It’s been a while since we’ve updated our blog! But there’s been a lot going on. Here’s a small sampling of some of the things that have happened since our last update. We’ll have more soon, including robotics, IMPACT2, Distance Education, and more! For up-to-the-minute information, check us out on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
We continue to expand our app offerings available for Extension professionals and clientele. For a list of our current iOS apps, visit http://techoutreach.msucares.com/apps. We’re also excited to announce we will have more Android apps soon!
- New: Android version of the Cattle Calc app. (iOS version also available)
- New: Mississippi Phosphorus Index webapp developed for a grant with MSU Civil Engineering, NCRS, and USDA.
- Update: Updated version of the iOS Deer Hunt app, as well as an Android version – and there are discussions of taking it nationwide!
- New: Early Years Network app. For more info on this organization, visit the Early Years Network website.
- New: Pine Thin app
- New: Tree Metrics app
- New: Variety Testing webapp
- Update: The MS Profiles app was updated with new census information.
- Coming Soon: An updated MSU Extension Directory app!
Our web outreach team, lead by Sarah Pittman, continues to roll out introductory websites for communities and organizations in need of their first web presence. There are many underserved organizations and governments in our state without a web presence at all, and we’re working to get everyone online! Here’s a small sampling of sites that have gone live:
- Town of Artesia
- City of Byram | Byram Police Dept.
- Clarke County Chamber | Visit Clarke County
- City of Eupora
- Indianola Chamber Main Street
- Lafayette County | Lafayette County EMA | Lafayette County Fire Dept.
- Lowndes County | Lowndes County Chancery Clerk | Lowndes County EMA
- Newton Chamber of Commerce
- City of Quitman
- Starkville Police Dept.
Our internal web team has also been busy with new site launches, here’s a few:
- New: Mississippi Women for Agriculture website
- Update: A new Logger Education website was launched!
- Update: The Corn Promotion Board website was converted from a static HTML site to a responsive WordPress site for easier updating.
- New: We worked with the Delta Ag Expo on a new website!
- New: We worked with the Mississippi Distance Learning Association on their website
- New: Crosby Arboretum has a new website!
That’s all for now. Check back soon for more of what’s happening with CTO!