Artz, Kimle, Orazem receive USDA-NIFA grant

March 19, 2018

Georgeanne Artz, Kevin Kimle, Peter OrazemGeorgeanne Artz, assistant professor, Kevin Kimle, senior lecturer, and Peter Orazem, Peter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed by Jeff Angelo for the story "Why Are Iowa Workers Being Laid Off In A Hot Economy?" on WHO News Radio Nov. 16, 2018. They discussed the layoff of 400 workers in the Des Moines area by Wells Fargo.professor, have been announced as recipients of a $233,355 USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grant. Artz is listed as project director and Kimle and Orazem are listed as co-project directors.

The project “Developing a Research-Based Entrepreneurial Curriculum for Rural Firm Entry and Survival” will help improve the understanding of the factors that influence success and failure of rural start-ups. The project is set to run from March 1, 2018 to February 28, 2022.