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Enhancing Biosecurity at Fairs and Shows

 This webinar was presented by Scott Cotton, University of Wyoming Area Educator and EDEN Chair-elect, and Curt Emanuel, Purdue Extension Educator and Boone...

Webinar Registration and Archive

Plant Breeding and Genomics Updated: April 24, 2015

Register for upcoming webinars and view past recordings. The Plant Breeding and Genomics Webinar Series describes and demonstrates widely applicable...

Articles and Fact Sheets

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 24, 2015

The following are articles and fact sheets which might be of interest to you. If you have an idea for future topics we would love to hear from you. Can't...

Additional Resources for Fire Ants Youth Module

Imported Fire Ants Updated: April 24, 2015

Imported Fire Ants Youth Content

Imported Fire Ants Updated: April 24, 2015

The following learning lessons explain where fire ants came from, and discuss fire ant biology and behavior. Instructions for hands-on experiments and...

Decreasing Generation Interval to Increase Genetic Progress

Beef Cattle Updated: April 23, 2015

  Summary: To see the greatest return on investing in genomic-enhanced EPDs, cattle breeders must decrease the average age of sires and dams.The factors...

The Random Shuffle of Genes: Putting the E in EPD

Beef Cattle Updated: April 23, 2015

  Summary: Why are EPDs imprecise for young animals? How can genomics be used to track the random shuffle of genes?Even though expected progeny differences...

In this Resource Area Contents Women in Ag

Women in Agriculture Updated: April 23, 2015

The mission of the Women in Agriculture National Learning Network (WIA LN) is to help women in agriculture improve their quality of life by providing them...

Susan Kerr, Washington State University

Goats Updated: April 23, 2015

Dr. Susan Kerr received degrees in Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University. After 7 years in mixed rural private veterinary practice,...

Agricultural Safety and Health Mobile Apps

Ag Safety and Health Updated: April 23, 2015

Mobile apps—computer applications that run on mobile devices such as smartphones—can be educational, fun, and easy-to-use, and they can help users improve...

Karen Chapman-Novakofski, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Military Families Updated: April 23, 2015

Dr. Chapman-Novakofski is an internationally recognized expert in the area of nutrition education, and has specifically addressed issues related to the older...

Robin Allen, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Military Families Updated: April 23, 2015

Robin Allen has been a Registered Dietitian since 1980 and is currently the Social Media Coordinator for the Nutrition and Wellness group for the Military...

MFLN Personal Finance Virtual Learning Event

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: April 23, 2015

The Military Families Learning Network Personal Finance Virtual Learning Event (VLE) will connect personal finance managers working with military service...

Invasive Plants and Your Forests

Climate, Forests and Woodlands Updated: April 23, 2015

 Invasive plants are referred to by many names: nonnative, exotic, nonindigenous, alien, or even noxious weeds. They come in all forms, including trees,...

NMPAN Webinars

Small Meat Processors Updated: April 23, 2015

All NMPAN webinars are recorded and archived here, by topic.A few selected webinars from other groups are also listed. Click on a webinar's title for the...

Profiles in Small-Scale Processing: Blue Ridge Meats

Small Meat Processors Updated: April 23, 2015

Date: May 28, 2015 Time: 11 am PST / 2 pm EST for one hourTo attend: Go to https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/nichemeat 5-10 minutes before start time and...

Archived Dairy Cattle Webinars

Dairy Updated: April 22, 2015

 Meeting Heifer Nutrition GoalsDr. Bob James, Virginia TechIt can be difficult to keep an efficient and effective heifer nutrition program. In this webinar...

Upcoming Dairy Cattle Webinars

Dairy Updated: April 22, 2015

     The following sessions have each been approved for one CEU credit from ARPAS. To receive credit for participating in these webinars, you must report...

Robyn DiPietro-Wells, MFLN Family Development Early Intervention

Network Literacy Military Families Updated: April 22, 2015

I have worked with children as long as I can remember both formally and informally.  I received my bachelor’s degree in elementary education (1999) from the...

Christina Rackley Herron, MFLN Family Development

Military Families Updated: April 22, 2015

Christina Herron has been recently hired by the Military Families Learning Network Family Development concentration area as a support staff member. She will...

Is ponderosa pine climate change resistant?

Climate, Forests and Woodlands Updated: April 22, 2015

Ponderosa pine has a lot of genetic variability and built-in developmental flexibility and thus, if seed sources can move in time, it can be considered...

Sugar Beet Genetics, Genomics, and Germplasm Enhancement Webinar

Plant Breeding and Genomics Updated: April 22, 2015

Join the National Association of Plant Breeding and PBG Works for a webinar on Sugar Beet Genetics, Genomics, and Germplasm Enhancement, by Mitch McGrath of...

Will Black Oaks Survive Climate Change in the Midwest?

Black oaks may face many threats from climate change in the coming years. Photo: Willow, Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.5) The survival of some species of oaks,...

How to Bug Proof Your Home

More than 95 percent of insects that have been identified are either harmless or beneficial to humans. They live in an environment that is delicately...

How to Take Your Horse's Respiration

Horses Updated: April 22, 2015

Respiration can be taken by watching the horse's chest move in and out (an inhale and exhale is one breath) or feeling the air come out of the nostrils. The...

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