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Dimensions of Poverty in the North Central Region of the U.S.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Without question, poverty is a complex problem that is rooted in a number of factors. The website is designed to examine the mix of forces identified by social scientists as possible contributors to poverty. We draw on a number of poverty studies -- conducted by...

Feeding a small and backyard poultry flock

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Jacquie Jacob

There are a lot of people trying new ways of feeding including feeding whole grains, soaking/fermenting feed or grains, mixing your own feed, probiotics, prebiotics, essential oils, etc. The pros and cons of these different feeding programs will be discussed by Dr....

The Emerald ash borer: strategies for conserving ash in the urban forest

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Utah State University presents their Learn at Lunch Webinar Series: In cooperation with the TREE Fund, USU Forestry Extension presents the November Learn at Lunch Webinar. This presentation will review research that provides scientific basis for EAB management and conservation...

The 2018 Version of Money Smart for Adults: Building Financial Skills and Confidence through Knowledge and Practice

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 12:30 pm EST

The FDIC’s 2018 version of the instructor-led Money Smart for Adults curriculum is being released in November 2018! This full replacement of the 2010 version provides participants with practical knowledge, skills-building opportunities, and resources they can use to...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: GMO

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST

11/28/18: GMOGenetically modified organisms, also known as GMO’s seem to constantly be in the news. However there are a lot of misconceptions about what GMO’s are, what plants and animals have been modified, and how they are created, tested and approve for the market. This...

Prescribed fire policy barriers: Findings from a JFSP project on challenges and strategies on federal lands across the West

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 2:30 pm EST

USU Forestry Extension and the Southern Rockies Science Network present this special webinar: Prescribed fire is an essential management tool for restoring and maintaining fire-dependent ecosystems; however, land managers are unable to apply prescribed fire at the necessary ...

Ecological Weed Management for the Western Region (Organic Farming and Soil Health in the Western U.S. Webinar Series #2)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

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 ...

The weird and wonderful world of plant galls

Monday, November 19, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Melodie Putnam

This webinar is part of the 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension.Join Melodie Putnam (Chief Diagnostician at the Oregon State University Plant Clinic) for a visual tour of common plant galls found in the...

Manure Sampling Considerations in Different Animal Production Systems

Friday, November 16, 2018 at 2:30 pm EST - Presented by Aaron Nygren, Karl VanDevender, Mark Rice, Mahmoud Sharara

Manure characteristics vary by animal species and age and time of sampling. Farm management practices, i.e., manure handling and storage also influence manure characteristics. Sampling practices need to consider all these sources of variability to ensure manure land...

Mapping to Expand Access

Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST

Mapping to Expand Access

Plant Genetics: Plant Breeding and Variety Selection

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

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,...

Webinar: Farm Lease Agreements

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:00 pm EST

11/14/18: Farm Lease AgreementsA large number of farmland is leased in the Delmarva region with much of it being done on a handshake deal. Understanding leasing laws and developing a written lease can work to improve the landlord-tenant relationship and provide record for...

Water, Trees and Arid Urban Landscapes

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm EST - Presented by Heidi Kratsch

Trees enhance urban communities by cleaning the air, reducing concentrations of greenhouse gases, reducing heating and cooling costs, reducing crime, improving water quality, and beautifying our landscapes. Trees in arid urban landscapes face significant stressors due to low...

Bringing Co-operatives Back In To The Community Economic Development Toolbox

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm EST

Extension professionals have an impossible task: sit at the forefront of driving delivery of new public goods and services to overcome community economic development challenges in an era when legislatures everywhere have decided to prioritize slimmer budgets and lower...