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A National Study of Capital Infrastructure & Deferred Maintenance at Schools of Agriculture
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The State of Poverty in the North Central Region
Presentation given by Dr. Bo Beaulieu of Purdue University at the Fall 2016 NCCEA Conference in Indianapolis, IN.
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News Release, November 17, 2015: Cooperative Extension Works to Improve Individual Health
WASHINGTON, DC – The North Central Cooperative Extension Association (NCCEA) issued a new study, prepared by the research organization Battelle, that highlights the importance of Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Extension. FCS Extension offers programming by Cooperative Extension, which provides non-formal education from the nation’s land-grant universities to help Americans develop skills to live healthier and more productive lives. The study, titled Analysis of the Value of Family & Consumer Sciences Extension in the North Central Region, demonstrates the impact of FCS programming and prevention education by Cooperative Extension educators.
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Chaisson-Cárdenas to Lead Iowa 4-H Program
AMES, Iowa -- John-Paul Chaisson-Cárdenas has been hired as the new Iowa 4-H Youth Development program leader for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. He begins his position July 21. See attached press release for more information.
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Dr. Tom Coon of MSU's February 21, 2013 presentation
Coon Ag Outlook Presentation.pdf
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Link to great articles on "The New Extension Service" through The Chronicle for Higher Education's free weekly newsletter, Academe Today.

Heartland Draws Hispanics to Help Revive Small Towns - WSJ Article
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ISU Extension and Outreach anticipates emerging issues and trends:

New impact video developed by University of Missouri Extension:

August 1, 2011 Press Release: Battelle Study Describes Importance of Agriculture and AgBioSciences.

Original Press Release
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