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Developing an Environmental Policy Statement for a Farm or Ranch Curriculum Materials

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 27, 2015

An environmental policy statement (EPS) is a proactive way to communicate about your farm, ranch or agribusiness environmental stewardship ethic. At first...

Poultry Processing Regulations and Exemptions

Poultry processing regulations can be confusing, especially for small operations. Here we walk you through the federal law and small-scale exemptions and...

Avian Influenza Homepage

Wild birds such as migratory ducks and geese have historically been known as reservoirs for avian influenza (AI) viruses. These birds normally can carry low...

811 and Pipeline Safety for Your Farm

Ag Safety and Health Updated: May 26, 2015

(Source: Enbridge)More than 20 million miles of underground utilities transport water, fuel, energy, electricity, and even fertilizer across the United...

Micro Manure Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 23, 2015

This webinar takes a look at the smallest manure managers, microbes and soil mesofauna, and how the work they do can drive our farming systems. This...

The Natural Farming Concept: A New Economical Waste Management for Small Family Swine Farms

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 23, 2015

The most critical issue facing livestock and other small family operations nationwide is the development and implementation of cost effective pollution...

American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) Continuing Education Units

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2015

These webcasts have been approved for 1 continuing education unit (each) as part of the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) program....

2015 Webcasts Approved for ARPAS Continuing Education Units

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2015

 These webcasts have been approved for 1 continuing education unit (each) as part of the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) program....

Chronological Webcast Archive

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2015

Archived Webcasts, Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2015

Each archive page contains video clips, presentation slides, written summaries of the question and answer session (when available), and links to additional...

Managing Squash Bugs in Organic Farming Systems

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 22, 2015

This article examines the biology and management of squash bugs in organic farming systems.The squash bug (Anasa tristis; Fig. 1) is a major pest of cucurbit...

Live Webcast Information

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2015

The next webcast will discuss various aspects of composting horse manure and will be held in June 19, 2015 at 1:30 pm central.

Upcoming Webcasts - Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2015

Past webcasts are available at Webcast ArchiveThe one-hour webcast seminars are typically held on the third Friday of each month at 2:30 pm (eastern), 1:30...

Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center Contents

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2015

May Newsletter  Waste to Worth ConferenceTopics:About UsArchived WebcastsUpcoming WebcastsContinuing Education UnitsResources:

Manure Management Practices for Mitigation of Gaseous Emissions from Naturally Ventilated Dairy Barns

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2015

Emissions of pollutant gases from dairy barns are dependent on manure retention time in the barn and the quality of flushing water (for manure-flush...

Agenda for Waste to Worth 2015

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2015

Waste to Worth Home | Printable Agenda | Abstracts | Networking, Restaurants, Sightseeing & More | Use your browser "find" function to locate a particular...

Breeding Peanuts: The Story of a Lowly Groundnut

Plant Breeding and Genomics Updated: May 22, 2015

This webinar by Barry Tillman of the University of Florida took place on Wednesday, May 20 2015. The recording will be posted here within the next 2...

May 2015

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 22, 2015

In this issue:We're taking a summer break from our webinar series and will return for our 6th season in the fall, but our extensive archive of recordings is...

Current and Past Issues of eOrganic Updates Newsletter

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 22, 2015

Subscribe to the eOrganic Updates NewsletterIssuesMay 2015February-March 2015Annual Report 2014October 2014July 2014April 2014February 2014November...

Make the "Best of Fresh" with Farm to School

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 21, 2015

Recording coming soon...Presented by Carol Chong, National Nutrition Advisor, Alliance for a Healthier Generation Healthy Schools Program and Christina...

Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center Webcast Series

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 21, 2015

The Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center offers a free monthly webcast on a variety of issues related to animal manure management.

Soybeans: Way More Than Just Nice Yellow Seeds

Plant Breeding and Genomics Updated: May 21, 2015

This webinar on soybean breeding by Istvan Rajcan of the University of Guelph took place on May 13, 2015. This webinar is part of the 2015 National...

Environmental Footprint, Cost, and Nutrient Database of the US Animal Feed Ingredients

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 21, 2015

The US Pig Production Environmental Calculator (PPEC) was built upon cradle-to-farm-gate life-cycle assessment (LCA) of pork production combined with the US...

How to Join Military Families Learning Network Live Webinars (via DCS and Ustream)

Military Families Updated: May 21, 2015

The Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) provides several of options for viewing and participating in live webinars for those that are on or off of...

What is geospatial technology?

Science for Youth Updated: May 21, 2015

Geospatial technology refers to equipment used to measure and analyze Earth's land and features. Systems such as Global Positioning System (GPS) and...

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