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

The NCRCRD periodically sponsors or facilitates webinars to help connect rural development researchers and Extension professionals with each other and with stakeholder groups. The NCRCRD sponsored webinars are free and there is no registration. 

To participate in our webinars go to: - log in as a Guest and Enter Room.  To nominate a topic contact Rosa Soliz

Upcoming Webinars:

Missouri-Illinois Step Up to Leadership Program Impact Evaluation
September 3, 2015 (Thursday) - 2:00 PM - Eastern Time
Johanna Reed Adams, Kimberly Keller & Wilson Majee (University of Missouri), Annie Silvis (University of Illinois) & Georgie Donahue (Missouri Association for Community Action)

Are we Entrepreneurs? Using Ourselves as a Case Study to Measure the Impact of a Web-based Outreach Project
September 10, 2015 (Thursday) 12:00 PM - Eastern Time
Connie Reimers-Hild (Rural Futures Institute, University of Nebraska), Connie Hancock (Nebraska Extension) and Glenn Muske (North Dakota State University)

Choosing to Share Your Tarm: Farmer and Community Approaches to Agritourism
September 30, 2015 (Wednesday) 2:00 PM - Eastern Time
Innisfree McKinnon (University of Wisconsin Stout)

Assessing Strategies for Water Supply in Bakken Region
Robert Hearne (North Dakota State University)

Energy Boom and Bust Labor Market Impacts and Strategies
David Ripplinger and Dragan Miljkovic (North Dakota State University)

Preparing Communities for Shale Development through Sustainable Planning

Myra Moss, Cynthia Bond, Eric Romich and Nancy Bowen-Ellzey (Ohio State University) and David Olson (South Dakota State University)

Evaluating Impacts of Natural Resource Development
Meredith Redlin, Mary Emery, Jeffrey Jacquet and S. Kang (South Dakota State University), Greg Goreham and Kathleen Tweeten (North Dakota State University)

Elevating and Expanding the Traditional Business Retention & Expansion Program
Nancy Bowen-Ellzey, David Civittolo (Ohio State University), Scott Hutcheson (Purdue University) and Nora Ladjahasan (Iowa State University)

Building community capacity through strategic planning
Anne Silvis and Kathleen Brown (University of Illinois), Becky Nesbitt, Greg Davis and Rose Fisher Merkowitz (Ohio State University)