Tag: NPSEC

What’s It Like to Work with the eXtension Foundation as an NTAE Project? – Using Mass Media for Extension Messaging

eXtension recently announced the opportunity for nominations for the New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) for Year 2 projects. The nomination form will be available on June 15th until July 20th, 2020. Selected projects will receive wrap around services from the eXtension Foundation to support, accelerate, and amplify the project/program outcomes. Wrap around services include: Project/Program advisory support […]

NPSEC and Prairie View A&M University Extension partner with eXtension through USDA-NIFA Cooperative Agreement for Mass Media Pollinator Stewardship Effort

Advancing the role of integrated pest management, including effective use of pesticides, is critical to controlling the spread of harmful pests and diseases. It is estimated that 40 percent of global crops are lost to agricultural pests each year. The US Department of Agriculture Strategic Plan 2018-2022 emphasizes prevention and mitigation of agricultural pests and […]

National Pesticide Safety Education Center team participates in Impact Collaborative Summit

For Immediate Release May 9th, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org Atlanta, GA. A team from the National Pesticide Safety Education Center (NPSEC) participated in eXtension’s Impact Collaborative Summit. As a result of their work, they have been invited to apply for a $5000 grant to help bring new capacity to their project. Members of the […]

December News Roundup

From all of us at eXtension, we want to wish you a joyous holiday season and Happy New Year! We hope you get time to spend with family and friends and to take time to rest and recharge. Personally, I find uninterrupted time to think to be my recharge mechanism. How about you? Do you […]

Pesticide Safety Education Grant Application System Launched

The eXtension Foundation is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for Land Grant University Pesticide Safety Education Programs (PSEP) for the fiscal year 2018. In September 2017, eXtension received a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish and administer a national sub-award program in support of pesticide applicator education, and training for certified […]

National Pesticide Safety Education Center Will Support University Extension Programs

The National Pesticide Safety Education Center has hired Tom Smith to be Executive Director of the organization and Kerry Richards as the Educational Program Developer. Tom’s leadership is an important milestone in the establishment of the National Pesticide Safety Education Center. “We are excited to have Tom assume day-to-day responsibility for the Center,” says Dean […]