Rural Cluster Development in Kansas

Posted on: July 28th, 2011 by Matthew Chase

NADO staff joined leaders from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Economic Development Administration (EDA) in a peer exchange with Kansas State Universities’ Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AMI) (http://www NULL.amisuccess and the Kansas Association of Regional Development Organizations (KARDO) on July 26.

View the AMI-KARDO Presentation on Regional Innovation in Rural America.

The event was held at K-State Innovation Campus (http://olathe NULL.k-state which is part of the new facility, the International Animal Health and Food Safety Institute, in Olathe, Kansas.

Event participants included:

  • Doug O’Brien, Senior Policy Advisor to USDA Secretary Vilsack
  • Tom Guevara, EDA Deputy Assistant Secretary for Regional Affairs
  • Patty Clark, USDA State Director for Rural Development (Kansas)
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