Online International Short Course in Agricultural Extension 2021

Sept. 13-17, 2021
7 - 10 a.m. ET*

Zoom

The MSU Extension team in collaboration with international programs in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at MSU will offer a five-day online course on the land-grant model of agricultural extension, to share best practices in the planning, design, implementation, management and evaluation of agricultural extension programs serving local farmers and communities in rural and urban areas. This fee-based online course will provide training to extension specialists, innovative farmers, agricultural consultants, policy makers, regulators, scientists, and academicians as well as representatives from the private sector and international organizations. The course will combine online self-access materials with online live presentations, in-depth discussion on selected topics, and questions and answer sessions using examples and case studies from MSU Extension context to examine various extension programming models. Please expect to spend 3 hours of work completing online self-access materials before September 6, and approximately 3 hours of participation in live online presentations and discussions daily from September 13 to September 17 from 7 – 10 a.m. ET. Participants who complete all online work and attend each day's Zoom session will receive a certificate of completion.

The course is open for extension specialists, innovative farmers, agricultural consultants, policy makers, regulators, scientists, and academicians as well as representatives from the private sector and international organizations. Any individual can enroll in the course.

Cost: $600 per participant

If you are not able to complete registration and payment online, please reach out to Sunil Madan.

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Accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information, contact Ms. Anne Baker at amb@msu.edu or Mr. Sunil Madan at madansun@msu.edu