White House Rural Forum shines spotlight on progress, issues in rural America
October 10, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack hosted a White House Rural Forum in the HUB-Robeson Center's Heritage Hall on Oct. 5. Northeast Center Director Stephan Goetz participated in the forum, which included panel and roundtable discussions on economic drivers in rural America, the future of agriculture, rural quality of life, regions in transition, and rural young leaders making a difference.
Webinar series offered by Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Outreach Training and Technical Assistance Program
August 25, 2016
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Outreach Training and Technical Assistance Program aims to increase awareness and understanding of USDA's SBIR grant program by providing informational and training webinars for Cooperative Extension and other agency personnel to successfully guide SBIR applicants through the proposal writing and submission process. The first webinar was recorded and is archived online. The next webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, August 30, 2016, and will focus on the theme of idea development.