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Virtual Economics: Bitcoin and Beyond

The myriad voices publicly explaining, debating, arguing, sniping, and prognosticating about the future of the new digital “cryptocurrency”  Bitcoin,...

Elizabeth Newton, MFLN Family Development, VSU MFT Liasion

Military Families Updated: September 08, 2015

Elizabeth Newton was hired by the Military Families Learning Network Family Development concentration area as a Valdosta State University Marriage and Family...

Arsenic in Your Drinking Water?

Drinking Water and Human Health Updated: September 06, 2015

Wherever you live, if you drink from a private well, get your water testedArsenic: colorless, tasteless, odorless, ubiquitous in nature, a favored homicidal...

Exercise Not Only Prevents Falls, But May Protect Elders Who Do Fall from Serious Injuries

One in three Americans age 65 or older suffers a fall each year, and as many as 30 percent of those who fall sustain moderate-to-severe injuries.Fall...

Tabitha McCoy, MS, MFLN Family Development

Military Families Updated: August 21, 2015

Tabitha McCoy, MS earned her Master of Science degree in Marriage & Family Therapy at Valdosta State University and is currently the Social Media and Webinar...

Christina Rackley Herron, MS, MFLN Family Development

Military Families Updated: August 21, 2015

Christina Rackley Herron, MS, was hired by the Military Families Learning Network Family Development concentration area as a web design & blog specialist....

How Extension Can Serve The Maker Movement

Updated: August 04, 2015

 Extension was created over a century ago in part to help the American people progress through a wildly changing time—the industrial revolution. Today, we...

AVIAN INFLUENZA – How Will It Affect Me?

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: June 10, 2015

Avian influenza has hit the American egg and turkey industries hard in the last few months with over 45 million chickens and turkeys killed. Several backyard...

F. John Hay, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Farm Energy Updated: June 02, 2015

F. John Hay is an Extension Educator in the Biological Systems Engineering Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who is focused on energy and...

Brian Wansink, PhD, Cornell University

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: June 01, 2015

 Brian Wansink is an expert in consumer behavior and food psychology. He is the National Program Leader of the Healthy Food Choices in Schools Community of...

Tisa Hill, Cornell University

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: June 01, 2015

With backgrounds in Women’s Studies, Public Health, and community engagement, my research and programmatic interests focus on strengthening the health and...

Jacquie Jacob

Small and Backyard Flocks Ag Zone Updated: May 19, 2015

Jacquie is a poultry Extension associate at the University of Kentucky and works with all types of poultry production from backyard flocks to large...

Anne Mims Adrian, Auburn University

Network Literacy Military Families Updated: May 18, 2015

Anne is an eXtension Associate Director and the New Programs Leader for with the Military Families Learning Network. She is housed at Auburn University and...

Kyle L. Kostelecky

Military Families Updated: May 18, 2015

Kyle is the Project Director for the Military Families Learning Network and Director of the Chez Family Foundation Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher...

Invasive Plants and Your Forests

Climate, Forests and Woodlands Updated: May 18, 2015

 Invasive plants are referred to by many names: nonnative, exotic, nonindigenous, alien, or even noxious weeds. They come in all forms, including trees,...

Kacy Mixon-MFLN Family Development

Military Families Updated: May 16, 2015

Kacy Mixon, PhD, LMFT is an Assistant Professor in the Marriage and Family Therapy Dept. at Valdosta State University where she teaches and provides clinical...

Kimberly Hile, MFLN Early Intervention

Military Families Updated: May 07, 2015

Kimberly, Ed.M., has worked in the field of early intervention for 11 years as both a service coordinator and developmental therapist. She gained a greater...

Robyn DiPietro-Wells, MFLN Family Development Early Intervention

Network Literacy Military Families Updated: April 22, 2015

I have worked with children as long as I can remember both formally and informally.  I received my bachelor’s degree in elementary education (1999) from the...

How to Bug Proof Your Home

More than 95 percent of insects that have been identified are either harmless or beneficial to humans. They live in an environment that is delicately...

Zane Helsel, Rutgers University Extension

Farm Energy Updated: April 17, 2015

Dr. Zane Helsel, eXtension specialist in agriculture energy at Rutgers University, has fused agronomy and agricultural engineering during a career that has...

Molly Herndon

Personal Finance Military Families Updated: April 16, 2015

Molly earned a B.S. in Journalism from Appalachian State University and a M.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from North Carolina State...

Jerry Buchko

Personal Finance Network Literacy Updated: April 09, 2015

 Jerry Buchko,  MA, AFC®, is a Counselor, Coach, & Tutor of Personal Finance who is pursuing a private practice serving clients using video conferencing and...

Craig H. Wood

Horses Updated: March 27, 2015

As Associate Director for eXtension, Craig  provides leadership in the creation and transformation of timely information through communities of practice for...

Linda M. Fetzer

Ag Safety and Health Updated: March 24, 2015

Linda Fetzer is the day-to-day manager of the Farm and Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice (CoP). She is also an Extension...

Bill Hubbard

William Hubbard has served as the Regional Forester for the Extension Service-Southern Region since 1993.  This is a liaison to thirteen 1862 University Land...

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