Podcasts in Extension

After our recent #EdTechLN tweet-up on Podcasting, I decided to search out all of the Extension podcasts I could find. Here they are (in no particular order):

Working Differently in Extension with Bob Bertsch (2011-Present)
This podcast, hosted by Bob Bertsch, NDSU Agriculture Communications, is a discussion of how cooperative extension professionals can work differently to be more effective in the new communications environment.

Farm & Family Radio with Amy Taylor (2015-Present)
Farm and Family features interviews with Extension Service experts and other agricultural officials about timely topics related to Mississippi agriculture. Shows are available in MP3 formats. You may also hear the shows on many radio stations in Mississippi.

Southern Gardening Radio with Dr. Gary Bachman (2015-Present)
The Southern Gardening radio program, with Dr. Gary Bachman, serves lawn and garden enthusiasts Monday through Friday with timely information. You may also hear the shows on many radio stations in Mississippi.

Gardening Through The Seasons by Mississippi State University (2009-2011)
MSU horticulturists guide you through the gardening season by providing a monthly calendar of practical information in easy to understand video demonstrations.

The PressPad by Cornell University (2011-Present)
Where grape growing and winemaking come together.

USU Extension Food Preparation (2008-2009)
A cooking project by USU Family & Consumer Science Extension Professionals.

Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension (2010-2012)
The Cooperative Extension Program at Prairie View A&M University is second to none in providing educational, research-based information to families, youth, farm producers and communities in 24 counties across the state of Texas. Our mission is simply to help our clientele improve their quality of life.

Extension Quick Bytes with Amy Baker (2013)
Bringing you bite-sized introductions to a wide variety of today’s educational technology. We are geared for an audience of Extension educators who are interested in free and low-cost technologies to use to increase the quality of and access to their materials. We are from University of Minnesota Extension.

Getting Dirty with Master Gardeners (2015-Present)
Our stories are produced by dedicated Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. We help connect gardeners with the vast reservoir of horticultural expertise and research developed at NC State University. Our stories explore gardening in our region, the intersection of horticulture and innovation, and the people who are leading the way. The stories shared here are part of our syndicated radio show broadcast.

Georgia Forages with Dr. Dennis Hancock (2009-2013)
This podcast presents recordings of some recent lectures given by Dr. Dennis Hancock, Asst. Professor and Extension Forage Agronomist at the University of Georgia. These lectures cover current topics and management issues as presented at local County Extension meetings or other speaking engagements.

As you can see, there are not very many Extension podcasts out there. This is blue water for any Extension professional looking to stand out and share long-form content. If you are interested, MIT News shared an excellent article to help you get started.

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