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Re: Celebrating (or at least dealing with) Failure

Jessica B. ·
An example of failure - improper use of "it's" instead of its 😁
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1890 Extension Leadership Academy Prepares Future Leaders To Act As Change Agents, Creates Culture of Innovation

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
The 1890s Extension Leadership Academy (ELA) is designed to prepare future and upcoming leaders in Cooperative Extension to act as change agents, with the goal of creating a culture that encourages and sustains innovation. The academy seeks to equip leaders to respond to critical challenges proactively. The ELA is offered in collaboration with Fort Valley State University & Extension Foundation , alongside key partners from Kentucky State University and Lincoln University. The most...
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How Networks Can Help Reduce Stress

Jessica B. ·
Does your network help reduce your stress? Earlier this year, we had the opportunity to talk with Naava Frank and Ziva Mann, authors of the article " How to Reduce Stress and Increase Learning: The Power of Professional Networks ." Join us as we discuss how our network connections can help support us in difficult times. Naava is the director of Knowledge Communities where she consults to foundations and nonprofits to launch and support the growth of networks and communities of practice. Ziva...
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New Connect Extension Podcast Episodes

Aaron Weibe ·
The Extension Foundation has had the pleasure of hosting a number of outstanding individuals across Cooperative Extension for our Connect Extension podcast. The Connect Extension Podcast is available in most places podcasts are available. Here is a listing of some of our more recent episodes: Episode 16: Navigating the Grocey Store Aisle: Understanding Food Marketing Labels In this episode, we connect with Stacey Stearns from the University of Connecticut Extension on a project she is...
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ICYMI: Connect Extension Chat: Adding DEI In Position Descriptions

MelaniePugsley ·
On Tuesday, June 29 th Extension Professionals took part in a virtual chat to discuss and share how they incorporate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) into their position descriptions. The chat was attended by professionals from across the country and facilitated by LeChé McGill, the Human Resource Business Partner at UC ANR. The attendees in this chat were at various levels and stages of incorporating DEI into position descriptions, yet everyone had a strong desire to engage in the...
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New Connect Extension Podcast Episodes: Juntos National Roadtrip

Aaron Weibe ·
The Juntos program out of NC State University has been receiving support from the Extension Foundation through New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE). The NTAE program is funded by USDA-National Institute of Food & Ag through a partnership with Oklahoma State University. The Juntos program, like others served through NTAE, receive one-year of support from the Extension Foundation and its services to help accelerate their work. We had the pleasure of working with Diana Urieta, Senior...
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Unpeeled: The Case Files of Maya McCluen Game is Available for Extension Programs

Stacey Stearns ·
Navigating the grocery store aisle is challenging for many consumers—especially those who want to buy the most nutritious food and stay within their budget. The University of Connecticut (UConn) Extension New Technologies in Agricultural Extension (NTAE) team developed an interactive learning activity (or game), Unpeeled: The Case Studies of Maya McCluen . Our team sought to clarify food marketing labels and empower consumers to make science-based decisions while shopping. We hosted a...
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Re: New Connect Extension Podcast Episodes: Juntos National Roadtrip

Judith Schoenfelder ·
Excellent! University of Idaho Jerome County Extension Juntos 4-H shines as a pathway to academic success. Thank you North Carolina State University.
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Re: New Connect Extension Podcast Episodes: Juntos National Roadtrip

Russell Hill ·
Great work Diana, Aaron, and Claudia (amongst all the other amazing people across the extension world) for putting together a great podcast!
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Re: New Connect Extension Podcast Episodes: Juntos National Roadtrip

Diana M Urieta ·
I learned and gained from all the states who shared their Juntos stories in these podcasts. There is no way the Juntos Program would be where we are today without the work of some amazing Extension/4-H professionals. Onward Juntos!
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Practice Your ABCD's

Karl Bradley ·
Sir Richard Branson has started around 256 different companies. After that many, who's counting anymore!? How can someone be curious enough about that many things to start something in each of them? "Creativity is characterized by the ability to perceive the world in new ways, find hidden patterns, make connections between seemingly unrelated phenomena and generate solutions." -Steve Jobs Branson does this by practicing his ABCD's: Always Be Connecting the Dots. "Be on the lookout for what...
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Risky?

Karl Bradley ·
Starting any new venture can be scary. Deciding to tap into our creative entrepreneurial spirit can take a lot of courage, patience & a bit of ignoring our insecurities. "Why not go out on a limb? That's where the fruit is!" -Mark Twain Recently heard Tim Ferriss Podcast interview with Sir Richard Branson. One of the stories Branson told was of how he got into the airline business. He was trying to get home after a 3-week business trip when his flight was cancelled. He really wanted to...
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GPCAH FarmSafe podcast dropping tomorrow

Jennifer Janine Patterson ·
Please tune in to the GPCAH FarmSafe podcast this Wednesday, December 8, and listen to our latest episode. In this episode, we talk about lighting and marking and how they increase visibility of farm vehicles and equipment on roadways. Reflective tape and slow-moving vehicle emblems draw the other driver’s attention to the agricultural vehicle which may give them more time to adjust their speed and decrease the likelihood of a crash. Listen at bit.ly//GotoFarmSafe or wherever you usually...
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Extension Foundation 2021 End of Year Update

Aaron Weibe ·
Dear Extension Colleagues, It has been our pleasure to serve the Cooperative Extension System this past year and we are excited for the work ahead in 2022. We wanted to provide an update to all of you about how the Extension Foundation has partnered with Cooperative Extension this past year and our progress towards making a greater impact on local issues. We thank you all for the work you do everyday in your states and communities, and we wish all of you a happy and restful holiday season.
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Head of McCormick Science Institute's Shout Out to Nutrition Education!

