By Edited by Betsy H. Newman | June 16, 2013

Rural Connections June 2013

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: The Energy Future of Rural America; Ten-Year Energy Vision-Western Governors' Association Energy Initiative; Energy in a Global Economy; The Sociology of Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Renewable Energy: Implications for Rural Development and Rural Policy in the Intermountain West; Wind Development as 'Sustainable Entrepreneurship;' Woody Biomass Industry in Utah: The Story of the Utah Biomass Resource Group; and In the Good Times and the Bad: Shale Gas Development and Local Employment.

Read Rural Connections June 2013.