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More or Less Plate Waste with Updated School Nutrition Policies?

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 26, 2017

Despite some negative press surrounding the new nutrition standards in school meal programs, many schools have seen a positive impact on plate waste and...

Video: Growing and Dehulling the Ancient Grains Einkorn, Emmer and Spelt

Organic Agriculture Updated: May 26, 2017

This eOrganic video was created by members of a project of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Organic Agriculture Research and Extension...

20 Seconds and You’re Good to Go!: A Peer-Focused Instructional Handwashing Video for Students

Hand washing is a key health habit to stop germs and avoid flu and other contagious diseases (CDC 2016). In “20 seconds and You’re Good to Go!” middle school...

Joi Vogin, MS, CNS, LDN, University of Maryland Extension

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 26, 2017

Joi Vogin is the co-leader of the Encourage Kids to Eat Healthy Foods CoP content group. Joi is Project Leader and Nutrition Educator for the University of...

Personal Finance Webinars

Personal Finance Updated: May 25, 2017

Join us for free webinars featuring experts in personal finance. During our upcoming live webinars, you can interact with presenters and pose your own...

INTERNATIONALIZING EXTENSION: A Community of Practice

Internationalizing Extension Updated: May 25, 2017

The U.S. Cooperative Extension System has a long history of adapting to change and responding to critical issues affecting peoples daily’s lives and the...

Association for International Agriculture & Rural Development (AIARD)

Internationalizing Extension Updated: May 25, 2017

AIARD is an association of professionals with direct experience in developing countries from the U.S. and  abroad. For over 50 years, AIARD has focused its...

SIETAR-USA: The Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research

Internationalizing Extension Updated: May 25, 2017

SIETAR-USA is strong network of professionals focusing on training, sharing ideas, and research about intercultural relations. Intercultural relations are...

CAMBIO DE COLORES - CHANGE OF COLORS

Internationalizing Extension Updated: May 25, 2017

Cambio de Colores is a multistate conference about integration of immigrants in new destinations in the Midwest. It is a professional development opportunity...

Internationalizing Extension: U.S. Cooperative Extension’s Global Network

Internationalizing Extension Updated: May 25, 2017

The Global Relations Committee of Epsilon Sigma Phi (ESP) is sponsored a webinar on Internationalizing Extension on Wednesday, May 17, 2017  about the...

Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services

Internationalizing Extension Updated: May 25, 2017

Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS) provides numerous resources and tools for rural advisory services to become more efficient and effective....

Adoption, Diffusion & Scaled Impacts - Using what we know in extension practice

Internationalizing Extension Updated: May 25, 2017

Short slide presentation about human behavior in the diffusion of agriculture innovation from the 2015 MEAS Symposium Adoption, Diffusion & Scaled Impact...

Internationalizing Extension Resources

Internationalizing Extension Updated: May 25, 2017

“The New Extensionist”: Roles and Capacities to Strengthen Extension

Internationalizing Extension Updated: May 25, 2017

A PowerPoint about "The New Extensionist" presented by Kristin Davis, Executive Secretary, GFRAS (Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services) for the...

Kids Who See Their Veggies See a Brighter Future

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 23, 2017

When it comes to eating vegetables, sometimes kids don’t budge. Parents dread seeing their children’s disgusted facial expressions in the presence of leafy...

Apples vs. Chips: Help Kids Make Healthy A La Carte Choices at Lunch

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: May 23, 2017

Close your eyes and picture school lunch…Most likely the image that appeared in your mind is of a compartment tray holding an entrée, fruit and/or vegetable...

On-Farm Nutrient Management Research: Replacing Commercial Sidedress Nitrogen with Liquid Livestock Manure on Emerged Corn

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2017

This webinar highlights the on-farm research that has been done and is being planned in the state of Ohio to capitalize on the opportunity to apply in-season...

Archived Webcasts, Livestock and Poultry Environmental Learning Center

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2017

Each archive page contains video clips, presentation slides, written summaries of the question and answer session (when available), and links to additional...

Chronological Webcast Archive

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2017

AgSafety4u Certificate Course

Ag Safety and Health Updated: May 22, 2017

The Agricultural Safety and Health team at the Pennsylvania State University, recognizing the need for formalized agricultural safety and health education...

Job Postings

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Updated: May 22, 2017

The listings below will take you to the respective institution's employment job postings page, or a link where more information can be found. On those pages...

Organizing demonstrations and tours for Government officials and Extension on Animal Mortality Management

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2017

Provide some discussion on putting together Tour and Demonstration educational events. To Provide real life demonstrations and educational opportunities...

Poultry Mortality Freezer Units: Better BMP, Better Biosecurity, Better Bottom Line.

Why Tackle Mortality Management?  It’s Ripe for Revolution.The poultry industry has enjoyed a long run of technological and scientific advancements that have...

PA Finishing Swine Barn Experience: Changing from Mortality Burial to a Michigan Style Composting Barn

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 22, 2017

In the spring of 2014, the farmer with a 2020 finishing pig barn, wanted to change from burial of mortality to composting the mortality. We will document the...

Recommendations for Manure Injection and Incorporation Technologies for Phase 6 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Model

Animal Manure Management Updated: May 21, 2017

A Best Management Practice (BMP) Expert Panel was convened under guidance of the Chesapeake Bay Program’s (CBP) Water Quality Goal Implementation Team to...

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