ICYMI – Recommended Summer Reading from Extension Foundation

The Extension Foundation has recently released several new and previously published titles on various topics, from climate and extreme weather to building farm and farm family resilience. Check out our bookshelf to learn more about what other Extension professionals are doing in their work.  ICYMI, here are a few recent titles that may interest you. […]

Indigenous Food Sovereignty Publication Reissued as Flipping Book

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 Nation and UW Madison Extension. It shares information and resources about Menominee […]

“Engaged Program Planning for Impact Collaborative Teams” Publication Released in Flipping Book

Engaged Program Planning for Extension Foundation Impact Collaborative Teams has been issued as a flipping book. First published in October 2018, the publication details how to use the Impact Collaborative methodology and roadmap to help Cooperative Extension professionals design innovative and engaging projects, programs, and initiatives. It also provides context and guidance on community engagement […]

Extension Climate & Extreme Weather Programming: Successes, Challenges & Opportunities Report Available

Extension Climate & Extreme Weather Programming: Successes, Challenges & Opportunities,  a report published in 2020, is now available in a flipping book format. This report – produced in response to an Extension Foundation RFP – contains a national inventory of Cooperative Extension programs and practices in climate and extreme weather. The report and included database […]

Resilient Agriculture: Weather Ready farms publication available as flipping book

Resilient Agriculture: Weather Ready Farms has been reissued as a flipping book by the Extension Foundation. The publication was created by a team of Extension professionals to help the agricultural industry become more resilient to weather extremes, climate variability, and climate change. Based on the Weather Ready Farms model developed by Nebraska Extension, the publication […]

New publication explores Utah State Extension’s remote work program

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 […]

Scott Reed on a sailboat

A Conversation with Dr. Scott Reed, Extension Foundation Catalyst

Scott Reed is an emeritus of Oregon State University (OSU), where he served in various College of Forestry roles. He was a professor, executive associate dean, Extension program leader, and Dean and Director of OSU’s Extension Service. Scott served as the OSU’s Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement. He pioneered the innovative Open Campus, […]

18 more Extension professionals join the Impact Collaborative as Innovation Facilitators

For Immediate Release March 18, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org Atlanta, GA. 18 Cooperative Extension professionals representing 14 institutions attended eXtension’s Impact Collaborative Innovation Facilitator Training in Atlanta, GA in March 2019. They completed initial learning and application of the Impact Collaborative methodology. Their skills help them lead innovation skill-building experiences at state or institutional events […]

2018 Impact Collaborative Summit PitchFest Results

The eXtension Foundation’s Impact Collaborative Summit, held October 16-18 in Indianapolis, Indiana, united design thinkers from the Cooperative Extension System and partners from organizations confronting the most pressing challenges of our time to shape positive futures for communities.  Three days of co-creating, hands-on learning, and collaborative conversations sparked innovation and creative implementation planning in over 30 […]