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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Project Accelerator Leads to New Grant and Ongoing Partnership

Article by Stacey Stearns, University of Connecticut A new USDA-NIFA funded project will develop cohorts of 4-H youth and create biotechnology video games. The games will convey fun and science-based information about biotechnology such as genetic engineering. They will also build public confidence in the safe use of biotechnology in agriculture and the food system. […]

Utah State University HEART Team solidifies vision, reinforces project planning at Impact Collaborative Summit

Taking action to help communities across Utah in response the opioid epidemic is a critical priority. The HEART Team’s focus on Harm Reduction Education is one important component of our response to the epidemic. The time this team spent with the Impact Collaborative allowed them to form a vision and strategy for their project, test […]

CIVIC Team from the University of Florida and Florida A&M finds new opportunities to create with eXtension’s Impact Collaborative

The Impact Collaborative prepared the CIVIC team with new skills, resources, and opportunities that have helped them come together as a team to accelerate and scale their program. Their involvement with the Impact Collaborative has helped create new pathways for reaching a more diverse audience, find strategic ways to engage new partners, and better help […]

eXtension’s Impact Collaborative helps ‘Sustain the Sustainers’ for Multi-State Initiative, USDA-NIFA

Sustainability is one of our strategic priorities. 200 participants representing 33 institutions alongside 10 community partners participated in the NSS + NEES event resulting in inspiring and motivating speakers, new knowledge gained among participants, and new connections developed across organizations. The Impact Collaborative Summits were unique opportunities for this team to engage more deeply in […]