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AI & Linked Open Data for Innovation in Extension

AI & Linked Open Data for Innovation in Extension Justin G. Smith Assistant Professor, Community & Economic Development Washington State University Big Data & Artificial Intelligence Two of the biggest topics in technology today are big data and artificial intelligence (machine learning and deep learning). Data is growing exponentially, and according to IDC, the digital […]

i-Three Issue Corps: Diversity Corps Member Heads to Chile

As a recent eXtension Diversity & Inclusion Issue Corps member, I am conducting some of my research in developing several South American Cuisine curricula in Chile. I recently went on a study tour with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food & Culinary Professionals Practice Group to Santiago, Valparaiso, and local sites nearby. The purpose […]

i-Three Issue Corps – Beginning beekeeping workshop is successful to participants

Back in February we held a workshop in Osceola, Mo. in which we targeted people interested in getting into beekeeping. We had 28 people that attended the workshop. The goal of this workshop was to provide the potential beekeepers with the knowledge and tools to be successful in beginning and managing their new bees and […]

i-Three Issue Corps – Using Facebook EFFICIENTLY…What We Finally Figured Out

Farm to School… Hmm…  Our Theory: Efforts to promote healthy eating can’t succeed without considering food production, distribution and marketing. Likewise, agriculture cannot be profitable without attention to consumer interest and needs. Our Dilemma: Schools are ideal environments to foster healthy lifelong behaviors. Yet, despite interest, relatively little local produce is used in school cafeterias, […]

i-Three Issue Corps: Ag Adaption to Variable Weather

Project Progress Our I-Three Corps project is on schedule, YEAH!!! Our team, six members from three states, have been diligently working on the project and nearing completion.  To date, our team has finalized the evaluation method and questions for the project, identified two producers (Montana and Nebraska) and two citizen scientists (Montana) to interview and […]

eXtension Month in Review – May 2016

May, 2016 May was devoted to a number of forward-looking activities, particularly conducting conversations with Communities of Practice to learn more about their current needs and recommendations. eXtension staff is now working on developing more opportunities for Communities to collaborate and increase visibility. Horizon Report for Cooperative Extension in Development for Fall Sharing The eXtension […]

eXtension Month in Review – April 2016

April, 2016: April was another busy month for eXtension, with emphasis on evaluating the effectiveness of every component of the NeXC2016 event held in San Antonio at the end of March. We spent April following up on all participants’ comments and using their responses to plan eXtension’s work ahead. Evaluation of NeXC2016 Indicates High Participant […]

New Position Posted: eXtension Chief Operating Officer

eXtension Seeks Part-Time Chief Operating Officer The eXtension Foundation, a part of the Cooperative Extension System, is seeking an outstanding individual to serve as Chief Operating Officer on a part-time (.5 FTE) appointment. Experience working virtually is a plus because eXtension operates as a virtual organization. The person in this position can work from anywhere […]