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 nominate a topic contact Rosa Soliz)

Upcoming Webinars:

An Assessment Tool for Improving Public Engagement Around Complex, Emergent and Contested Science and Technology Issues
July 16, 2015 - 1:30 PM - Eastern Time
Weston M. Eaton (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)

Producing Energy, Protecting Food: The Impact of Shale Energy Development on Food Access in Rural Communities
August 18, 2015 (Tuesday) - 2:00 PM - Eastern Time
Michael Betz and Jill Clark (The Ohio State University)

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

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)

Measuring the Impact of Extension’s Web-Based Entrepreneurship Outreach
Connie Reimers-Hild and Connie Hancock (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) and Glenn Muske (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)