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Keep Kids Away from Tractors
March 12 - 12:00 Noon CDT
Barbara Lee, Ph.D., Director
Marsha Salzwedel, M.S., Agricultural Youth Safety Specialist
National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
Following this webinar, participants will be able to:
This webinar is presented with the collaborated efforts of the AgriSafe Network and Children's Agricultural Safety Network.
2014 Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) Business Conference: Exceeding Excellence
The Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW) announces the 2014 PDPW Business Conference theme: Exceeding Excellence, March 12-13, 2014 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI.
The PDPW Business Conference has seen exceptional growth and overall attendance, year after year, for this two-day conference. PDPW unites leaders who are passionate and engaged in the dairy industry – farmers, dairy suppliers, veterinarians, academia, future dairy leaders, and many more.
In addition to the educational breakout sessions, world-class keynote speakers and the popular Hall of Ideas trade show, PDPW has extended the energy and quality of the event with the addition of a large Equipment Show. This new experience will showcase a variety of large dairy equipment for participants to further explore the latest and most impressive innovation the dairy industry has to offer.
Wisconsin Ag Women's Summit
Women from the Wisconsin agriculture community are encouraged to attend the annual Wisconsin Ag Women's Summit at the Madison Marriott West in Madison. The Wisconsin Ag Women's Summit is presented by Badgerland Financial, Wisconsin Farm Bureau and University of Wisconsin-Extension. The purpose of the Wisconsin Ag Women's Summit is to connect women involved in all areas of Wisconsin's diverse agriculture community.
National eXtension Conference (NeXConf) and National Extension Directors and Administrators Meeting (NEDA)
A joint meeting of the National eXtension Conference (NeXConf) and the National Extension Directors and Administrators (NEDA) will be held in Sacramento, California March 24-28. For the first time in history these two meetings are joined together to bring outstanding professional development, networking and interaction to Cooperative Extension at all levels.
The National eXtension Conference (NeXConf) continues the tradition of bringing outstanding engagement, networking, and cutting edge professional development to the Cooperative Extension System. These national conferences provide both face-to-face and virtual professional development on topics of importance to CES workers on working differently, technology use and adaptation, and content development for new audiences and new technologies.
The National Extension Directors and Administrators (NEDA) and Cooperative Extension Section business meeting is the annual, premiere opportunity for Cooperative Extension directors and administrators to meet together. Registration is limited to directors and administrators and associate directors/administrators or their designee, and other invited guests. The 2014 NEDA meeting will provide opportunity for directors and administrators to participate in joint sessions of the National eXtension Conference (NeXConf).
National Agriculture Day
National Ag Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Every year, producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others across America join together to recognize the contributions of agriculture.
International Conference on One Medicine One Science (iCOMOS)
The Science Behind One Health
The iCOMOS is an international conference hosted by the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, Academic Health Center and the Office of the Vice President for Research in partnership with allied national and international agencies. It serves as a global forum for: communication of current, groundbreaking science that addresses pressing issues at the interface of animals, humans and the environment; facilitating increased international collaboration aimed at addressing the threat of emerging zoonotic diseases, food- and water-borne pathogens, and challenges in environmental health; and engagement between health policy makers and pertinent scientific experts on issues of high importance to animal, human and environmental health.
In its inaugural year iCOMOS is focused on infectious agents and diseases at the nexus of veterinary public health, comparative medicine and ecosystem health. It explores the science of animal health in complex environments from molecular/cellular interactions to ecosystem/landscape levels. This meeting, to be held April 27-30, 2014 in Minneapolis, MN, USA, will provide a valuable forum for understanding the SCIENCE behind One Health, and will be of interest to animal healthcare veterinarians, human healthcare professionals, infectious disease scientists, public health specialists, and policy experts in agriculture, environment and health.