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NERCRD Director invited to participate in USDA Rural Prosperity Roundtable

NERCRD Director Stephan Goetz served on a roundtable discussion about rural prosperity with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Xochitl Torres Small and other governmental and non-governmental partners in agriculture to discuss efforts by USDA to create additional income opportunities for producers and entrepreneurs and more. Goetz spoke about the role of the Regional Rural Development Centers in supporting rural prosperity. His remarks are available here:

During the event, which was held on April 23 in Erie, PA, Torres Small announced USDA’s plans to invest in 700 clean energy projects. Watch this broadcast from for a peek at the event.