16 Communities of Practice, 41 Media Mentions eXtension in the National News: February 2013

National media outlets featured and cited eXtension on a number of topics in the past month. The media mentions are listed alphabetically by resource areas.
The media mentions are posted at http://create.extension.org/node/95186 with active links to the articles.

Ag energy, farm energy – 2 mentions
02-28-13 Energy Department and USDA Partner to Support Energy Efficiency in Rural Communities…
Barn OnAir & OnLine 24/7/365 02/28/13

Energy Department and USDA Partner to Support Energy Efficiency in Rural Communities
Energy.gov 02/28/13

Beef, feral hogs – 3 mentions
Rebuilding Forage, Feral Hogs, Market Outlook Explored
Kentucky Ag Connection 02/14/13

Rebuilding Forage, Feral Hogs, Market Outlook Explored
Illinois Ag Connection 02/14/13

Taney County Livestock and Forage Conference is Feb. 28
High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal 02/13/13

Feral hogs – 1 mention
Another successful Feral Hog Management Workshop in Luling
Your Houston News 02/07/13

Animal manure management – 4 mentions
U of Minnesota Extension — Feedlot Emissions Calculator
AgWeb 02/19/13

New Tool Calculates Air Emissions Treatment Costs
National Hog Farmer 02/19/13

Feedlot Air Emissions Treatment Cost Calculator Available
North Dakota Ag Connection 02/19/13

Early Registration Ends March 1 for Waste-to-Worth Conference
National Hog Farmer 02/14/13

Blueberries– 1 mention
Extension: New blueberry bush likely has leaf rust
Winston-Salem Journal (AP) 02/08/13

Dairy cattle – 5 mentions
Make the most of far-off and transition-cow management
Dairy Herd Network 02/27/13

Webinar to focus on achieving good health records
Dairy Herd Network 02/21/13

Study looks at effects of feeding flaxseed
Dairy Herd Network 02/18/13

Make better mastitis therapy decisions
Dairy Herd Network 02/18/13

What’s new in vitamins for dairy cattle?
Dairy Herd Network 02/18/13

Families, food and fitness – 1 mention
4-H program isn’t just for children in farming families
The Garden City Telegram Garden City, Kansas 02/12/13

Family caregiving – 1 mention
UW-Extension resources help businesses address concerns of employed family caregivers
IronMountainDailyNews.com Iron Mountain, Michigan 02/28/13

Farm safety and health – 3 mentions
National AgrAbility Workshop Set for Minneapolis
USAgNet 02/27/13

National AgrAbility workshop set for Minneapolis
LimaOhio.com (AP) 02/21/13

National AgrAbility workshop set for Minneapolis
Drovers CattleNetwork 02/19/13

Gardens, lawns and landscapes – 2 mentions
Here we grow: Time to start planning this year’s garden
Port Clinton News Herald (AP) Port Clinton, Ohio 02/20/13

Here we grow: Time to start planning this year’s garden
Mansfield News Journal Mansfield, Ohio 02/17/13

Horses – 2 mentions
Horse Showing on a Budget: Part 1
Equine Chronicle 02/21/13

Horse Showing on a Budget: Part 1
USAgNet 02/13/13

Military families – 1 mention
Extension Provides Resources for Military Families
Wisconsin Ag Connection 02/20/13

Organic agriculture – 1 mention
North Carolina home to many carnivorous plants
Salisbury Post Salisbury, North Carolina 02/01/13

Personal finance– 2 mentions
NIFA Celebrates America Saves Week February 25-March 2
BigNews.biz 02/27/13

Kansas Saves: Free Website Offers Tips
Kansas Ag Connection 02/21/13

Small and backyard flocks – 2 mentions
Extension provides information on small and backyard poultry flocks
Farm and Dairy 02/22/13

Online Extension poultry webinar to be offered
Cassville Democrat Cassville, Missouri 02/20/13

eXtension – 10 mentions
Jenkins names Paul Coreil as interim chancellor of LSUA
The Advertiser (AP) Lafayette, Louisiana 02/06/13

Career AgCenter exec Coreil named interim chancellor at LSU-Alexandria
The Town Talk (AP) 02/05/13

New Interim Chancellor At LSU Alexandria
KALB-TV News Channel 5 02/05/13

Coreil named interim chancellor at LSU-Alexandria
The Town Talk (AP) 02/05/13

Paul Coreil Named Interim Chancellor at LSU Alexandria
Louisiana State University 02/05/13

Coreil named interim chancellor at LSU Alexandria
Vermilion Today.com 02/05/13

Coreil named interim chancellor at LSUA
The Town Talk (AP) 02/05/13

Extension’s role evolves while remaining essential
Technology News – TMCnet 02/04/13

Virginia Cooperative Extension’s role evolves while remaining essential
Technology News – TMCnet 02/04/13

Extension’s role evolves while remaining essential
Roanoke.com (AP) 02/04/13

If you know of other eXtension mentions in national media outlets or have suggestions of potential national news stories, contact Lynette Spicer at lynette.spicer@eXtension.org.

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