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This group is for individuals from Extension Foundation Member institutions. In this group, you will find exclusive access to member services, events, and other offerings through the Impact Collaborative program.
This group is available to all Cooperative Extension professionals. Content is curated by the Extension Foundation team and group members. This work is supported by the New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Cooperative Agreement with USDA-NIFA.
Cooperative Extension’s Collective for Health Equity and Well-Being is a community of Extension personnel and their partners united by their shared commitment to advancing health equity and well-being. Members work together to support the implementation of Cooperative Extension’s National Framework for Health Equity and Well-Being (2021) to ensure that all people can be as healthy as they can be.
Get engaged with NUEL! The National Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL) began in 2013 as a grass-roots effort of a group of passionate and committed urban Extension educators with the mission to advocate and advance the strategic importance and long-term value of urban Extension activities by being relevant locally, responsive statewide, and recognized nationally.
The National Extension Climate Initiative serves to link climate change-related education and research across Extension program areas and associations. This subgroup acts as a place to share opportunities and resources, and discuss all things related to climate change extension.
This group is for a 2019-2020 New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE) project led by the National Pesticide Safety Education center with partial support from the eXtension Foundation. The project is focused on using Mass Media - radio and digital ads- to drive the public to Extension resources.
This group is focused on fostering multi-state peer learning, network building, and collaboration development among extension professionals engaged in urban agriculture and food systems. Members share program ideas, issues, and ideas and hope to build opportunities for multi-state collaborative programs and projects and connect to larger efforts led by NUEL (National Urban Extension Leaders).
This group is for those that wish to participate in our current National Action Dialogue. The current national dialogue is Community-Based Programming in the Digital Networked COVID-19 Age
This group is for the Indigenous Food Sovereignty team and project, part of the New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Cooperative Agreement with USDA-NIFA.
Group of Extension professions developing and delivering online courses at
The SEED Method is a multi-stakeholder approach to engaging communities in research, problem solving, and action planning. Developed at Virginia Commonwealth University, SEED provides a framework for collaborative research and action planning that can be scaled up or down depending on project resources and goals.
This group is for all Cornell Cooperative Extension staff. Consider it a place to share with peers or ask questions. There are options for you to write, comment, host... it is a social media network for anyone connected to Cornell and CCE.
The Healthy Farms Biosecurity Group is a community is open to all stakeholders who engage with youth or agricultural producers, as they consider and implement effective biosecurity plans and practices. The project is supported by the USDA NIFA-funded Animal Disease Biosecurity Coordinated Agricultural Project (ADBCAP).
This contest is a partnership between Extension Foundation & Farm Journal's Trust in Food initiative to lift up stories about the clients of Extension. Farm Journal is the nation’s leading business information and media company serving the agricultural market. Started 144 years ago with the preeminent Farm Journal magazine, the company serves the row crop, livestock, produce and retail sectors
This group is available to all Mississippi Municipal Clerks. It is a partnership with the Mississippi State University Extension Center for Government and Community Development as a platform to provide technical assistance, delver educational content, and network.
The Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) Workforce Development Program Action Team (PAT), in partnership with the Extension Foundation, is in the process of developing an Extension network for workforce development. This Connect group will bring professionals at each land-grant university together to learn and collaborate on Extension's workforce development efforts.
Hurricane Preparedness in the Wake of Covid-19, Virtual Town Hall is co-sponsored by EDEN and eXtension, in collaboration with Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center (SUAREC). This group is for future offerings and continued dicussion on this topic.
This group is for Innovation Facilitators that are part of the Impact Collaborative
This group is for Extension professionals from 1890 Land Grant universities participating in the 1890 Extension Leadership Academy.
This cross-disciplinary group is a place to share resources, communicate with colleagues, develop projects, and explore the roles of Extension in Urban Sustainability - including what this term means! This group grew out of a NUEL Leading Edge Dialog, expanded at the ANREP 2021 virtual meeting, and welcomes anyone who would like to discuss, learn more, and share their expertise.
