Journal of Extension: The Innovation Issue, September 2018 made possible by support from eXtension Foundation

For Immediate Release September 13th, 2018 Contact Aaron Weibe Communications & Engagement Manager, eXtension aaronweibe@extension.org This Journal of Extension (JOE) special edition explores innovative applications in technology, case studies of road-tested breakthroughs in effective volunteer management, new methods for needs assessment, new business models for sustainable programming, new or adapted program delivery methods, mobile learning […]

eXtension Foundation and National Pesticide Safety Education Center (NPSEC) Pesticide Safety Education Funds Management Program (PSEFMP) Funding Opportunity

The eXtension Foundation (EF) is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for Land Grant University Pesticide Safety Education Programs (PSEP) for 2019. This opportunity is made available through a cooperative agreement (#X8-83698001) with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish and administer a national sub-award program in support of pesticide applicator education, and training for […]

News Roundup – August 2018

There are lots of things going on at eXtension this month! Registration is happening for the Impact Collaborative Summit! We also have some general information pertaining to the January 2019 Impact Collaborative Facilitator Training. A new success story from the Pesticide Safety Education Funds Management Program, and news about the 1890 Extension Leadership Academy! Did you miss […]

Registration for the Impact Collaborative Summit Is Now Open

The Impact Collaborative is hosting its first national Impact Collaborative Summit in Indianapolis, IN from October 16-18, 2018. All member institutions are invited to send teams to the event. Registration information will be available shortly and a link will be placed under the Links section below. The deadline for registration is September 20, 2018. Cost […]

News Roundup – July 2018

Another exciting month at eXtension. The Impact Collaborative trained 29 new Facilitators from 22 Premium Member Institutions to take the Impact Collaborative Process back to their institutions and help get innovative ideas for projects and programs moving forward. We are scheduling Designathon One events and Innovation Kit Workshops at Premium Member Institutions, a job opportunity […]

eXtension Job Opportunity: Innovation Facilitator Manager

We’re searching for an Impact Collaborative Innovation Facilitator Manager. Join our virtual team from any location. First round of application reviews: August 9, 2018. Impact Collaborative Innovation Facilitator Manager, eXtension Foundation We are seeking an expert facilitator and experienced innovator to join our team and help lead innovation capacity-building for our members of the U.S. Cooperative Extension […]

eXtension Fellowship Opportunity – Customer Relationship Management Sandbox

This opportunity is open to all Land-Grant Universities regardless of membership with eXtension as part of our cooperative agreement with USDA-NIFA. eXtension is funding an opportunity for a Fellow position to lead a process with a national committee and eXtension to explore and document needs and potential solutions for Customer Relationship Management functions in Cooperative […]

Community Video Can Build Capacity in Extension

This article was written by Jennifer Cook, Digital Green fellow for eXtension Digital Green is a global non-profit development organization that empowers smallholder farmers to lift themselves out of poverty by harnessing the collective power of technology and grassroots-level partnerships. They partner with extension actors in developing countries to solve problems like market access, farmer […]

The Business of Farming

This article was written by Jennifer Cook, Digital Green Fellow for eXtension.  For the past nine months, I served as the Digital Green eXtension fellow, interviewing many small and beginning farmers, farm groups, and farm partners from across the US, to understand the challenges small farmers face. Representing Digital Green, a global non-profit development organization, […]

Extension professionals adopt story mapping technology through the Impact Collaborative

This story was written by ChaNae Bradley, Senior Communications Specialist  at Fort Valley State University. Shane Bradt, water quality and geospatial technology specialist for the University of New Hampshire, is helping Cooperative Extension professionals across the country share powerful messages about their outreach. It all began with his role as a key informant for the […]