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What can a leaf bud tell us about environmental change? Citizen Science, Master Gardeners and Nature's Notebook

Friday, November 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm EST

This webinar is part of the 2019 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension. Thousands of volunteer observers across the country are contributing to an important effort to better understand phenology - the timing of...

Making Sense of Incentives

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Timothy J. Bartik, Upjohn Institute will discuss his book "Making Sense of Incentives: Taming Business Incentives to Promote Prosperity". In this book, Bartik analyzes incentives’ benefits and costs with an economic model based on empirical evidence. Common claims...

2019 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Spiders Commonly Found in Houses

Friday, November 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Vicky Bertagnolli

Spiders can be found almost anywhere - indoor closets to outside dwellings - and in the soil too. These 8-legged beneficials often get a bad rap. Vicky Bertagnolli, Clemson Extension, will talk to us about identification, ecology, and management of our commonly found...

Financial Education: Our Time has Come

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 12:30 pm EDT

This meeting provides an overview of the Extension Pre-conference session at the 2019 AFCPE Symposium. Presenters from the Financial Security for All community and the pre-conference planning committee are:Laura Hendrix. PhD, AFC®, Associate Professor; University of Arkansas...

Answering Questions about the Appropriateness of Woody Vegetation Treatments

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Federal and state agencies across Utah and the Great Basin have been actively treating pinyon and juniper woodlands to improve wildlife habitat, reduce fuel loads, and achieve watershed objectives. Increasingly these activities have been questioned by stakeholder groups and...

Introduction to Olives in Oregon

Thursday, October 24, 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. Heather Stoven and Victoria Binning of the OSU Extension Small Farms Program will introduce olives as both an ornamental and production...

Will Local Foods & Technical Chagne Alter the Urban Form?

Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar is focused on emerging technologies in regards to local foods systems and their possible effects on regional landscapes. We term these technologies “smart implements” and they include advanced farm management systems as well as robotic harvesters and cultivation...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Yes, It's Time for Twitter. Really.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

10/23/19: Yes, It's Time for Twitter. Really.Of all the social media platforms in use today, this presenter believes Twitter is the most valuable for the agriculture sector. Learn what is new in Twitter and how to grow your influence on the platform and join in conversations...

What’s New with Solid Separation? NRCS has an Answer

Friday, October 18, 2019 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Jeff Porter, Joe Harrison

NRCS has a new technical document entitled “Solid-Liquid Separation Alternatives for Manure Handling and Treatment.” This document brings together both the theory behind solid-liquid separation and the practical application of many different separation technologies. ...

POLYFACE The Farm of Many Faces

Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT

In 1961, William and Lucille Salatin moved their young family to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, purchasing the most worn-out, eroded, abused farm in the area near Staunton. Using nature as a pattern, they and their children began the healing and innovation that now supports...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Understanding Your Credit and Credit Scores

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

10/9/19: Understanding Your Credit and Credit ScoresUnderstanding credit is as important as knowing when to plant your crops. Credit defines your trustworthiness in repaying your debt. This webinar will provide an overview of how credit is used in your everyday life. Knowing...

2019 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Scale Insects on Ornamental Plants

Friday, October 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jeremy Pickens

Scale insects are odd looking creatures. In fact, you may have sad plants in the landscape, and not recognize these insects. Dr. Jeremy Pickens, Alabama Extension will provide clues to their identification and strategies to keep them under wraps. Webinars are moderated by...

Supporting Beneficial Birds and Managing Pest Birds

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a webinar on supporting beneficial birds and managing pest birds. Beneficial birds can help farmers keep pest insects, rodents, and pest birds at bay. They act the same way that beneficial insects do in helping with pest control. The overwhelming majority of...

The Impact of Naloxone Access Laws on Opioid Overdose Deaths in the U.S.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT

Opioid overdose is the leading cause of unintentional death in the U.S. Narcan TM (Naloxone) is a prescription medicine that can reverse overdose effects. This research investigates the effect of Naloxone access laws on overdose death rates using state and temporal variation...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Managing Your Forested Farmland

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT

9/25/19: Managing Your Forested FarmlandThis webinar will outline how farmers can best profit from and maintain their forested acres. Learn about the Maryland forestry legal framework and how you can benefit from creating a forest conservation plan. Registration:...