February: Short Month But Full of News

In February, 325 news releases were posted to 31 content areas:

45–Personal finance
34–Families, food and fitness
33–Gardens, lawns and landscapes
28–Corn and soybean production
26–Entrepreneurs and their communities
25–Family Caregiving
13–Beef Cattle
9–Organic Agriculture
7 each–Dairy, Agrosecurity and Floods, Bee Health, Food Safety, Ag Energy
6 each–Science, Engineering, and Technology; Home Energy
5 each–Wildlife Damage Management, Child Care
4 each–Cotton, Animal Manure Management
3 each–Military families, Diversity across higher education, Geospatial technology, Goats, Integrated pest management in and around structures, Wildfire, Swine, Drinking water, Small meat processors, Land use planning

Thirty-seven institutions provided 325 releases to eXtension:

25–North Dakota State University
22–University of Missouri
18 each–North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Ohio State University
17–Iowa State University
16–University of Georgia
14 each–Kansas State University, Oklahoma State University, University of Arkansas, University of Illinois
12–University of Wisconsin
11–Michigan State University
6 to 10 each–Penn State University, Texas AgriLife Extension, Louisiana State University, University of Florida and Florida A&M, University of Kentucky, University of Nebraska, Mississippi State University, University of California, Utah State University
1 to 5 each–Montana State University, Rutgers University, Purdue University, Washington State University, Alabama Cooperative Extension, Cornell University, New Mexico State University, Oregon State University, University of Minnesota, Virginia Cooperative Extension, University of Arizona, Clemson University, South Dakota State University, University of Nevada, University of New Hampshire

Lynette Spicer retired from Iowa State University Extension but will continue to post and write news as an eXtension staff member, working part time in that position. Contact her at lynette.spicer@eXtension.org. Information on all eXtension staff is at https://www.extension.org/wiki/Staff.