Northeast Extension Directors Association (NEED)
- To provide a ready resource for Extension employees to access current and historical documents.
- To serve as a communication tool for directors, administrators and employees of the Northeast Extension Systems.
- To provide public access to state specific websites, events and information of interest.
Northeast Extension Breakdown
- Delaware State
- District of Columbia
- Maryland Eastern Shore
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New York
- Rhode Island
- West Virginia
- West Virginia State
- National Information Management and Support System
- Northeast Experiment Station Executive Director
- Northeast Rural Development Center Director
Mary Jane Willis Diversity Memorial Endowment
40 years to eternity: Continuing Mary Jane’s unwavering commitment to serving the underserved, enhancing diversity, and amplifying ideas through national networks
Mary Jane dedicated herself to Rutgers Cooperative Extension for nearly 40 years. She gave her heart and soul to the betterment of our communities on a state and national level, and demonstrated what Cooperative Extension is with her whole being.She became a home economist in 1975, a Foods and Nutrition Program Leader in 1980, and during the early 90’s served as Interim Chair for the Department of 4-H Youth Development and the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Passing The Gavel To Fred Schlutt
On Tuesday November 15th at the APLU Meeting in Austin Texas, Michelle Rodgers, Extension Director Delaware, and current ECOP chair, passes the gavel to incoming ECOP chair Fred Schlutt, Alaska Extension Director.
Richard Taylor, PhD. from the University of Delaware is the 2016 Northeast Region Award Recipient
Richard would be described by all who know him as a quiet “doer.” He exemplifies one who has successfully improved the effectiveness of plant and soil science professionals within the Northeast by providing avenues of interaction among research, teaching, extension faculty, graduate students and personnel.
Register for ISEE 2016!
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) of the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) will host the 2016 Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE), June 26-29, 2016. The conference, Transforming the Economy: Sustaining Food, Water, Energy and Justice, will bring together more than 500 policy makers, researchers, and citizens committed to advancing tangible solutions for a sustainable and resilient economy.
Bringing the Farm to the City: How a Local Land Grant University is Supporting a Different Kind of Agriculture
This year I have had the pleasure of visiting a number of urban agriculture operations. From California to Cleveland, the ability of individuals to realize the multidimensional benefits of agricultural production and leverage them in an urban context has been nothing short of amazing.
Naturally@UConn Image Of The Week
Yaira Rivera Sanchez, a graduate student in the Computer Science Department, was awarded the top prize for the 2014-15 Extension App Challenge by Associate Dean Michael O’Neill (right) and David Dickson (middle).