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    Call for Articles - Rural Connections

    Call for Articles - Rural Connections

    The Western Rural Development Center is seeking articles for its Spring 2018 issue of Rural Connections.

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    Rural Manufacturing at a Glance, 2017 Edition

    Rural Manufacturing at a Glance, 2017 Edition

    The manufacturing sector is relatively more important as a source of employment and earnings to the rural economy than it is to the urban economy.

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    Small Business Innovation Research Accepting Applications

    Small Business Innovation Research Accepting Applications

    Small businesses and small proprietorships that are in business for profit are eligible to submit applications to this program.

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    $8M in Disaster Training Funds Available from Homeland Security

    $8M in Disaster Training Funds Available from Homeland Security

    The Homeland Security National Training Program/Continuing Training Grants announces its funding opportunity for disaster preparedness.

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    National Needs Assessment of Extension Sustainability Outreach

    National Needs Assessment of Extension Sustainability Outreach

    The summary results of a national survey of Cooperative Extension on the outreach needs in sustainability.

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    Hired U.S. and California Farm Workers are Aging and Settling

    Hired U.S. and California Farm Workers are Aging and Settling

    Farm worker comparisons from 1990, 2000, and 2016

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    Community Rebranding

    Community Rebranding

    How one Montana community combats the loss of their major employer.

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    Solar and Wind Assessments for Pivots (SWAP)

    Solar and Wind Assessments for Pivots (SWAP)

    A closer look at the (in)feasibility of on-farm renewable energy systems.

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    Our Climate is Doing What?

    Our Climate is Doing What?

    Tailoring information about regional climate to support local adaptation decision making.

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    Exploring Transit Feasibility in Park County, Wyoming

    Exploring Transit Feasibility in Park County, Wyoming

    Identifying transportation alternatives that nurture economic development and opportunity.

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