New “Water Saver” publication documents Master Irrigator Program

A new publication – Water Saver: Oklahoma Master Irrigator Program – is available from the Extension Foundation. It documents the Oklahoma State Master Irrigator Program, which is helping Oklahoma farmers respond to the challenges they face due to decreasing water levels (a consequence of climate change.)  Inspired by a program developed by the North Plains […]

New Report Provides Regional Assessment of Ecosystem Services in Northeast U.S.

A new report – Ecosystem Services in Working Lands Practice and Policy of the U.S. Northeast – has been added to the Extension Foundation’s bookshelf. Authored by Northeast Ecosystems Services Fellows  Alicia F. Coleman, PhD, and Mario R. Machado, PhD, the report documents results from an assessment of over 1,300 ecosystem service provisioning programs and […]

Application for New Technologies for Ag Extension is Now Open, Deadline July 1st, 2022

New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE) is a grant from USDA-NIFA in partnership with Oklahoma State University and it will begin its fourth year starting on September 1st, 2022. The Foundation is inviting your project and program teams aligned with USDA and ECOP strategic goals/priority program areas to apply and receive some funding and support […]

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Guides Reissued

Two important resources about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) have been reissued by the Extension Foundation in a flipping book format. Both publications define DEI and provide a vast array of information and resources, including links to frameworks, presentations, websites, videos, and more. They are an invaluable resource for Extension professionals seeking to learn more […]

Extension Foundation Announces Year 4 New Technologies for Ag Extension Funding Opportunity and Application Workshops

New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE) is a grant from USDA-NIFA in partnership with Oklahoma State University and it will begin its fourth year starting on September 1st, 2022. The Foundation is inviting your project and program teams aligned with USDA and ECOP strategic goals/priority program areas to apply and receive some funding and support […]

Getting to the Heart of the Matter: COVID-19 Vaccination Education Survey

Cooperative Extension professionals across the system and at all levels are invited to share their opinions and experiences regarding COVID-19 vaccinations and vaccination education. This project is sponsored by the Extension Foundation and the Extension Collaborative on Immunization Teaching and Engagement (EXCITE). Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow Center for Media & Health Promotion Research, WSU Extension, […]

New Publication Helps Cooperative Extension Professionals Engage Communities

A new publication – Engaging Communities Through Issues Forums: A How-To Guide for Onsite and Online Community Engagement – is available from the Extension Foundation. The publication explores the use of issue forums as a community engagement tool in Extension work. Both a process guide and content publication, it is a comprehensive “how-to” designed to […]

Impact Collaborative Launches Three New Professional Development Series for 2022

For 2022, the Extension Foundation’s Impact Collaborative Program has launched three new professional development series for Extension Foundation members: Extension Skills Each second Thursday of the month, the Impact Collaborative’s Extension Skills series will provide an opportunity for Cooperative Extension professionals to build capacity with tools, processes and tech skills training. For March 2022, join Victor Villegas and […]

National Registry of Cooperative Extension Programs & Assets February 2022 Update

The National Registry of Cooperative Extension Programs & Assets (NRCEPA) provides ready-access to a living database of efforts across the system in order to rapidly respond to system-wide funding opportunities. Over 200 Cooperative Extension Programs and Projects have been registered in the NRCEPA since its inception.  In February 2022, several improvements were made to the […]

EXCITE Gets Recognition from the CDC

The Extension Collaborative on Immunization Teaching and Engagement, (EXCITE) program received a letter of gratitude from CDC director Samuel F. Posner, and a spotlight on the CDC’s Health Equity in Action page for their work. In the letter, Samuel Posner recognizes the value of a partnership with Cooperative Extension, stating “..we’re looking forward to learning from CES […]