Time to Hit the Road: Business Retention and Expansion Heads South

March 24, 2017
BR&E Training - University of Florida

A few weeks ago, Extension CD professionals David Civittolo and Joe Lucente visited with colleagues at the University of Florida to deliver a three-day train the trainer program. Twelve University of Florida Extension agents learned the nuts and bolts of the traditional BR&E program and were also introduced to a newly-revised curriculum module: BR&E for Agri-business.

Since the 12 attendees were mostly Agriculture agents, the curriculum enabled them to better understand how to conduct a BR&E program focusing exclusively on agri-business clusters.

Read the complete story on the OSU Extension CD blog: u.osu.edu/extensioncd.

Submitted by: David Civittolo, Associate Professor and Extension Field Specialist, Community Economics.