Overview of Faculty and Staff Resources
Instructions on changing information on Faculty and Staff listings on CAFE and program websites.
Includes Master Mailing List, Administrative email mailing lists (what exists and how to use).
Defines the various "units" of work that make up CAFE that will help provide a consistent way of officially describing the work that we do and support in CAFE.
How to request use of farm facilities and meeting spaces.
Planning and Reporting
Description of the different types of research projects and information for how to initiate a project.
Information for developing a Massachusetts Experiment Station Project along with important dates and deadlines.
Extension Faculty and staff will find links and resources related to the "Prism" planning and reporting system as well as important dates and deadlines.
Includes information on Compliance and Oversight as well as links to research tools and reporting sites.
Financial staff and bookeepers in UMass Amherst departments will find reference information for each department here.
Communications and Marketing
For assistance with your social media presence and a listing of CAFE Social Media links.
Guidelines to help with writing website content that will best support your website's visitors in finding useful information as well as positively impact your rankings in a search engines.
It is essential that the Web be accessible in order to provide equal access and equal opportunity to people with disabilities. You will find useful tips and best practices for creating web accessible content.
Includes information and guidelines on CAFE branding and UMass branding
Logos for the Center for Agriculture and for Extension are available in either print or web format.
Admin Services Available
Center for Agriculture and Extension staff as well as Extension Faculty and related colleagues may make use of the technology support services detailed here.
Resources and guidelines for developing a web presence.
Information on Drupal hosting policies for CAFE related websites.
Online conferencing, conferencing registration, Google Analytics, email marketing solutions, email listservs, online sales portal (include Bookstore portal service in this category)
Training for editing content on a Drupal website and downloadable pdfs of Drupal instruction manuals.
This section provides information to the public on their rights and our responsibilities to maintain appropriate Civil Rights policies.
This section contains a thorough review of Center and Extension policies regarding mailing lists used for printed and electronic distribution.
Information on required statements to be included on public printed and web-based information.
Links to agencies and programs related to the mission of the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment.