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David Just, PhD, Cornell University

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 19, 2018

 Dr. David R. Just is an expert in Behavioral Economics and National Program Co-Leader of the Healthy Food Choices in Schools Community of Practice.David...

Erik Anderson

Personal Finance Updated: January 11, 2018

Dr. Erik Anderson is Extension Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education at the University of Idaho. Erik develops web content for...

Sandra Cuellar-Healey, Cornell University

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: December 13, 2017

 Sandra Cuellar-Healey is the Director of the eXtension Healthy Food Choices in Schools Community of Practice. Sandra has been involved in the Cornell Center...

Dennis J. Murphy

Ag Safety and Health Updated: October 17, 2017

Dennis Murphy (retired 2017) from the Agricultural Safety and Health Program at Penn State University. He is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of...

Michael Pate

Ag Safety and Health Updated: October 17, 2017

Michael L. Pate is an associate professor and holds the Nationwide Insurance Endowed Professorship of Agricultural Safety and Health at Penn State...

Aaron M. Yoder

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 14, 2017

Aaron Yoder currently serves as the CoP Leader for the Farm and Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice...

Ashley Griffin

Horses Updated: September 12, 2017

Ashley Griffin currently serves the eXtension Foundation as the Impact Collaborative Program Manager. Prior to this Ashley's understanding of knowledge...

Is It Really More Expensive to Eat Healthier?

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: August 10, 2017

Is it really more expensive to eat healthier?  Often, the general public assumes it is more expensive to eat healthier foods because an accurate method to...

Mike Merchant

Merchant designs informational materials and training programs to help reduce pesticide use and promote use of low-impact pesticides for schools and other...

Elizabeth “Wizzie” Brown

Wizzie Brown is an Extension program specialist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. She received her bachelor’s of science degree in entomology...

John Hopkins

Dr. Hopkins is an Associate Professor and Extension Entomologist with the University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture, Department of Entomology, and has...

L.C. "Fudd" Graham

Graham is a research fellow IV and Extension specialist in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at Auburn University. He worked as an Extension...

Ricky Colquitt

Imported Fire Ants Ant Pests Updated: May 18, 2017

Ricky Colquitt is County Extension Coordinator in Shelby County for Alabama Cooperative Extension. He has conducted various fire ant management...

Timothy Davis

Imported Fire Ants Ant Pests Updated: May 18, 2017

Tim Davis, PhD is an Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent and County Extension Coordinator in Chatham County with the University of Georgia.  Tim Davis...

Katherine Baildon, Cornell University

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 31, 2017

Katherine Baildon is the Assistant to the Director of the Healthy Food Choices in Schools Community of Practice (CoP).Katie joined Cornell in February 2013...

Kim Niewolny, Assocaite Professor at Virginia Tech


Darrin Karcher

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: February 08, 2017

I am the Poultry Specialist at Purdue University. I work with backyard flocks and conduct research focused on laying hens and turkeys for the commercial...

Tony Pescatore

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: November 15, 2016

Anthony (Tony) Pescatore is an Extension Professor in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at the University of Kentucky. Tony specializes in poultry...

Are We Approaching a Post-Antibiotic Era? If so, What’s the Connection to Animal Agriculture?

 The introduction to a recent World Health Organization (WHO) report asks people to imagine a “post-antibiotic era,” in which common infections and minor...

Ronald Gardner, Cornell University

Updated: November 02, 2016

Ronald D. Gardner (Ron)He is a Senior Extension Associate at Cornell University in the Pesticide Management Education Program where his primary job is the...

Larry Smart, Cornell University

Farm Energy Updated: August 16, 2016

Larry Smart, a professor in Cornell University’s Department of Horticulture since July 2009, is a plant geneticist and physiologist who has been a leader of...

Mary Peabody, University of Vermont Extension

Mary Peabody is a Community & Economic Development Specialist with University of Vermont Extension. She is passionate about working with small-scale farmers...

Land-Grant Universities at the Forefront of Unmanned-Aircraft Research and Testing

Nation prepares to develop standards and protocols for widespread useA 2012 Congressional mandate directed the Federal Aeronautics Administration (FAA) to...

Pollination Security for Fruit and Vegetable Crops in the Northeast

Bee Health Updated: May 19, 2016

Researchers work to make crop pollination sustainable in the Northeast

Timothy Volk, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Farm Energy Updated: April 12, 2016

Dr. Timothy Volk has more than 25 years of experience working in the fields of forestry, agroforestry, short-rotation woody crops, bioenergy, and...

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