NEW: National Extension Tourism (NET) Conference Proceedings Available

The Extension Foundation has added a new title to its library that documents a wide array of tourism-related applied research and outreach programs. The National Extension Tourism 2021 Conference Proceedings – published with support from the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development Center (NERCRD) – is now available online. The mission of the National Extension […]

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 […]

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 […]

Application for New Technologies for Ag Extension Extended to July 1st, 2022

The application due date for New Technologies for Ag Extension has been extended to 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 […]

Mass Media: Sustaining Pollinators Publication Reissued

The Mass Media: Sustaining Pollinators fieldbook published by Extension Foundation in 2020 is now available in a flipping book format to be consistent with other publications on the Extension Foundation’s new Publication Bookshelf on Connect Extension. The publication is a result of a three-year collaboration between the National Pesticide Safety Education Center (NPSEC) and a team from Prairie View […]

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. […]