Author: Lynette Spicer

New community of practice releases

Please feel free to use, edit releases about two new communities of practice that are now public on the eXtension site. Niche Meat Processing Is New Feature on National Cooperative Extension Web Site New Web Resource Helps U.S. Goat Producers Lynette Spicer, Virtual News Room

280 news releases posted during March 2009

Source of news releases–sorted in descending order U of Illinois    27 North Dakota State    26 U of Arkansas    24 U of Minnesota    16 Iowa State    16 Ohio State    13 Alabama Cooperative Extension    13 U of Kentucky    12 Purdue    12 Oklahoma State and Langston University    12 Kansas State    11 South Dakota State    10 U of Nebraska    […]

News release on early retirement decisions

The Financial Security of All community of practice wanted a news release on early retirement decisions. When an employee is faced with that option, what does one need to consider? This is probably really applicable in our universities and that’s how the request began…a Utah State request to publicize eXtension resources on that topic. The […]

February 2009 Virtual News Room Report

Releases that received some ratings by readers on the site: Back to Basics Horse Institute Planned at Auburn Slim Down Your Recipes Storing Water for an Emergency A Little Money (Saved) Goes a Long Way Septic Tank Additives Not Needed to Keep Systems Working Properly Families Facing Reduced Income Can Take Charge of Financial Situation […]

News release you may use about Feb. 20 manure management Webcast

Use this release as is. Modify it by quoting an expert from your institution. The release is at the top of news releases in the animal manure management resource area. The headline is ‘Nitrogen Conservation in Animal Housing is Free Webcast Topic Feb. 20‘

January 2009 Virtual News Room Report

The organic production community of practice went live during January. If you’ve not checked out the content, see Organic Production at http://www.extension.org. The financial crisis section of eXtension has news releases initially selected by members of that community of practice. I now add more news releases that are appropriate; they have a second content tag […]