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These pages are designed to provide current information to farmers, ranchers and educators about the challenges in today’s agricultural economy. The webinars and tools found here are some of the best currently available.

Schedule- a listing of live webinars open to the general public on a variety of topics

Speakers- a listing of speakers presenting in our webinars

Webinars- access to recordings of live events listed on the Schedule. These pages also offer the opportunity to engage others in discussion about the topics covered. Click here to access the live webinars at the scheduled times.

Register- click here to register with Ag In Uncertain Times and contribute to the ongoing dialog found in the Webinars section described above. We promise you will not receive spam email as a result of registering on our system.

Direct Links to Webinar Materials
The 2014 Farm Bill: Specialty Crop Programs, Food Safety & FSMA and Thoughts for the Future
* Access the April 14th, 2014 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Daniel Sumner, Betsy Bihn, and Shannon Neibergs.
* Access the April 14th, 2014 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Daniel Sumner, Betsy Bihn, and Shannon Neibergs.

The 2014 Farm Bill: Nutrition & Food Policy, Trade Implications and Research Title Highlights
* Access the April 7th, 2014 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Helen Chipman, John VanSickle, John King and Kelly Day-Rubenstein.
* Access the April 7th, 2014 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Helen Chipman, John VanSickle, John King and Kelly Day-Rubenstein.

The 2014 Farm Bill: Conservation Title, Horticulture & Beginning Farmer Programs
* Access the March 31st, 2014 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by George Frisvold, Alba J. Collart and George Haynes.
* Access the March 31st, 2014 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by George Frisvold, Alba J. Collart and George Haynes.

The 2014 Farm Bill: Commodity Programs & Crop Insurance
* Access the March 24th, 2014 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Art Barnaby, Jody Campiche and Joe Outlaw.
* Access the March 24th, 2014 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Art Barnaby, Jody Campiche and Joe Outlaw.

The 2014 Farm Bill: Dairy Margin & Livestock Disaster Programs
* Access the March 17th, 2014 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Brian Gould and Eric Belasco.
* Access the March 17th, 2014 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Brian Gould and Eric Belasco.

The 2014 Farm Bill: An Overview
* Access the March 3rd, 2014 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Vincent Smith, Jonathan Coppess, and Nathan Smith.
* Access the March 3rd, 2014 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Vincent Smith, Jonathan Coppess, and Nathan Smith.

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Its Impact on Artisan Cheesemakers
  The Washington State Department of Agriculture wishes to thank the presenters for their contributions to this conversation. Comments or opinions expressed are those of their respective contributors only and do not necessarily represent the views of WSDA.
* Access the September 12th, 2013 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Dennis D’Amico and Lori Babcock.
* Access the September 12th, 2013 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Dennis D’Amico and Lori Babcock.

Food Safety for Small‐scale Farmers
* Access the May 7th, 2013 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Paul Vossen.
* Access the May 7th, 2013 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Paul Vossen.

Developing Food Products: Laws and Regulations and Options
* Access the Febraury 14th, 2013 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Karin Allen.
* Access the Febraury 14th, 2013 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Karin Allen.

Drought Outlook: 2013
* Access the January 22nd, 2013 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by David Anderson, Elwynn Taylor, and Vincent Smith.
* Access the January 22nd, 2013 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by David Anderson, Elwynn Taylor, and Vincent Smith.

Tax and Financial Risks Due to Drought and Disaster
* Access the December 7th, 2012 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by J.C. Hobbs, Danny Klinefelter and Roger McEowen.
* Access the December 7th, 2012 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by J.C. Hobbs, Danny Klinefelter and Roger McEowen.

Managing Drought and Disaster Impacts
* Access the November 20th, 2012 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Erica Rosa-Sanko. Katelyn McCullock, Dr. Rachel Endecott, and Jeffrey Tranel.
* Access the November 20th, 2012 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Erica Rosa-Sanko. Katelyn McCullock, Dr. Rachel Endecott, and Jeffrey Tranel.

Land Leases: Share, Cash, and Flexible Arrangements in Changing Times
* Access the May 16th, 2012 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Kevin Dhuyvetter, William Edwards, and Ray Massey.
* Access the May 16th, 2012 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Kevin Dhuyvetter, William Edwards, and Ray Massey.

The Speed of Change National Webconference
* Access the March 14th, 2012 – Session A: Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Gregory Gilpin and Vincent Smith.
* Access the March 14th, 2012 – Session B: Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Ed Usset, Randy Fortenbery and Shannon Neibergs.
* Access the March 14th, 2012 – Session C: Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Derrell Peel and Katelyn McCullock.
* Access the March 14th, 2012 – Session D: Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Trevor Suslow and Marco Palma.
* Access the March 14th, 2012 – Session A: PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Ed Usset, Randy Fortenbery and Shannon Neibergs.
* Access the March 14th, 2012 – Session B: PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Gregory Gilpin and Vincent Smith.
* Access the March 14th, 2012 – Session C: PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Derrell Peel and Katelyn McCullock.
* Access the March 14th, 2012 – Session D: PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Trevor Suslow and Marco Palma.

Regional Perspectives on Economic Forces Shaping Land Asset Values
* Access the December 13th, 2011 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Mike Duffy, Roger Cramer and Damona Doye.
* Access the December 13th, 2011 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Mike Duffy, Roger Cramer and Damona Doye.

Farmers Dealing with the Commercialization of Cellulosic Biofuels
* Access the April 20th, 2011 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Francis Epplin and Cole Gustafson.
* Access the April 20th, 2011 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Francis Epplin and Cole Gustafson.

Ag and the Tax Relief Act of 2010 – Key Changes for Farmers and Ranchers
* Access the February 7th, 2011 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Gary Hoff and Ruby Ward.
* Access the February 7th, 2011 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Gary Hoff and Ruby Ward.

Managing Volatility In Agriculture Web Seminar Series
* Access the December 16th, 2010 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Roberta Cook and Kynda Curtis.
* Access the December 16th, 2010 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Roberta Cook and Kynda Curtis.
* Access the December 15th, 2010 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Ed Allen and Duane Griffith.
* Access the December 15th, 2010 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Ed Allen and Duane Griffith.
* Access the December 9th, 2010 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Gary Brester and John Hewlett.
* Access the December 9th, 2010 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Gary Brester and John Hewlett.
* Access the December 8th, 2010 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Daniel Sumner and Danny Klinefelter.
* Access the December 8th, 2010 PowerPoint slides, from presentations made by Daniel Sumner and Danny Klinefelter.

Managing Ag Enterprises in Uncertain Times
* Access the December 16th, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including the presentations by John Nelson, Trent Teegerstrom, and Jon Newkirk.
* View December 16th, 2009 PowerPoint slides from the presentations by John Nelson, Trent Teegerstrom, and Jon Newkirk.
* Access the December 9th, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including the presentations by Jon Newkirk, HL Goodwin, Don Tilmon, Dave Goeller, and Bob Craven.
* View December 9th, 2009 PowerPoint slides from the presentations by Jon Newkirk, HL Goodwin, Don Tilmon, Dave Goeller, and Bob Craven.
* Access the December 2nd, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including the presentation by Jason Henderson.
* View December 2nd, 2009 PowerPoint slides from the presentation by Jason Henderson.

Operating in risky environments
* Access the November 18th, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Duane Griffith, John Hewlett and Jay Parsons.
* View November 18th, 2009 PowerPoint slides from the presentations by Duane Griffith, John Hewlett and Jay Parsons.
* Access the November 4th, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Gary Brester and John Hewlett.
* View November 4th, 2009 PowerPoint slides from the presentations by Gary Brester and John Hewlett.

Families facing uncertainty in agriculture
* Access the October 21st, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Ruth Hambleton and Bob Fetsch.
* View October 21st, 2009 PowerPoint slides from the presentations by Ruth Hambleton and Bob Fetsch.
* Access the October 20th, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including the presentation by by Norm Dalsted and Ken Copple.
* View October 20th, 2009 PowerPoint slides from the presentation by Norm Dalsted and Ken Copple.
* Access the October 14th, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Elaine Froese, Jeff Tranel and Michael Rosmann.
* View October 14th, 2009 PowerPoint slides from the presentations by Elaine Froese, Jeff Tranel and Michael Rosmann.
* Access the October 7th, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Dave Goeller and Jay Gordon.
* View October 7th, 2009 PowerPoint slides from the presentations by Dave Goeller and Jay Gordon.

Operating in the face of uncertain markets
* Access the September 23rd, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Dawn Thilmany and Raleigh Curtis.
* View September 23rd, 2009 PowerPoint slides from the presentations by Dawn Thilmany and Raleigh Curtis.
* Access the September 17th, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Russ Tronstad and Rod Sharp.
* View September 17th, 2009 PowerPoint slides from the presentations by Russ Tronstad and Rod Sharp.
* Access the September 16th, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Ed Ussett and Dillon Feuz.
* View September 16th, 2009 PowerPoint slides from the presentations by Ed Ussett and Dillon Feuz.
* Access the September 9th, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files, including presentations by Matt Roberson and Jim Robb.
* View September 9th, 2009 PowerPoint slides from the presentations by Matt Robertson and Jim Robb.

Operating in the face of uncertain credit
* View the June 24th, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files by Duane Griffith and Dale Nordquist.
* View the June 24th, 2009 PowerPoint slides by Duane Griffith and Dale Nordquist.
* Click here to access the first three webinars in MP3 format.
* View the June 17th, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files from the panel presentation by Joel Lorenzen, Cori Price, and Bob Syron.
* View June 17th, 2009 PowerPoint slides from the panel presentation by Joel Lorenzen, Cori Price, and Bob Syron.
* View the June 10th, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files from the panel presentation by Jay Penick, Curt Covington, and Chris Beyerhelm.
* Access the June 10th, 2009 PowerPoint slides in PDF format.
* View the June 9th, 2009 Webinar recordings via online video or MP3 files for Dr. David Kohl.
* Access the June 9th, 2009 PowerPoint slides used by Dr. Kohl in PDF format.

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