Skip to main content

News

Agent Career Commitment Survey

A team of Extension researchers in the Western states are conducting research on Agent career commitment. We invite you to assist this team in helping to better understand commitment and what impacts it. Please complete this 15-minute survey to develop understanding about how various factors in your life influence your career commitment. https://montana.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ergsekMPv8iDa7k

FALCON 2023 Annual Conference registration is now Open. Please Register Now!

Register Now! Dear 1994 Land-grant Colleagues and FALCON members, The First Americans Land-Grant Consortium (FALCON) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its 19 th Annual Conference, scheduled for October 13-15, 2023, at the Hilton Denver City Center, Denver, Colorado. Please register for the conference now. As always, the conference will include sessions in 1994 land-grant teaching, extension programs and research that benefit Native American students, communities,...

EXCITE Launches Implementation Phase for 33 Immunization Education Projects/37 Land-grant Universities

Cooperative Extension has been given the opportunity to continue immunization education work through the Extension Collaborative on Immunization Teaching and Engagement (EXCITE). The Extension Foundation, in cooperation with the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP), through an Interagency Agreement with the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are funding the Cooperative Extension System to increase...

USDA Announces Funding for 33 Institutions for $262.5M Investment through NEXTGEN Opportunity

The Extension Foundation (EXF) was awarded by USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) in the Fall of 2022 to serve as the Technical Service Provider for the NEXTGEN Funding Opportunity. According to USDA-NIFA, “...the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) ‘ From Learning to Leading: Cultivating the Next Generation of Diverse Food and Agriculture Professionals Program ’ (NextGen) will enable eligible institutions, from New York to the Northern Mariana Islands, to...

The National Meat Summits Steering Committee: Introduction and Opportunities to Collaborate

Are you working to support meat supply chains in your region? Interested in learning from other efforts happening across the U.S.? Join us for this webinar to learn about the recently formed National Meat Summits Steering Committee, which works to build connections, increase knowledge, grow collective skills and advance market opportunities for local and regional meat supply chains. The webinar will also provide lessons learned from the 2023 Mountain Meat Summit and International Livestock...

June 22nd: Let's Cook at Home: Herbs and Spices, Penn State University

June 22nd, 2023: 12 PM ET $10 REGISTER HERE! Join us for Let's Cook at Home: Herbs and Spices , a virtual cooking class to learn about cooking delicious foods with herbs and spices and creating a healthy eating pattern that tastes great! In this event, we invite you to discover new recipe ideas using herbs and spices to enhance the aroma and flavor of foods. We hope you can join us! Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinar. Registrants will also receive access to...

USDA Studies Determine that the Way We Treat Our Land Impacts Water Availability

Studies by USDA Agricultural Research Service Determine that the Way We Treat Our Land Impacts Water Availability Media Contact : Maribel.Alonso@usda.gov What impact, if any, do farming and ranching practices have on how much water is available downstream? That was the question scientists at the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Agroclimate and Hydraulic Engineering Research Unit in El Reno, Oklahoma, set out to answer in a series of studies conducted in Central and Western Oklahoma.

Dam Safety Awareness Day: How Does a Changing Climate Impact Dams? USDA Scientists are Looking for Answers

How Does a Changing Climate Impact Dams? The Agriculture Research Service is Looking for the Answers Media contact : Maribel.Alonso@usda.gov How do the extreme weather changes resulting from climate change impact the condition of our nation’s aging dams? Do sudden shifts from extreme precipitation events to flash droughts put this infrastructure at risk? These are the types of questions researchers like Dr. Sherry Hunt, a research leader and acting location coordinator at the USDA...

Extension Foundation National Professional Development Needs Assessment

The Extension Foundation invites Cooperative Extension to participate in a survey to identify professional development needs for Cooperative Extension professionals at 1862, 1890, and 1994 Land-grant universities in the US and US territories. We estimate the survey will take roughly 10 minutes to complete. Findings from this survey will be used to determine future direction for the Extension Foundation as well as being shared widely across all Cooperative Extension organizations. Please use...

Building Resilient Families: How New Technologies for Ag Extension is Serving the Heart & Hope Program from the University of Nevada, Reno

New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE) is a grant from USDA-NIFA in partnership with Oklahoma State University and is currently in its fourth year. Since 2019, the Extension Foundation has served 72 leaders and programs from across Cooperative Extension to help strengthen their programs and make a greater local impact in the communities they serve. Programs that applied for NTAE each year were competitively selected and aligned with USDA and Extension Committee on Organization and Policy...

Extension Climate Field Specialist, South Dakota State University Extension

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension is searching for an Extension Climate Field Specialist I. This is a 12-month, full-time, benefit-eligible position available in one of our regional extension centers located in Watertown, Mitchell, or Pierre, SD. This position is supervised by the Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Leader and is affiliated with the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. The successful candidate will specifically address climate resiliency...

Extension Foundation Welcomes Comptroller to Team

The Extension Foundation welcomes Arielle Y. Smith, CPA, as its new Comptroller. Smith is a certified public accountant with a Masters of Business Administration with Accounting emphasis and a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Texas Woman’s University in Denton, TX. Prior to joining the Extension Foundation, Smith served as an Accounting Manager at Easter Seals of Greater Houston, United Way of Greater Houston, and as a Senior Auditor for Harper & Pearson Company. The Extension...

Post

About the Extension Foundation

This website is supported in part by New Technologies for Ag Extension (funding opportunity no. USDA-NIFA-OP-010186), grant no. 2023-41595-41325 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or the Extension Foundation. For more information, please visit extension.org. You can view the terms of use at extension.org/about/terms.

×
×
×