Accepted Presentation Proposals for 2014

Presentations in bold are available online

Administrative Skills Development Accepted Proposals

PUBLIC BOARD TRAINING SERVES CRITICAL NEED Joseph W Koenen
EFFECTIVE COUNTY ADMINISTRATION: THE KEY TO SUSTAINING EXTENSION Walter Battle
GETTING TALENTED HELPERS WITH A TIGHT BUDGET Dr.Ayman Mostafa

Agricultural Economics Accepted Proposals

AN OVERVIEW OF ALASKAN AGRICULTURE Dr.Stephen C.Brown
SOUTH DAKOTA ANNIE'S PROJECT TAKING IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL Robin Salverson
CONNECTING CASH FLOW PLANS WITH FEED MANAGEMENT PRACTICES Robert C Goodling, Jr.
TRAINING AGRITOURISM MANAGERS AND EMPLOYEES IN EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS Eric E.Barrett
LESSONS LEARNED-THE TOP TEN THINGS TO DO AND TOP TEN NOT TO DO WHEN DEVELOPING AN URBAN AGRICULTURE PROJECT Ms.Jacqueline Kowalski
TOUGH FUNDING DECISIONS FOR OUTCOMES-BASED FARM BUSINESS PROGRAMS Mark Cannella
KAIZEN IN CONDUCTION OF ANNIE’S PROJECT Jenny Carleo
USING MINI-GRANTS FOR COOLING SPACE TO FOSTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Sandra Buxton

Agricultural Issues & Public Relations Accepted Proposals

TELLING OUR STORY IN AGRICULTURE AND EXTENSION Dr.Andrew E.Overbay
DEVELOPING DYNAMIC FARM FOOD SAFETY OUTREACH FOR DIRECT MARKET PRODUCERS Meredith Vaughn Melendez
GET ON THE BUS: CONNECTING LOCAL FOODS TO SCHOOLS David L.Marrison

Agronomy and Pest Management Accepted Proposals

USING BY-PRODUCTS FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION Charles C.Mitchell, Jr.
INTERCROPPING CUCURBITS AND COTTON- ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY AND GROWTH COMPATIBILITY T.Brian Tankersley
THE USE OF CROP SENSORS AND VARIABLE RATE TECHNOLOGY FOR PRECISION APPLICATION OF NITROGEN TO COTTON Ralph L.Frazier, Jr.
SYSTEMATIC TILE DRAINAGE SYSTEM DEMONSTRATION AND EDUCATION Wayne Flanary
MULTI-YEAR (2009-2012) RESEARCH OF IN-FURROW AND TOPICAL PROTHIOCONAZOLE TREATMENTS ON SEVERITY OF CYLINDROCLADIUM BLACK ROT AND WHITE MOLD DISEASES OF PEANUT Bill Tyson
COVER CROPS AND SOIL QUALITY IN THE DEEP SOUTH Charles C.Mitchell, Jr.
EVALUATION OF CROSS TEAM PROGRAMMING FOR AGRONOMY AND ANIMAL SCIENCE & FORAGES IN NORTHEAST ALABAMA M.Landon Marks
PROTECTING WHITE CLOVER WHILE CONTROLLING HAIRY BUTTERCUP IN PASTURES Stephen F.Enloe
UF RANGE CATTLE REASEARCH & EDUCATION CENTER WEED GARDEN Lindsey Wiggins
EVALUATION OF VARIOUS MATERIALS FOR REDUCING PLANT INJURY BY THIELAVIOPSIS BASICOLA TO FLUE-CURED TOBACCO SEEDLINGS GROWING IN A T-RAIL GREENHOUSE SYSTEM Justin S Shealey
CORN SILAGE VARIETY EFFECT ON YIELD AND MILK PRODUCTION IN DAIRY COWS IN BROOKS COUNTY Garvie Nichols, Jr.
ALFALFA RUST CONTROL AND RESULTANT YIELDS - A COMPARISON OF HEADLINE AND ROUNDUP POWERMAX Michael D Rethwisch
"FORAGES: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE" 2013 ALABAMA FORAGE AND GRASSLAND CONFERENCE Jennifer M.Johnson
PERFORMANCE OF SEVENTEEN PUMPKIN VARIETIES GROWN IN NORTHERN UTAH Taun Beddes
ACCOMPLISH AS A NUTRIENT AND GROWTH ENHANCER FOR CORN PRODUCTION Edwin M.Lentz
2013 EVALUATION OF IN-FURROW AND FOLIAR FUNGICIDES FOR DISEASE CONTROL OF PEANUT CONTROL IN JAY, FLORIDA Libbie Johnson
WESTERN CORN ROOTWORM EDUCATION RELOADED: BACK TO THE BASICS. Dr.Curtis E Young
BIOCHAR AS AN AGRONOMIC FERTILIZER Dr.Jarrod O Miller

Animal Science Accepted Proposals

300 DAYS GRAZING PROGRAM INCREASES SAVINGS FOR PRODUCERS Daniel J.Griffin
EFFECT OF COW SIZE ON EFFICIENCY Wes Smith
IMPROVING HERD HEALTH OF BEEF CATTLE IN SOUTH FLORIDA Courtney Davis
BEEFSD: AN INTEGRATED AND INTENSIVE EXTENSION CURRICULUM FOR BEGINNING BEEF CATTLE PRODUCERS IN SOUTH DAKOTA Adele Harty
BOVINE RESPIRATORY DISEASE RISK REDUCTION FROM BLOODLINES TO FENCELINES Dr.Susan Kerr
OSU MEAT GOAT BOOT CAMP Jj Jones
SOUTH FLORIDA WINTER SUPPLEMENTATION SEMINAR Christa L.Kirby
GRAZING MANAGEMENT SCHOOL Lindsey Wiggins
REGIONAL APPROACH FOR VALUE ADDED LIVESTOCK OPPORTUNITIES IN VIRGINIA AND WEST VIRGINIA Rodney Leech
EVALUATING THE IMPACTS OF GRAZING MANAGEMENT CLINICS IN ALABAMA M.Kent Stanford

Climate and Agriculture Accepted Proposals

CLIMATE CHANGE RELATED EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS AND RISK MANAGEMENT OPTIONS FOR FAMILY FORESTS Dr.James Henderson
VEGETATION IMPACT PROGRAM: OPERATIONAL DECISION SUPPORT TOOLS FOR CLIMATE EXTREMES Molly Woloszyn
ENGAGING FARMERS, RESEARCHERS AND EXTENSION TO INTEGRATE CLIMATE INFORMATION TO ROW CROP PRODUCTION SYSTEMS IN THE SOUTHEAST Elena Toro Rogers
TRANSFORMING CLIMATE INFORMATION INTO USABLE TOOLS TO SUPPORT MIDWESTERN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION Hans F Schmitz
REGIONAL APPROACHES TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN PACIFIC NORTHWEST AGRICULTURE Aaron D Esser
NEW CATTLE STRESS INDEX - COMPREHENSIVE CLIMATE INDEX Albert Sutherland
1895 TO 2013 PRECIPITATION AND AIR TEMPERATURE WEATHER AND CLIMATE GRAPHING TOOL Albert Sutherland
ADAPTING AGRICULTURE TO CLIMATE CHANGE USING COVER CROPS AND NO-TILL James Hoorman
DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AN ADVANCED IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM Mace Bauer
CLIMATE CHANGES MAY AFFECT VARIETAL DEVELOPMENT AND SELECTION OF WINTER CANOLA Edwin M.Lentz

Early Career Development Accepted Proposals

HOW TO GET PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNAL OF THE NACAA Dr.Stephen C.Brown
WORK LIFE BALANCE FOR THE EXTENSION PROFESSIONAL Stacey R Jones
USING AUTONOMOUS GROUPS TO DELIVER QUALITY PROGRAMS Chris L.Bruynis, PhD

Horticulture and Turfgrass Accepted Proposals

LEARNING FARM-TEACHING AGENTS AND PRODUCERS Sherry Beaty-Sullivan
ELDERBERRY CULTIVAR DEVELOPMENT IN MISSOURI Patrick L Byers
NOXIOUS WEEDS: A GROWING CONCERN Jeffrey E Banks
A GUIDE TO COMMON ORGANIC GARDENING QUESTIONS Katie Wagner
GARDENING QUESTIONS ONLINE VIA ASK A MASTER GARDENER (AKA ASK AN EXPERT) Pam Bennett
IMPROVING WATER QUALITY THROUGH FERTILIZER AND IRRIGATION EDUCATION: MY BREVARD YARD FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE INDIAN RIVER LAGOON Matt Lenhardt
HANDS-ON WORKSHOP AND DEMONSTRATION PLOTS HELP ORNAMENTAL CONTAINER GROWERS FIGHT WEEDS Shawn T.Steed
A DO-IT-YOURSELF HIGH TUNNEL FOR HIGH WINDS AND SPACE UTILITY Ronald K Patterson
THE BUCKEYE YARD AND GARDEN LINE NEWSLETTER: A NEWSLETTER WITH MULTIPLE IMPACTS. Dr.Curtis E Young
SCHOOL GARDEN SUPPORT: SUCCESS STORIES AND LESSONS LEARNED Theresa Badurek
ENGAGING HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATIONS TO REDUCE NUTRIENT RUNOFF IN STORMWATER PONDS Michelle Atkinson
CONSTRUCTING HORTICULTURAL BARRIERS FOR STORMWATER MANAGEMENT AND COASTAL LAKE PROTECTION William Sciarappa
ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE AND TRAINING OF NEW VOLUNTEERS FOR GROWTH AND RETENTION IN A RURAL MASTER GARDENER PROGRAM Edwin M.Lentz
HARNESSING VOLUNTEER SKILLS TO BUILD AN EFFECTIVE MASTER GARDENER PROGRAM Norma Samuel

