The Top Three Social Media Sources for Extension Professionals

I have been studying, testing, implementing, and evaluating social media use in Extension programming since 2009. Back then, social media was still considered “that new fad” by most of my colleagues. Now (for most Extension professionals) it has firmly planted itself in our programming psyche as an essential outreach, education, and marketing tool.

Trying to stay as much on top of current information as I can, I have followed many social media sources over the years and know that some …

Cooperative Extension: Let’s go Live!

Our very own #EdTechLN member, Michele Walfred – Ag Communicator for the University of Delaware – has been an early adopter of live streaming technology. Michele uses Periscope to tell the behind the scenes story of Extension. Follow her on Twitter at @MWalfred


Live streaming video, facilitated by free mobile apps such as Periscope and Meerkat, are taking social media by storm. They pack potential as a unique way to market Cooperative Extension to new audiences.

Equipped with only …