WSU Extension

All Extension Symposium

Proceedings

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Cultural Competencies: The Big Picture
Melynda Huskey, Assistant Vice President,
Office of the Vice President for Equity and Diversity

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Potential of Car redesign and Alternative Fuels in Personal Trasportation, Eric Leonhardt, Vehicle Research, Western Washington University

Natural Gas & Nitrogen Fertilizer,
Lisa Parker,
Government Relations Manager, Agrium U.S.

Food Distribution and Energy Use, Potential and Challenges of Solutions
Tracee Bentley, Western States Facilitator, State Alliance Team

Tools to Work with Controversial Public Issues
Session 1 - Assessing the Situation

Kay Haaland, Extension Educator, WSU Skagit County Extension

Small Farms Engaging Immigrant and Minority Groups in Extension Programs
Jose Garcia, Extension Educator, Department of Rural Sociology, University of Missouri

Tools to Work with Controversial Public Issues
Session 2 - Designing a Process for Success

Darcy Batura, Extension Educator, WSU King County Extension

Biofuels Overview and Context - The Lay of the land,
Dave Sjoding,
Program Coordinator, WSU Extension Energy Program

Potential Solutions: Biofuels Overview and Applications
Kim Lyons, Resource Specialist, Alternative Fuels, WSU Extension Energy Program

Potential Solutions: Biofuels Overview and Applications
John Hamilton, Project Manager, Treasure Valley Renewable Resources, LLC

 

Thursday, March 8, 2007

Labor and Immigration Issues in Agriculture
Dale DeFelice, Attorney, Pine, Hamblen, Coffin, Brooke & Miller, LLP

Health Promotion: Diet - Disease Connection,
Shirley Broughton,
Extension Coordinator, Diabetes Education, WSU Puyallup and Extension Center

Tools to Work with Controversial Public Issues
Session 4 - Evaluating Our Efforts and Impacts

Loretta Singletary, Professor, University of Nevada

Climate Change and Agriculture
Lara Whitely Binder, OutReach Specialist, Climate
Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System

Successful Grant Writing in a Gates/Buffet World
Patrick Malone, Inland NW Program Associate, Partnership for Rural Improvement and Rich Monacelli, SW Washington Program Associate, Partnership for Rural Improvement

Tools to Work with Controversial Public Issues
Session 3 - Working the Process to Reach Agreements

Emmett Fiske, Organizational Effectiveness Specialist, WSU Department of Community and Rural Sociology

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