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:

Curbside Chat: An Important Look at the Financial Realities Facing American Towns
November 21, 2017 @ 2:00 PM-ET
Presented by: Charles (Chuck) Marohn

How the Opioid Crisis Impacts Individuals and Rural Communities
December 5, 2017 @ 2:00 PM-ET
Presented by: Michelle Sybesma, Parkdale Center for Professionals

Supporting Local Food Councils: A New Proefssional Development Course
January 15, 2018 @ 12:00 PM Eastern Time
Presented by: Jodee Ellett (Purdue University Extension) and Kendra Wills (Michigan State University Extension)

Recognition and Stigma in Alcohol Abuse and Prescription Drug Misuse
January 17, 2018 @ 12:30 PM-ET
Presented by: Rob Shupp (Michigan State University)

Potential Rural Impacts of Pension Reductions
January 23, 2018 @ 2:00 PM Eastern Time
Presented by: Steve Deller (University of Wisconsin/Extension); Judy Stallman (University of Missouri) and Steve Miller (Michigan State University)
Policy Brief

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)