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About lindsaychichester

Hi! I am an University of Nevada Extension Educator focusing on food and agriculture systems. Agriculture runs deep in my veins as I grew up on a cattle and sheep ranch in Northern California, was a 10 year 4-H member, received a formal education in agricultural systems, and have worked a variety of jobs in the industry. I have a Master of Science in Animal Science, a Master of Art in Speech Communications, and a PhD in Systems Agriculture from West Texas A&M University. Join me as I make agriculture fun and exciting while highlighting the science and research.

BOOSTing your online presence: Is it worth it?

I recently paid to boost/promote a blog post on my Facebook page. I will definitely do it again! To read more about my experience check out BOOSTing your online presence: Is it worth it? P.S. – read the comments too, … Continue reading

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Social Networking in Youth Programs

eXtension Learn is offering a webinar TOMORROW (February 24, 10:00 am EST) about social networking in youth programs. Does social media ever overwhelm you?  Do you wonder how you could be using social media for your program?  Do you wish … Continue reading

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Solar energy gets a “tree”mendous new look

A new “tree” of solar energy may be the future. The articles says that one tree can power up to 35 laptops! Perhaps the days of sitting in Starbucks and looking for internet cafes are over? Where would you like … Continue reading

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Evaluating social media activity in Extension educational programming

Recently, eXtension’s Learn (webinar series) provided a webinar on Evaluating social media activity in Extension educational programming. The presenters provided a nice qualitative approach to data mining for evaluation of social media for various programs they work with.

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Boost your creative thinking

I recently read this article, and think it is a great idea. Often as adults we do not take the time to creative think and play! Just think what we would be capable of if we took time to think … Continue reading

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10 lesser-known twitter features

Twitter Counter has a blog that releases some good information about all things Twitter. Check it out if you Tweet. One that caught my attention was called 10 lesser-known Twitter features that deserve your attention. Were any of these new … Continue reading

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Social media in your office – Front Door Forum

I am presenting a social media session at Front Door Forum today, I just wanted to share the presentation here for easy access. I would love to hear any comments or suggestions you may have to make this presentation better. … Continue reading

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