The University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension and eXtension will be hosting a series of "Bioenergy Friday Web Seminars" on the last Friday of every month. These webinars will cover a number of bioenergy and renewable energy related topics. Webinars are free to attend. At the time of each scheduled webinar, you can connect using this link.
2013 "Bioenergy Fridays" Schedule:
- January 25, 10am CST: Myths and Facts Surrounding Greenhouse Gasses, Climate Change, and Global Warming
- February 22, 10am CST: Current and Emerging Biodiesel Feedstocks
NCR-SARE Professional Development Program grant recipient, Tonya Haigh, in association with the National Drought Mitigation Center will be conducting a series of webinars about drought management and planning on ranches. The webinars will occur on a monthly basis, from January through May, 2013.
Each one‐hour session will include a briefing on current drought status, followed by a session on a specific topic or tool related to drought planning. The information that will be presented is meant to be used as a part of a complete ranch drought planning process.
Nebraska SARE hosted a webinar on December 18, 2012, 10-11:30am as part of their Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Webinar Series. Here is a note about the webinar that Nebraska State SARE Coordinator, Gary Lesoing, sent out prior to the event.
Today’s society is becoming more diverse, with many different races, ethnic groups and people of different beliefs in our communities. NCR-SARE feels it is important to reach and educate all people about sustainable agriculture as we strive to make our communities more sustainable. As part of the Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture...Read More
A series of ten webinars is planned for this winter starting with a December 4th webinar.
This series of webinars is open to the public but pre-registration is required. If you don’t have access to internet, check under the descriptions below to see if your local University Extension office is hosting it. The topics covered include crop operations, dairy, swine/poultry housing, greenhouses, grain drying, lighting and irrigation. The series will start with a presentation giving an overview of world, US and local energy use and how we might reduce our need from a macro...Read More
As part of the MO SARE State Program, Debi Kelly will be hosting a webinar on cover crops on October 24, 9am-noon. Presenters will include Charles Ellis, a Natural Resource Engineer with the Lincoln County University of Missouri Extension Center, and Rich Hoormann, an Agronomy Specialist with Montgomery County University of Missouri Extension Center.
Rich Hoorman will cover:
- Laddonia Plots: Corn plant growth & development response to cover crops with yield information
- Results of 2012 spring root dig with backhoe by species
- Results of soil penetrometer readings...
USDA Rural Development, NRCS, FSA, ISDA, Purdue Extension and NCR-SARE will present a series of three live webinars called "Funding Opportunities for Indiana Agriculture" on August 21, September 4, and September 11, 2012 (10am-noon EST) These live, interactive webinars are for farmers and others to learn of current funding opportunities to support farm enterprise development and sustainable research and education.
To take part in any of the three sessions scheduled, simply click https://gomeet.itap.purdue.edu/fff2012/. Roy Ballard indicated that participants will need a fairly...Read More
NCR-SARE State Coordinator for Nebraska, Gary Lesoing, will be hosting a webinar to help producers understand the NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grant Program, the grant writing process, what makes a good proposal, and answer questions you may have. If you are interested in learning about the NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grant Program, join Gary Lesoing on September 22nd from 10-11am (CST) for a webniar about the grant program.
To connect, click on the URL: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/unl
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NCR-SARE State Coordinator for Missouri, Debi Kelly, will be hosting 3 webinars to help producers understand the NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grant Program, the grant writing process, what makes a good proposal, and answer questions you may have.If you are interested in learning about the NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grant Program, join Debi Kelly on Sept 12th for a PowerPoint presentation about the grant program, and then join her again on September 19th and 26th to hear from past recipients about their NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher grants.
- Sept 12: 7-8:30 pm - NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grant Program Webinar...
Many an hour on the tractor or in the seat of a combine or driving that farm truck is spent in thoughtful solitude considering ways to save time, energy, labor, to be more profitable, to be a better marketer or to reduce their impact on the environment. One challenge that farmers face in initiating new on farm or community projects is finding adequate startup funding.
A live video program (webinar) to help farmers and rural residents and even communities identify sources of funding available to them will be held on Monday, August 29 from 10 am-noon (EST). This free program will be hosted...Read More