News

News about the southern region and the programs, projects, and partnerships of the Southern Rural Development Center.

  1. National Extension Climate Initiative (NECI) Connecting Climate to Communities Webinar Series

    February 23, 2024

    NECI is hosting a free webinar series featuring 17 outreach perspectives for engaging different communities in addressing climate. The goal is to share resources, stories, methods, and tools from across the U.S. for re-use locally. Continue reading National Extension Climate Initiative (NECI) Connecting Climate to Communities Webinar Series
  2. Recently Released: Collaborations that Work Report

    January 30, 2024

    In 2023, the Southern Rural Development Center (SRDC) worked with 1890 and 1862 Cooperative Extension Service leaders across the Southern Region to gain insights from collaborations that work among the South’s 1862 and 1890 Land-Grant Universities (LGU). Continue reading Recently Released: Collaborations that Work Report
  3. Heirs' Property Receives SERA 49 Designation

    January 30, 2024

    Building from the previous Heirs’ Property working group, Southern Extension and Research Activity (SERA) 49, was officially approved in 2023. Continue reading Heirs' Property Receives SERA 49 Designation
  4. Listening Session Opportunity related to Rural America

    January 19, 2024

    This is an opportunity for Extension professionals to participate in listening sessions on rural population change. More information and registration regarding the multiple sessions is available. Continue reading Listening Session Opportunity related to Rural America
  5. Deadline Approaching: 2024 NACDEP Proposal Abstracts

    January 18, 2024

    There is still time to submit proposal abstracts for NACDEP 2024. Submissions due Monday, Jan. 22, 2024. Click to see details. Continue reading Deadline Approaching: 2024 NACDEP Proposal Abstracts
  6. Recently Released Publication: Building Grantsmanship Capacity in Underserved Communities

    November 16, 2023

    We are excited to present “Building Grantsmanship Capacity,” our NTAE project publication. This document provides insights into our program, which involved training selected teams of 1890 land-grant university professionals and community members in grant discovery, application, and management. Continue reading Recently Released Publication: Building Grantsmanship Capacity in Underserved Communities