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COVID-19 Economic Impacts on Agriculture and Rural Areas

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Presentation made by Stephan J. Goetz to the Council of State Governments East via Zoom video platform on May 22, 2020. 11MB PDF

Entrepreneurship Education and Outcomes

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"Entrepreneurship Education and Outcomes in Estonian Higher Education Institutions," presented by NERCRD visiting scholar Anne Poder at the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference in New Orleans, January 6, 2020.

Network analysis in regional science: new insights from old tools?

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Stephan Goetz delivered this presidential address at the 2019 North American Regional Science Council (NARSC) annual meeting in Pittsburgh, PA, on November 15, 2019.

Hemp and Hop Outlook

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Presented by Claudia Schmidt and Alyssa Collins at the 2019 Summer Outlook Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, August 15, 2019.

Land Grant Universities and Rural Development: Are We Using All the Tools in Our Toolboxes?

This session was organized for the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association meeting, held in August 2018 in Washington, DC, and focused on our institutional capacity to support human capital and cultivate economic opportunity over the nation’s vast rural expanse. Representatives of the USDA, the USDA-funded Regional Rural Development Centers, and other applied economists from the land grants spoke about recent successes and future challenges. Organized by Stephan J. Goetz, Penn State and NERCRD; Paul D. Gottlieb, Rutgers University; Steven C. Turner, Mississippi State University and SRDC. Moderated by Paul D. Gottlieb.

Trends, Issues and Opportunities for Northeast Land Grant Universities at the Rural-Urban Fringe

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Presented by Stephan J. Goetz at the 2018 NERA/NEED Joint Summer Meeting, Bethany Beach, DE, June 5, 2018.

Advances in the Economic Analysis of Food System Drivers and Effects

Presentations from the 2018 NAREA pre-conference workshop, held June 9-10 in Philadelphia, PA. The workshop was made possible with support from a USDA-NIFA conference grant (award #2018-67023-27691).

NACDEP 2018: Tourism and Extension - Creating best practices to better help rural communities develop business opportunities

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The presentation file of the 2018 NACDEP session presented by Douglas Arbogast, Daniel Eades, and Heather Manzo.

A networking approach to assisting immigrants and other minority groups in the Mid-Atlantic region

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This presentation describes a networking approach using Extension Educators, subject matter specialists, USDA and State Departments of Agriculture personnel to successfully assist immigrants and other minority groups in Delaware and the Mid-Atlantic region. Presented by Andy Wethereill, Delaware State University on April 2, 2015 at the Extension Risk Management National Conference in Minneapolis, MN.

Food Systems-Related Research at The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development: Applications to Maine

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A presentation delivered by Stephan J. Goetz to the Agricultural Council of Maine on February 24, 2015. 7.9 MB PDF.

Rural Development Trends and Issues in the Northeast US

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A presentation delivered by Stephan Goetz at the Northeast Regional Rural Development Community and Economic Development Meeting, Boston, MA, August 25-28, 2014.

A practical approach to attracting immigrants and other minority groups to sustainable agricultural programs on the Delmarva Peninsula

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By Andy Wetherill, Deleware State University Cooperative Extension

Economic Development Priorities for Federal Stastical Data

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A presentation delivered at the AAEA meeting in Minneapolis, MN July 27-29, 2014.

Webinar: Urban Agriculture - Economics, Successes and Challenges

Research, Outreach and Education Implications for the Northeast. Presented on 6/27/2014.

Regional Approaches to Rural Vitality

A presentation delivered by the RRDC leadership to NIFA on May 28-29, 2014.

What Works III and National Value-Added Agriculture Joint Conference

A conference co-organized by the Penn State-based Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development and the National Value-Added Agriculture Conference took place on May 13-15, 2014. The event, which had a theme of “Enhancing Food Security and Rural Viability through Innovative Food System Practices and Opportunities,” featured 33 workshops and breakout sessions, and a selection of those presentations is available here.

Webinar: Climate Change - Implications for Local and Regional Food Systems

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.

