Tuesday, April 14

SU Ag Center staff set to conduct a webinar for the National eXtension Foundation

Webinar to provide information on how to assist the community after an emergency.

Baton Rouge, La. – Members of the Southern University Ag Center’s JAGriculture team will discuss the role of Extension after an emergency during a webinar on April 16.

The webinar, which is hosted by the eXtension Foundation, will be held from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (Central) and will use the 2016 Louisiana Flood as a conceptual lens to provide attendees with information on ways to provide programming and support to assist communities and citizens after a disaster.

The event is free and open to the public but registration is required. To register, click here.

SU Ag Center’s JAGriculture team consists of Krystle Allen, Extension Associate; Marlin Ford, Ph.D., Urban Agricultural Specialist; Kiyana Kelly, Family and Consumer Sciences Associate Agent; Nicolette Gordon, Assistant Area Agent for youth development; and Angell Jordan, Family and Consumer Sciences Assistant Area Agent.

The eXtension Foundation is a membership-based non-profit organization designed to aid the U.S. Cooperative Extension programs from land-grant universities/colleges located in every state and territory in becoming more visible by providing measurable impacts in support of educational outreach. eXtension is embedded in the U.S. Cooperative Extension System and serves on the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP). The organization provides an array of opportunities for Extension professionals that foster innovation creation, the adoption of innovations at member institutions, and increased impact of Extension programs. For more information on eXtension membership, please visit www.eXtension.org.

A video of the presentation is available here.



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