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Washington State University Extension

Washington Extension Agents and Specialists Association

2016 NACAA AM/PIC, Little Rock, Arkansas

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National Association of County Agricultural Agents Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference

Distinguished Service Award-Western Region-Washington State

Stephen M. Van Vleet

Steve Van Vleet has been working as the Regional Extension Specialist in Agriculture and Natural Resources for Washington State University the past 11 years. His Extension and research focus include, small grain production, invasive plant management, managed grazing and sustainable agriculture. Since 2006, he has conducted multiple international Extension and grower education training programs. Steve is passionate about Extension and currently serves as the president for the Washington Extension Agents and Specialists Association.

 

Achievement Award-Western Region – Washington

Nicole Martini

Nicole Martini began with WSU Extension as the Pierce County Master Gardener Program Coordinator. She now works with 3,700 volunteers and 35 faculty and staff to teach homeowners science-based, sustainable gardening practices that protect Washington’s natural resources. She was on the national eXtension Social Media Training Committee, is a co-lead for the WSU Extension Gardening Website and is leading the development of online trainings on tree stewardship funded by WA Department of Natural Resources.

 

 2016 NACAA Award Winners-Washington State

Achievement Award
National Winner Nicole Martini
Distinguished Service Award
National Winner Stephen M. Van Vleet
Bound Book
National Winner Linda Chalker-Scott
Fact Sheet
National Finalist Susan Kerr
Learning Module
Regional Winner Susan Kerr
Newsletter, Team
Regional Winner Susan Kerr
Publication
Regional Winner W.F.”Frank” Hendrix
Video Presentation
Regional Winner Trevor C Lane
Web Site
Regional Winner Linda Chalker-Scott
Animal Science Pre AM/PIC Seminar & Tour
State Winner W. Doug Warnock
Agriculture Awareness and Appreciation Award
National Finalist Susan Kerr
Excellence in 4-H Programming
Regional Winner Brian Brandt
Search for Excellence in Farm Health and Safety
National Finalist Don W McMoran

 

Poster Displays and Winners

Applied Research Category

Norberg Steve Norberg, S. Llewellyn, D.A.; Fransen, S.C.; Niebergs, J.S.; USING CHLOROPHYLL METER AND TISSUE TESTING TO DETERMINE IN-SEASON NITROGEN NEEDS IN TIMOTHY HAY PRODUCTION West Washington 2nd National

 

Gray Sheila Gray, S.L. T. Gwin; POLLINATORS AND THE PUBLIC West Washington

 

Extension Education

Bush Michael Bush, M.R. Martini, N.L.; Daniels, C.H.; Chalker-Scott, L.; THE WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY G-TEAM: CONNECTING EXTENSION PUBLICATIONS WITH STATEWIDE GARDENING NEEDS West Washington

 

Martini Nicole Martini, N. WSU EXTENSION TREE STEWARDS ONLINE TRAINING West Washington

 

McMoran Don McMoran, D.W. TEACHING DIVERSE AUDIENCES IN THE SAME CLASSROOM West Washington Regional Winner

Presenters at 2016 NACAA AM/PIC

Early Career and Development 

Finding peace in the promotion and tenure process: Guidance for the new extension professional, Don Llewellyn

Deep work vs shallow work: A time management method, Sheila Gray

 

Teaching and Educational Technologies Seminars

WSU Extension tree stewards online training, Nicole Martini

Teaching diverse audiences in the same classroom, Don McMoran

 

Ag Economics I

County Profile: Community Development in High Definition, Trevor Lane

 

Agronomy and Pest Management I

Calcium Carbonate Application on Low pH Soil, Aaron Esser

 

Agronomy and Pest Management II

Cutting Irrigated Hay Costs by Using Soybeans, Steve Norberg

 

Animal Science II

Results of the 2014-2015 NAHMS Dairy Study, Dr. Susan Kerr

 

Sustainable Agriculture

Birdsfoot Trefoil: An Underutilized Livestock Forage, Dr. Susan Kerr

 

Natural Resources/Aquaculture I

Restoring the Health of Silver Lake, Gary Fredricks

 

 

 

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