SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are hosting a series of roundtables and trainings to promote stronger businesses and agricultural economies in rural America.
The session for Greene County will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Thursday, July 18 at the USDA Service Center Conference Room, 688 S State Highway B, Springfield.
Under the Trump Administration’s Rural Initiative, SBA and USDA will enhance coordination and collaboration to improve investment opportunities in rural areas, identify ways to increase the benefits of the Tax Cuts and Job Act of 2017, improve innovation for rural technical assistance providers, and aid rural businesses in providing tools to export products around the world, among other goals.
This event is an opportunity to learn from representatives of the SBA and USDA on how the Trump Administration’s Rural Initiative can benefit your local economy. Entrepreneurs, SBA lenders and resource partners are highly encouraged to attend.
The program is free. Pre-registration is requested by contacting Makeesha Munro at (417) 520-7395 or James Combs (417) 520-7382.
— David Burton, University of Missouri Extension
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