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Po Box 277 325 Main St Harrison NE 69346-0277
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Jenny is passionate about the vitality of rural communities in Nebraska. As a University of Nebraska Community Vitality Extension Educator, she works with communities in a coaching role to help engage citizenry to increase economic opportunity, demographic renewal, and quality of life.

icon-academic-capEducation

  • BS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1983
  • MS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1993

icon-documentPublications and Other Intellectual Contributions

  • Crested Wheatgrass (Agropyron cristatum) Response to RyzUp SmartGrass and Fertilizer, 2018 NACAA Western Region Annual Meeting - Professional Improvement Conference Proceedings
  • Crested Wheatgrass (Agropyron cristatum) Response to RyzUp SmartGrass and Fertilizer, 2018 National Association of County Agricultural Agents Annual Meeting/Professional Improvement Conference Proceedings
  • Direct Marketing Agri-Tourism Businesses, Marketing AgriTourism Online
  • Direct Marketing Specialty Food Products Online, Direct Marketing Specialty Food Products Online, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2011
  • Effects of RyzUp SmartGrass and Black Grassbug Control on Wheatgrass Growth and Production, 2018 NACAA Western Region Annual Meeting - Professional Improvement Conference Proceedings
  • Huskerpreneur: UNL Extension Entrepreneur Blog, Huskerpreneur
  • Information and Technology Assessment and Plan for the Western Region, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2013
  • Next Generation Extension Blog, Next Generation Extension Blog, December 2013
  • Next Generation Extension Blog, Next Generation Extension Blog, December 2014
  • UNL Extension Social Media for Entrepreneurs, UNL Extension Social Media for Entrepreneurs

icon-business-chartResearch & Grants

  • Rural Community Prosperity Research Project, Rural Futures Institute, March 2015
  • GROW:OST, GROW Nebraska, April 2017
  • Restore Human Dignity, GROW Nebraska, July 2017
  • Restore Human Dignity, GROW Nebraska, September 2015
  • ARRA: Nebraska Broadband Planning, Department of Commerce - National Telecommunications Information Act, January 2010
  • Enhancing Online Marketing Rural NE, Dept of Agriculture-RD
  • Enhancing Online Marketing Rural NE, Dept of Agriculture-RD, August 2015
  • Ranch and Farm Succession Education in the Nebraska Panhandle, North Central Risk Management Education Center, February 2009

icon-keynotePresentations

  • Unlocking the Secrets to Quicken, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Nebraska Extension, UNL Department of Agricultural Economics, Kearney, Nebraska
  • Community Capacity Building, Heartland Center for Leadership Development
  • Enhancing Your Online Marketing Strategies, Nebraska Association of Transportation Providers, Scottsbluff, Nebraska
  • Put your Business on the Map with Broadband: Build an Online Presence , Nebraska Telecommunications Association, Nebraska Broadband Initiative, and Rural Futures Institute, Lincoln
  • Need Engagement? Try a Facebook Contest!, GROW Nebraska and AIM, Kearney

icon-bookmark-starAwards & Honors

  • Epsilon Sigma Phi Established Career Leadership Award, Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi section of Nebraska Cooperative Extension Association, 2017
  • Excellence in Community Development - Team 2015 North Central Region Runner-Up, National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals, 2015
  • 2014 Regional Award - North Central - Educational Technology Award - Team Runner-Up, National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals, 2014
  • Distinguished Extension Educator Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension, 2012
  • Working Differently Award, eXtension, 2012

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