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The National Agricultural Library: Electronic Services and Resources for NRCS Employees

Participants will learn how to access and use the electronic resources and services of the National Agricultural Library with emphasis on those available via DigiTop, USDA’s Digital Desktop Library.

Webinar Date:   Apr 22, 2014 2:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Webinar Type:   AT&T Connect

Biomass Harvesting Sustainability Webinar Series: Biomass harvesting guidelines implementation: challenges and opportunities, including inventory techniques

This webinar will present the findings from on-the-ground implementation of alternative biomass retention approaches, discussing the feasibility of operational application. Professional loggers were asked to apply varying percentages and distribution patterns of logging debris (woody biomass) after harvest – their results and impressions will be discussed, as well as a quick ...

Webinar Date:   Apr 24, 2014 12:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Webinar Type:   Collaborate

Preparing a Seeding Plan for Conservation Practices

Participate to learn methods and procedures that will help to develop a plan for the successful seeding of conservation areas.

Webinar Date:   Apr 30, 2014 2:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Webinar Type:   AT&T Connect

Short Rotation Woody Crops for Phytoremediation Applications

The rapid development of bioenergy industries have the potential to create a large demand for woody biomass that may exceed the ability of conventional forestry to sustainably supply them. Marginal and degraded lands that are not suitable for agricultural production could be an ideal source for future feedstocks. One example of marginal and degraded lands is municipal wastewate...

Webinar Date:   Apr 30, 2014 2:00 pm
Length:   01:15 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Bioenergy Webinars
Webinar Type:   Collaborate

Forest Certification for Forest Owners in the Eastern U.S.

The presentation outlines how forest certification is working in the eastern U.S. with a special focus on opportunities for private non-industrial woodland owners. The presentation is designed to provide private forest owners and aligned professionals with the background necessary to make wise decisions relative to certification.

Webinar Date:   May 7, 2014 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Pending
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Webinar Type:   Collaborate

Forest and Wood Certification: Making Certification Work

The presentation outlines how wood certification works with a focus on linking forest and chain-of-custody certification that works for forest owners, loggers and forest industry. The presentation is designed to provide private forest owners and aligned professionals with unbiased information on certification and to understand the benefits and costs for all those involved in ce...

Webinar Date:   May 8, 2014 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Pending
Category:   Forestry Webinars
Webinar Type:   Collaborate

Agricultural Working Lands and Wildlife: Biological Responses to Conservation Efforts on Working Farms in the Calapooia Watershed, Oregon

Participants will learn how fish, invertebrates, and amphibians respond to conservation practices on grass seed farms in intermittent streams and wetlands in western Oregon.

Webinar Date:   May 8, 2014 2:00 pm
Length:   01:30 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Webinar Type:   AT&T Connect

Using RUSLE2 to Evaluate Soil Health Planning Principles

Participate to improve your understanding of how RUSLE2 and its inputs, including tillage operations, crops, climate, residue, management adjustments, and others, relate to NRCS’ four soil health planning principles.

Webinar Date:   May 13, 2014 2:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Webinar Type:   AT&T Connect

Biomass Market Access Standards (BMAS)

Bio-based energies no longer automatically qualify toward renewable energy mandates. Instead, they must prove their environmental and social credentials through verification systems that demonstrate achievement beyond fossil energy baselines. Several private standards have emerged in recent years to assist the sector in meeting certification requirements in Europe and the Uni...

Webinar Date:   May 13, 2014 2:00 pm
Length:   01:15 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Bioenergy Webinars
Webinar Type:   Collaborate

New Date: On-Farm Food Safety and Conservation

Learn about co-managing food safety and conservation in specialty crops by increasing your understanding about the fate and transport of food-borne pathogens, and about multiple conservation and food safety practices that when used together can minimize food safety concerns.

Webinar Date:   May 14, 2014 3:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Webinar Type:   AT&T Connect

Development of an Acid Scrubber for Removal of Ammonia from Mechanically Ventilated Broiler Houses

This webinar will give participants an overview of the design and operation of the ARS Air Scrubber; a device for reducing ammonia, dust and odor emissions from poultry houses.

Webinar Date:   May 21, 2014 1:00 pm
Length:   01:00 hh:mm
Credits:   Yes
Category:   Conservation Webinars
Webinar Type:   AT&T Connect
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