By Edited by Betsy H. Newman | November 18, 2017

Rural Connections Fall 2017

Rural Connections, the magazine of the Western Rural Development Center, is published to provide research-informed inspiration on timely research and activities by the West’s land-grant institutions and regional/national agencies as it relates to rural development issues in the region. Contributors include researchers, faculty, Extension researchers, specialists and agents, practitioners, and professionals from throughout the West with occasional contributions from outside the region.
IN THIS ISSUE: Rural Resilience: Addressing Community Health Outcomes with NEAR Sciences; Small-Scale Agriculture and the New Natural Resource Economy; Externships in Community Sustainability through Cooperative Extension; Building Extension through Collaborative Biofuels Research; Determined to Become a Homeowner; and Western Results of Extension Sustainability.