Economic Development Webinar to Focus on Agricultural Incubators

by Katie McConnell 

On March 22 at 2:30 p.m. Eastern time, NLC's Economic Development (ED) Peer Network is holding a webinar that will feature 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 New Jersey and the surrounding region. 

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

Register for this webinar on If you have any questions about the NLC Economic Development Peer Network or the upcoming webinar please contact Katie McConnell at