Stakeholder-Identified Barriers, Challenges, and Obstacles in Community Gardens

Community Garden

Florida Extension agents play a vital role in assisting community members to start and sustain community gardens through site visits, workshops, and educational events. This 3-page document discusses the results of a Delphi study conducted in order to create a picture of the barriers, challenges, and obstacles to starting and sustaining community gardens in Florida. Written by Susan Webb and John Diaz and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, March 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc301

How Do Floridians Perceive Their Role in Protecting Water Quality and Quantity Through Landscape Practices?

suburban landscape

Florida is faced with challenges in protecting both water quality and quantity; the state’s incredible number of home landscapes can positively or negatively impact water depending on how landscapes are managed. In 2016, Florida residents with irrigated landscapes were surveyed in order to create more effective Extension programs regarding landscape best management practices. This 4-page document discusses the results of this survey. Written by Laura A. Sanagorski Warner, Alexa J. Lamm, and Anil Kumar Chaudhary and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, January 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc293

Overview of Extension Program Planning Models

The use of program plan development models within Extension has a long history of application based on environmental context, interest, and perceived value. The purpose of this 6-page article is to articulate a comparative overview of the various program planning models designed and employed by Extension professionals in education contexts. Written by John Diaz, Cody Gusto, and David Diehl and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, January 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc289

Repackaging as a Strategy to Increase Efficiency in Extension Programs

Figure 1. A representation of the potential reach of the research invested in one email when repackaged for various audiences.Repackaging is a way to reuse the research and writing one has done on a particular topic by formatting it in multiple formats for several audiences. It can be used as a strategy to reach a greater variety of audiences with fewer resources. This 3-page fact sheet was written by Laura A. Sanagorski, and published by the UF Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, October 2013.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc155

Finding Grant Opportunities to Support County Extension Programs (WC134)

hands hold sunlightThis 3-page fact sheet presents information about where to look for grant opportunities, what to look for when reviewing grant opportunities, and how to determine if the opportunity fits your idea. Written by Amy Harder, Alexa Lamm, and Sebastian Galindo, and published by the UF Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, December 2012.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc134

What is an Extension Program? (WC108)

This 3-page fact sheet provides a definition for the term program and discusses the primary components included in a program. Written by Glenn Israel, Amy Harder, and Cheri Winton Brodeur , and published by the UF Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, May 2011.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc108

WC106 Logic Model Basics

WC106, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Glenn D. Israel, explains what logic models are and provides steps for creating a basic logic model. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, October 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc106

WC105 Determining Program Priorities

WC105, a 4-page fact sheet by Amy Harder, provides a step-by-step approach for sorting and prioritizing community needs for Extension programming. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, September 2010.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc105

WC089 Planned Behavior Change: An Overview of the Diffusion of Innovations

WC089, a 4-page illustrated by Amy Harder, is designed to provide an overview of how the principles of diffusion can be applied to facilitate planned behavior change in Extension clientele. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, July 2009.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/WC089