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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...

Late Season Weed Control

Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 7:00 am EDT

Presenter will be Dr. Erin Burns, MSU Weed Scientist.MSU Extension specialists and educators are teaming up to bring agribusiness professionals and farmers a series of “Virtual Breakfast” meetings. These 30-minute online meetings will start your day off right with discussion...

“First Look” Reading a Pesticide Label to Protect Bees

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join us for a special offering in the 2019 OSU Extension Master Gardener Advanced Training webinar series. “First Look” invites Oregon State University students to share their research projects and results with Master Gardeners.Matthew Bucy, an undergraduate research assistant...

Preventing disease in backyard poultry flocks

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Claudia Dunkley

With more and more people getting small and backyard flocks, disease prevention becomes more and more important. With virulent Newcastle Disease outbreak in California and the ever present risk of avian influenza, flock owners need to have a good biosecurity program. Dr....

Meeting Weather Challenges in the Western U.S.: Organic Practices to Mitigate and Prepare for Climate Change

Wednesday, May 29, 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 ...

How to Bring the DeStress Monday Program to Schools & Communities to Improve Mindful, Healthy Behavior

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT

Join Ron Hernandez, Managing Director of The Monday Campaigns, to learn about the DeStress Monday program and how its practices and creative materials feature mindfulness, deep breathing, positivity, and physical activities that can reduce stress. He’ll describe a case study...

Understanding and Managing Soil Biology for Soil Health and Crop Production

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar by Mark Schonbeck and Diana Jerkins of the Organic Farming Research Foundation will examine the functions of the soil food web and key components thereof in promoting soil health and fertility and sustainable organic crop production. Research-based guidance on...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Thought Leadership and Branding on Social Media

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

5/22/19: Thought Leadership and Branding on Social MediaSuccess on Social Media is more than selling a product or service. For the agriculture sector, success is measured by engaged conversations, reaching out beyond our comfort zone and cultivating your personal and...

Project Happy Apples: Reducing codling moth damage in backyard orchards

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Amy Jo Detweiler

This webinar is part of the 2019 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension. Seeing 'wormy' apples and pears in your backyard orchard? It's a good chance that the problem is a common fruit damaging insect, codling...

Reduction and fate of manure pathogens and antimicrobial resistance

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 2:30 pm EDT

Manure treatment, such as composting, and manure land application are generally considered to be effective measures to reduce bacterial pathogens and utilize the manure in an environmentally sustainable manner. However, unlike pathogenic bacteria, antimicrobial resistant...

Managing a backyard chicken flock

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Claudia Dunkley

Small, backyard flocks are becoming more popular around the country. Dr. Claudia Dunkley from the University of Georgia will discuss the general management of a backyard laying flock.