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

Upcoming Webinars:

Leading in a Global World
December 18, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - ET
Presented by: Holli Arp and Tobias Spanier (University of Minnesota) and Kari O'Niel and Kenneth Sherin (South Dakota State University)

Growing Lavender: A Curriculum for Growers
February 4, 2019 @ 10:00 AM-ET
Presented by: Seven Mattes and Wynne Wright, Michigan State University

Reconceptualizing Quality, Affordable Childcare as Public Utility: Family, Child, and Economic Development Perspectives
February 11, 2019 @ 3:00 PM-ET
Presented by Bradford Wiles & Jessie Piper (Kansas State University), Holly Hatton-Bowers (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Alison Brennan (Michigan State University)

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

Results of Virtual Focus Groups on Small Businesses and Rural Communities
March 5, 2019 @ 1:00 PM-ET
Presented by: Scott Loveristy (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), Courtney Cuthbertson and Suzanne Pish (Michigan State University)


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