The Western Rural Development Center is a regional catalyst for building capacity in the West. The Center works closely with its partners and stakeholders to develop valuable educational programming to build the capacity of the West's Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Research faculty, educators, and specialists by developing trainings that are relevant to the issues facing rural communities in the Western U.S.

COMING IN 2014 - Community Development Extension Institute! 

You're not going to want to miss this power-packed, two and a half day training and resource fair developed for community development practitioners in not-for-profit organizations, private consulting firms, Cooperative Extension, and state, regional, and local governments throughout the western U.S. Stay informed as we develop the bootcamp by joining the mailing list! Click here to join today or visit the web page for more details. 

Extension Sustainability Summit

October 2-3, 2013
Park City, Utah

The Extension Sustainability Summit will bring together Western Extension agents and specialists to present and discuss outreach and education activities in five thematic areas: Land, Air, Water, Food, and Energy. Click here to learn more!