On Tuesday, February 13th, Labor Economist Ryan Whitesides will be hosting a webinar to explore the diverse components of Idaho’s rural economy. The webinar will take place from 11 a.m. to noon MT and will delve into topics such as demographics, population, and the different industries that make up rural Idaho’s economy.
Whitesides emphasizes that rural Idaho’s economy is not just about agriculture but also encompasses various sectors such as forests, community gateways to national parks, and more. He believes that understanding these components is crucial for developing effective policies that support the growth of rural economies.
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