December 2014 Learning Opportunities!

Below are some of the 20 Learning events in December … Professional Development designed for you that can be experienced from the comfort of your home or office.

Check out the learning events listed at Learn ( These learning opportunities are for you or for you to share with your audiences! Extend your knowledge and keep more up-to-date on conversations in your areas of interest. Everyone is welcome to participate in the events listed at Learn as they match your interests. Please sign into Learn with your eXtensionID then Follow specific learning events to get notifications and plan to attend. Use each session’s unique URL to share links to online events in your area of expertise or interest so that others can learn with you. Encourage your customers to also sign in with their Facebook, Twitter or Gmail account to Follow, and plan to attend. Additional sessions may be added at any time, so check back to see what’s new, and please add web-based sessions you have planned to teach or at your institution.


Anatomy of an Award-Winning Photo
Are You Prepared for Winter?
Assessing the accuracy of remotely sensed data
By the Numbers – What the 2012 Census of Ag Tells us about Women Farm and Ranch Operators
Institutional Team Web Conference – December 2014
Introducing the New Smarter Lunchrooms Scorecard for Assessing Lunchroom Successes
Youth Programs That Create Impact

Coaching a 4-H Avian Bowl team on Dec. 11.
Intersections of Resilience and Vulnerability: A Study of over 1000 Youth in Military Families* on Dec. 11.
Parenting and Childhood Obesity Treatment/Prevention on Dec. 11.
Using Protective Factors to Inform Work with Child Maltreatment on Dec. 11.
Work for Extension? What Librarians Can Do for You on Dec. 11.
Reaching the Next Generation Through Fun and Interactive Activities on Dec. 12.
A Certified Organic Winter Nursery for Corn Breeding on Dec. 16.
Farm Financial Planning “Give Yourself a Financial Check-Up” on Dec. 16.
Financial Recovery After Disaster: Family Financial Toolkit Videos on Dec. 16.
Heart of the Farm: Why Women’s Unique Family and Farm Business Roles Matter on Dec. 16.
Question Wranglers’ Meet-Up – December 2014 on Dec. 16.
Treatment and Prevention of Subclinical Hypocalcemia on Dec. 16.
Why Cooperative Extension? A New Century for Food and Ag Engagement on Dec. 17.
Easy as PIE Webinar: December: Public opinion of food safety on Dec. 17.
Learning from our observations of pastures and livestock: preventing problems on the organic dairy on Dec. 18.

Go to Learn ( to see more sessions in 2014-2015, and to add learning opportunities being offered by you or your institution so you may include more for participation and learning! Questions and Comments? Contact Beth Raney at If you have web-based events for which you would like more participation, please add them at for others to join in!