It’s getting hot for CREE!

The Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement (CREE) is expanding south with the move of one of its co-founders, Dr. Lauri M. Baker, to the University of Florida. What does this mean for CREE? New and exciting ideas and more resources dedicated to generating and sharing knowledge about new-media marketing to enable rural and agriculture-based businesses … Continue reading It’s getting hot for CREE!

Make Writing Work: 5 tips about planning your writing retreat

People often ask us how we stay productive in our writing. The answer, hands-down is that we make time for it. While we make time throughout the week for writing, we also schedule two major, in-person, writing retreats a year to focus on in-depth writing and planning. Here are some tips for productive writing retreats: … Continue reading Make Writing Work: 5 tips about planning your writing retreat

Hikaru Hanawa Peterson, Ph.D.

Hikaru recently started her position as professor of food marketing and consumer economics at University of Minnesota. While at Kansas State University, she co-created the Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement. At the Center, she contributes her expertise in research methods in marketing to generate science-based solutions to questions and challenges related to new media marketing for … Continue reading Hikaru Hanawa Peterson, Ph.D.

Lauri M. Baker, Ph.D.

Dr. Lauri Baker is an associate professor in agricultural communications at Kansas State University where she is a co-creator of the Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement and teaches courses in new media, agricultural communication theory, and environmental communication. She received her M.S. and PhD in agricultural communication from the University of Florida in 2009 and … Continue reading Lauri M. Baker, Ph.D.

Cheryl Boyer, Ph.D.

Cheryl is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist for ornamental nursery cropproduction and garden centers at Kansas State University. She holds a BLA (Bachelor ofLandscape Architecture) and MS in horticulture from Oklahoma State University. Her doctoral degree in horticulture was earned from Auburn University in 2008. Cheryl’s research has focused on alternative potting materials for … Continue reading Cheryl Boyer, Ph.D.