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Spotted Lanternfly & Other Invasive Landscape Tree Pests

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Spotted lanternfly is an invasive planthopper that is native to parts of Asia and was first detected in the U.S. in Pennsylvania in 2014. Spotted lanternflies feed on a wide range of host plants, including grapes, fruit trees, hops, and hardwood ornamental trees. This...

Hiring Practices for Farm Operations: How to Hire the Right Employees

Friday, July 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Paul Goeringer

Agricultural operations may not always take the time to do simple background checks or provide employees with the proper initial training that can cause huge issues down the road. Recent news has highlighted what can go wrong when agricultural operations hire...

Partnering to Mitigate Harmful Algal Blooms across the Midwest and Beyond

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

It’s summer – and that means for a lot of communities harmful algal blooms (HABs), or blue green algae, are top of mind. Tune in to this month’s The Current webinar as we hear from the Network’s Mitigating HABs team as they discuss their soon to be released white paper...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Water and Water Reuse in Agriculture

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

7/10/19: Water and Water Reuse in AgricultureWater is so important on the farm – but not all water sources are the same. This webinar will go over recent research on water quality differences between river, pond, and recycled water as well as explaining how recycled water...

Let's Talk Invasive Insects with the Oregon Department of Agriculture

Friday, June 28, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT

Pre-register by clicking the 'Location' link above (use a desktop, laptop or the Zoom app on mobile devices).This webinar is part of the 2019 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension. Did you know that we get...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Putting All Your Eggs in One Basket Happening now

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

6/26/19: Putting All Your Eggs in One BasketThis session will cover raising backyard poultry for egg production and sales. Topics covered includes basic nutrition and problems encountered with laying hens. We will also talk about handling eggs and what to do if someone...

Dealing with the Triple Threat Invasion: Cheatgrass, Medusahead, & Ventenata

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT

Invasive annual grasses such as cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum), medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae), and ventenata (Ventenata dubia) are devastating western natural areas and rangeland at a landscape scale. These grass invasions favor further invasions while eliminating...

Recent Research Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Friday, June 21, 2019 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Mindy Spiehs

This webinar will discuss research projects focused on reducing greenhouse gases, odorous volatile organic compounds (VOCs), ammonia, and hydrogen sulfide. Mindy Spiehs will provide insight on anabolic steroid and ionophore usage in beef cattle production, and Baitong Chen...

Smarter Lunchrooms Strategies for Your Home: Meals and Snacks

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Erin Sharp, Adam Brumberg

Join Adam Brumberg and Erin Sharp, Deputy Director and Curriculum Designer of the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office, as they share easy, inexpensive behavioral economics strategies to use in your home. In the summer, many kids spend more time at home since school is...

Hosting a coop tour

Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

With many areas with increased interest in backyard flocks, some groups have been organizing a 'Tour de coops' to let people know what is involved in having a backyard flock. It is not as easy as it sounds. There are a lot of things to consider. Dr. Mickey Hall from Clemson...

Big Data and Water Resource Management

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

Our June edition of The Current Webinar Series will overview a range of different types of big data and how these data-sets are being used in water resource programming and research. Speakers will discuss how different public data-sets can be leveraged to answer pressing...

Soil Biology for the Western Region: Organic Practices to Recruit and Nurture Beneficial Biota in the Soil

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of eight free webinar trainings on organic farming and soil health in the Western U.S. The webinar trainings will target agricultural professionals including Extension personnel, other agency ...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Emotional Well-Being: Warning Signs and Resources

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

6/12/19: Emotional Well-Being: Warning Signs and ResourcesFarmers experience a wide range of emotional stress that can effect both the individual and their family. This session will share warning signs and resources available to deal with emotional stress. Some topics...

Remediating Compacted Soils Compromised by Urban Construction

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

The effects of urban development write a profound signature on the landscape. Soils are inevitably compacted and regraded or paved over. We have developed techniques that can remediate these degraded soils and provide a long-term solution towards creating a sustainable...

2019 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Batty for Bats

Friday, June 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Janet Hurley

Bats are one of the most interesting and important wildlife pests we encounter in pest control. At the same time, they play a giant role in agriculture - and eat a lot of our insect pests. Join Janet Hurley, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension as she discusses bat behavior...