"Strong rural communities are key to a stronger America," said Vilsack. "USDA continuously seeks opportunities for U.S. agricultural producers to expand overseas markets that contribute to a positive U.S. trade balance, create jobs, and boost economic growth."Read more: White House Rural Council Announces Assistance to Grow Small Business Exports
To find a Made in Rural American workshop, visit sups.com/events and click on your state.
Online tools designed for rural businesses interested in international exports include www.export.gov/rural and www.business.usa.gov.