i-Three Issue Corps – Reducing Climate Risk: The Power of Phenology!

Clyde with some weather equipment

Phenology in agriculture refers to the various plant development phases such as germination, flowering, and maturity. Tracking and predicting crop development stages has several practical applications in field crops and fruit trees such as determining the planting date to miss the average early fall frost, determining crop protection spray windows …

Coming Soon to eXtension – Competency Framework Integration with Moodle 3.1

Several learners using laptop computers

During the past 6 months eXtension has taken the first steps to integrate competency based education (CBE) into its core offerings. CBE tools scale up professional development by standardizing assessment with consensus-built statements of knowledge, skills and abilities, while enabling customized learning resources for varying contexts. Frameworks can be used …

i-Three Issue Corps – Using Facebook EFFICIENTLY…What We Finally Figured Out

Young girl holding a cherry tomato

Farm to School… Hmm…  Our Theory: Efforts to promote healthy eating can’t succeed without considering food production, distribution and marketing. Likewise, agriculture cannot be profitable without attention to consumer interest and needs. Our Dilemma: Schools are ideal environments to foster healthy lifelong behaviors. Yet, despite interest, relatively little local produce …