Category: <span>Working Differently</span>

eXtension Recognizes Michelle Rodgers for ‘Working Differently’

At the eXtension 2012 National Conference, Michelle Rodgers, associate dean for Extension and outreach in the University of Delaware’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and director of UD Cooperative Extension, received the first-ever Working Differently in Extension Award. Michelle went to work in Delaware in April 2012. One of her first actions, even before […]

Working Differently: A Facebook Success Story

On August 29, the Horses – eXtension Facebook page had 655 likes and 700 people ‘talking about this.’ The equine specialists behind HorseQuest on eXtension have been working differently for a long time. Horses was the original resource area on, debuting in fall 2006. Some four years later, on January 6, 2011, HorseQuest folks […]

‘Working Differently in Extension’ Features New Hampshire’s Stephen Judd

After Stephen Judd (above, right) ran a Google+ immersive training in New Hampshire, staff there has adopted Google+ hangouts for meetings and collaboration. Nearly half of University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension’s employees are using Google+ now. Seth Wilner, a county-based agriculture educator, used a Google+ hangout from a greenhouse in his county to get […]

eXtension Success Story: North Dakota’s Carl Pedersen

“eXtension has helped my programming by bringing it into the current century. While I still do what has been considered traditional extension work such as news releases, workshops and publications, I also think how I can adapt those into decision making tools that will fit into other formats for those that seek information in a […]