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Bonnie Teater Award Nominations are Due March 31
The Southern Rural Development Center is pleased to announce that nominations are being sought for the Bonnie Teater Community Development Educator Lifetime Achievement Award for 2014. This award will go to a distinguished individual with a superior lifetime work and who has made an important contribution to the Extension Community Development area.Read more .
Informing Decision Making for Better Community Behavioral Health Outcomes
CAPE’s new collaborative three-million dollar project involves helping communities overcome their struggles with behavioral health problems. This project will organize information for leaders, who have difficulty keeping up with the needs of the vast majority, by tapping into land grant university resources across the country. The program will give leaders access to accurate data so they can efficiently aid those in need.
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Developing Local Food Systems in the South
Choices magazine introduces an overview of the Land Grant System's role in peeling back the complex layers of risk management, consumer demands, marketing, food safety and environmental and economic effects in developing viable local food system.Read more .
Our Energy Future
Rural Connections looks at energy use in the U.S. and includes an introduction by Senior Advisor LeAnn Oliver and an article by Utah Governor Gary Herbert
Women in Agriculture Educators National Conferences
National Value Added Conference and What Works III Regional Conference
National Press Club
May 13-15, 2014
Creating Rural Wealth and Enhancing Food Security for Rural America through Innovative Practices
The 2014 Women in Agriculture Educators National Conference will bring together private and public sector educators, crop insurance agents, lenders, and other agricultural professionals to share ongoing and emerging successful risk management education efforts directed toward women who are involved in production agriculture.
April 2-3, 2014
NACDEP 2014 - The Art of Reinvention
National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals
June 22-25, 2014
Grand Rapids, MI
Community Development Society 2014 Conference
Keynote speaker Chad Predgracke. Pregracke organizes community cleanups across the country through his non-profit, Living Lands & Waters.
July 20 – 23, 2014
Equity, Democracy, and the Commons: Counter-narratives for Rural Transformation
Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting
July 30 - August 3, 2014
New Orleans, LA
California Naturalist State-Wide Conference
October 17-19, 2014
Pacific Grove, CA
Poplar for Biofuels: Endophytes to Increase Sustainability and Disease Resistance.
March 26, 2014
Entrepreneur Recent Webinars - View the archives
Blogging for FoodFebruary 13, 2014
Crafting A Consistent Marketing Message!January 9, 2014
Affordable Care Act and Your Small BusinessOctober 10, 2013
Are You a Supermarket Vendor or a Super Market Vendor?June 13, 2013
Tracking Sales to Learn What Customers Really ThinkMay 9, 2013
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