Welcome to the new and improved SET Website!

SET was Launched in 2010 by USDA Rural Development and the nation’s four Regional Rural Development Centers
and their land-grant university partners, this exciting initiative is now in place in more than 50 regions in 28 states.


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Success Stories

  • Oklahoma I-40 Corridor

    “I believe that the I-40 SET has positioned itself to be a significant player in this arena. Thank you to everyone who has worked to make this goal of our SET a reality.”

    SET Participant
  • Northern Neck Planning Commission, Virginia

    “SET played an enormous role in helping this region move forward! The SET process facilitated the region coming together around achievable, universally accepted goals..

    Lisa Hull, Economic Development and Tourism Coordinator