Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology in Florida | July 17 @ 1 P.M. Eastern

Chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) is an emerging public health concern for agricultural workers in various regions within the subtropics and tropics. The pathologic mechanisms leading to this form of nephropathy remain a mystery, but the process appears to be multifactorial. Join this webinar to learn about an ongoing research project investigating the […]

Advancing Agricultural Health and Safety: Insights from the NC Agromedicine Institute | April 17 @ 11 A.M. Eastern

The North Carolina Agromedicine Institute is a University of North Carolina inter-institutional institute dedicated to identifying and addressing the health and safety risks of farmers, foresters, fishermen, their families, and communities in North Carolina. With a goal to reduce injury and illness, the Center conducts research that leads to practical solutions and develops effective educational […]

The state of knowledge regarding climate change and variability impacts on adaptation options for Florida agriculture, forestry and rangelands | November 15 @ 11 A.M. Eastern

As the climate continues to change and become more variable, the working lands of Florida will experience increased production risks from hurricanes, drought, saltwater intrusion, flooding, insect, disease, and wildfire. Additionally, working conditions will likely deteriorate as air temperatures rise.  The causes of these stresses are complex, and cannot be easily solved.  However, producers can […]

AgroClimate: Tools for managing climate risk in agriculture | September 13 @ 11 A.M. Eastern

AgroClimate is an innovative web-resource for decision-support and learning about the effects of weather and climate on agriculture. It provides interactive tools and climate information to improve resource use efficiency and to reduce crop production risk associated with climate variability and change. In our upcoming webinar, hear from Clyde Fraisse as he shares about how AgroClimate […]