National Impact Reports

2016 EMG Summary

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The 2016 EMG survey conservatively estimates there are 88,951 Extension Master Gardener volunteers throughout the United States and Washington, D.C, annually contributing 5,718,738 hours educating the public, providing youth programming, and facilitating produce donated to local food banks. While this is only the beginning of the value EMGs provided in their communities this year, these efforts are estimated to have contributed 138 million dollars in value to the general public. 43 states participated in this report. For more information, see the following report:

2014 EMG Summary

image of 2014 reportThe 2014 EMG survey conservatively estimates there are 83,389 Extension Master Gardener volunteers throughout the United States and Washington, D.C, annually contributing 5,293,130 hours educating the public, providing youth programming, and facilitating produce donated to local food banks. While this is only the beginning of the value EMGs provided in their communities this year, these efforts are estimated to have contributed 122 million dollars in value to the general public. 38 states participated in this report. For more information, see the following report:

2009 EMG Summary

The 2009 EMG survey conservatively estimates there are 94,865 Extension Master Gardener volunteers throughout the United States and Washington, D.C, annually contributing 5,197,573 hours educating the public, providing youth programming, and facilitating produce donated to local food banks. While this is only the beginning of the value EMGs provided in their communities this year, these efforts are estimated to have contributed 101. 4 million dollars in value to the general public. For more information, see the following report: