Join in: Opportunities to Engage the Public through Citizen Science

The benefits and opportunities for using citizen science in an Extension setting abound. Mobile applications make it easy to engage the public as citizen scientists. Citizen science has the opportunity to decentralize research and expand location based research. For example, crop research is currently conducted at agricultural experiment farms. By using citizen science, gardeners, farmers, and ranchers could contribute to crop research throughout their state to give a better representation of how a crop fairs in their location and in …

4-H Livestock Record App

Dear 4-H Members & Leaders,

Since November 2013 I’ve had the opportunity to work with the National 4-H Council, Tractor Supply Company, and the NMSU Learning Games Lab in the development of a mobile app for livestock record keeping.

I’m excited to tell you that the new 4-H Livestock Record mobil app is now available for download (free) on the iTunes AppStore. Click here to learn more.

The app requires iOS 7.0 or later. It’s compatible with …