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 any of the webinars go to: http://ncrcrd.adobeconnect.com/ncrcrd1 - log in as a 'Guest' by typing your name in the box provided, and Enter Room. All participants will use the Chat feature for questions/comments during and after the presentation.
To nominate a topic contact Rosa Soliz-McKelvey
Demand-side Factors Influencing Endemic Drug Use in America
September 25, 2018 @ 2:00 PM-EST
Presented by: Michael Betz, The Ohio State University
Dimensions of Poverty in the North Central Region of the U.S.
December 5, 2018 @ 2:00 PM-EST
Presented by Lionel (Bo) Beaulieu, Indraneel Kumar, Andrey Zhalnin and Yong J. Kim (Purdue University)
Dreamland: America’s Opiate Epidemic and How We Got Here
December 7, 2018 @ 2:00 PM-EST
Presented by: Sam Quinones, Journalist and Author
Growing Lavender: A Curriculum for Growers
February 4, 2019 @ 10:00 AM-EST
Presented by: Seven Mattes and Wynne Wright, Michigan State University
Quality, Affordable Child Care as Economic Development in Rural Communities
February 11, 2019 (Time to be determined)
Presented by Bradford Wiles (Kansas State University), Holly Hatton-Bowers (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), and Erin Tynon (Family & Consumer Sciences Agent and County Director, Axtell, KS)
Understanding Stress & Depression in Farmers & Ranchers
March 12, 2019 @ 1:00 PM-EST
Presented by: Andrea Bjornestad (South Dakota State University), Courtney Cuthbertson and Suzanne Pish (Michigan State University)