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' (type 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

Upcoming Webinars:

Mental Health Promotion: An Opportunity for Opioid Overdose Prevention
February 21, 2019 @ 3:00 PM-ET
Presented by: Laura Schwab-Reese (Purdue University)

Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) and Emerging HSIs in the Midwest
March 4, 2019 @ 2:00 PM-ET
Presented by: Rene Rosenbaum (Michigan State University) and Stephen Jeanetta (University of Missouri)

Results of Virtual Focus Groups on Small Businesses and Rural Communities
March 5, 2019 @ 1:00 PM-ET
Presented by: Scott Loveridge (Michigan State University), Craig Carpenter & Anders Van Sandt (TAMU); Linda Niehm & Steven McKinney (Iowa State University)

Understanding Stress & Depression in Farmers & Ranchers
March 12, 2019 @ 1:00 PM-ET
Presented by: Andrea Bjornestad (South Dakota State University) and Courtney Cuthbertson (Michigan State University)

The Midwest Big Data Hub: advancing the data ecosystem, projects and partnerships
March 14, 2019 @ 2:00 PM (ET)
Presented by: Melissa Cragin and Alice Delage (University of Illinois)

The Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Hospitals: A Nurse's Perspective From the Bedside
March 28, 2019 @ 3:00 PM-ET
Presented by: Nicole Adams (Purdue University)

The Relationship Between Opioid Prescriptions and Child Removals
May 8, 2019 @ 3:00 PM-ET
Presented by Troy Quast, University of South Florida College of Public Health


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