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This is a partial list of some events/webinars which may be qualifying for PD hours. It is the responsibility of the NSIA member to ensure their qualifications are met yearly. If you have any other resources to share which are missing from this calendar, please email: info@nsagrologists.ca

Feb
21
Wed
Cost Effectiveness in Conservation Programs: Return on Investment for Conservation Practices and Systems
Feb 21 all-day
Sustainable Christmas Tree and Nursery Production Week Four (Weed Management)
Feb 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Michigan State University. Webinar Series.

Presenter: Dr. Joe Neal, North Carolina State University

https://events.anr.msu.edu/event.cfm?eventID=5DF745ADE47298C5 

Beginning Farmer Webinar Series
Feb 21 @ 8:00 pm

Michigan State University

Each week has a different focus; see the below link for more information.

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/program/info/beginning_farmer_webinar_series

Feb
22
Thu
Agricultural Solar Electric Investment Analysis Webinar
Feb 22 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Michigan State University Extension. Webinar.

Taught by: Eric Romich (Ohio State University Extension) and John Hay (University of Nebraska Extension)

$10 fee

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/events/agricultural_solar_electric_investment_analysis_webinar_5

 

Feb
26
Mon
Managing Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Corn and Soybean
Feb 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Michigan State University Extension. Webinar.

Dr. Marisol Quintanilla, MSU

$20 for full series of six, or $5 per individual

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/events/field_crops_webinar_series_2018_1

 

Feb
27
Tue
Grazing and Nutrient Management
Feb 27 all-day
Tools for Farm Biodiversity
Feb 27 @ 2:00 pm

eOrganic

Speakers:
Miyoko Chu, Senior Director for Communications, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Cornell University
Rhiannon Crain, Project Leader, The Habitat Network, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Cornell University
Lynn Dicks, Cool Farm Tool, University of East Anglia
Amanda Edworthy, Post-doctoral Researcher , Washington State University
Christina Kennedy, Senior Scientist, The Nature Conservancy
Chris Latimer, Post-doctoral Researcher, The Nature Conservancy
Olivia Smith, PhD Student, Washington State University
Bill Snyder, Professor, Washington State University

http://articles.extension.org/pages/74608/tools-for-farm-biodiversity-webinar

Management of spotted wing drosophila using organically approved strategies: An update
Feb 27 @ 4:00 pm

eOrganic

Speakers:
– Dr. Ash Sial (University of Georgia)
– Dr. Mary Rogers (University of Minnesota)
– Dr. Christelle Guedot (University of Wisconsin)
– Dr. Matt Grieshop (Michigan State University)
– Dr. Kelly Hamby (University of Maryland)
– Dr. Rufus Isaacs (Michigan State University)
– Dr. Vaughn Walton (Oregon State University)

http://articles.extension.org/pages/74612/management-of-spotted-wing-drosophila-using-organically-approved-strategies:-an-update

Feb
28
Wed
Indigenous Perspective on the Environmental Assessment Process (Part 1)
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Eco Canada. Webinar.

$74.25 = Member price
$99 = Non-member price
(40% off, if purchased before Jan.31; code: FEBWEB)

http://www.eco.ca/training/webinar/indigenous-perspective-ea-process/ 

Sustainable Christmas Tree and Nursery Production Week Five (Abiotic Issues and Deer Management)
Feb 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Michigan State University. Webinar Series.

Presenters:
– Dr. Bert Cregg, MSU Extension
– Dr. Jeff Owens, North Carolina State University

https://events.anr.msu.edu/event.cfm?eventID=5DF745ADE47298C5

Beginning Farmer Webinar Series
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm

Michigan State University

Each week has a different focus; see the below link for more information.

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/program/info/beginning_farmer_webinar_series

Mar
1
Thu
Indigenous Perspective on the Environmental Assessment Process (Part 2)
Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Eco Canada. Webinar.

$74.25 = Member price
$99 = Non-member price
(40% off, if purchased before Jan.31; code: FEBWEB)

http://www.eco.ca/training/webinar/indigenous-perspective-ea-process/

Mar
5
Mon
Interseeding Alfalfa Into Silage Corn
Mar 5 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Michigan State University Extension. Webinar.

Drs. Erin Burns and Kim Cassida, MSU

$20 for full series of six, or $5 per individual

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/events/field_crops_webinar_series_2018_1

Mar
6
Tue
Chemical Control of Problem Trees and Shrubs in the Subtropical Southeastern U.S.
Mar 6 all-day
Mar
7
Wed
Feral Swine Issue, Problem and Biology
Mar 7 all-day
Image-Driven Marketing
Mar 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Webinar.

Speaker: Bri Vos, Photographer and communications professional

Register at: https://albertaagriculture.webex.com/albertaagriculture/onstage/g.php?PRID=b34f8ef52edac4b3cc24ff4ff8060cfe

Beginning Farmer Webinar Series
Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm

Michigan State University

Each week has a different focus; see the below link for more information.

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/program/info/beginning_farmer_webinar_series

Mar
12
Mon
Part 2: A Trusted Framework for Developing Strategy and Strategic Planning on Canada’s Farms
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

FMC 2018 AgriWebinar Series. An Introduction to the Canadian Total Excellence in Agricultural Management (CTEAM) Strategy

Presented by Larry Martin, a principal in Agri-Food Management Excellence, Inc a management training company and Dr. Larry Martin and Associates, a consulting operation.

https://events-na12.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1273337708/en/events/event/shared/1424503907/event_registration.html?sco-id=1830968640&_charset_=utf-8

HortSnacks-to-Go: Crunching the Numbers on Biocontrols in Bedding Plant Production
Mar 12 @ 4:30 pm

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Webinar.

Speaker: Graeme Murphy, bioLogical control solutions

To register: Email dustin.morton@gov.ab.ca

http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/$department/EFE.nsf/all/efe7015

Controlling Resistant & Troublesome Weeds
Mar 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Michigan State University Extension. Webinar.

Dr. Christy Sprague, MSU

$20 for full series of six, or $5 per individual

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/events/field_crops_webinar_series_2018_1

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