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Michigan Cottage Food Law: Food Safety

Friday, May 27, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Jeannie Nichols

MSU Extension Food Safety team is presenting a webinar to announce and explain its new on-line training--MI Cottage Food Law: Food Safety, for those interested in selling cottage foods. This webinar is an overview of the training, and the intended audience is Extension...

eXtension Google Apps - The Technical Details

Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jason Young

Last November, eXtension integrated the eXtension People application with the Google Apps service. This enabled everyone with an eXtensionID to use their eXtensionID and password to create and share documents, sites, groups, and more with other eXtensionID holders. In this...

4-H Social Media: Starting Your Own Pages

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Amber Shollenberger, Ashley Lusk

Should you develop a page or a group? Who will build and manage your pages? What privacy settings should you consider? What is a hashtag anyway? Get to the nuts and bolts of creating your own social media channels, as National 4-H Council’s social media team lead you through a...

Question Wrangler Monthly Meetup - May 2011

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Beth Raney

An opportunity for state Question Wranglers who help with questions submitted via Ask an Expert by the public at www.extension.org, to get familiar with your role, the tools available to make it easier, and share experiences & tips. (for eXtension Question Wranglers)...

Irrigation Efficiency - Pumping Plants

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Bill Kranz

This 1+ hour webinar will discuss pumping plant performance determination based on in-depth field testing and using long term energy use records from the producer. IRRIGATION and ENERGY EFFICIENCY SERIES Delivery of irrigation water through on farm irrigation systems from...

4-H Social Media: Choosing Your Channels

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Amber Shollenberger, Ashley Lusk

Start off your social media ventures by discovering how a quick survey of your audience can help you understand their interest and investment in social media. This session will also focus on finding your primary audience and how they will affect your engagement online....

For Youth, For Life CoP

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by John A. (Tony) Cook, Jerri Caldwell Hammonds

All eXtension users interested in eXtension youth content are invited to join the For Youth, For Life Community of Practice for updates and a work session on current activities.

Evaluation of a water conservation program: Is there a "silver bullet"?

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:30 am EDT

This webinar will present an overview of alternative strategies that can be used to encourage water conservation in residential / landscape uses. Estimates of effectiveness of the alternative strategies will be presented. The session will conclude with a question-and-answer...

Institutional Team Web Conference - May 2011

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Ashley Griffin, Beth Raney, Dan Cotton, Terry Meisenbach, Craig Wood

Meeting of all members of state eXtension Institutional Teams. Please join us! Agenda: 1. Be Grow Create Institutional Team Awards a. Outstanding Institutional Team b. Outstanding Institutional Team Member 2. National CoP Workshop; Institutional Teams...

Water Conservation. Turf Management: Best Management Practices and Regulations

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 10:30 am EDT

This webinar will focus on best management practices for residential turfgrass. The following topics will be covered. How to select the grass for homeowners' lawns? How long should the irrigation system run? What is the right fertilization schedule? What do the state and local...

Public Value

Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT

You know how your Extension programs benefit your participants, but your programs also create public value when they benefit the rest of the community. Nationwide, participants in “Building Extension’s Public Value” workshops have learned how their programs create public...

Making IT communications accessible to ensure equal participation and success

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

A broad conversation on types of disabilities with particular focus on how we ensure the accessibility of our communications through our websites, online documents, and multimedia. We’ll also focus on the positive impact that accessible communication practices provide for...

Question Wrangler Monthly Meetup - April 2011

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Beth Raney

An opportunity for state Question Wranglers who help with questions submitted via Ask an Expert by the public at www.extension.org, to get familiar with your role, the tools available to make it easier, and share experiences & tips. (for eXtension Question Wranglers)...

Water conservation for developers – 101

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 10:30 am EDT

Population increase and new real estate development largely determine the water use and stormwater runoff trends in southern states. Can extension programs make a difference in planning of new subdivisions? How can extension agents navigate in the “city” of acronyms and...

Rural Development Policy in the United States: A Critical Analysis & Modest Suggestions

Monday, April 25, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT

The author of “Rural development policy in the United States: a critical analysis and lessons from the ‘‘still birth’’ of the rural collaborative investment program” (Community Development Vol. 42, No. 1, January–March 2011, 56–69) will summarize this paper in about 30...