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The Sunflower State; Assessing Our Business Garden

by Adrienne Foster | Mar 23, 2018

Kansas – The top concern for small businesses in Kansas is marketing, according to a report released today by the Center for Rural Affairs and Kansas Hispanic & Latino American Affairs Commission.

“The Sunflower State – Assessing Our Business Garden: 2017 Kansas Small Business Needs Assessment Results,” is authored by Adrienne Vallejo-Foster, executive director of Kansas Hispanic & Latino American Affairs Commission; and Dena R. Beck, senior project leader and loan specialist of the Center for Rural Affairs’ Rural Enterprise Assistance Project and Rural Investment Corporation.

The authors conducted a survey in spring 2017, gathering information from Kansas small business owners and resource providers to identify strengths and areas that need attention. They received 533 responses, representing 84 percent of counties in Kansas.

Read the full report here: The Sunflower State Assessing Our Business Garden