Extension Master Gardener National Report

Ever wonder about the impact of the Master Gardeners? This recently completed infographic was just released by the National Extension Master Gardener Committee, and it shows the impact of the EMG program nationwide!

"EXTENSION MASTER GARDENER NATIONAL REPORT - 2016 The information provided was compiled by the Extension Master Gardener (EMG) National Committee in 2017. The numbers reflect 2016 data. 43 of 49 states that currently have Extension Master Gardener programs reported information about program outcomes. VALUE OF VOLUNTEER HOURS: $140,712,882 The national estimated average of volunteer time is $24.14/hour. TRAINING HOURS: 704,509 On average, EMGs have over 40 hours of training for ceritification CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS: 1,018,092 EMGs often continue their education. YEARLY MEDIA REACH: 8,118,512 Includes state and county websites, radio, tv, newspaper, Extension publications, and social media. VOLUNTEER HOURS: 5,829,034 Active certified EMG volunteers average 60 hours per year. EXTENSION MASTER GARDENERS: 90,871 One of the largest volunteer organizations in the country NEWLY TRAINED EMGs: 15,002 On average, each state trains nearly 400 EMGs every year. DIRECT CONTACTS: 5,552,253 Clientele served through helplines, presentations,farmers markets, plant clinics, county fairs, and more. 43 STATES REPORTING: Alabama Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Montana Nebraska New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming "

The information provided was compiled by the Extension Master Gardener (EMG) National Committee in 2017. The numbers reflect 2016 data. 43 of 49 states that currently have Extension Master Gardener programs reported information about program outcomes.

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