Impact Reports


Impact Reports

NDSU Extension Service Impact Reports are brief summaries of the economic, environmental or social outcomes of our educational efforts. They summarize our accomplishments and their impact on our state and its citizens.

Impact Report Guidelines and Template

Tips for Writing Great Reports

  • Impacts Reports are data driven
  • Write professionally, avoid jargon or acronyms
  • List clear and concise situation statement/objectives in the situation section.
  • Be sure to give the context; what happened, who/numbers attending and incorporate into the Extension response section
  • Use an evaluation tool that yields outcomes data (level 2 or higher) and to incorporate into the Impact section and anecdotal feedback for the Feedback section

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You can find the latest Impact Reports listed below.

File Revised N Recommendations for Corn
Dave Franzen, Extension Soil Specialist
File Spreading the [Online] Word: Improving Our Crops Website Presence
Lesley Lubenow, Area Extension Specialist/Agronomy
File Crops Field Training
Lesley Lubenow, Area Extension Specialist/Agronomy
File Salinity Management and Cover Crops
Michael Knudson, Agriculture and Natural Resource Extension Agent
File Cover Crop Programs in the Red River Valley
Dr. Abbey Wick, Extension Soil Health Specialist

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