Webinar on February 13 to Highlight Idaho’s Rural Economy

Exploring the Diverse Rural Economy of Idaho: A Webinar with Labor Economist Ryan Whitesides

On Tuesday, February 13th, Labor Economist Ryan Whitesides will be hosting a webinar to discuss the different components of Idaho’s rural economy. The webinar will take place from 11 am to noon MT and will cover topics such as demographics, population, and the various industries that make up rural Idaho’s economy.

Whitesides emphasizes that rural Idaho’s economy can mean different things to different people and it is not solely based on agriculture. He highlights other components such as forests, community gateways to national parks, and more. Those interested in attending the webinar can register for the event on Zoom, and information about future webinars and registration events can be found on the department’s calendar of events.

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