Shelley Maniscalco ·
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...
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Moving Toward Inclusive Practice

Anita Harris Hering ·
How do we start engaging people in marginalized communities and why is th i s important? What does it mean to “come in differently?” Are helping professionals able to tell a well-meaning question from one with judgment behind it? Dr. Anne Phibbs poses these questions and more in OneOp’s podcast series entitled, Moving Toward Inclusive Practice with Dr. Anne Phibbs . By tuning in, each episode may help you on your journey toward a more inclusive, culturally-informed way of working. Hosted by...
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New Connect Extension Podcast Episode: Getting to the Heart of the Matter with Washington State University

MelaniePugsley ·
The Washington State University EXCITE program team comes on the podcast to discuss their new project Getting to the Heart of the Matter which aims to address vaccine hesitancy among Extension professionals. The goal of the project is to implement strategies that will reduce vaccination hesitancy and increase willingness to become immunization educators. Project leaders from WSU include Erica Austin, Paul Bolls, Zena Edwards, Courtney Payne, and Bruce Austin. This episode is a conversation...
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Social Justice and Practicing Connection in a Complex World

Jessica B. ·
The Practicing Connection in a Complex World podcast has come a long way since we first started! We're currently in Season 3, where we've been focusing on social justice in preparation for the upcoming 2022 Academy Series . These episodes are created with Extension professionals, helping professionals, and community leaders in mind. Our latest two episodes feature incredible people doing really cool work in the social justice space. Social Justice and Family Well Being (Season 3, Ep. 1) For...
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What are your rocks, and How will you prioritize them today?

Anita Harris Hering ·
by Jenny Rea, Ph.D. Have you ever heard of the rocks, gravel, and sand metaphor? I learned about this parable from Dr. Tai Mendenhall ( check out his full bio here ) in a recently published webinar entitled, “ The Realities of Resilience in the Face of Burnout .” I, then, had the opportunity to converse with Tai on a more personal level through a podcast interview for our Family Transitions team at OneOp. Tai reflected upon this metaphor once again - connecting it to burnout among helping...
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New EXCITE Podcast: The Role of 1890 & 1994 Engagement Coordinators

MelaniePugsley ·
We’re excited to share a new podcast episode about the important work of the Extension Collaboration on Immunization Teaching & Engagement (EXCITE) program. EXCITE is creating a framework that will model new ways for the Cooperative Extension system to engage and reach Extension programs across all three regions. The EXCITE team has developed practices to ensure that under-represented regions are included in the design of the new system-wide effort and that their institutions will be...
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Feeling feelings...

Karl Bradley ·
When was the last time you felt sorry for someone? Did you have a hard time connecting to the reason they were suffering? Did you find yourself not caring about what they care about? This focus is sympathy, not empathy. Chances are we don't need to learn this, we just need a reminder! Sympathy When we act out of sympathy it means we understand what the person is feeling. Chances are we're not really connecting with the other person though. If we don't move toward empathy our understanding is...
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An Important Tool for Strengthening Couples’ Relationships in the Wake of COVID-19

Anita Harris Hering ·
by Karen Shirer, Ph.D. In Brief Relationship education (RE) for individuals, couples and families can provide critical support in recovering relationship health after disruptive events like the COVID-19 pandemic. A new podcast series on RE focuses on three important RE programs and resources — the NERMEM , Healthy Relationship and Marriage Training and Elevate for Couples . Dr. Ted Futris shares examples for applying the model’s components to your work with individuals and families in...
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Extension Skills: Podcasting Basics with Aaron Weibe Follow-up

MelaniePugsley ·
The Impact Collaborative's new professional development series, Extension Skills , invites members to attend every month to learn new tech skills, processes, and other training from experts in Cooperative Extension. This month's Extension Skills session was “Podcasting Basics: What You Need to Get Started” led by Aaron Weibe . Aaron covered the basics of getting a podcast started including the software and hardware needed, audio editing, and how to upload and broadcast your podcast to...
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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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The SEED Method - Engaging Martinsville Podcast Interview

MelaniePugsley ·
Communities throughout the nation have been greatly affected by the opioid epidemic, and it was deemed a public health emergency nationwide in October 2017. Since many factors contribute to this crisis, addressing it requires solutions involving every level. Cooperative Extension has collaborated at the local, state, and federal levels to help communities address this critical issue. The opioid epidemic has heavily impacted Southwest Virginia. The town of Martinsville has one of the nation's...
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Assessing and Treating Problematic Sexual Behavior of Children & Youth| An Intro to OneOp FD’s PSB-CY Courses

Jason M Jowers ·
The OneOp Family Development team's Sexual Behavior of Children & Youth Series began in 2019 with our Anchored podcast episode, “ A Discussion with Dr. Gregory Leskin about Problematic Sexual Behavior in Children and Youth .” Since then, we have hosted 13 amazing webinars featuring top presenters and professionals in the field of assessing and treating problematic sexual behavior of children and youth. Many of our presenters also work directly with military families on bases and...
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Celebrating National Rural Health Day 2022

MelaniePugsley ·
On National Rural Health Day, we celebrate with the #CDC the #PowerofRural, and the many programs and professionals striving to protect rural communities' health through Extension programming and resources! The Extension Foundation is proud to support the critical work many programs are doing to bring health resources, tools and education to rural communities. Below are projects supported by the Extension Foundation that show the impact Cooperative Extension is making in rural communities...

About the Extension Foundation

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. 

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