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Impact Statements

NDSU Extension 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.

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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

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You can find the latest Impact Statements listed below.

File PDF document A Digital Tool Helps Growers Select Adapted Wheat Varieties
Joel Ransom, Extension Agronomist
File PDF document Building North Dakota’s Hemp Industry
David Ripplinger, Extension Bioproducts and Bioenergy Economist
File PDF document Building Capacity of Soil Conservation and Watershed Leaders
Bruce Schmidt, Extension Program Coordinator, Watershed and Soil Conservation Leadership Development
File PDF document Lamb Value Discovery
Travis Hoffman, Extension Sheep Specialist
File PDF document Soil Sense Podcast Shares Soil Health Collaborations
Abbey Wick, Extension Soil Health Specialist

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