Dinner and a healthy helping of hope was the menu Tuesday night at MSU.
"The Future of the Green Economy in the Purchase Area, Kentucky and the Mid-South" was the subject of a dinner meeting at Murray State on Tuesday evening. We were there taking frantic notes on a cautiously optimistic presentation.
... A joint effort of five states, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee, focusing on 98 counties along Old Man River, with corporate, nonprofit and educational sponsors, and coordinated by Memphis Bioworks Foundation, the project predicts that:
“…within two decades, it is reasonable to anticipate a total impact within the 98-county region approaching 50,000 total (direct plus indirect) jobs through a maturing industrial bioprocessing products economy.”