Impact Statements


Impact Statements and Ignite Presentations

NDSU Extension Service Impact Statements 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. Ignite presentations are video-recorded summaries of programs that make a difference.

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Tips for Writing Great Statements

  • Impacts statements 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

Impact statements are best viewed in Adobe Reader. Adobe Reader is free software that lets you view and print Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files. To access PDF files you need Adobe Reader installed. If you do not have Adobe Reader on your computer, you can download it below.

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You can find the latest Impact Statements listed below.

File PDF document Design Your Succession Plan for Williams County
Danielle Steinhoff, NDSU Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resource, Williams County
File PDF document Livestock Water Quality Deterioration Awareness
Duaine Marxen, NDSU Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Hettinger County
File PDF document Machine Shop Meetings Promote Great Dialog among Attendees
Tom Peters, Sugarbeet Agronomist, NDSU / Univ. of Minnesota Extension
File PDF document Helping Professional Pesticide Users Meet Certification Standards
Andrew A. Thostenson, NDSU Extension Specialist, Pesticide Program
File PDF document NDSU Weed Science – A Regional Epicenter for Unbiased Information
Rich Zollinger, NDSU Extension Weed Specialist

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