Strengthening the ability of the land grant university system to execute its rural development mission


NCERA-216 Webinar: A Demographic Portrait of Latino Pueblos & Hyper-Pueblos in the U.S. (5/7/14)

HUD’s Office of Rural Housing & Economic Dvelopment’s Rural Gateway

North Central Sun Grant Center at SDSU, applications for bioenergy projects

2014 MCRSA/IMPLAN Conference Proposal Deadline April 1, 2014 (Conference date 6/3-5/14, Madison, WI)

Symposium on Small Towns, Understanding Rural Migration (June 4&5th in Morris, Minnesota)

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About the NCRCRD

The North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD) works with extension professionals, researchers, and their partners to enhance rural development outcomes in the twelve state north central region (see map above for the states). The NCRCRD is jointly funded by the USDA and Land Grant Universities in the twelve state region. The NCRCRD is part of a group of four centers that together cover the entire United States. The four centers work collaboratively on issues that cross regional boundaries. The other three centers are:

The NCRCRD is Directed by a tenured faculty member at Michigan State University. The NCRCRD works to establish collaborative working relationships across the region to address emerging and continuing issues of interest to rural communities.