Natural Resources Accepted Proposals

NATURE-BASED ENTERPRISE OPPORTUNITIES FOR PRIVATE LANDOWNERS Dr.Marina D'abreau Denny
THE EFFECT OF LARGE FIRE ON ASPEN RECRUITMENT Trent Wilde
RE-VEGETATION PROJECT FOR EMIGRATION CANYON SALT LAKE COUNTY Jerry Goodspeed
A YEAR OF AQUATIC PLANT MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE AS A REGIONAL AGENT WITH THE ALABAMA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SYSTEM: A LOOK INTO PRIVATE DEMAND, ISSUES, AND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES Norman V.Haley, III
THE ALABAMA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SYSTEM’S ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP CLINIC SERIES: A UNIQUE EXAMPLE OF PARTNERSHIP, FORMAT, AND IMPACT. Norman V.Haley, III
REGIONAL INVASIVE SPECIES MANAGEMENT AS A STATEWIDE EFFORT Laurel R.Gailor
NON-POINT SOURCE WATER QUALITY RISK ASSESSMENT FOR GRAZING AREAS Tipton Hudson
UNDERWATER AERATION AND ARTIFICIAL FLOATING WETLANDS TO TREAT WATER QUALITY NUTRIENT ISSUES IN PONDS Mike Haberland
WATERSHED PARTNERSHIP DETERMINES SOURCES OF FECAL CONTAMINATION IN THE UPPER COHANSEY WATERSHED Salvatore Mangiafico
THE EXPLORATION OF A FISH EXCHANGE TO REDUCE HUMAN CONSUMPTION OF CONTAMINANTS IN NEWARK, NJ Amy A Rowe
EXPERIMENTAL STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM IN CENTRAL IDAHO BRINGS RANCHERS AND LAND MANAGERS TOGETHER Sarah D Baker

Teaching and Educational Technologies Accepted Proposals

IMPROVED ONLINE EVALUATION RESPONSE FOR MULTI-DAY PROGRAMS: A NOVEL SURVEYMONKEY APPROACH Robert C Goodling, Jr.
REACHING A BROADER AUDIENCE WITH YOUTUBE VIDEOS Ronald K Patterson
ENHANCING DAIRY PRODUCER TOOLS AND EDUCATION THROUGH TECHNOLOGY Heather Weeks
BLENDING THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY WITH TRADITIONAL EXTENSION PROGRAMMING Chris L.Bruynis, PhD
FROM THE FIELD TO THE CLASSROOM: EXTENSION AGENTS PROVIING UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION Stephen John Komar, Jr.
DESIGNING INTERACTIVE NON-LINEAR EXTENSION PRESENTATIONS WITH SOZI Salvatore Mangiafico

Sustainable Agriculture Accepted Proposals

AQUAPONICS 101: A BEGINNER’S WORKSHOP TO SUSTAINABLE FOOD PRODUCTION FOR HOME GARDENERS AND SMALL FARMERS Blake Thaxton
THE WEST VIRGINIA URBAN AG CONFERENCE: SUPPORTING URBAN AG FROM THE GROUND UP John Porter
TRAINING IN SUSTAINABLE AGRICUTLURE FOR BEGINNING FARMERS AND RANCHERS Gary W.Lesoing
“VACANT TO VIBRANT” DAYTON, OHIO URBAN AGRICULTURE PILOT PROJECT Brad Bergefurd
USING PHOSPHORUS SPECIATION, COVER CROPS AND NO-TILL TO REDUCE PHOSPHORUS RUNOFF James Hoorman