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 othLog-outer and with stakeholder groups. The NCRCRD sponsored webinars are free and can be accessed at:  (To nominate a topic contact Rosa Soliz)

Upcoming Webinars:

The Opportunities and Challenges of Sustaining Community Food Systems
April 22, 2015 (Wednesday) - 1:00 PM - EASTERN TIME
Trudy Rice (Kansas State University) and Michelle Walk (Michigan State University)

Anticipatory Preservation Planning: Protections of Rural Cultural and Physical Landscapes
July 20, 2015 (Monday) - 11:00 AM - EASTERN TIME
Heather Fischer and Dominic Fischer (North Dakota State University)

The Soo Locks, Mining and Impacts on Rural Communities
Peter Kakela (Michigan State University) and Lisa Szymecko (University of Michigan)