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 can be accessed at:  (To nominate a topic contact Rosa Soliz)

Upcoming Webinars:

The Opportunities and Challenges of Sustaining Community Food Systems
February 10, 2015 (1:00 PM - ET)
Trudy Rice (Kansas State University) and Michelle Walk (Michigan State University)

Persistent & Emerging Issues in Rural Education: Insights from Recent Economics of Education Research
March 9, 2015 (11:00 AM - ET)
Elton Mykerezi (University of Minnesota)

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