Regards to Rural gathers approximately 400 community members, elected officials, business owners, and others from across the Pacific Northwest to discuss economic and community development. Oregon State University Extension Service and the Rural Studies Program partner with Rural Development Initiatives efforts to sponsor this conference. The eighth and most recent conference was held on campus in Corvallis in June 2013, currently the conference is held every other year.

Find archived materials from the most recent Regards to Rural Conference on RDI's website.