Past Webinars

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Webinars

Webinar:CPlanner Oveview - Webinar presentation for Technical Service Providers and NRCS Staff
03/04/2011 Agenda: In this webinar we'll review how GeoAgro CPlanner can be used to connect to the NRCS National Conservation Planning Database, including how to obtain permissions from the producer and submit it to the field office, working on conservation plans, mapping, exchanging documents, and reporting to NRCS.
Webinar:From satellite to field decisions
03/17/2011 Agenda: Review farm history using information from previous crop seasons (Normalized Difference Vegetation Index - NDVI). Using NDVI for Monitoring crop health, scouting, and yield estimations. Using Chlorophyll maps for in-season Nitrogen applications and evaluation of protein content. Using Productivity maps to manage crop Management zones in an economically efficient and environmentally manner. Review of other remote sensing products.
Webinar:Precision Farming Overview
03/10/2011 Agenda: Definition of precision farming. Historical perspective. Technology components. Building a system. Future developments.
Webinar:Collecting data from the field with GPS and mobile devices
03/03/2011 - Planning field visits

- Soil sampling: directed soil sampling and grid sampling, to base VRT prescriptions - Other common applications: marking tile risers, buried lines, marking zones in the field, marking weeds and pest problems, different seed varieties, and others - Bringing GPS data from the field into the farm GIS - Using smartphones, tablets or notebooks to navigate farm layers in the field

Webinar: Creating, Presenting and Sharing your farm information
02/24/2011 - Using drawing tools to create your farm layout

- Communicate with maps, using symbology and labels - Creating commonly used maps – soils, topo, fields, etc. - Printout your maps or export as images - Export/import information in different formats. - Exchange layers or entire projects in single files - Share farm information using Google Earth and other tools

Webinar:Setting up your farm GIS project
02/17/2011 A.How is information projected in a map? / What type of data is used in a farm GIS?/ Standards used in GeoAgro GIS and Google Earth B.Digitizing or importing field boundaries C.Adding Imagery, web soil survey and other Land Resources Information to your project D.Working with layers E.Search, Explore, measure and query your maps
Webinar:Introduction – Online Course GIS Resources
02/10/2011
Agenda:A.Objectives of the course. B.How to use the e-learning system and the knowledgebase. C.GIS basics: What is a GIS? What is georeferenced information? D.Why are geospatial technologies important for farm management? E.Overview of geospatial technologies that will be reviewed used during the course. F.Overview of data collection devices that will be reviewed during the course. G.Install GeoAgro GIS & Google Earth H.Create a Project and add initial data for your State or Region
Webinar: The Importance of Quality Continuous No-tillage
01/12/2011
Agenda: No-till on the Plains and GeoAgro are pleased to invite you to this inaugural webinar for the No-till University. In this inaugural Speech, Dr. Rolf Derpsch will give an overview of present issues and opportunities for no-till adoption in the United States.
Webinar: Working with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
12/7/2010
Agenda: A. How do Certified Consultants (TSPs) and Conservation Districts work in cooperation with NRCS Programs. B. How is permission granted to access a producer's Conservation Plan information ('Customer Folder'). C. How does the Conservation Partner and the USDA Field Office exchange information. D. How to use GeoAgro CPlanner to access a customer's information, create plans and practices, report to NRCS and more.E. How to use GeoAgro GIS to help you with your mapping, field visits, and conservation planning operations.
Webinar: Precision farming overview
12/7/2010
Agenda: Definition of precision farming. Historical perspective. Technology components. Building a system. Future developments.
Webinar: From Satellite to Field Decisions
11/30/2010
Agenda: A. Remote Sensing and applications for Agriculture – Basic concepts B. Sample applications using Landsat Imagery (Using NDVI Maps for Scouting and Crop health monitoring, Using Productivity Maps to understand Variability)C. Sample applications using Rapideye Imagery (Chlorophyll Maps, NDVI Maps, Ground Cover Maps, Soil Brightness Maps)
Webinar: On-farm research
11/23/2010
Agenda: This webinar provides a basic understanding of on-farm research, designed to test new management practices or products for possible adoption into the general farm management system.
Webinar: Organizing and sharing your farm information
11/16/2010
Agenda: A. How is farm information organized? B. Navigating your maps C. Creating farm information D. Working with data structures E. Communicating with maps & presenting your information F. Sharing your information
Webinar: Setting up your Farm GIS project
11/09/2010
Agenda: A. Introduction B. Course overview - a bird's eye view of the Course modules C. Course methodology and e-learning resources D. Basic concepts for working with Georeferenced information
Webinar: New tools for conservation planning and doing business with the NRCS
8/26/2010
New tools are available for Technical Service Providers and other NRCS Partners working with Conservation Plans. In this webinar we will review how TSPs and Field offices exchange information, how Cplanner can give TSPs access to customer folders, and how GeoAgro GIS can help TSPs for their mapping purposes.
NRCS Maryland Field Offices Training
3/26/2010
NRCS Maryland State Office and GeoAgro organized this Webinar to provide an overview of the Conservation Transaction Plugin (CTP) and GeoAgro CPlanner to Maryland Technical Service Providers.
NRCS Maryland TSP Training
3/24/2010
NRCS Maryland State Office and GeoAgro organized this Webinar to provide an overview of the Conservation Transaction Plugin (CTP) and GeoAgro CPlanner to Maryland Technical Service Providers.