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

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

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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

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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

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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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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 Agriculture Extension grant no. 2020-41595-30123 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture and membership funding. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the content are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. For more information, please visit extension.org. You can view the terms of useat extension.org/terms.

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