The Western Rural Development Center is a regional catalyst for building capacity in the West. The Center works closely with its partners and stakeholders to develop valuable educational programming to build the capacity of the West's Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Research faculty, educators, and specialists by developing workshops and trainings that are relevant to the issues facing rural communities in the Western U.S.

Extension Sustainability Summit 2018 or 2019
The planning committee is exploring several exciting options for the third Extension Sustainability Summit. Details will be made available once dates, location, and collaborators are identified. In the meantime, you may view/download the presentations from the 2016 Summit by visiting the web page

You may also view/download the final report for the 2016 Summit. The report includes the results of the impact evaluation and a summary of the "lightning session" discussions. View/download the report: