Media Advisory: USDA Press Conference


WHAT: News conference to announce USDA Rural Development’s awarding of two grants for the coming fiscal year to the Missouri Research Corporation. The grants are under the Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG) and Rural Business Opportunity Grant (RBOG) programs. The grants will directly benefit rural entrepreneurs and small communities in a 19-county region. WHO:

  • Kenneth W. Dobbins, president of Southeast Missouri State University
  • Anita Dunning, acting state director of USDA Rural Development
  • Dennis Roedemeier, chief executive officer of Missouri Research Corporation.

WHEN: 10 a.m., Nov. 2WHERE: Innovation Center, Room 112, 920 Broadway in Cape Girardeau