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Unformatted text preview: Slide 1 Cooperative Extension Overview and Opportunities Linda B. Bobroff, Ph.D., RD, LD/N Professor and Extension Nutrition Spet Emily Minton, B.S. ENAFS Coordinator Dept of Family, Youth & Community Sciences - IFAS DIE 3310 April 1, 2010 ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 2 What is Cooperative Extension? Partnership among Federal, State, and Local agencies: Federal: USDA State: Land-grant Universities (e.g., UF) Local: County Extension Services ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 3 Extensions Mission To bring the University to the people Provide outreach education to address critical issues related to: Agriculture Natural Resources Family and Consumer Sciences Youth Development Assist clientele in making choices or taking action to improve current situation. ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 4 Educational Outreach Approaches In-depth educational programs Workshops, demonstrations, field days One-to-one visits to Extension offices or RECs Visits to client homes and properties Individual responses to calls, letters, email Fact sheets and circulars Mass media, websites, and social media ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 5 UF IFAS 1 Extension Statewide Goals Agricultural, Natural Resource and Food Systems Florida Environment 4-H Youth Development Ornamentals, Turf, and Sustainable Landscapes Individual and Family Development Sustainable Living 1 Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 6 Individual and Family Development Focus Areas Personal and Family Well-being Personal Financial Education Health, Nutrition, and Food Safety Sustainable Housing and Home Environment ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________...
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course DIE 3310 taught by Professor Mcmahon during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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