Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development
NIFA Announces Release of 2501 Program Request for Applications
NIFA announces the availability of funds and solicits applications from eligible entities to compete for financial assistance through the Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program, the 2501 Program.
Urban farming webinar is now available online
Urban agriculture — including its economics, successes, and challenges — was the topic of a free web-based seminar hosted by Center Scholar Dr. Doolarie Singh-Knights of West Virginia University on Friday, June 27. Presentation files and a recording of the webinar are now available online. The webinar sparked many additional questions about urban farming that may keep the conversation going among participants.
Climate change webinar is now available online
Climate change and its implications for local and regional food systems was the topic of this webinar, hosted by Center Scholar Dr. Doolarie Singh-Knights of West Virginia University on April 25, 2014. Presentation files and a recording of the webinar are now available online.
Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development News
Postdoctoral Researchers in Microeconomics Invited to Apply for Open Positions
July 15, 2014The NERCRD is currently accepting applications for two Postdoctoral researchers in the area of applied microeconomics beginning August 2014.
NERCRD-led project featured on cover of news magazine for agricultural scientists
July 8, 2014The cover story of the July 2014 issue of CSA News is a six-page feature about the Northeast Center's signature food systems project, Enhancing Food Security in the Northeast through Regional Food Systems (EFSNE). CSA News is the official magazine for members of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America.
New faces at the Northeast Center
June 30, 2014Please join us in welcoming two new staff members to the Northeast Center: Kelly Doyle and Erica Hildabridle.
- Cornell University
- Delaware State University
- Penn State University
- Rutgers University
- The University of Maine
- University of Connecticut
- University of Delaware
- University of Maryland
- University of Maryland Eastern Shore
- University of Massachusetts
- University of New Hampshire
- University of Rhode Island
- University of the District of Columbia
- University of Vermont
- West Virginia State University
- West Virginia University