eXtension in the National News: January 2013

Fourteen national media outlets featured and cited eXtension on seven Communities of Practice. The 17 media mentions are listed alphabetically by resource areas.

Animal manure management – 1 mention
National Waste-to-Worth Conference Scheduled for April 1-5
National Hog Farmer 01/10/13

Dairy – 1 mention
Update On Vitamin Nutrition Of Dairy Cows
Farms.com 01/21/13

Families, food and fitness—4 mentions
Chow Line: Boost nutrients, cut the fat in your recipes
Bryan Times Bryan, Ohio 01/26/13

Cooking with kids
MySwainsboroNews.com Swainsboro, Georgia 01/24/13

Right-size your portions
MySwainsboroNews.com 01/14/13

How to boost nutrients, cut fat in recipes
Dayton Daily News Dayton, Ohio 01/14/13

Family caregiving—2 mentions
Health Management Class Starting in Lamar Feb. 5
Kentucky Ag Connection 01/23/13

UW-Extension helps businesses address concerns of employed family caregivers
Dunn County News Menomonie, Wisconsin 01/22/13

Horses – 2 mentions
Online Short Courses for Equine Business Professionals Begin Feb. 7
The Horse 01/28/13
short courses developed for horse industry professionals …

Extension Offers Online Series for Equine Business Pros
Nebraska Ag Connection 01/22/13

Imported Fire Ants – 1 mention
Webinar to offer straight talk on fire ants
The Anniston Star (AP) Anniston, Alabama 01/27/13

Organic agriculture – 2 mentions
Unity Town News
The Republican Journal Belfast, Maine 01/27/13

Unity Town News
The Republican Journal Belfast, Maine 01/06/13

Sheep – 3 mentions
WINDMILL COUNTRY: San Angelo man weaves path to quality wool
Standard-Times Go San Angelo 01/19/13

01-04-13 ASI WEEKLY NEWS FOR SHEEP INDUSTRY LEADERS…
Barn OnAir & OnLine 24/7/365 01/04/13

01-03-13 The 2013 ASI / NLFA Annual Convention Jan 22-26 in San Antonio, TX…REGISTER BY JAN 4TH!
Barn OnAir & OnLine 24/7/365 01/03/13

eXtension – 1 mention
LSU AgCenter extension director announces September 15, retirement
Ville Platte GazetteEvangelineToday.com 01/24/13

If you know of other eXtension mentions in national media outlets or have suggestions of potential national news stories, contact Lynette Spicer at lynette.spicer@eXtension.org.

The media mentions are posted at http://create.extension.org/node/94448