Author: Terry Meisenbach

Extension Directors & Administrators receive eXtension Progress Review

Cooperative Extension Directors and Administrators attending the National Extension Directors and Administrators meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico received a report on the progress of eXtension. A Progress Review panel, named by the eXtension Governing Committee reviewed the eXtension initiative’s progress on milestones laid out in the eXtension Implementation Plan. The Progress Review Panel was chaired […]

eXtension releases 2005 annual report–‘Return on Investment’

Dan Cotton, eXtension Director, will distribute the 2005 annual report for the initiative to the National Extension Directors & Administrators meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Wednesday, February 15, 2006. The report entitled “Return on Investment” highlights the progress made by the eXtension staff members, advisory groups, governing bodies, and others who have supported the […]

February 28 is date for next eXtension videoconference

eXtension will host the next national videoconference on Tuesday, February 28 from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. ET. The videoconference will feature a variety of topics related to the February 1 Call for Engagement, an update on Phase II of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) initiative, an information technology update, and reports on communcations & marketing, […]

Call for Engagement workshops next week

With the February 1 release of the second eXtension Call for Engagement comes the opportunity for the creation and development of new Communities of Practice. With that in mind, eXtension is offering two workshops on the development of Communities of Practice on Monday, February 13, 2006 and Thursday, February 16, 2006. Each workshop will be […]

A new call for engagement!

Because content is at the heart of eXtension, bringing new Communities of Practice into the eXtension initiative is critical. Last week a new Call for Engagement was announced with an additional $500,000 available for new and existing Communities of Practice. Specifically targeted in this call are communities that represent production agriculture, diet, nutrition, and health, […]


For some time now, the eXtension staff has been interested in moving away from our intranet site. We’ve heard complaints from our users and advisory groups that it was too complicated, too hard to navigate, contained much-too-much information that wasn’t relevent to the average user. So…here we are with…a new approach to news about […]