about this podcast episode, click here: https://militaryfamilies.extension.org/podcast/anchored-episode-13-handle-with-care-helping-children...About this PodcastGrief, or the reaction to the loss of a loved one, is universal. We all...