2 West Virginia applicants receive rural development grants

August 19, 2018 GMT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Rural development grants totaling more than $99,000 have been awarded to two recipients in West Virginia.

The Marshall University Research Corp. will receive $49,837 to develop a catalog to help state agencies, nonprofits and entrepreneurs understand the state’s agricultural economy.

The Wayne County Economic Development Authority will receive $50,000 to develop a center for agriculture, wellness and rural enterprise. The center is planned as an agricultural hub with a farm training center.

Republican U.S. Rep. Evan Jenkins announced the grants Friday.