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Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center Newsletter

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 18, 2014

The LPE Learning Center offers a free monthly newsletter that includes information on the webcast series, new content, and innovative manure management...

Sea Grant Fisheries Extension Network Webinar Series

The Sea Grant FEN Webinar Series is designed to help foster efficient communication and collaboration among Sea Grant Fisheries Extension Specialists. When...

Reaching New Audiences

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Updated: April 18, 2014

Slavery is still alive and well in the United States and around the world.  Free Online Training to Address Human Trafficking:...

Workforce Diversity

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Updated: April 18, 2014

The Workforce Diversity page includes strategies, techniques and resources for attracting, hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Information will focus...

Cost Analysis: Are You Making Money?

Small Meat Processors Updated: April 17, 2014

This page is an annotated version of a NMPAN webinar held on March 19, 2014. Our speaker for this webinar was Arion Thiboumery of the Niche Meat Processor...

Archived Cooperatives Webinars

Cooperatives Updated: April 17, 2014

Spring (March 13th), The Use of Non-Qualified Distributions in Agricultural CooperativesPanel: Dr. David Barton, Professor and Director Emeritus, Arthus...

Families and Child Well-Being Resources

Child and Family Learning Network Updated: April 17, 2014

eXtension Alliance for Better Child CareFamilies Food and FitnessFamily CaregivingFinancial Security for AllJust in Time ParentingAmerican Association of...

Resources from CenUSA - Sustainable Production and Distribution of Bioenergy for the Central USA

Farm Energy Updated: April 17, 2014

Funded by AFRI. Learn More.CenUSA Bioenergy is a coordinated research and education effort investigating the creation of a regional system in the Central...

Research Summary: Near-Infrared (NIR) Analysis Provides Efficient Evaluation of Biomass Samples

Farm Energy Updated: April 17, 2014

Near-infrared analysis allows plant breeders and biorefiners to rapidly measure the composition of a biomass sample. Funded by AFRI. Learn...

Partners, Colleagues and Collaborators

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 17, 2014

It is just about impossible to develop a complete directory in these days of rapid change. Still we would love to hear from you if you would like to add a...

Upcoming Webcasts - Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: April 17, 2014

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...

Good Meetings Don’t Just Happen

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 17, 2014

A focus on three components:  preparation, the agenda, the meetingI.  Preparation:  a sample of what should happen before most meetings.  II. Agenda - a...

Articles and Fact Sheets

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 17, 2014

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...

Neutral meeting facilitation – difficult and critical.

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 17, 2014

You work with groups. Sometimes you lead the group.  Sometimes you facilitate the group.  Sometimes you are there to train and other times you participate as...

Tools of Community Development

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 17, 2014

Following are tools commonly used in the field of Community Development. Selecting the right tool for the job is important.

SWOT Analysis: A Tool for Group Planning

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 17, 2014

 At times in the course of a project or an organization's history, it is helpful to engage in strategic long range planning. Doing so can allow an...

Teaching Community Development to Children

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 17, 2014

I was recently thinking about ways that citizenship skills and the concept of community are conveyed to young children.  Part of this thought process led me...

Logic Models: A Tool for Program Planning and Assessment

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 17, 2014

A logic model is a graphic representation to describe a program that shows the linkages between what the program does (the input and outputs) and the...

In this Resource Area

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 17, 2014

       

Virtual Learning Center

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 17, 2014

Webinar recordings are available in the following topic areas. Understanding Communities and Their Dynamics. Sustainable Communities.                        ...

Leading through Change

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 17, 2014

By most estimates, really successful organizational changes occur less than 20 percent of the time. More often the experience can be described this way, we...

Developing Volunteers

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 17, 2014

Conflict Management

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 17, 2014

Got conflict? If you work with people on a regular basis chances are you have witnessed what can happen when conflict is not managed. Most of us,...

Board Development

Enhancing Rural Community Capacity Updated: April 17, 2014

Charting a Course for Successful Selection, Support & Retention of Effective Board Members (recording)​The Life of a Board: Challenges and Solutions (recording)

Chef Patrick's Pals, Nutrition and Culinary Program Webinar

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: April 17, 2014

Recording of this webinar avaliable here: http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/p3fpkrcdv9j/ Patrick Sandoval, Chef & Nutritionist highlights his program Chef...

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