This brief outlines the characteristics of a vibrant and resilient rural economy in the 21st century, and then describes factors within the community’s control that can be utilized to achieve this goal.
Aug 22, 2016
Jul 20, 2016
The Western Rural Development Center has published a policy brief by Utah State University Professor Paul M. Jakus titled, "What Does the Quality of Public Land Imply for Federal Transfers?"
Jul 19, 2016
This article outlines findings from the National Association of Counties annual look at recovery patterns across the nation's 3,069 counties. This article focuses on the western counties.
This article discusses a watershed assessment and planning project in southeastern Arizona.
Jul 5, 2016
Can You Age-in-Place in Your Home? Preparing our homes to accommodate us as we age.
WRDC Director, Don Albrecht, provides the introduction to the Spring 2016 issue of Rural Connections.
Jennifer Sowerwine, UC Berkeley, shares insights and lessons learned.
Jul 4, 2016
Vulnerable populations as key indicators of community resilience.
Jun 27, 2016
The article, "Preparing Youth for Today's Economy," looks at how Extension is poised to lead communities in the effort to expand access to higher education.
Jun 20, 2016
How do rural areas compare to urban areas when it comes to illicit drug abuse? The data in this article may surprise you.