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Application for New Technologies for Ag Extension Extended to July 1st, 2022

The application due date for New Technologies for Ag Extension has been extended to July 1st, 2022. New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE) is a grant from USDA-NIFA in partnership with Oklahoma State University and it will begin its fourth year starting on September 1st, 2022. The Foundation is inviting your project and program teams aligned with USDA and ECOP strategic goals/priority program areas to apply and receive some funding and support from the Extension Foundation for one full...

Special Urban Extension Issue of the Journal of Human Sciences and Extension

The latest issue of the Journal of Human Sciences and Extension is now available online (Volume 10, Number 2). To access it, visit JHSE’s website at https://scholarsjunction.msstate.edu/jhse/vol10/iss2/ . This special issue of JHSE focuses on Extension engagement in urban communities. The 35 authors who contributed to this issue represent a range of geographic and programmatic viewpoints. Insights shared in this special issue demonstrate that diversity in our cities is multidimensional,...

Journal of Extension Seeks Associate Editor

https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/ Position Description Associate Editor, Journal of Extension The Journal of Extension seeks an associate editor who can review manuscripts dealing with a diverse set of topics, including social justice, disability, mental health, equity and belonging, and specialized populations. Commitment Term: 3 years (with an option to renew) Estimated Time Commitment: 3–5 hours per week on average Overview An Associate Editor (AE) contributes to ensuring that the...

We're Hiring! Impact Collaborative Program Coordinator

The Extension Foundation is seeking an individual to join our team as the Impact Collaborative Program Coordinator. This full-time position includes leading all functions of the Extension Foundation’s Impact Collaborative program. The Impact Collaborative Program Coordinator will work closely with the Extension Foundation Design Strategist and Extension Foundation Leadership Development Specialist to design, implement and assess successful offerings, including fostering the ongoing...

Application for New Technologies for Ag Extension is Now Open, Deadline June 20th, 2022.

New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE) is a grant from USDA-NIFA in partnership with Oklahoma State University and it will begin its fourth year starting on September 1st, 2022. The Foundation is inviting your project and program teams aligned with USDA and ECOP strategic goals/priority program areas to apply and receive some funding and support from the Extension Foundation for one full year. Programs with a special focus on diversity, equity and inclusion, and climate are encouraged but...

ICYMI: Innovative Online Extension Programming and Nutrition Research to Promote Current Dietary Guidelines Using Spices and Herbs

Last week, the Foundation hosted a wonderful group from Penn State University: Penny M. Kris-Etherton, PhD RD FAHA FNLA FASN CLS Mary Alice Gettings, MS,RDN,LDN,CDCES Samantha Zlotorzynski, MA,RDN Olivia Lawler Penn State Extension planned and conducted Let’s Cook at Home: Herbs and Spices webinar with live food demonstrations to introduce this topic to the public. The participant evaluations guided the design of an ongoing research project to evaluate the effectiveness of short online...

Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Extension of Financial Planning and Consumer Wellbeing

The University of Georgia (UGA) is seeking applicants for the tenure-track Assistant Professor of Extension for Financial Planning and Consumer Wellbeing (nine month, academic appointment) . The Department of Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer is one of the four academic units in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences. It offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees with an enrollment of approximately 320 undergraduate and 90 graduate students. Undergraduate programs include Financial...

Extension Foundation Announces Year 4 New Technologies for Ag Extension Funding Opportunity and Application Workshops

New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE) is a grant from USDA-NIFA in partnership with Oklahoma State University and it will begin its fourth year starting on September 1st, 2022. The Foundation is inviting your project and program teams aligned with USDA and ECOP strategic goals/priority program areas to apply and receive some funding and support from the Extension Foundation for one full year. Programs with a special focus on diversity, equity and inclusion, and climate are encouraged but...

Getting to the Heart of the Matter: COVID-19 Vaccination Education Survey

Cooperative Extension professionals across the system and at all levels are invited to share their opinions and experiences regarding COVID-19 vaccinations and vaccination education. This project is sponsored by the Extension Foundation and the Extension Collaborative on Immunization Teaching and Engagement (EXCITE). Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow Center for Media & Health Promotion Research , WSU Extension , and the WSU College of Education are conducting a needs...

Seeking input for New England’s livestock and poultry farm enhanced biosecurity plans

We are reaching out on behalf of the Secure Food Supply-New England Style project which is funded by the USDA’s 2020 National Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Program (NADPRP). This project and the research we are conducting is managed by Dr. Julie Smith at the University of Vermont (UVM) with assistance from the UVM Center for Rural Studies . The goal of the project is to improve foreign animal disease preparedness in New England. As part of the research study, we are reaching out...

Impact Collaborative Launches Three New Professional Development Series for 2022

For 2022, the Extension Foundation's Impact Collaborative Program has launched three new professional development series for Extension Foundation members : Extension Skills Each second Thursday of the month, the Impact Collaborative's Extension Skills series will provide an opportunity for Cooperative Extension professionals to build capacity with tools, processes and tech skills training. For March 2022, join Victor Villegas and Molly Immendorf as they share their favorite tools and tips...

Mass Media: Sustaining Pollinators Publication Reissued

The Mass Media: Sustaining Pollinators fieldbook published by Extension Foundation in 2020 is now available in a flipping book format to be consistent with other publications on the Extension Foundation’s new Publication Bookshelf on Connect Extension. The publication is a result of a three-year collaboration between the National Pesticide Safety Education Center (NPSEC) and a team from Prairie View A&M University in Texas. NPSEC has been supporting pollinator health since 2017,...

Head of McCormick Science Institute's Shout Out to Nutrition Education!

On Tuesday, January 18, 2022 the Executive Director of the McCormick Science Institute, Dr. Hamed Faridi, appeared on Progress, Potential, and Possibilities’ YouTube channel podcast . Dr. Faridi heavily showcased USDA, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans , and the Thrifty Food Plan given that this is the basis for MSI’s research program, as well as its translational work. Specifically: Throughout the interview, he highlighted the importance of USDA and its programs, citing the Dietary...

CENTRAL STATE UNIVERSITY 1890 LAND-GRANT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND ARD RESEARCH SCIENTIST JOINS NATIONWIDE CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING

Brandy Phipps, Ph.D., Central State University Assistant Professor and Project Leader for a recent historic $10 Million grant, joined notable leaders such as Senators Cory Booker and John Cornyn to discuss the need to invest in Sustainable Nutrition Science! WILBERFORCE, OH –Our Health, Our Planet, Our Future: The Urgent Need to Invest in Sustainable Nutrition Science congressional briefing, hosted by the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy and the Union of Concerned...

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The Extension Foundation was formed in 2006 by Extension Directors and Administrators. Today, the Foundation partners with Cooperative Extension through liaison roles and a formal plan of work with the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) to increase system capacity while providing programmatic services, and helping Extension programs scale and investigate new methods and models for implementing programs. The Foundation provides professional development to Cooperative Extension professionals and offers exclusive services to its members. In 2020 and 2021, the Extension Foundation has awarded 85% of its direct funding back to the Cooperative Extension System, 100% of funds are used to support Cooperative Extension initiatives. 

This technology 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 useat extension.org/terms.

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