On Tuesday, February 13, labor economist Ryan Whitesides will host a webinar to discuss the diverse components of Idaho’s rural economy. The webinar will take place from 11 a.m. to noon ET and will cover topics such as demographics, population growth, and the various industries that contribute to Idaho’s rural economy, including agriculture, forests, community gateways to national parks and more.

Whitesides emphasizes that Idaho’s rural economy can mean different things to different people and it is not just limited to agriculture. He encourages participants to broaden their understanding of the rural economy by recognizing other components like forests and community gateways to national parks. Those interested in participating in the webinar can register for the event on Zoom, and information about future webinars and registration events can be found on the department’s events calendar.

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