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Global foundations for reducing nutrient enrichment and oxygen depletion from land based pollution, in support of Global Nutrient Cycle

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 1:00 pm EDT

Program to discuss a potential partnership with GETF (Global Environmental Technology Foundation). GETF is interested in eXtension helping them contribute to a Global Nutrient Management CoP and to identify best-management practices regarding nutrient reduction in key “hot...

Question Wrangler Monthly Meetup - July 2011

Tuesday, July 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)...

Using Drupal to Create Content for eXtension

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Henrietta Ritchie-Holbrook, Amy Hays

The conversion to Drupal from MediaWiki as eXtension's content management system is now complete. This session will demonstrate how to use this new system to create articles, FAQs, and news to be published to eXtension's public website, as well as show how this tool can be...

Live Webcasts From the North American Manure Expo

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jill Heemstra

Spreading manure in winter: what are the risks?Kevan Klingberg, University of Wisconsin

For Youth, For Life CoP

Tuesday, July 19, 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.

MyPlate: Behind-the-Scenes Story

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 11:30 am EDT - Presented by Alice Henneman

Join Families, Food and Fitness Tuesday, July 19, 10:30 AM Central (11:30 AM ET, 9:30 AM MT, 8:30 AM PT) as Alice Henneman, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, presents on MyPlate. A behind-the-scenes story about the creation of a PowerPoint on MyPlate by Alice Henneman, MS, RD...

eXtension and Freshwater Aquaculture Community: A How to Session

Monday, July 18, 2011 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Vanessa Weldon

This session is open to everyone in eXtension, but will focus on the freshwater aquaculture content. We will go over the new Drupal format, how to create new web pages (i.e. articles), how to access and edit existing pages, how to edit, review and publish pages, how to create...

Using Drupal to Create Content for eXtension

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Lawrence Lippke, Amy Hays

The conversion to Drupal from MediaWiki as eXtension's content management system is now complete. This session will demonstrate how to use this new system to create articles, FAQs, and news to be published to eXtension's public website, as well as show how this tool can be...

Adapting to Change in a Changing Environment

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Nick Place

The members of NAEPSDP (the National Association of Extension Program and Staff Development Professionals) invite you to join us for our next 90-minute quarterly webinar in the extension change series: “Adapting to Change in a Changing Environment” Presenter: Dr. Nick Place,...

Fly Management in the Organic Dairy

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 2:00 pm EDT

This Webinar took place on July 6 at 2 PM Eastern Time. To watch the recording, please go to http://www.extension.org/pages/59441 About the Webinar If left uncontrolled, external arthropod pests such as flies, lice, mites, and grubs on organic dairy farms can negatively...

Institutional Team Web Conference

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Terry Meisenbach

Meeting of all members of state eXtension Institutional Teams. Please join us! Join us the first Tuesday of each month for a meetup of eXtension Institutional Teams! July 5 Agenda: Be Grow Create Institutional Team Awards—Terry eXtension Champion Awards eXtension CoP Awards...

Reporting CoP Evaluation Results

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 6:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Baughman

A key component of any evaluation is reporting the results. This demonstration session will outline the basics of reporting the results of CoP evaluations. Topics include identifying the reporting audience, linking results to CoP goals and outcomes and demonstrating change....

Web Conferencing Best Practices

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 3:45 pm EDT - Presented by Floyd Davenport, Robin Brekke

In this session, we will present best practices for using web conferencing technology. Different technologies will be discussed to include audio conferencing, Skype, web conferencing, traditional video conferencing and streaming broadcasts. When to use each technology based on...

Building evaluation into extension programming: If you aim at nothing you hit it each time

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Ingrid Adams

Planning an effective program begins with an evaluation of the needs of the audience or the community, and the resources available to meet those needs. Having objectives that are tied to local, state, and national goals, building these objectives throughout the program, and...

Engaging Academic Faculty Members in Creating eXtension Content

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 11:45 am EDT - Presented by Traci Naile

Engaging academic faculty members, particularly those without extension appointments, in collaborative efforts to develop content can enrich the information made available through eXtension and create opportunities to develop programs and grant proposals. eXtension can serve...