Announcement of eXtension Foundation New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Project Acceleration Opportunity for 2020.

Acclerate Your Projects & Programs The eXtension Foundation is pleased to announce nominations for New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) for 2020. The NTAE cooperative agreement with the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will enter the second year on September 1, 2020. Nominations are a short request for information that is quickly […]

eXtension Migrates Learn Platform to Connect Extension

Over the past few years, the eXtension Foundation has been migrating its custom technology platforms to commercial tools. This has resulted in providing Cooperative Extension professionals with better technology solutions that are consistent with industry standards and provides greater flexibility, usability, and marketability. To date, the Articles publishing platform (articles.extension.org) and its companion content-authoring platform […]

Request for Proposals: Marketing Firm for New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Project

eXtension Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization, requests services from a marketing firm experienced in providing marketing services to not-for-profit organizations with an emphasis in agriculture and the food production industry. Services are funded through a cooperative agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute for Food and Agriculture.  Background The eXtension Foundation, […]

Catalyst Team Panel Discussion, New Technologies for Agricultural Extension, February 24th, 2020

New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Catalyst Team Panel Discussion February 24th, 2 – 3 PM ET Available for eXtension Members Register Here   As part of eXtension’s New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Cooperative Agreement with USDA-NIFA, the eXtension Foundation partnered with four existing programs aligned with USDA strategic goals across Cooperative Extension in year […]

Multi-State Bridging the GAPs Program Partners with eXtension Through USDA-NIFA Cooperative Agreement

As part of eXtension’s New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Cooperative Agreement with USDA-NIFA, the eXtension Foundation is partnering with four existing programs aligned with USDA strategic goals across Cooperative Extension in Year 1 to explore new methods and models for program scale and implementation. These initiatives are being documented in a series of eFieldbooks […]

eXtension: A Look Back at 2019 and What’s Coming for 2020

Working Together For Greater Impact  In 2019, eXtension leveraged $1.1 million in membership and Cooperative Extension received $2.4 million in return.  2019 has been a busy and productive year for the eXtension Foundation. From our work supporting members through the Impact Collaborative, to the work being done for the whole system through the USDA-NIFA New Technologies for Agricultural […]

eXtension Announces Futuring Technology Committee for USDA-NIFA New Technologies for Agricultural Extension Cooperative Agreement

Through the New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Cooperative Agreement and In partnership with Oklahoma State University, the eXtension Foundation has formed a Futuring Technology Committee to serve as an advisor for several initiatives within the Cooperative Agreement. The committee is led by Dr. Jerry Thomas, Leader for Innovation and Change, Ohio State University.  The […]

Dr. Rose Hayden-Smith named eXtension’s Educational Technology Fellow

Dr. Rose Hayden-Smith has been appointed as eXtension’s Educational Technology Fellow. This fellowship is made possible by the New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Cooperative Agreement with USDA-NIFA. The purpose of this Fellowship is to catalyze adoption and awareness of new educational technologies and practices among professionals in the U.S. Cooperative Extension Service. She will […]

UNL’s Weather Ready Farms Partners with eXtension Through USDA-NIFA Cooperative Agreement

As part of eXtension’s New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Cooperative Agreement with USDA-NIFA, the eXtension Foundation is partnering with four existing programs aligned with USDA strategic goals across Cooperative Extension in Year 1 to explore new methods and models for program scale and implementation. These initiatives are being documented in a series of eFieldbooks […]

NPSEC and Prairie View A&M University Extension partner with eXtension through USDA-NIFA Cooperative Agreement for Mass Media Pollinator Stewardship Effort

Advancing the role of integrated pest management, including effective use of pesticides, is critical to controlling the spread of harmful pests and diseases. It is estimated that 40 percent of global crops are lost to agricultural pests each year. The US Department of Agriculture Strategic Plan 2018-2022 emphasizes prevention and mitigation of agricultural pests and […]