i-Three Issue Corps – Clark County Kentucky Seafood Nutrition Partnership

Each year Americans consume an average of about 14 pounds of seafood per person but nearly 140 pounds of sugar. The United States Department of Agriculture recommends at least two servings of seafood each week, but most Americans are not coming close.  About 80-90 percent of U.S. consumers do not meet the recommendations. One-third of […]

i-Three Issue Corps – Bringing Climate to the County

As an Extension Educator in Gibson County, which lies in Southwestern Indiana, I take seriously the mission to extend Land-Grant University research to the public. Over the course of Extension’s history, the system has become excellent at promoting and extending traditional programming, whether agricultural economics to farmers or canning demonstrations to eager homemakers. Today, there are […]

Here Comes the PlantShoe Citizen Science Competition

Cross-discipline Collaboration Computer programmers, geospatial experts, and land management specialists are developing a customizable, collaborative, and fun eXtension citizen scientist workspace that will help forest farmers in Appalachia and beyond address issues related to site selection for planting medicinal crops. The idea is to train and equip citizen scientists from across the Appalachian chain to […]