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Extension professionals adopt story mapping technology through the Impact Collaborative

This story was written by ChaNae Bradley, Senior Communications Specialist  at Fort Valley State University. Shane Bradt, water quality and geospatial technology specialist for the University of New Hampshire, is helping Cooperative Extension professionals across the country share powerful messages about their outreach. It all began with his role as a key informant for the […]

Pilot program encourages women farmers

The Impact Collaborative helped us to focus. We had all these threads of ideas flowing in different directions. The Impact Collaborative helped us develop a concept map that had an action between each idea that we had. A Pennsylvania woman’s empowering experience during a pilot training encouraged her to accept a manager’s position in a […]

eXtension Catapults Specialist into Diversity Leadership Role

The eXtension Diversity and Inclusion Corps provided the confidence and motivation Mannering needed to go forward with the Unity luncheon, online modules, and related activities, instead of just thinking about it. Christy Mannering’s farmhouse office in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at the University of Delaware is “off the beaten path,” says […]

“As If You Were There…” The Little Video Project That Grew

Jennifer Volk’s i-Three Issue Corps project seeks to share stories of agriculture and forestry climate adaptation and mitigation practices across the 12-state Northeast Region. Recent weather variability in this area—unusually dry in the north to unusually wet in West Virginia—indicated a need for quickly produced, easily shared information for farmers, ranchers and forest owners about […]