Category: <span>Communications & Marketing</span>

New Fellowship Opportunity Supporting Extension’s Participation and Impact in the “Network Revolution”

The vision I have for the Web is about anything being potentially connected with anything…that provides us with new freedom…unfettered by the hierarchical classification systems into which we’ve bound ourselves…. bringing the workings of society closer to the workings of our minds. Tim Berners-Lee, in Weaving the Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of […]

Virtual Communication Camp Applications Due April 15

Do you have a team of Extension educators who want to work together and individually to learn about and carry out communications strategy? North Dakota State University Agriculture Communication received an eXtension innovation grant to develop Virtual Communications Camp. Virtual Communications Camp is based on the successful in-person camp NDSU has hosted for four years […]
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Manage Your NeXC2016 Schedule with a Free Sched Account

eXtension now offers a Sched.org application for the National eXtension Conference 2016 so attendees and speakers can plan and customize their schedules of Professional Development workshops and events. The conference will be held March 22-25, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas, at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk. Sched allows you to create a customized personal […]

eXtension in the National News:October 2013 – 8 Communities of Practice, 20 Media Mentions

National media outlets featured and cited eXtension on a number of topics in October. Ag safety and health – 4 mentions Agricultural disaster preparedness – 3 mentions Animal manure management – 4 mentions Dairy cattle – 3 mentions Entrepreneurs and their communities – 1 mention Military families – 1 mention Organic agriculture – 1 mention […]

Send Centennial Message with Every E-Mail

The ECOP Extension Centennial Celebration Task Force encourages you to celebrate Extension’s 100 years with every e-mail message you send. See www.extension100years.net for details on how to add the centennial logo on your e-mail signature line and connect to the toolkit. Also encourage Extension colleagues and others to engage in the Centennial discussion on social […]

Working Differently: Writers Feature Trending Topics on eXtension Home Page

With the advent of a new web site in July, the home page feature is now written specifically for eXtension. The top articles are about trending topics related to land-grant university resources and science-based topics. The topics do not need to be an eXtension community of practice area. The original articles use at least two […]

October 2012 eXtension in the News – 7 CoPs, 10 Media Outlets

National media outlets featured and cited eXtension on various topics in the past month. The Communities of Practice mentioned and the media outlets include: Dairy Families, Food, Fitness Family Caregiving Floods Food Systems Organic Agriculture Wildlife Damage Management Media Outlets California, Whittier Daily News Kentucky, Harlan Daily Enterprise New Jersey, Paramus Post Pennsylvania, York Daily […]

eXtension Selected for Google Nonprofit Program

The eXtension Foundation has been selected to participate in the Google for Nonprofits program. The program gives eXtension access to exclusive products and resources to help expand our impact. eXtension will have access to a free or discounted version of Google Applications. Through the Google grants program eXtension will get free Adwords advertising and appear […]

All Things Twitter

One of the strategic intents of the 2011-2014 eXtension Strategic Roadmap is to reach more customers. Social media makes Cooperative Extension more visible. It invites learner collaboration via reactions, comments, reviews and rankings. Sixteen communities of practice and the Military Families Learning Network have Twitter accounts. Check out the Twitter screen names and tips for […]

Most viewed news releases during Sept. 2009

News consistently draws 10 to 11 percent of the pageviews on www.extension.org. Top 10 releases during September were originally posted between Oct. 2007 and Sept. 2009. Notice the key words loaded at the beginning of these headlines. Source: Google Analytics These were the top news stories ranked by number of pageviews for Sept. 1-Oct. 1, […]