Veterans and Other Beginning Farmers/Ranchers will use this course for interviewing.  For more information please contact Erin Kimbrough at erin.kimbrough@ag.tamu.edu

By taking this course, Educators who want to improve their level of economic education and teaching practices will improve their critical thinking to become a “good economist” who is able to recognize good and bad economic thinking; improve in behaviors which increase lifetime wealth creation; understand and articulate answers to the essential questions of economics; recognize and produce good economics informational text; and improve in structuring learning experiences.


For more information or to enroll contact:  Dr. Becky Smith, Mississippi State University Extension at becky.smith@msstate.edu

Veterans and Other Beginning Farmers/Ranchers who take this course will learn how to create a business plan. By course end, the audience will have created a working business plan including an operations plan, a financial plan, and a marketing plan. For information or to enroll contact Erin Pilosi-Kimbrough at empilosi@ag.tamu.edu
Veterans and Other Beginning Farmers/Ranchers who take this course will learn how to create a business plan. By course end, the audience will have created a working business plan including an operations plan, a financial plan, and a marketing plan. For information or to enroll contact Erin Pilosi-Kimbrough at empilosi@ag.tamu.edu

Veterans and Other Beginning Farmers/Ranchers who take this course will learn how to create a business plan. By course end, the audience will have created a working business plan including an operations plan, a financial plan, and a marketing plan.

For more information or to enroll contact Erin Kimbrough at erin.kimbrough@ag.tamu.edu

The audience for this course is:

By taking this course, students will learn:

For more information or to enroll please contact: 

By taking this course, Educators who want to improve their level of economic education and teaching practices will improve their critical thinking to become a “good economist” who is able to recognize good and bad economic thinking; improve in behaviors which increase lifetime wealth creation; understand and articulate answers to the essential questions of economics; recognize and produce good economics informational text; and improve in structuring learning experiences.


For more information or to enroll contact:  Dr. Becky Smith, Mississippi State University Extension at becky.smith@msstate.edu

Veterans and Other Beginning Farmers/Ranchers who take this course will learn how to create a business plan. By course end, the audience will have created a working business plan including an operations plan, a financial plan, and a marketing plan.

For more information or to enroll contact Erin Pilosi-Kimbrough at empilosi@ag.tamu.edu

Veterans and Other Beginning Farmers/Ranchers who take this course will learn how to create a business plan. By course end, the audience will have created a working business plan including an operations plan, a financial plan, and a marketing plan. For information or to enroll contact Erin Pilosi-Kimbrough at empilosi@ag.tamu.edu

Transportation workers and others who need to flag traffic on public and private roadways in Nebraska who take this course will be able to successfully complete the required tasks of a flagger: Guide traffic through work areas; Protect workers; Prevent unreasonable delays for road users; and Answer motorists’ questions politely and knowledgeably.

This course is only open to those who need to retrieve a completion certificate or complete a course in-progress prior to March 26, 2018. For new certifications, use the 2018 NDOT Flagger Certification Course.

For information contact: Megan Patent-Nygren, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Local Technical Assistance Program, mpatentnygren2@unl.edu

Transportation workers and others who need to flag traffic on public and private roadways in Nebraska who take this course will be able to successfully complete the required tasks of a flagger: Guide traffic through work areas; Protect workers; Prevent unreasonable delays for road users; and Answer motorists’ questions politely and knowledgeably.

This course is for all new certification enrollees after March 26, 2018. To access a certificate earned or finish a course begun prior to that date, visit the prior version of the course.

For information or to enroll in the 2018 course contact: Megan Patent-Nygren, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Local Technical Assistance Program, mpatentnygren2@unl.edu

Basic Radio 101 for North Dakota Emergency Responders is a self-directed course for paid and volunteer people who serve in EMS, law enforcement, firefighting and other first responder activities. Participants will learn how to use their radios appropriately, protocols to follow and how to troubleshoot common problems. For more information, contact Brenda Vossler, N.D. Department of Emergency Services training and exercise officer, at (701) 328-8106 or blvossler@nd.gov. For technical support, contact Becky Koch, (701) 231-7875 or becky.koch@ndsu.edu, with North Dakota State University Agriculture Communication.

Veterans and Other Beginning Farmers/Ranchers who take this course will learn how to create a business plan. By course end, the audience will have created a working business plan including an operations plan, a financial plan, and a marketing plan.

