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Over the past few decades, Native and non-Native people in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Twin Cities area have reaped benefits from the efforts of Dream of Wild Health.
  • Farm and Food
  • Small Towns
The elements are one of the greatest adversaries for farmers. Changing temperatures and precipitation levels can limit growing seasons and affect the success of crops.
  • Environment
  • Farm and Food
This summer, headlines suggested that rolling blackouts across the country may be possible because of predicted above-average temperatures.
  • Environment
Eric Hill knows good soil. The Iowa producer, who manages his family’s 3,000-acre farming operation near Nevada, has spent more than 20 years caring for the soil that surrounds the plot of land purchased by his parents in the 1970s.
  • Environment
  • Farm and Food
Hace unos años, si alguien le hubiera preguntado a Yasser Toruno y su esposa, Nancy Segura, si alguna vez soñaron con abrir su propio negocio, habrían dicho que no.
  • Small Business
A few years ago, if someone asked Yasser Toruno and his wife, Nancy Segura, if they ever dreamed of opening their own business they would have said no.
  • Small Business
Norfolk Mayor Josh Moenning declared that “Norfolk is now home to the largest solar facility in Nebraska” at the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new community solar development.
  • Environment
Iowa is seen as a leader in renewable energy for sources like wind power, but tension is building in how to site such projects.
  • Environment
The Center for Rural Affairs applauds the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) board for unanimously approving the Tranche 1 transmission expansion plan at its July 25 board meeting. This...
  • Environment
La inflación puede ser catastrófica para los pequeños negocios, y muchos propietarios están preocupados. Sin embargo, los pequeños negocios pueden ser más flexibles y receptivos a los cambios en los mercados y en la demanda que sus contrapartes más grandes. Son capaces de satisfacer las demandas locales más fácilmente.
  • Small Business
At Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation, located on the Pine Ridge Reservation, renewable energy plays an important role in a vision to build resilient communities while reducing environmental impact.
  • Environment
Inflation can be catastrophic for small businesses, and many owners are worried. However, small businesses can be more flexible and responsive to shifts in markets and in demand than their larger counterparts.
  • Small Business
According to a recent study released by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the economic potential for distributed wind generation in the U.S. is enough to account for half of the current...
  • Environment
Seeing Center for Rural Affairs staff members in action at events around her community and around the state motivated Jess Cabán to learn more about the organization. The Center’s mission and values inspired her to join the team.
  • Small Towns
For two years, processors and producers across rural Nebraska have fought hard to get a program to improve and expand Nebraska’s meat processing capabilities approved and established.
  • Farm and Food
  • Small Business
  • Small Towns
The Nebraska Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for grants through the Independent Processor Assistance Program.
  • Farm and Food
  • Small Business
  • Small Towns
El amor de Ricardo Pascual por los autos comenzó cuando era un niño. Ver a su padre arreglar y cambiar diferentes automóviles a lo largo de su infancia despertó la pasión por perseguir el sueño de tener su propio negocio de venta de automóviles.
  • Small Business
Ricardo Pascual’s love of cars started when he was a young boy. Watching his father fix up and trade different automobiles throughout his childhood sparked a passion to pursue the dream of having his own auto sales business.
  • Small Business
Communities in every corner of the country now struggle with a lack of affordable homes, an ailment long associated with fast-growing urban areas.
  • Small Towns
Summer is in full swing and with that comes cookouts and gatherings where food is featured. As you plan your menu, keep local farmers in mind. Buying locally-produced food strengthens the local...
  • Farm and Food
  • Small Business
  • Small Towns