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Ecosystem Services in Working Lands Practice and Policy of the U.S. Northeast: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities for Producers and Extension Webinar

MelaniePugsley ·
Register for webinar HERE May 24th, 2022 2 PM - 3 PM ET The Extension Foundation and Extension Northeast Ecosystem Services Assessment Fellows invite you to a webinar to discuss their Extension Foundation publication on the recently-completed ecosystem service landscape assessment, which analyzed provisioning programs and policies across the U.S. Northeast. This report documents the results from a regional assessment of over 1,300 ecosystem service provisioning programs and policies across...
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New Project Videos on the EXCITE Dashboard

MelaniePugsley ·
EXCITE announces a new interactive Dashboard that displays data of the 72 "Education" programs and 24 "Pilot Projects" of the EXCITE program. This Dashboard was created so anyone can view details and data of their local Extension immunization education projects. The Dashboard data and videos communicate EXCITE's reach, value, and story. The project videos help showcase the success multiple institutions across diverse populations have had in reaching and educating their audience despite the...
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New publication explores Utah State Extension's remote work program

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
A new publication - Making Remote Work: Extension program boosts opportunities, salaries in rural Utah - is available from the Extension Foundation. The publication shares the story of Utah State University’s Rural Online Initiative (ROI), a training and certification program launched in 2018 to boost the capacity of program participants to be effective remote workers. Since its launch, more than 300 rural residents have secured employment after completing the Master Remote Work Professional...
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Central State University Professor Featured on The Sweaty Penguin Podcast

Central State Extension ·
Dr. Brandy Phipps Speaks on Sustainability in the Cannabis Industry Wilberforce, OH — Central State University Assistant Professor of Food, Nutrition and Health, Brandy Phipps, Ph.D., was recently featured on The Sweaty Penguin, a comedy environmental podcast, in partnership with Peril and Promise, a PBS/WNET public media initiative on climate change. The Sweaty Penguin invited Dr. Phipps to join the conversation to discuss her research which focuses on biomolecules in plant extracts and...
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University of New Hampshire Extension seeks State Specialist, Entomology and Integrated Pest Management

Victoria Rappeport ·
The Extension state specialist in entomology and integrated pest management provides statewide leadership in agricultural integrated pest management, undertaking engaged outreach as the state’s IPM coordinator and serving as project director on Extension's federally funded IPM Extension Implementation Plan. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position based at the University of New Hampshire’s Durham, N.H. campus. The specialist will collaborate with faculty, Extension specialists, and...
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University of New Hampshire Extension seeks State Specialist, Plant Pathology

Victoria Rappeport ·
UNH Extension seeks State Specialist, Plant Pathology The Extension state specialist in plant pathology directs and operates all aspects of the UNH-Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab, including diagnosis of plant health problems and communication of results, maintaining sample information and data, and supervising staff. The UNH-PDDL provides diagnostic services for plant health issues for commercial producers, home horticulturists, landscapers, turf managers, arborists, extension staff, state and...
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Indigenous Food Sovereignty Publication Reissued as Flipping Book

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
Kemēcemenaw: Tribal Extension Partnerships That Support Indigenous Food Sovereignty on the Menominee Indian Reservation has been reissued as a flipping book by the Extension Foundation. The publication describes the Menominee Indigenous food system initiative, a collaborative project between the 1994 College of Menominee and UW Madison Extension. It shares information and resources about Menominee food sovereignty projects, programs, and activities. It also includes valuable information...
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"Join Us on the Path": New publication details online engagement hub project

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
The Extension Foundation has added a new title to its library. Join Us on the Path: The Engagement Hub was w ritten by Catherine Leach and Pam Doherty of the University of New Hampshire (UNH). The case study details their teams' efforts to develop The Engagement Hub, an innovative, personalized online hub for students, educators, alumni, and community members. The hub aims to create a community of lifelong learners and equip the workforce with knowledge and skills to gain a competitive...
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Clearinghouse for Cleaner Water: New publication explores online resource hub project

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
The Extension Foundation has added a new title to its library. Clearinghouse for Cleaner Water: University of Minnesota Hub was w ritten by Anne Nelson and Anne Sawyer of the University of Minnesota (UMN) Extension. The UMN team is creating the Watershed Engagement Programming (WEP) Hub to support watershed-related outreach and engagement efforts to help address the state’s efforts to improve water quality. The team decided to create the Hub after surveying several dozen soil and water...
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Extension Foundation Announces Year 4 (2022-2023) New Technologies for Ag Extension Projects

Aaron Weibe ·
Fifty-seven applications were submitted by 36 Land-grant universities in response to the RFA shared by the Extension Foundation in April, 2022, for New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE). The Extension Foundation will be supporting 39 projects across Cooperative Extension as part of its fourth year of the NTAE program. This program is made possible by funding from USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) through a partnership with Oklahoma State University and the Extension...
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A Template for Better Health: New publication details Diabetes Prevention Online Toolkit

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
The Extension Foundation has added a new title to its library. A Template for Better Health: Diabetes Prevention Program Toolkit was w ritten by Vanessa da Silva, an assistant professor and Extension specialist at the University of Arizona and an NTAE Fellow. The publication details the process undertaken by a national team of Extension experts to create an online hub to encourage and support Extension’s adoption of the CDC’s Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). The toolkit is a critical part...
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NEW: National Extension Tourism (NET) Conference Proceedings Available

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
The Extension Foundation has added a new title to its library that documents a wide array of tourism-related applied research and outreach programs. The National Extension Tourism 2021 Conference Proceedings - published with support from the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development Center (NERCRD) - is now available online. The mission of the National Extension Tourism network (NET) is to integrate research, education, and outreach within Cooperative Extension and Sea Grant to support...
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New Publication Available: Siempre Juntos (Forever Juntos)

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
Siempre Juntos (Forever Juntos) is available on the Extension Foundation bookshelf in a flipping book format. The Juntos program focuses on educating high school Latinx students and equipping their families with the knowledge, skills, and resources to ensure high school graduation and increase college access and attendance rates. This publication provides an overview of a sustainability guide that the North Carolina State University Juntos team created, and provides tips for creating Juntos...
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Extension's Role in Addressing Social Isolation.

Adam T Hughes ·
At a recent Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Community and Public Health Program Work Team (PWT) meeting, the topic of social isolation was discussed. Groups of Extension educators from across New York State spoke about how their existing work supports people navigating social isolation. There were also a number of ideas on how Extension could play a larger role in partnership with other health-focused community-based organizations to address this issue. What are folks doing in your LGU...

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