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This is a database available for all Cooperative Extension professionals that contains subject matter content or programming process model publications developed by the Extension Foundation and project/program fellows.

This work is supported in part by New Technologies for Ag Extension grant no. 2020-41595-30123 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.

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Wellness in Tough Times Toolkit

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Authors (Name, Email, Institution)

Susan Harris, susan.harris@unl.edu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Soni Cochran, scochran@unl.edu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Kerry Elsen, kelsen2@unl.edu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Kayla Hinrichs, khinrichs3@unl.edu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Julien Hoffman, julien.hoffman@unl.edu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Michelle Krehbiel, mkrehbiel2@unl.edu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Brandy VanDeWalle, bvandewalle2@unl.edu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Publication Description

The “Wellness in Tough Times Toolkit" publication contains resources, stories, and lessons learned by an NTAE team and partners in Nebraska.  The Wellness in Tough Times (WTT) project supports Nebraskans affected by multiple stressors: The continuing downturn in the agricultural economy, a year of record-breaking disasters that impacted Nebraskans from border-to-border, and a global pandemic created challenges that took us all into uncharted waters.

The Google Earth Pro Pilot A Model for Creating Innovative Extension Curriculum

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Authors (Name, Email, Institution)

Sergio Arispe, Ph.D., PAS, rispes@oregonstate.edu, Oregon State University

Publication Description

This ePublication, The Google Earth Pro Pilot: A Model for Creating Innovative Extension Curriculum, provides an integrative model that Extension professionals can use to restructure existing curriculum or
create new curriculum that is technologically innovative and can serve audiences online, face to face (FTF), or in a format that combines virtual and in-person learning.

Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery: Creating a Virtual Conference for Low-Resourced Communities

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Authors (Name, Email, Institution)

Krystle J. Allen, krystle_washington@suagcenter.com, Southern University Agricultural Research & Extension Center
Marlin Ford, marlin_ford@suagcenter.com, Southern University Agricultural Research & Extension Center
Kiyana Kelly, kiyana_kelly@suagcenter.com, Southern University Agricultural Research & Extension Center
Angell C. Jordan, angell_jordan@suagcenter.com, Southern University Agricultural Research & Extension Center

Publication Description

This book documents the process used to develop a virtual conference for low-resourced communities focusing on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery. We believe this is a model other Extension teams can adapt and use.

Navigating the Grocery Store Aisle: Understanding "Non-GMO" & Other Food Labels

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Authors (Name, Email, Institution)

Stacey Stearns, stacey.stearns@uconn.edu, University of Connecticut
Cristina Connolly, cristina.connolly@uconn.edu, University of Connecticut

Publication Description

Navigating the grocery store aisle is challenging - This guide shares how an interactive mobile app was developed to understand "non-GMO" & other food labels.

The Juntos Program: An Extension Program’s Journey to Serving a Growing Community

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Authors (Name, Email, Institution)

Diana Urieta, dmurieta@ncsu.edu, North Carolina State University

Publication Description

Juntos focuses on educating high school Latinx students and their families with the knowledge, skills, and resources to ensure high school graduation and increase college access and attendance rates. We will share this journey of expansion beyond North Carolina.

Prescribed Fire Education & Training: From the Extension Fire Program at Oregon State University

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Carrie Berger, carrie.berger@oregonstate.edu, Oregon State University

Publication Description

Prescribed fire is the intentional application of fire that minimizes the risk of wildfires, ensuring that landscapes and watersheds are resilient, healthy, and productive. We hope you are inspired to develop a prescribed fire program to meet the diverse landscape in your state.

Building Farm and Farm Family Resilience in our Communities: A Guide for Extension Professionals to Engage Strategically

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Bonnie Braun, bbraun@umd.edu, University of Maryland
Maria Pippidis, pippidis@udel.edu, University of Delaware

Publication Description

The purpose of this guide is to strengthen the ability of Extension professionals to reduce risk and stressors and increase the resilience of farms and farming families within the context of a socioecological framework. The guide was created to help professionals think and act through a research-based, theory-informed, multidisciplinary approach to addressing problems and issues, and creating solutions.

Using American Community Survey to Understand Your Community

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Teja Pristavec, teja.pristavec@coleridgeinitiative.org, University of Virginia
Morgan Stockham, mes5bu@virginia.edu, Claremont Graduate University

Publication Description

This publication will show you how to use data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) to find and interpret valuable information about your community that will help you make data-driven decisions.

 

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