WGA Workshop: Reimagining the Rural West in Fargo, North Dakota on Oct. 1
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum will host and deliver remarks at the first regional workshop for the Reimagining the Rural West Initiative on Oct. 1 in Fargo.
At the workshop, panelists will discuss the trends that are shaping the rural West today, highlighting the variability among rural communities in the region. The workshop will also explore strategies, such as fostering entrepreneurship and building local leadership, that will help all rural western communities build on their strengths and achieve their vision of the future.Panels will additionally examine: how new technologies in agriculture may be fostered and harnessed to fuel rural economic growth; what smart investment in transportation looks like for different rural communities; and the role of the creative arts in fostering community in rural areas. (Agenda)