To support our extension-related delivery partners, Hort Innovation has created a range of resources to assist them in their project delivery. They are available by using the links below.
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Extension project M&E planning guide and template
The specific purpose of this guide is to assist delivery partners in developing an extension monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plan, including a program logic model, for projects they are delivering.
Extension training providers and resources
Professional development of project teams is an important consideration in delivery of effective extension programs. This spreadsheet provides information about training providers and resources for professional development, and resources to support development and delivery of agricultural extension programs.
Download: Extension training providers and resources (Excel spreadsheet, April 2022)
Remote extension tips and tools
Agricultural extension involves the dissemination of information and provision of learning opportunities to growers and others involved in the supply chain in geographically dispersed locations. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected agricultural extension services across the country. This document aims to assist delivery partners navigate this changing environment and effectively undertake extension activities remotely.
View: Remote extension tips and tools (PDF, April 2020)
Guide to industry development personnel skills
Industry development projects commonly employ Industry Development Managers (IDMs) and/or Officers (IDOs) to perform key project roles and responsibilities. This document provides a guide to Hort Innovation requirements of an IDO/IDM providing services in a levy-funded industry development project.
View: Guide to industry development personnel skills (PDF, August 2023)
Responses to the Hort Innovation delivery partner extension survey 2020
View the results of a survey sent to 91 industry development and extension Delivery Partners for insights into their successful extension activities and the challenges they face.
View: Responses to the Hort Innovation delivery partner extension survey (PDF, May 2020)
Responses to the Hort Innovation delivery partner extension survey 2022
View the results of the second Delivery Partner needs analysis survey carried out in 2022. The survey was sent to 123 personnel working in industry development and extension projects to gain insights into their successful extension activities and the challenges they face.
View: Responses to the Hort Innovation delivery partner extension survey (PDF, November 2022)
Extension Team webinar
Watch an webinar to update Delivery Partners on the WeedSmart and Project Cane Changer initiatives.
View: Extension Team webinar
(YouTube, December 2022)