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Producers are facing a dire need to increase production in the current market. More are also looking for ways to engage in conservation. Relay cropping may provide the solution for both of these issues.
  • Farm and Food
If you live in Minnesota, you’ve likely seen that the bill to speed up the transition to carbon-free electricity is a Democratic Farmer Labor (DFL) party priority and is rapidly moving through the...
  • Environment
A desire to help feed the hungry and care for the planet led Peter David to explore the world of agriculture. Implementing conservation practices helps him work toward those goals. Before emigrating...
  • Farm and Food
If you now of a farmer or rancher who has served our country in the military, now is the time to nominate them for an award a the 56th Annual Triumph of Ag Expo in Omaha.
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Al establecer metas para su negocio, ¿ha pensado en el acceso al capital y al crédito? ¿Ha luchado año tras año preparándose para su cita de impuestos? Pensar en esta información ahora lo ayudará a prepararse tanto para la próxima temporada de impuestos como para las posibles oportunidades de préstamo que su empresa pueda necesitar.
  • Small Business
As you set goals for your business, have you thought about access to capital and credit? Have you struggled year after year preparing for your tax appointment? Thinking about these items now will help you prepare for both the upcoming tax season and potential borrowing opportunities your business may need.
  • Small Business
An inquisitive mind is the first step to learning something new. For Katie Bettin, that curiosity has guided her throughout her pursuit of urban farming. With the knowledge she’s acquired, she hopes...
  • Farm and Food
Last week marked the end of bill introduction in the Nebraska Legislature. Senators introduced 812 new bills and 31 resolutions during the 10-day period. Committee hearings begin this week. Each bill...
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  • Rural Health
  • Small Business
  • Small Towns
Today is Day 10 of South Dakota’s 38-day legislative session, which will conclude March 27. All bills need to be introduced by Feb. 2 (Legislative Day 16) and must pass out of both houses by March 6...
  • Environment
  • Small Towns
We’re in the third week of Iowa’s legislative session. Lawmakers have been busy introducing legislation—a few hundred bills to date—with more expected to come.
  • Environment
  • Small Business
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Ellsworth Crossing, con sede en Waterloo, Nebraska, le da clientes la opción de comprar productos directamente de los rancheros y agricultores de Nebraska a través de su tienda o sitio web.
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  • Small Business
  • Small Towns
Ellsworth Crossing, based out of Waterloo, Nebraska, gives customers the option of buying products directly from Nebraska farmers through their storefront or online.
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School scholarships have been a hot topic of discussion in the Iowa Legislature so far this session with Gov. Kim Reynolds’ introduction of the Students First Act. As part of the Students First Act...
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The Center for Rural Affairs wants the Iowa Legislature to prioritize water quality and renewable energy in the new session. One priority is more funding for the 27 Watershed Management Authorities in Iowa.
  • Environment
The deadline is quickly approaching for farmers and ranchers to fill out the 2022 Census of Agriculture. Every five years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service...
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Los procesadores de carne independientes de Nebraska ahora tienen acceso a $10 millones en capital de préstamo a través del Center for Rural Affairs.
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  • Small Business
  • Small Towns
Para la versión en español, oprima aquí. Nebraska independent meat processors now have access to $10 million in loan capital through the Center for Rural Affairs. The new initiative comes at a time...
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  • Small Towns
The wind that steadily blows an open field of prairie grass in the Great Plains just as easily moves the blades of wind turbines. Buffalo Ridge, in the southwest corner of Minnesota, has benefited...
  • Environment
The recently passed Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 paved the way for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to create more transparency and legitimacy around agriculture carbon markets...
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Fouad Mhadji Issa dice que la próxima gran novedad será la vainilla de Nebraska. Como la carne de res o el maíz dulce. Koponi Vanilla, su empresa en Grand Island, Nebraska, vende frijoles, pasta y extracto gourmet. Fouad está trabajando arduamente para hacer de Koponi un producto de primera calidad buscado por chefs y panaderos caseros en todo el país.
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