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Mindful Eating: How to Encourage Youth to Think Before They Eat

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm EST

Youth oftentimes eat to just eat, a practice called "mindless eating." However, mindFUL eating is an important component for maintaining health. Join Dr. Mara Vitolins of the Wake Forest School of Medicine, Dr. Michelle Krehbiel of University of Nebraska- Lincoln...

Milk Fatty Acids in Organic and Grassfed Dairy Production Webinar

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm EST

About the WebinarRecently, specific unsaturated fatty acids such as omega-3’s and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) have garnered interest due to their beneficial human health effects, from improving brain health to fighting cancer. Because of these exciting developments,...

Getting started with 'Wash-pack facilities'

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST

This program is part of a 13-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2020 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. A descriptive flyer and on-line registration and payment for any or all of the webinars is available at https://events.anr.msu.edu/begfrmr2020/. A registration...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Matching Forage Quality with Small Ruminant Nutrition

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm EST

1/22/2020: Matching Forage Quality with Small Ruminant NutritionMatching forage growth and quality to different classes of animals and reproductive cycles can be tricky. Learn how to manage your herd and pastures so you can get the most out of them.Registration:...

Staying healthy with a backyard flock

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Jacquie Jacob

Human salmonellosis outbreaks in backyard flocks occur yearly. Transmission of diseases between poultry and humans can be a problem if proper care is not taken. Dr. Jacquie Jacob from the University of Kentucky will discuss how backyard flock owners can stay healthy while...

Managing manure beyond the farmyard: Manure management for less-typical species and settings

Friday, January 17, 2020 at 2:30 pm EST

This month's webinar goes beyond the farm gate and explores how manure and effluent nutrients are handled for some less-than-typical farm-raised animal species. The speakers will share information about raising alligators and deer as well as aquaculture, and how to approach...

Getting started with 'New farm start-up'

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST

This program is part of a 13-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2020 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. A descriptive flyer and on-line registration and payment for any or all of the webinars is available at https://events.anr.msu.edu/begfrmr2020/. A registration...

Budget-Friendly Marketing Techniques to Boost Breakfast & Lunch Participation

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm EST

Promoting meals and target items can increase participation in school meals, but many districts don’t have the financial means to spend a lot on marketing. In this webinar, Dana Boler, the previous School Nutrition Director at Jackson County Central Schools in Jackson, MN,...

Soil Management for Urban Trees

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm EST

The goal of the webinar is to provide an overview of soil management for urban trees. Specific emphasis will be given to soil assessment. The webinar will introduce soil quality, cover how soil quality can be assessed, and discuss how soil quality assessment can be used for...

Pasture Mixtures to Improve Sustainability of Organic Pasture-Based Dairy: Nutritive Quality and Dry Matter Intake

Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm EST

Presenter: Dr. Blair Waldron, USDA-ARS Forage and Range Research Lab, Logan, UT Brief overview: Organic and grazing-based dairy continues to make up a larger share of the Western region dairy sector. However, grazing-based dairy is not without it challenges. In fact,...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Intro to Organic Production and Certification

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm EST

1/8/2020: Intro to Organic Production and CertificationOrganic produce has become very popular in the last 10 years. This webinar will introduce you to organic production methods, pricing and marketing organic products, and the organic certification process.Registration:...

Phosphorus Management Lessons Learned from the Field

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 2:30 pm EST

Management of phosphorus in agriculture continues to challenge the sustainability of animal feeding operations. Three Extension and research leaders for phosphorus management issues will share their experience with us on critical lessons learned about phosphorus ...

Integrating & Sustaining Financial Capability Services in Rural Healthcare Delivery

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST

Although financial capability support services are available in many rural communities, financial education, coaching, and related programs are not well integrated into health systems. This project explores rural healthcare providers’ perspectives on screening patients for...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Meals on Wheels- Food Trucks, Pop-up Markets, Home Delivery

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST

12/11/19: Meals on Wheels- Food Trucks, Pop-up Markets, Home DeliveryConsumers are asking for convenience in their meal preparations, healthy foods but short wait times, and meals in a box delivered almost into their kitchen. How do the new models for marketing to these...

2019 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Reintroduction of the Red-cockaded Woodpecker

Friday, December 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

The red-cockaded woodpecker has been the focus of conservation efforts for many years. Management of their nesting sites is extremely important for reproduction and longevity. In this webinar, we will learn about the behavior, history, and management strategies to bring...