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Financial Education Curriculum for an Arabic Audience

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT

Discussion of Michigan State University Extension’s experience with translating DollarWorksII into Arabic for use by community agencies. Topics include money decisions, budgeting, income/savings, credit, insurance, and consumer fraud.Presented by Khurram Imam.Khurram holds...

Food Marketing Trends Webinar- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

Consumer food choices are constantly changing. Yet, some components of their choices, such as quality, value, and customer service should never be neglected. As we head into the summer session, let's look at what food trends have surfaced so far in 2018 and how that affects...

Detour Ahead: Planning for Contingencies on Your Caregiving Journey

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 11:00 am EDT

To receive Continuing Education (CE) credit or a certificate of completion, please go to: https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7X6buRIsU9qjaHH Like many things in life, caregiving is a journey, not a destination. Even the best laid plans – or map, if you will – have...

Spanish-language Resources for Smarter Mealtimes

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Smarter Mealtimes developers Erin Sharp, MS, MAT (Curriculum designer, Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office) and Bianca Smith, MDA, RD (Program Specialist Nutritionist, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Washington state) introduce the new suite of...

May Turfgrass Tuesday

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT

Spring disease control and winter recovery strategies. Presented by Dr. David McCall and Mr. Jordan Booth, MS.

Animal Manure’s Impact on Soil Properties

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Linda Schott, Charles Wortmann

Many times, discussions center on managing manure nitrogen and phosphorus in soil/crop systems. This webinar will focus on the relationships of land applied livestock manure and other organic materials to soil aggregation, resistance to erosion and microbial dynamics in ...

Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use Webinar Series: Webinar 12 – Compost Marketing, Integration and Summary

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Please join us for the twelfth and final webinar in our year-long Composting and Compost Use series. In this webinar, the presenters will describe how to identify and appeal to various markets for compost through a largely facilitated discussion. We will provide an...

Bridging the Gap Between Academia and Industry – How to be more prepared to make the transition

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

To Register, click the 'Location' linkTopic SummaryJoin us in the second 2018 NAPB webinar focusing on soft skills for plant breeders. This talk will focus on transition to agricultural industry from an academic setting. This is a vital step for many plant breeders, as...

A new weapon for farmers: Inter-row mowing for problem weeds in row crops

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT

Conventional farmers are facing a new level of threat from weeds due to the development of multiple sources of herbicide resistance over the past decade. They are starting to feel the pain of organic growers, who have faced a long battle against weeds that is now usually...

Webinar: Wetland Values for Water Management

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT

Mark your calender’s for Wednesday May 9th when we hear from wetland experts across the region as they overview the impact agricultural activities have on wetland flora and fauna and the value of wetlands in agricultural landscapes. Larry Cihacek, Professor of Soil Science,...

Building Organic Matter for Healthy Soils: An Overview

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

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, plant...

27 Years of Extension Urban Forestry Outreach: A Pennsylvania Success Story

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Since 1991, the Penn State Extension Urban Forestry Program has delivered a variety of programs from land use workshops and arborist short courses to Tree Tender trainings and municipal stormwater workshops. Multi-county, regional urban foresters were able to bring new...

Learn Digital Marketing Strategies To Promote Your Programming!

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Overview:What tactics are best for marketing your Extension events? In this session I'll cover social media, e-newsletter, and website marketing best practices to increase attendance and improve your ability to target your audience for your county program events. A bonus for...

How to Avoid the Probate Process Webinar- MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

Discusses the process of probating a will and some of the negative impacts of probate, and then provides examples of other farm succession/ estate planning legal tools that can help farmers avoid the probate process if that is the best option for their operation. Registration:...

Update on the Outdoor Water Use Research Initiative of the Alliance for Water Efficiency

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT

AWE's comprehensive Outdoor Water Savings Research Program is developing actionable information and data on the savings potential and actual water savings from a variety of outdoor efficiency measures. This presentation will review the Phase 1 findings on the availability of...