Purdue University, Indiana’s Department of Agriculture and Indiana’s Economic Development Association are partnering with several counties to attract specifically ag-related revenues.The area counties have partnered before and now, will focus on finding ways to diversify farm revenues that all can benefit from. Jasper, Newton, Benton, White, Pulaski and Stark county leaders are working with the agencies to trigger more progressive results with farm revenues. The Purdue Center for Economic Development and the roup are playing leading roles.
The group’s focus will be on food, agri-business processing, forestry and even wood production. Energy and transportation and logistics will also be explored.