Rural Connections

Published two times each year, Rural Connections focuses each issue on a particular topic of interest to residents in the Western US. Contributors include researchers, faculty, and professionals from throughout the region.

Extension's Role in Sustainability
May 2014
In this issue of Rural Connections, Extension Agents, Professors, and Specialists examine the 100-year history of Cooperative Extension and its unique position to effect nationwide change as it pertains to sustainability outreach and education.

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Past Issues:

Immigration - November 2013

Our Energy Future - June 2013

Drought and Wildfire in the West - Jan. 2013

Local and Regional Food Systems Boost Rural Economies - May 2012

The Rural West: Daring to Innovate Job Creation (PDF) - Sept. 2011

Climate Change Adaptations in the Rural West (PDF) - June 2011

Healthy Communities (PDF) - Sept. 2010

Water in the Western U.S. (PDF) - May 2010

Food Security in the Western U.S. (PDF) - Nov. 2009

Creating Sustainable Communities in a Changing America (PDF) - April 2009

Western Researchers Explore Possibilities for Renewable Energy (PDF) - Nov. 2008

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