- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
Mark Lubell, professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at UC Davis, will host a web chat to discuss social network analysis from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 12. Please register for “Extension 3.0: Agricultural Outreach & Education in the Age of Connectivity” at http://ucce.ucdavis.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=11163.
Lubell will cover
- 21st century agricultural knowledge networks
- Social relationships—participation, belief change, and practice
- Accelerating knowledge networks with information technology and social media
- Illustrating importance of boundary-spanning social networks in sustainable viticulture
- Cooperative Extension—Leveraging knowledge networks for sustainable food systems
The webinar will be on AdobeConnect and a ReadyTalk line will be set up for audio. Links will be emailed to registrants. On Twitter, follow #SustAgUC.
The sustainability webinar series is sponsored by the UC ANR Sustainable Food Systems Initiative, UC ANR Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program and Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis.
Tom Tomich, professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at UC Davis, W.K. Kellogg Endowed Chair in Sustainable Food Systems and director ASI and SAREP, kicked off the series with sustainability science. Neil McRoberts, assistant professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at UC Davis, discussed “Sustainability: Linking Theory to Practice.” Ermias Kebreab, professor in the Department of Animal Science at UC Davis and Sesnon Endowed Chair in Sustainable Agriculture, discussed "Environmental Sustainability of Animal Agriculture."
If you missed any of these webinars, recordings can be viewed at http://ucanr.edu/sites/StrategicInitiatives/Sustainable_Food_Systems/Outreach_814.