eXtension HorseQuest Leadership Team Honored by USDA

Betsy Greene (L), Kathy Anderson (R)

USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) honored the eXtension HorseQuest Leadership Team members with a Partnership Award for their exemplary work and outstanding contribution in support of the USDA mission and for their positive impacts on agriculture.

Betsy Greene, University of Vermont and Kathy Anderson, University of Nebraska received the USDA/NIFA honor for Effective and Efficient Use of Resources, one of four award categories recognized at ceremonies held October 6, 2010 in Washington D.C. HorseQuest was one of the original eXtension Pioneer Communities of Practice and formally launched in 2008. Anderson and Greene lead a community of more than 100 educators and specialists developing content and programming in the area of equine science.

The original USDA press release is found here: http://www.nifa.usda.gov/newsroom/news/2010news/partnership_awards_grantees.html