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Morgan, Whitney; Barlow, Rebecca – Journal of Extension, 2019
Natural resources Extension educators use outdoor environmental education sites to increase public knowledge of environmental issues, but locating appropriate sites can be time-consuming. Geographic information system (GIS) software and geospatial data can help Extension professionals choose such sites more efficiently. We describe our use of GIS…
Descriptors: Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Education, Outdoor Education, Natural Resources
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Griffin, Becky – Journal of Extension, 2019
Educators use school gardens to incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math programming into their curricula. Extension agents are called on to assist with planning and long-term support of these gardens, often working with educators who have no horticultural experience. University of Georgia Extension's school garden team created a…
Descriptors: Gardening, Extension Agents, Horticulture, School Community Relationship
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Jasinski, James; Kulhanek, Ashley; Shumaker, Kate – Journal of Extension, 2019
A 6-hr train-the-trainer workshop focused on introducing the concept that insects may play a significant role in food security as the world population is projected to exceed 9 billion people by the mid 21st century. Workshop topics including cultural, nutritional, culinary, and commercial aspects surrounding edible insects were presented and…
Descriptors: Entomology, Workshops, Sustainability, Foods Instruction
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Kilonzo-Nthenge, Agnes; Ricketts, John C.; Pitchay, Dharma – Journal of Extension, 2018
We delivered to growers and Extension educators a workshop addressing good agricultural practices (GAP) for produce safety. To assess the workshop's effects as applicable to behavioral intervention theory, we studied past behaviors, behavioral intentions, and changes in knowledge. Workshop participants had been aware of but did not fully…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Workshops, Agricultural Occupations, Safety
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Clifford, Maggie; Monroe, Martha – Journal of Extension, 2018
Increasing literacy among Extension professionals in every sector regarding potential regional impacts and adaptation strategies related to climate change is key to producing high-quality relevant programs addressing climate-related risks. Professionals in the forestry, agriculture, livestock, and coastal resources sectors attended the Southeast…
Descriptors: Climate, Environmental Education, Extension Education, Literacy
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Barrett, Eric; Kowalski, Jacqueline – Journal of Extension, 2018
The growth of community gardens has created new opportunities for urban Extension personnel at a time when staffing resources continue to decline. To serve the integrated pest management (IPM) needs of community gardening populations, Extension educators in two urban counties developed an on-site program involving a demonstration kit and planning…
Descriptors: Gardening, Extension Agents, Extension Education, Urban Areas
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Gardner, Denise M.; Kelley, Kathleen M.; Miller, Abigail – Journal of Extension, 2018
We surveyed Pennsylvania winemakers and winery owners to determine their skill levels, the varieties and styles of wines they produce, their wine-making production challenges, and best practices for addressing educational needs through Extension programs. Growing and sourcing high-quality fruit were identified as key challenges. Although most…
Descriptors: Industry, Job Skills, Barriers, Best Practices
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Griffin, Becky; Braman, Kris – Journal of Extension, 2018
Due to changing federal and state policy as well as increased community concerns about pollinators, assisting clients interested in pollinator health is taking more Extension agent time and resources. In addition, many gardeners tend to be beginners in need of support to recognize best management practices related to pollinating and beneficial…
Descriptors: Entomology, Gardening, Models, Program Development
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Olson, Eric D.; Rajagopal, Lakshman – Journal of Extension, 2018
Festivals, fairs, and events (FFEs) provide rural communities with economic and noneconomic benefits. For the project described in this article, we conducted a needs assessment of Iowa FFE managers by surveying them about the challenges they face in event management and then used the results of the assessment as the basis for training sessions…
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Rural Areas, Needs Assessment, Extension Education
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Comito, Jacqueline; Haub, Brandy Case; Licht, Mark – Journal of Extension, 2018
The rapid needs assessment and response technique (RNR) is a useful tool for Extension professionals seeking ways to improve workshop structure. Facilitators using RNR organize workshop participants in small groups and then rotate the groups through a series of stations where participants dialogue on questions central to the workshop topic. The…
Descriptors: Needs Assessment, Extension Education, Extension Agents, Workshops
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Zendehdel, Kamran; Clarke, Lorraine Weller; Hu, Xiaochu; Hess, Richard – Journal of Extension, 2018
Urban youth participation in agricultural activities has been linked to positive educational outcomes. This article explores the gender and racial differences in perceived knowledge gain and intended behavior change among youths participating in a youth urban agriculture workshop in 2015. Participants were students from underserved areas in…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Racial Differences, Urban Youth, Workshops
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Homan, Dustin M.; Epley, Hannah H. – Journal of Extension, 2018
Youths not only participate in Extension services but also can be equipped as facilitators to extend information about a critical topic to new audiences. Our interdisciplinary team of Extension professionals created a program to equip youths as peer educators, increase youths' awareness and understanding of a new topic (local foods), promote…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Peer Teaching, Food
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Waterman, Ben; Laramee, Alisha – Journal of Extension, 2018
Extension educators are increasingly using social media for outreach and information delivery. But are the Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube channels of the world reaching across cultures to non-English speakers, recently resettled refugees or immigrants, migrant workers, or other underserved Extension audiences? After producing and screening over a…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Workshops, Video Technology, Refugees
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Scott, Meagan; Weeks, William G.; Weeks, Penny P. – Journal of Extension, 2018
Extension educators should think of themselves as change agents, yet many act as information dispensers. Accordingly, we sought to determine whether we could change perceptions of county Extension educators in Oklahoma regarding their function as change agents. Educators participated in a two-part (two-treatment) professional development…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Extension Agents, Change Agents, Professional Development
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Epley, Hannah K.; Williams, Jo; Feldhues, Katherine; Hall, Larry – Journal of Extension, 2018
Making eXtreme Counselors (MXC) is a statewide 4-H camp counselor training workshop. This training brings teens throughout Ohio together to help prepare them to serve as camp counselors in their own counties. Specific competencies are targeted each year on a rotational basis. The training allows youths to learn not only from a variety of 4-H…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Workshops, Counselor Training, Peer Teaching
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