Webinars from the Center for Research and Innovation to Focus on Agricultural Incubators, Shared Services

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NLC's Center for Research and Innovation is hosting two webinars during the month of March.

Economic Development Peer Network Webinar: Agricultural Incubators

Thursday, March 22, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Eastern time

NLC's Economic Development (ED) Peer Network is holding a webinar featuring Margaret Brennan-Tonetta, associate vice president for economic development at Rutgers University and associate director of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station. Dr. Brennan-Tonetta will discuss the Food Innovation Center, a unique business incubation and economic development accelerator program, which provides business and technology expertise to startup and established food and value-added agriculture businesses in yew Jersey and the surrounding region.

The ED Peer Network is open to local elected officials, staff and other economic development stakeholders and provides a bi-monthly webinar and other opportunities to hear from experts and exchange best practices with peers.

Register for this webinar on http:// my.nlc.org/eweb. If you have any questions about the NLC Economic Development Peer Network or the upcoming webinar please contact Katie McConnell at mcconnell@nlc.org.

Shared Services: The San Carlos, Calif., Experience

Thursday, March 29, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern time

Facing serious budget constraints, including an annual $3.5 million structural deficit, the elected and appointed leaders of the City of San Carlos, Calif. …