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Maker Movement + Horticulture = Innovation Explosion

Question:  What happens when the Maker Movement intermixes with the realm of horticulture? Answer:  An explosion in ideas and innovation plus a new way for land-grant universities to reach audiences with research-based information. Dave Francis, Utah State University Extension associate professor, discovered in his Fellowship with eXtension that the latest DIY (do-it-yourself) movement is really […]

Dry Farming: Growing Fruits and Vegetables without Water

Amy Garrett’s i-Three Issue Corps project focuses on establishing and leveraging a set of social media strategies to share dry farming practices widely. From the NeXC2016 Conference and her Issue Corps experience, she has expanded her social media horizons, incorporated Working Out Loud strategies into her Facebook outreach to expand the network of participants in […]