This issue of Rural Connections is packed with 13 articles on topics ranging from Extension assisting communities after disasters and developing curriculums for communities to prepare for ag-related disasters, to regional climate support for adaptation planning and local climate observations in Southeast Alaska. Articles in this issue also address the decline in rural healthcare, hired farm worker trends since 1990, ingenious uses for beetle-killed timber, returns from on-farm renewable energy, students assisting communities with master plans, success with dry farming in Oregon, water use patterns in the Intermountain West, transit feasibility in small communities, and the rebranding of a Montana community after its major employer closes their doors. Read it now.
Rural Connections Spring 2017
Published on: May 05, 2017