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Economic, Social and Environmental Policy Change in the Bakken Oil Field

Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by David Ripplinger

About the webinar: Higher oil prices have caused rapid development in the Bakken oil field, centered in western North Dakota, leading to economic, social and environmental policy challenges. The Bakken Researchers’ Convening, hosted by the Strom Center of Dickinson State...

Webinar: Fostering Cross Disciplinary Research on Energy Development

Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

About the webinar: Funded by the National Science Foundation and led by a cross-disciplinary committee of faculty from research institutions across North America, the Energy Impacts Research Coordination Network seeks to overcome topical, disciplinary, and geographic silos...

Perspectives of a Program Leader

Monday, June 15, 2015 at 1:30 pm EDT

Strategies for Developing Successful CRED Extension Programs: Perspectives of a Program LeaderDr. Tim Borich (Iowa State University) will be drawing upon his Extension experience from the local, state, regional and national levels, and engage participants with some of the...

Piketty's Capital & Inequality of Income and Wealth

Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST

About the webinar: Inequality in America is high and rising, or so we're frequently reminded. What exactly, though, does "inequality" mean? In this presentation Professor Coggins will explain how the top income share, the fraction of all income going to the...

Public Value

Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT

You know how your Extension programs benefit your participants, but your programs also create public value when they benefit the rest of the community. Nationwide, participants in “Building Extension’s Public Value” workshops have learned how their programs create public...

Rural Development Policy in the United States: A Critical Analysis & Modest Suggestions

Monday, April 25, 2011 at 12:00 pm EDT

The author of “Rural development policy in the United States: a critical analysis and lessons from the ‘‘still birth’’ of the rural collaborative investment program” (Community Development Vol. 42, No. 1, January–March 2011, 56–69) will summarize this paper in about 30...

Creating a Digital Meeting Place to Foster Rural Design

Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST

In January 2010, the Center for Rural Design at the University of Minnesota held the First International Symposium on Rural Design. Symposium attendees from 17 academic disciplines, government, nonprofit organizations, Extension, and professional practice came from across the...

Public Talk, Public Action: Advancing Civic Capacity to Tackle Tough Issues

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Wynne Wright

Helping communities examine public issues -- such as land use, water quality, education, food access, health care, and economic development -- can be challenging to Extension professionals. Without question, many of these issues can be complex and can cut across a range of...

Higher Education Community Engagement in Rural Areas

Friday, February 18, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Randy Stoecker

This webinar will focus on the characteristics and challenges of higher education community engagement in rural areas. The Rural Alliance for Service Learning, with support of the NCRCRD, has engaged in a yearlong exploration of rural higher education community engagement...

NCRCRD: Brain Research & Change Strategies

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Jerry Thomas

About the webinar: "2010 North Central Regional Center for Rural Development Speakers Series" focuses on ways that Extension systems can engage and collaborate better using new organizational systems and tools. To help achieve this goal we will sponsor a series of...

Learned Approaches to Successful Community Change

Monday, February 14, 2011 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Dave Ivan

Many successful community change models are currently being used by community and economic development practitioners. Based on what we have learned about successful community change approaches from 10 noteworthy community development initiatives, this webinar will identify the...

Regional Delivery Systems in Cooperative Extension

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST

State Extension Services are facing steep budget cuts and many are reorganizing. Some are narrowing the scope of their services, running the risk of reducing public value leading to further budget cuts. Other states are exploring ways to do more with less by changing the way...

Great Lakes Land Grant Institutions Tribal Water Resources Summit: Outcomes and Next Steps

Friday, January 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST

In October of 2010, the College of Menominee Nation and University of Wisconsin-Extension worked with a diverse network of partners to plan and host the Great Lakes Land Grant Institutions Tribal Water Resources Summit. The summit was held at the College of Menominee Nation...

Collaborative Development for Connecting Farms and Community

Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST

Join experts in local foods from Nebraska and Iowa as they discuss the opportunities and challenges that exist in today's local food systems. Connecting communities has always been key to success in growing, marketing and selling, and buying and eating local foods. In eastern...

NCRCRD: Where to from here? Future trends impacting Cooperative Extension

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Jerry Thomas

"2010 North Central Regional Center for Rural Development Speakers Series" focuses on ways that Extension systems can engage and collaborate better using new organizational systems and tools. To help achieve this goal we will sponsor a series of web-based sessions on...