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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

Apr
23
Mon
Understanding Climate’s Impact on Soil
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

extension. Webinar.

North Central Climate Collaborative.

Speaker: Anthony Bly, South Dakota State University Extension Soil Field Specialist

https://learn.extension.org/events/3415

Improving Lamb Survival
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Sheep Producers Association on Nova Scotia (SPANS) and Perennia.

Aylesford Fire Hall.

Presenter: Jonathan Wort, Ruminant Livestock Specialist, Perennia

Please register with Kara or Ashley at 902-895-0581.

Apr
24
Tue
Conservation Practice Standard Basics
Apr 24 all-day
The Soil Information Viewer – Steps to Becoming an Expert
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Storm-resilient Urban Forests: The Role of Species Selection and Maintenance Pruning
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

extension. Webinar.

Speaker: Dr. Eric Wiseman, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist of Urban Forestry, Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech, Certified Arborist and Qualified Tree Risk Assessor
Apr
25
Wed
Small Flock Management
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Farm Business Basics #3: Calculate Farm Profitability
Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm

Michigan State University. Webinar.
Beginning Farmer Webinar Series.

Speaker: Frank Wardynski, MSU Extension

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/events/beginning_farmer_webinar_series_2018_12

Apr
26
Thu
Leveraging Your Link to Land Luxurious Livelihoods
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

extension. Webinar.

Speaker: Sarah Potts, a corn breeder with Corteva Agriscience™, the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ in Macomb, IL

https://learn.extension.org/events/3373

May
2
Wed
FCC Presents: 2017 Farmland Values
May 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Agriwebinar – Farm Credit Canada. Webinar.

Speaker: J.P. Gervais, FCC Vice-President and Chief Agricultural Economist

https://events-na12.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1273337708/en/events/event/shared/1424503907/event_registration.html?sco-id=1883574972&_charset_=utf-8

Poultry Production Over the Decades
May 2 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

extension. Webinar.

Speaker: Dr. Michael Darre

https://learn.extension.org/events/3350

May
3
Thu
Evaluating Impacts of Subdivision Designs on Bird Habitats
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

extension. Webinar.

Presenter: Mark Hostetler, University of Florida

https://learn.extension.org/events/3371

May
8
Tue
Using Adaptive Nutrient Management to Answer “How Much Fertilizer Do You Really Need?”
May 8 all-day
May
9
Wed
Building Organic Matter for Healthy Soils: An Overview
May 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

extension. Webinar.

Part 1 of 9-part series.

Presenters:
Mark Schonbeck, Virginia Association for Biological Farming
Diana Jenkins, OFRF Research Program Director

https://learn.extension.org/events/3420

May
15
Tue
Irrigation Water Management in High Tunnels
May 15 all-day
May
18
Fri
Mid-Atlantic Composting and Compost Use
May 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm

extension. Webinar.

This is part 12 of a composting webinar series.

Presenters:
Lonnie Heflin Project Manager at Maryland Environmental Service
Greg Evanylo, Professor & Extension Specialist, Department of Crop & Soil Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech
Gary Felton, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science & Technology, University of Maryland

https://learn.extension.org/events/3178

May
22
Tue
Bumble Bee Ecology and Conservation
May 22 all-day
May
23
Wed
Storm-Resilient Urban Forests: Response Resilience, Are you Prepared to Respond?
May 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

extension. Webinar.

Speaker: Dr. Richard Hauer, Professor of Urban Forestry, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point
Jun
1
Fri
All Bugs Good and Bad: Attracting Pollinators to Our Yards
Jun 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

extension. Webinar.

Presenter: Molly Keck, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

https://learn.extension.org/events/3257

Jun
5
Tue
An Assessment of Organic Farming on Soil Physical Properties
Jun 5 all-day
Poultry Behavior and how to “Read” a Flock
Jun 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

extension. Webinar.

Presenter: Dr. Gregory Martin, Poultry Extension Educator, Pennsylvania State University

https://learn.extension.org/events/3380

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