Access to Extension and Experiment Station Publications

 Multiple States:

  • Journal of Extension (JOE) — 1970 - present. JOE is the official refereed journal of the U.S. Cooperative Extension System. It seeks to expand and update the research and knowledge base for Extension professionals and other adult educators to improve their effectiveness.
  • PlantFacts — horticulture and crop science information from 46 different colleges, universities, and government institutions across the United States and Canada. This searchable site run by the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University provides access to over 260,000 pages of Extension fact sheets and bulletins from every land-grant university in the U.S. and several government institutions across Canada. Try this resource even for non-plant research queries as their "plant" filter is porous.
  • Extension Information about Alternatives — links to Extension Guidesheets prepared by extension agents around the country, organized by topic. Provided by the Missouri Alternatives Center and the University of Missouri-Columbia.
  • Extension Forestry — "Best Extension Forestry Sites in the US" compiled by, which provides links to many state sites which include publications.

Individual States:

About or for Extension:

  • eXtension— this collaborative effort provides systems to deliver interactive education and publications online. The eXtension initiative is led by the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) as part of the move to advance the science outreach of land-grant colleges and universities to the people of the states they serve. 
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Page last updated by Jessica Page (Head, Vet Med Library, The Ohio State University), May 3, 2023

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