Tag: Technology

Horizon Report for Cooperative Extension System to Prepare for the Future

Even if we cannot predict the future, how can we prepare for it? The eXtension Foundation and the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) Innovation Task Force is partnering with The New Media Consortium (NMC) to seek answers to this question. Together they will lead 56 expert panelists selected from a national search to […]

Drones in Agriculture Spark Creative Communication

Self-styled “DroneSinger” Victor Villegas got star billing at the recent USA Science and Engineering Festival held in Washington, D.C., on April 16-17, 2016. Villegas, Technology and Media Support Coordinator at Oregon State University Extension, is a co-leader of eXtension’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in Agriculture Learning Network, created to share information about the use of […]

Announcing Expansion of Innovation Teams for Premium Member Institutions

Over the last several years, the eXtension Foundation has worked with several state Cooperative Extension Services, helping them develop Innovation Teams to advance new initiatives, particularly initiatives that involve scaling up and applying uses of new technologies. The success and study of these Innovation Teams, together with the development of new capabilities within eXtension, has […]

A New People Application

Today we released a new version of our identity and directory application (People – https://people.extension.org ). This version, the first to have earned the honor of the “version 1.0” designation, has a number of new community-oriented features and a revamped look-and-feel throughout the application. A Focus On Community Our new communities page is the central […]