A Template for Better Health: New publication details Diabetes Prevention Online Toolkit

The Extension Foundation has added a new title to its library. A Template for Better Health: Diabetes Prevention Program Toolkit was written 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 […]

Clearinghouse for Cleaner Water: New publication explores online resource hub project 

The Extension Foundation has added a new title to its library. Clearinghouse for Cleaner Water: University of Minnesota Hub was written 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 […]

“Join Us on the Path”: New publication details online engagement hub project

The Extension Foundation has added a new title to its library. Join Us on the Path: The Engagement Hub was written 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, […]

New Publication: How to Use Digital Dashboards to Improve Program Implementation and Evaluation

How to Use Digital Dashboards to Improve Program Implementation and Evaluation is available on the Extension Foundation’s bookshelf.  This case study was written by Amy Patillo, Matthew Pezold, and Karen Funkenbusch from the University of Missouri. It outlines a strategy used by the University of Missouri (MU) Extension to manage and evaluate complex mental and […]

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 […]

Extension in the 21st Century: A conversation with Chuck Hibberd

Charles “Chuck” Hibberd is an emeritus professor of the University of Nebraska, where he held several academic positions, including Dean of Cooperative Extension. His email tagline reads “Chuck Hibberd, retired Extension Director (but not done yet).” He directed the University’s Panhandle Research and Extension Center for 13 years. Chuck also served as Extension director, associate […]

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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, […]

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New Extension Foundation Report Available: Technologies Impacting the Cooperative Extension System

The Extension Foundation, in partnership with a research team from Ohio State University, has released a new report on emerging technologies. The “Extension Foundation Report on Emerging Technologies Impacting the Cooperative Extension System” was supported by funding from the New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) project.  The report was developed by the research team in […]

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 […]