Corn Price News Release Hits Record Pageviews on eXtension

A news release from North Dakota State University Extension with the headline, “How High Will Corn Prices Go Before Usage Is Rationed?” went up on eXtension news October 15. It quickly zoomed into the all time most popular news releases on eXtension with more than 2,000 pageviews. Read the release at

October news posted to 43 eXtension Communities of Practice. A special emphasis this fall is finding news for Communities of Practice preparing to go public and for newly launched CoPs. The number of releases posted to communities not yet public:
1 each–Agricultural Law, Freshwater Aquaculture, Grapes, Invasive Species
2 each–Animal Welfare, Marine Fisheries, Military Families, Rangelands
3–Drinking water
4–Companion Animals

News releases were posted for 33 launched eXtension CoPs:
2 each–Child Care, Community Planning and Zoning, Geospatial Technology, Oil Spill, Small Meat Processors, Wood Energy
3 each–Cotton, Food Safety, Home Energy
4 each–Blueberries, Wildfire
5–Extension master gardener
6 each–Animal manure management; Goats; Horses; Pest Management In and Around Structures; Youth Science, Engineering, and Technology
7 each–Agrosecurity and Floods; Dairy; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Wildlife Damage Management
8–Family Caregiving
9–Organic Agriculture
11–Bee Health
14 each–Beef Cattle, Farm Energy
16–Entrepreneurs and their communities
19–Corn and Soybean Production
22–Personal Finance
29–Families, Food and Fitness
31–Gardens, lawns and landscapes

October News on eXtension came from 38 land-grant universities
22–University of Missouri
18–North Dakota State University
17 each–North Carolina State University, University of Illinois
16–Kansas State University
13 each–Iowa State University, Ohio State University
12–Michigan State University
11–University of California
10 each–Texas AgriLife Extension, University of Georgia
9–Louisiana State University
8 each–Mississippi State University, University of Arizona, University of Wisconsin, Utah State University
7–Montana State University
6 each–Penn State University, Purdue University
5 each–Alabama Cooperative Extension, University of Arkansas
4 each–Colorado State University, Oklahoma State University, University of Florida, University of Minnesota
3 each–University of Idaho, University of Kentucky, University of Nebraska
2 each–Cornell University, University of Connecticut, University of Maryland, Washington State University
1 each–Oregon State University, University of Hawaii, University of Nevada, University of New Hampshire, University of Rhode Island, West Virginia University
2–Original releases
42–Other sources

312—TOTAL Releases for October