A Year in Review, Rockingham County, 2020
Rockingham County Contributions: $410,054
State Contributions: $671,651 (In 2020, for every $1.00 Rockingham County contributed, UNH provided $1.64 of statewide resources.)
Total Extension Value to Rockingham County: $1.7M
Developed a program with N.H. Dept. of Agriculture to expend CARES Act funds for farms hurt by the pandemic. Staff assisted farmers with writing applications for these funds.
$256,888 distributed to farms
Forest Land Management Technical Assistance
$46,979 generated in timber production and tax revenue
Provided technical assistance to woodlot owners resulting in improved acreage through forest management practices.
93 large woodlot owners
2,113 acres improved
Community Mental Health Support
209 educators and volunteers trained in trauma informed social emotional and mindfulness learning and suicide prevention.
Partnered with local organizations to help vulnerable youth with mental health issues and suicide prevention.
Created online resources that addressed anxiety, depression and supporting families through crises.
Online Food Access Map
375 total sites
37 Rockingham sites
Created an online map for food insecure families.
Trained and managed by Extension staff, they dedicated their time to: Agricultural Support • Gardening• Invasive plant control • Economic development • Nutrition • Wildlife
$762,186 value of volunteer time ( State Values of Volunteer Time (NH): $26.23; independentsector.org/)