From the Experts: Strategies for Saving Rural America
Full resource: How Can We Save Rural America?
Date published: 2013
Source: NET - Nebraska’s PBS and NPR stations
Author: New News and Harvest Public Media
This panel discussion surveys the key challenges and opportunities facing rural America. Guests present their views about a range of topics, such as the need to diversify rural economies beyond agriculture, how to cope with a declining population, useful strategies for improving local community leadership, and the importance of collaborating with neighboring communities. The panelists provide a useful overview of the most pressing concerns of rural communities, while also identifying areas which can be targeted for improvement.The featured guests include Brian Depew, Center for Rural Affairs, Maxine Moul, USDA Rural Development, and Caleb Pollard, former Executive Director, Valley County Economic Development Board and Ord Area Chamber of Commerce.