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Zero Waste Lunchrooms: The How and Why of Reducing Waste in Your School Lunchroom

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Presented by: Susan Casey, Zero Waste Schools Program Manager, Seven Generations AheadSchools can generate a lot of waste, especially in their lunchrooms and kitchens. In this webinar, you will learn how to plan and implement waste reduction strategies in your school...

National Public Issue Webinar Series - 2018 “Economic Vulnerability and Poverty”: Lessons from a three-state Community Review Program to help communities achieve diverse goals

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Community Reviews are comprehensive assessment programs that provide information and tools to help communities address priority issues and enhance quality of life for their residents. This webinar provides an overview of a three-year USDA-funded collaboration among Extension...

Preparing Individuals and Families to Manage Money with a Volatile Income

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This 60-minute webinar will discuss financial planning for workers with volatile incomes. Self-employed freelancers are expected to comprise 40% of the U.S. workforce by 2020. In addition, about 25% of workers have a “side hustle” in the gig economy. Traditional methods of...

Practical Conservation Tillage

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 11:00 am 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...

The Contribution of 4-H to Social Capital and Social Justice

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Nia Imani Fields

This session will center on 1) basic concepts of social injustice within education, 2) the community capitals framework, and 3) experiential frameworks to develop social justice youth development programs.Nia Imani Fields, Ed.D. 4-H Specialist and Principal Agent, joined the...

Writing a quality feasibility study for your meat business

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 10:00 am EDT

Before you leap into buying a new meat business, erecting a building, or purchasing an existing meat business, you should start with a solid understanding of whether or not the project is viable. Is there a market? What are the projected profits? How will you assure...

Cooking Under Pressure

Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Becky Hutchings, Surine Greenway, Amy Robertson

Our Idaho Extension team has developed a program that addresses an appliance that has taken the world by storm…the Electric Pressure Cooker. In the classes we have developed we discuss how to safely use electric pressure cooking units as well as how to incorporate them...

The Current Webinar: Rural and Urban Watersheds Working Together: Innovative Solutions for Meeting Water Quality Requirements

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT

Tune in to our latest edition of the The Current webinar series featuring Trisha Moore and Ron Graber of Kansas State University as they discuss their work on an innovative program between rural and urban entities to address water quality. =Featured Speakers include: ...

National Public Issue Webinar Series - 2018 “Economic Vulnerability and Poverty

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Research shows that when we dissolve social, economic, and cultural barriers among ourselves, communities become unified, and its members stand together in times of conflict, disaster, and other threats. When communities unify, safety increases, conflict decreases, and...

Webinar: Soil Maps for Production Agriculture

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

9/12/18: Soil Maps for Production AgricultureThe US started mapping soils as a resource over 100 years ago. These maps have data for everything for production agriculture to engineering principles. Learn how to search for your soil types and what they may indicate for crop...

Right Plants, Right Place: Creating and Managing a Large Landscape with Limited Water

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 4:00 pm EDT

Too often, we try to re-create landscapes based on nostalgia and expectations that don’t match our actual water availability and climate. Bridger Varga, landscape manager at Wasatch Academy in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, has worked to create and maintain a school landscape in rural...

2018 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Winterizing Your Home to Keep Out Pests

Friday, September 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Janet Hurley

Unwanted visitors in the home often make us uncomfortable especially when the visitors are insects. We see them every year as it gets cold trying to come inside. Join Janet Hurley, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension as she discusses methods on winterizing are homes to keep...

Poultry diseases that can be spread to humans

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Nathaniel Tablante

While poultry keeping is a low risk activity, for those with impaired immune function, they can be a risk for the spread of zoonotic diseases. Dr. Nathaniel Tablante from the University of Maryland will discuss some of the poultry diseases that are transmissible to humans.

The latest research on bees in the garden: Results from the Oregon State University Garden Ecology Lab

Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Gail Langellotto

This webinar is part of the 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension.In this behind-the-scenes peek, research entomologist Dr. Gail Langellotto (OSU Department of Horticulture) will share results from the OSU...

Tips for Writing Successful Grant Applications

Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 1:30 pm EDT

Join Adam Brumberg, deputy director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, as he shares pro tips for writing a winning grant application! Twenty years in the hospitality industry and seven years spent leading a major research group and coordinating with the USDA, Target...