February 8, 2023

Economic Forum Calls For Gradual Improvement of Rural Economy

Dodge City, KS (westernkansasnews.com) About sixty business owners from across Southwest Kansas attended an economic forum Thursday at the United Wireless Arena in Dodge City sponsored by Wichita State University and the Dodge City/Ford County Economic Development Corporation.


Development Corporation Director Jo Ann Knight is confident our rural economy will push along despite a slowdown.

From what she heard Knight expects much more positive numbers a year from now. Knight is confident everyone associated with the rural economy will pull through.

Here is why ag has taken a short-term hit.

Knight is encouraged by manufacturing numbers and housing starts tied in with construction as greatly benefiting our local economy.

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