who we help:

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

Cooperative Extension

Cooperative extension programs are dedicated to improving lives in rural and urban areas through non-formal education and learning activities. Disseminating knowledge gained from modern agricultural science, technology, and business operations to a vast audience of small business owners, families, and consumers is a significant challenge — one that is all too often compounded by tightening budgets and staff reductions.

Your Challenge

Program Innovation

How we Drive Results

  • Curriculum and Program Design
  • Learning Evaluation and Improvement

Your Challenge

Build Capacity

How we Drive Results

  • Leadership and Training Culture Development
  • Resource Development and Distribution
  • Increase Adoption of Tools

Your Challenge

Drive Impact

How we Drive Results

  • External Evaluation and Stakeholder Reporting
  • Performance Support
  • Continual Improvement

Stories & Studies

Positive Impact


Sustaining Impact for Healthier Rural Communities

More communities report being better prepared to sustain impact after the grant funding has been expended.

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Team Specialists

Jessica Travis

Find a way. When Jessica was hired to establish a biotechnology program, she walked into a classroom with few resources: no textbooks, no desks, and a few boxes of lab equipment. Determined to create a top-notch program, Jess connected with experts at Epcot and flew to California for a visit with a biotechnology curriculum author. Within two years, she had established a relevant and successful biotech program, had a functioning lab, greenhouse, and an advisory board full of expertise. During her teaching days, she was also an FFA chapter adviser. This experience gave Jess a chance to help students discover...

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Doug Kueker

If you hear laughter echoing, there is a good chance Doug Kueker is close by. Good humor is one of his trademarks, but don’t let that fool you. When it comes to work ethic, you won’t find anyone more focused than Doug. Some people say designing learning and teaching is both an art and a science; Doug would agree and finds joy in this intersection with every project.

Doug’s career and background have given him outstanding opportunities to learn the art and science of teaching and learning. Doug led curriculum design and new learning initiatives at the National FFA Organization before...

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