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: http://ncrcrd.adobeconnect.com/ncrcrd - log in as a Guest and Enter Room.  To nominate a topic contact Rosa Soliz

Upcoming Webinars:

Building Strong Economies and Healthy Food Systems from the Bottom Up
September 28, 2016 @ 3:00 PM - ET
Presented by: Anthony Flaccavento

NOTE: this presentation is online (Adobe Connect) and live at MSU, Brody Hall, Room 138

Hard Cider in the North Central Region: Industry Survey Findings and Opportunities for Rural Development
December 6, 2016 @ 2:30 PM - ET
Michelle Miller and Matt Raboin (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Family Business Contributions to Sustainable and Entrepreneurial Rural Communities over Time
Linda Niehm (Iowa State University),Glenn Muske and Margaret Fitzgerald (North Dakota State University)

Successful Disaster Recovery Using the Community Capitals Framework
Gary Goreham (North Dakota State University)

Local Government Fiscal Stress and Innovative Response Strategies
Biswa Das (Iowa State University), John Leatherman (Kansas State University), Judith Stallman (University of Missouri), Craig Maher (University of Nebraska), Mark Skidmore and Eric Scorsone (Michigan State University) and Bonnie Bressers (Miller School of Journalism)

Exploring Programming Opportunities That Help Create Resilient Small City Downtowns
Karl Martin (University of Wisconsin), Greg Wise & Bill Ryan (University of Wisconsin), Tim Borich (Iowa State University) and Ryan Pesch (University of Minnesota)

Innovative Practices for Community Supported Ventures
David Ivan (Michigan State University), Greg Wise (University of Wisconsin) and Norman Walzer (Northern Illinois University)