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eXtension Seeks Part-Time Chief Operating Officer

The eXtension Foundation, a part of the Cooperative Extension System, is seeking an outstanding individual to serve as Chief Operating Officer on a part-time (.5 FTE) appointment. Experience working virtually is a plus because eXtension operates as a virtual organization. The person in this position can work from anywhere in the United States. This individual will have an overall strategic and operational responsibility for eXtension Foundation programs and services and will manage key staff leaders. The COO provides leadership for the Foundation’s strategic planning process and implements strategic initiatives. The eXtension Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization supporting Extension professionals nationwide. Deadline for applications is Wednesday, June 1, 2016.

A detailed position description can be found here: https://extension.org/coo-position-announcement.

New turfgrass handbook available through AgriLife Extension

Homeowners and professional turfgrass managers now have a new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service publication available to help them when selecting herbicides, insecticides and fungicides to control common turfgrass pests.

Weed, Insect, and Disease Control in Turfgrass was authored by AgriLife Extension turfgrass specialists Dr. Casey Reynolds, College Station; Dr. Matt Elmore, Dallas; and Dr. Young-Ki Jo, College Station; as well as Diane Silcox Reynolds, a postdoctoral research associate. Continue reading