For more information or to enroll contact Erin Pilosi-Kimbrough at empilosi@ag.tamu.edu

Veterans and Other Beginning Farmers/Ranchers who take this course will learn how to create a business plan. By course end, the audience will have created a working business plan including an operations plan, a financial plan, and a marketing plan. For information or to enroll contact Erin Pilosi-Kimbrough at empilosi@ag.tamu.edu

Attendees who take this course will learn how to recognize and mitigate distracted driving. 

* Types of distracted driving
* Multitasking myths
* Cell phones
* Workplace dangers
* OSHA recommendations
* Ways to recognize, avoid, and prevent distracted driving

For more information or to enroll please contact: Lauren E Dale, University of Nebraska Kearney,  dalele@unk.edu

Fundamentals of Agricultural Credit Analysis is a self directed course for beginning agricultural lenders and beginning farmers. In this course participants will learn how to analyze financial statements to make credit decisions. In addition, the farmer will learn how to use financial statements to make better management decisions.

For more information on this course or to enroll please contact: Ryan Larsen at ryan.larsen@ndsu.edu

Fundamentals of Agricultural Credit Analysis is a self directed course for beginning agricultural lenders and beginning farmers. In this course participants will learn how to analyze financial statements to make credit decisions. In addition, the farmer will learn how to use financial statements to make better management decisions. 

For more information on this course or to enroll please contact: Ryan Larsen at ryan.larsen@ndsu.edu

There is rising interest in local foods as a way to stimulate community economic development  while also contributing to local farm viability, healthy eating habits among consumers, and community food security and resilience. Despite these trends, those working in local foods, and those interested in future work in local foods, often have not received formal training about interdisciplinary, systems approaches and existing research in this emerging field. In order to address this gap, this course will provide participants with an overview of local food systems research, as well as resources to support translation of research into practice using interdisciplinary, systems approaches.

For more information or to enroll contact Joanna Lelekacs, North Carolina State University, joanna_lelekacs@ncsu.edu

For technical or log-in assistance you may contact campushelp@extension.org

The audience for this course is: County Tax Assessor Employees

For more information or to enroll please contact: Jason Camp,  Mississippi State University Extension Service, Jason.Camp@msstate.edu

Enrollment in this course is currently limited to reviewers. Once the course is finalized, enrollment will open without an enrollment key.


This certification is required to all assistant traffic control managers working on Nebraska roadways. Topics focus on the fundamentals of work zone traffic control: safety is the priority, traffic should be kept moving to avoid slowdowns, drivers need clear guidance, routine inspections of the work zone are critical and a clear roadside is a safer roadside. Sections include temporary traffic control devices, maintenance of those devices, and communication and legal issues including negligence. The course includes 4 videos and a certification exam. 

 

 For information or to enroll contact Megan Patent-Nygren, University of Nebraska at mpatentnygren2@unl.edu

Based on the original, Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills Training Series, Facilitation Basics is designed to help participants learn techniques for getting work done more effectively and efficiently in group meetings.  The course will equip participants with the tools and skills needed for such situations as: helping groups deal with conflict, leading a sensitive problem-solving session and supporting a new team in its startup phase.

This course is open to any individual that would like to improve their facilitation skills in the workplace, community settings or volunteer positions.

For more information or to enroll please contact: Ellen Rowe, UVM Extension, Email: Ellen.Rowe@uvm.edu or Mary Peabody, UVM Extension, Email: Mary.Peabody@uvm.edu

Understanding Communities and Their Dynamics is a facilitated course designed for individuals working in community development, either formally or informally, in any capacity. Participants will gain skill in uncovering and using data to determine changing conditions impacting your target audiences; get a better handle on the key components shaping the economic health of your community; and become familiar with the people, knowledge and resources to advance your community programs; and identify important challenges facing your communities.

For more information email Mary.Peabody@uvm.edu.

Enrollment in this course is now closed.

The audience for this course is: Teachers and Extension personnel

By taking this course, students will learn: This curriculum is a set of lessons which teaches about the US federal budget, national debt, and budget deficit. Participants will also learn engagement strategies and network with other educators incorporating

For more information or to enroll please contact: Dr. Becky Smith at becky.smith@msstate.edu.