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Webinars from the USDA ERS 2011 Organic Farming Systems Conference

eOrganic is partnering with the USDA ERS to bring select presentations of the 2011 Organic Farming Systems Conference live online. The following events will be available to attend. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. The presentations will be recorded and posted at http://www.extension.org/article/33545 following the conference.

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eOrganic is partnering with the USDA ERS to bring select presentations of the 2011 Organic Farming Systems Conference live online. The following events will be available to attend. Pre-registration is required and space is limited.

The presentations will be recorded and posted at http://www.extension.org/article/33545 following the conference.

March 16 - Wednesday

9:45 - 10:15 EST (GMT -5:00) Comparing Organic and Conventional Agriculture in the U.S.-What Can We Measure? John Reganold, Washington State University
Register https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/460401049
10:30 - 12:30 EST (GMT -5:00) Productivity in Organic Farming Systems-Findings from U.S. Long-term Experiments. Michel Cavigelli, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Kathleen Delate, Iowa State  University, Jim Kotcon, West Virginia University, and Jon Baldock, University of Wisconsin
Register https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/120336208

March 17 - Thursday

8:30 - 9 EST (GMT -5:00) Social Dimensions of Organic Production and Systems Research. Douglas Constance, Sam Houston State University
Register https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/261268952
11 - 12:45 EST (GMT -5:00) The Environmental and Social Impacts of Organic Farming. Frank Louws, North Carolina State University, Jeff Moyer, Rodale Institute, Deborah Stinner, Ohio State University, and Jeff Coulter, University of Minnesota, moderator: Bernhard Freyer, University of Minnesota/ University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna
Register https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/195986664

March 18 - Friday

The final day's events are being offered as a single Webinar - Register https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/948104241
8:30 - 9 EST (GMT -5:00) Organic Agriculture-Global Contributions to Environment and Food Security. Nadia Scialabba, Senior Officer, Sustainable Development, FAO-UN
9 - 9:25 EST (GMT -5:00) Organic Cropping Systems for Vegetable Production: Crop Nutrition and Environmental Effects. Kristian Thorup-Kristensen, Copenhagen University
9:25 - 9:50 EST (GMT -5:00) Transition to Organic Fruit Production-Impacts on Yield and Environmental Performance in a Muscadine Vineyard. Girish K. Panicker, Director, Center for Conservation Research, Alcorn State University

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements

PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Macintosh®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer

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