Weather Ready Farms, part of Nebraska Extension's Weather Ready Nebraska program, helps make farms more resilient to extreme weather. This program receives support from the eXtension Foundation as a 2019-2020 project with the USDA-NIFA New Technologies for Ag Extension Cooperative Agreement.
This private group is for NE Region 4-H program leaders and their working groups for internal collaboration, resource and content sharing.
This open group creates a network of professionals interested in globalizing Extension innovation. It shares and develops best practices for augmenting extension programs through cross-cultural and international experiences. The network supports the engagement of extension professionals through educational programs emphasizing understanding of global dynamics and using cultural knowledge.
This is a group of Extension professionals and master volunteers who serve as "experts" in eXtension's "Ask Extension" system. This group will be used as a means of posting news about Ask Extension, as well as a way for the experts to share information with each other. It is a forum meant to supplement the information available at
Convene. Collaborate. Create. Supporting the work you love so it can go farther faster!
This group is for the Extension Horses Community of Practice as their internal collaboration tool.
Evidence-based programming enables CE professionals to use and enhance programs that have already proven effective, saving time and effort. Communities directly benefit from the accelerated adoption of proven programs demonstrating the potential for measurable local impact.
The Financial Security for All Community of Practice is a virtual community led by Extension professionals. Members are from Land Grant Universities across the country. We develop resources on personal finance and provide peer support for personal financial education.
Broadband access and related digital skills are vital to quality of life in today's world. Cooperative Extension can help communities and individuals in many ways, from facilitating community planning to teaching vital skills. The National Digital Extension Education Team and Southern Rural Development Center welcome you to this space of co-learning as we seek to help people thrive.
The Juntos Program (NC State University) works to unite community partners to provide Latino 8-12th grade students and their parents with knowledge, skills, and resources to prevent youth from dropping out and to encourage families to work together to gain access to college. Join this subgroup to learn more about this program!
This group is for Western Region Farm Stress Program Leaders
Priorities: 1) Engage & educate citizens in climate adaptation; Integrate research and outreach to ensure well-informed decision making; 2) Promote resilient & well-adapted coastal Connecticut communities and economies; Enhance the management, conservation and protection of ecosystems. 3) Promote human, plant, and animal health that is resilient to effects of climate change.
The Cooperative Extension National Diabetes Prevention Program Coalition (CE-NDPP) supports State Extension services conducting the DPP Lifestyle Change Program, through regular Zoom meetings and webinars. Any Extension organization currently offering, or planning to offer, the DPP Lifestyle Change Program is welcome to join our coalition. This subgroup will house several resources and educational
This group is for those serving on the Climate Coalition Design Team
Private community for eXtension Leadership & Staff
The purpose of this task force is to help foster system level innovations and positive health impacts.
EF publications, digital assets, and digital engagement are designed to uplift Cooperative Extension projects, programs & methodologies to provide ideas and inspiration to peers. This portal provides resources for catalysts and NTAE fellows/teams to support them in the process of writing publications and considering digital engagement. Curated by EF team members Ashley, Heather & Rose.
This group is for members of the WRPLC
A community for EFNEP administrators and educators to learn and share best practices for program administration and nutrition education for limited resource families.
This is the family tree working group for our SVIC area, Ensuring a Vibrant and Sustainable Agricultural Industry and Food Supply
The CAHNR Diversity SVIC Workgroup is promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion through anti-racist approaches.
This is the family tree and workgroup for the CAHNR Health SVIC. We look forward to collaborating with you!
This is an informal gathering of Extension Staff who lead the implementation of 4-H Online within their Institution. This group generally gathers every other week virtually and communicates via Notifications more often than that.
The mission of the National Extension Tourism (NET) is to integrate research, education and outreach within Cooperative Extension and Sea Grant to support sustainable tourism, thus contributing to the long-term economic development, environmental stewardship, and socio-cultural wellbeing of communities and regions.
We are fostering sustainable landscapes across urban-rural interfaces and connecting to our colleagues throughout CAHNR using this family tree page.
This group is for UC ANR Strategic Initiatives
This group is for Western Region Master Naturalist Program Leaders
Intranet for ECOP Program Action Teams & Website Publishing Tool.

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