Export Assistance Centers - Sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, these centers are one-stop shops ready to provide small- or medium-sized businesses with personalized export information. The centers are located in major cities throughout the United States.
General Value-added Programs - Includes university value-added programs, agriculture innovation centers, agricultural issues centers and research institutes.
Local Extension Offices - Contacts for state directors and administrators for each of the state land grant institutions.
Women's Business Centers - Another program funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, this national network of nearly 100 educational centers helps women entrepreneurs start and grow small businesses.
Partially Funded by USDA Rural Development
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