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RUPRI Senior Economist Dr. Bruce Weber, testifies in the US Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry Committee

RUPRI Senior Economist Dr. Bruce Weber, testifies in the US Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry Committee

FULL COMMITTEE HEARING Examining the Farm Economy: Perspectives on Rural America Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017 Click link below for testimony and video of hearing: https://www.agriculture.senate.gov/hearings/examining-the-farm-economy-perspectives-on-rural-america      

Next Generation Digital Exchange Webinars launched by RUPRI and AOTR

Next Generation Digital Exchange Webinars launched by RUPRI and AOTR

The second Next Generation Digital Exchange Webinar takes place on Wednesday, March 14th from 12:00- 1:00 PM EST. This Next Generation Digital Exchange Webinar will continue the Rural Creative Placemaking Summit conversation on “State Innovations in Arts Engagement, Investment and Infrastructure,” and includes perspectives from John Davis (MN), Anne Katz (WI), Colleen…

February Digital Exchange video available now

February Digital Exchange video available now

Thank You for Joining Us! Nearly 140 people registered for our first Next Generation Digital Exchange Webinar, which welcomed Matthew Glassman, Nikiko Masumoto, Bob Reeder and Ryan Taylor to bridge conversation across the regions, sectors, and place-based philosophies that make the work of creative placemaking so essential to the future…

View the Livestream:  RUPRI President Chuck Fluharty Presenting at the White House Rural Forum Focusing on Results in Rural Communities and a Look Forward to What’s Next : held October 5th, 2016

View the Livestream: RUPRI President Chuck Fluharty Presenting at the White House Rural Forum Focusing on Results in Rural Communities and a Look Forward to What’s Next : held October 5th, 2016

Watch  livestream from Wednesday October 5, 2016: A White House Rural Forum Focusing on Results in Rural Communities and a Look Forward to What’s Next Webcast from October 5, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. EST – https://vimeo.com/185812619/e18318f431 View President Fluharty comments in video at –  2:49:27 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Chair of the…

Local food hub sprouts in Little Falls Minnesota: Former Crestliner building takes new roots

Local food hub sprouts in Little Falls Minnesota: Former Crestliner building takes new roots

RUPRI leader Cheryal Lee Hills, Executive Director Region Five in MN,  is a member of the RUPRI State Policy Panel and Next Generation National Advisory Board.  Cheryal and collaborator Arlene Jones launched “Sprout” on Friday, April 1st in Little Falls MN – with many funders, partners and contributors.   RUPRI was …

South Carolina Arts Commission launches rural initiative in six Promise Zone counties:  Community teams will explore how the arts can address local issues

South Carolina Arts Commission launches rural initiative in six Promise Zone counties: Community teams will explore how the arts can address local issues

  As part of its work with the South Carolina Promise Zone, the South Carolina Arts Commission has launched a new initiative, The Art of Community: Rural S.C. This pilot project advances the Arts Commission’s commitment to rural development through the arts, culture and creative placemaking and is supported by…