At eXtension.org (pronounced e-extension), you’ll find collaboratively authored and peer-reviewed content by eOrganic’s community of university researchers and extension personnel, other agricultural professionals, farmers, and certifiers with experience and expertise in organic agriculture.
– To engage farmers, agricultural professionals and other members of the organic agriculture community with timely and relevant science-, experience-, and regulation-based information in a variety of media and educational formats
– To facilitate project management, communication, and publication to eXtension.org
– To foster a national organic research and outreach community
Website content includes:
Articles: eOrganic’s articles cover everything from the nuts and bolts of organic production for beginners to the latest information and technology for advanced producers.
Videos: Because a moving picture is worth a thousand words, short video segments highlighting organic practices are featured at eOrganic. Producers and researchers demonstrate innovative cover cropping, reduced tillage, cultivation, soil management, pest management and marketing strategies. You can find eOrganic’s videos at eXtension and at eOrganic’s Youtube site.
Webinars: Our webinar series allow farmers, agricultural professionals and others to participate in live presentations by researchers, educators and farmers. To ask a question, participants type a question in the chat box. Here are our archived webinars and upcoming webinar information.
Ask-an-Expert: You also have the opportunity to ask questions that aren’t answered in current eOrganic content. To get an answer, eOrganic supports eXtension’s Ask-an-Expert. Users submit questions at eXtension.org and a community member or members with appropriate expertise reply to the request via email. Find Ask-an-Expert by clicking on the Question boxes in the upper right hand corner or at the bottom of any of eOrganic’s article pages.
eOrganic members are now developing online short courses and additional opportunities to connect with organic practitioners and service providers.