Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development
Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development News
Rural Housing and Economic Development Call for Proposals
August 28, 2015NARDeP (National Agriculture and Rural Development Policy Center) seeks proposals for a book chapter and policy brief describing research and/or outreach programs that address problems associated with housing and economic development in rural areas of the United States.
"Why Local Food Matters" is topic of free webinar on September 10
August 27, 2015Debra Tropp, USDA Agricultural Marketing Services (AMS), will present a free webinar titled "Why Local Food Matters" on Thursday, September 10 at 11:00 a.m. EDT. The webinar, co-sponsored by the four Regional Rural Development Centers, will provide an overview of what we know about changing consumer demand, some of the drivers behind these changes in demand, and how AMS is trying to help farmers and food marketers take advantage of the recent surge in local food demand through grant assistance, primary data collection, applied research on emerging business models, technical assistance and market facility design.
Center research on labor markets, migration, and food distribution shared at AAEA/WAEA
August 27, 2015The Northeast Center was well represented at the 2015 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association and Western Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, held on July 26-28 in San Francisco, CA. Center Director Stephan Goetz and postdoctoral scholars Houtian Ge and Yicheol Han each gave presentations at the event, and their research is now available online.
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