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THE IMPACT OF THE OPIOID CRISIS ON HOSPITALS

Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Hospitals: A Nurse’s Perspective From the BedsideThe webinar will cover statistics (commonly reported and not reported hospital data), the ER patient (overdoses, other drugs, “seekers”, dependent and chronically ill and dependent and...

Getting started with farm financial management: The next step

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm EDT

This session will build on last year’s novice farm financial management webinars. MSU Extension Educator Frank Wardynski will focus on tracking cost of production and income by accounts, year-end financial analysis and opportunities for grants.36 minute presentation, 5 min...

Breeding New Cultivars for Soil-enhancing Organic Cropping Systems in the Western Region (Organic Farming and Soil Health in the Western U.S. Webinar Series #5)

Wednesday, March 27, 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 ...

Alternative Sources of Credit

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 12:30 pm EDT

One of the every-changing facets of the financial industry is the availability of credit. The technology world has expanded the opportunities for consumers and they need to be able to make informed decisions when choosing a lender. This webinar will provide updates and...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Soils and Salts: From Fertilizer to Tidewater

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

3/27/19: Soils and Salts: From Fertilizer to TidewaterSalts are a natural component of soils. In fact most nutrients and fertilizers exist in salt forms such as potassium chloride (KCl). Salts can have a negative effect on plant growth, reducing their ability to pull water...

All New Look, All New Data: Land-grant Impacts Database | by Scott Cummings

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Scott Cummings

Check out the Land-grant Impacts Database or public website and (https://landgrantimpacts.org/) you will see big changes. The site has a fresh new look, better tools and search capabilities, integrated peer review, and more prominently displayed impact stories. All new...

Producing and using black soldier fly larvae in small poultry flocks

Friday, March 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Anne Fanatico

The production of black soldier fly larvae for the inclusion in poultry feeds is becoming more popular, even in the United States. Dr. Anne Fanatico who is an Associate Professor at the Appalachian State University. Currently, Dr. Fanatico teaches agroecology, sustainable...

Getting started with selling to wholesale buyers

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm EDT

Selling to chefs, grocers, distributors, and other wholesale buyers is a great way to increase revenue on your farm. MSU Extension Educator Jae Gerhart will provide practical tips and important considerations for integrating wholesale into your marketing plan. This program was...

Housing requirements for backyard chickens

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Gregory Martin

As a follow up to the two previous webinars [What to think about BEFORE you get chickens for a backyard flock (https://learn.extension.org/events/3611) and What kind of chickens to get for your backyard flock (https://learn.extension.org/events/3612)], this webinar will...

Organic Practices for Climate Mitigation, Adaptation, and Carbon Sequestration

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

March 20, 2019: Organic Practices for Climate Mitigation, Adaptation, and Carbon Sequestration In this webinar, we will discuss the capacity of sustainable organic systems and practices to sequester soil carbon, minimize nitrous oxide and methane emissions during crop...

Demystifying Grafted Tomatoes: The Why & How for Gardeners

Friday, March 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar is part of the 2019 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension. Curious about grafted vegetables being sold in plant catalogs and garden centers? Join Dr. Cary Rivard, Vegetable Extension Specialist...

The Midwest Big Data Hub...

Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

The Midwest Big Data Hub: advancing the data ecosystem, projects and partnershipsThe Midwest Big Data Hub (MBDH) is one of four regional Big Data (BD) Innovation Hubs launched in 2015 with support from the U.S. National Science Foundation. Based at the University of ...

2019 Public Issues Leadership Development Conference (PILD) Orientation Webinar

Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Lambur, Lyla Houglum, Karen Munden, Casey Mull, Robert Ohlensehlen

This PILD Conference orientation session is for first-timers, as well as old-timers, who are interested in or will be attending the conference. The PILD Conference is sponsored by the Joint Council of Extension Professionals (JCEP) as a Professional Development opportunity...

Getting started with pruning small fruits

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm EDT

Brambles, blueberries, grapes, saskatoons and other small fruits need proper pruning for plant health and productivity. Retired MSU Extension Educator Steve Fouch will cover the basics and get you started right.This program was part of the 12-webinar Michigan State ...

Soil Health and Water Quality

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

The benefits of soil health best management practices on farm resiliency and plant and ecosystem health is well known. Less well known is the connection between soil health and water quality. Tune in to this month's edition of The Current to hear the latest research from...