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.  All webinars are scheduled for Eastern Time.

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

Upcoming Webinars:

Fostering Cross Disciplinary Research on Energy Development
December 10, 2015 - 12:00 PM - Eastern Time
Jeffrey Jacquet & Anne Junod (South Dakota State University) and Julia Haggerty (Montana State University)

Facilitating Rural Development in the greater Great Lakes Region: Development of a regional collaborative to support sustainable hops production

January 14, 2016 - 12:00 PM -Eastern Time
J Robert Sirrine, Michigan State University

Assessing Strategies for Water Supply in Bakken Region
January 21, 2016 - 2:00 PM - Eastern Time
Robert Hearne (North Dakota State University)

Building community capacity through strategic planning
February 9, 2015 - 2:00 PM - Eastern Time
Anne Silvis and Kathleen Brown (University of Illinois), Becky Nesbitt, Greg Davis and Rose Fisher Merkowitz (Ohio 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)

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)