Friday, July 15, 2016

How to Grow Rural Small Business Exports

©iStock/Maciej Maksymowicz
Today (7/14/16), the White House Rural Council (WHRC) announced a workshop series to provide specific assistance for rural small businesses working to grow their international sales. The announcement was made by WHRC Chair Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Deputy Postmaster General Ronald A. Stroman.
"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 and click on your state.

Online tools designed for rural businesses interested in international exports include and

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