Socio-Economic and Demographic Change in Pennsylvania: Implications for Extension

A presentation delivered at the 2014 Penn State Extension Conference by Stephan Goetz

Webinar: Linking Sustainability, Food, Health, and the Environment — Research, Outreach, and Education

"Linking Sustainability, Food, Health, and the Environment: Research, Outreach, and Education Implications for the Northeast," was the topic of this webinar, hosted by Center Scholar Dr. Doolarie Singh-Knights of West Virginia University on September 13, 2013.

Webinar: An Open Forum to Strengthen Collaborations between Research, Outreach, and Education for the Northeast Food System

Watch the archived webinar and see the presentations for "An Open Forum to Strengthen Collaborations between Research, Outreach and Education for the Northeast Food System," which was organized by Dr. Doolarie Singh-Knights of West Virginia University and took place on May 31, 2013.

AAEA Post-Conference Workshop:USDA NIFA Projects Best Practices

PowerPoint 2007 presentation, 1.6 MB

Presented by Dr. Stephan J. Goetz, Pennsylvania State University and Director of The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development on August 7, 2013 in Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC.

Economic and Socio-Demographic Trends in the Northeast US

PowerPoint 2007 presentation, 22.1 MB

Presented by Dr. Stephan Goetz, Director, The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development and Penn State Professor of Agricultural and Regional Economics. Prepared for the Northeast 4-H Program Leaders' Summer Meeting, July 30, 2013.

Building Capacity and Resilience in the NE Agricultural and Food System: An Update from the NE Center

PowerPoint 2007 presentation, 8.4 MB

Presented by Dr. Stephan J. Goetz, Director, The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development and Professor of Agricultural and Regional Economics 2013 Northeast Joint Summer Session, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY July 8, 2013

The Scale and Diversity of the Northeast Food Distribution System

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Stephan J. Goetz, Ph.D. Director, The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development and Professor of Agricultural and Regional Economics - The Pennsylvania State University; Prepared for the ESS/SAES/ARD National Meeting, Portsmouth, NH; September 25, 2012

Promoting Self-Employment and Entrepreneuship as Workforce Development Strategies

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Presented by Dr. Stephan Goetz, The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Kansas City, MO on September 19, 2012.

Presentations from the 2012 AAEA Meeting (Seattle, WA)

Post-Conference Workshop: Models for Assessing Regional Economic Impacts of Agriculture and Rural Development Efforts

Community Development Presentations

A collection of PowerPoint files from presentations on community development topics, given by Center staff and/or partners.

Economic Development Presentations

A collection of PowerPoint files from presentations on economic development given by Center staff and/or partners.

Food Systems Presentations

A collection of PowerPoint files from presentations on food systems given by Center staff and/or partners.

Food Systems Webinars

An archive of Center-sponsored webinars that focus on food systems.

Land Use Presentations

A collection of PowerPoint files from presentations on land-use topics, given by Center staff and/or partners.

Economic Development Presentations

A collection of PowerPoint files from presentations on economic development given by Center staff and/or partners.

Incentivizing the Missing Middle: The Role of Economic Development Policy

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Dr. Heather Stephens, Assistant Professor of Resource Economics and Management at West Virginia University, gave an invited presentation at the Northeast Center on October 23, 2019. The presentation, titled "Incentivizing the Missing Middle: The Role of Economic Development Policy" described the findings of a paper written by Stephens and her co-author, Carlianne Patrick of Georgia State University.

POWERPOINT: eLearning

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2010-2011 Highlights Webinar Series
POWERPOINT: Small Business Development and Rising Self-Employment

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Opportunities for Land Grant Universities. Presentation by Stephan Goetz, February 2009.

What Works 2011!

What Works! brought together practitioners, researchers, educators, and decision-makers to address critical issues in promoting entrepreneurship in the U.S.

NERCRD Overview Presented to Northeast Extension Directors 9-25-2020

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An overview of the programs and research of the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. Presented by Stephan J. Goetz, Director, on September 25, 2020 to the Northeast Extension Directors (NEED).