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Northeast Extension Directors Association (NEED)

Purpose

  • To provide a ready resource for Extension employees to access current and historical documents.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.

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State Highlights

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Naturally@UConn Image Of The Week

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).

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