Renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable agriculture offer real, viable economic opportunities for rural regions. Learn how the U.S. Department of Agriculture is supporting these efforts and how community colleges are both preparing a qualified workforce and how their strategic regional partnerships are actually leading to the growth of jobs. Presented in Partnership with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges' Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center.
Explore related resources in SEED's new resource center sector, Sustainable Agriculture, Food & Land.
Judith Canales, Administrator, Rural Business & Cooperative Programs, USDA Rural Development Agency
Timothy Crowley, President, Northern Maine Community College
Robin Kohanowich, Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator, Central Carolina Community Community College