When things get too tricky elsewhere, it's good to bring the focus closer in. This month we share news on farming, food, small business, renewable energy, and a life's mission. This is what it looks like when rural matters. The treats of October are here, just for you!
Inside this Issue:
Small Town Advocate Beginning at Age 10
Women Farmers & Ranchers Inspire
Tending, Working, Helping to Build Stronger Rural Communities
October Signals the Beginning of Marketplaces
Developing Regional Food Systems in Nebraska
Iowa & Minnesota Transmission Project Takes Important Steps
Fortenberry Witnesses Importance of USDA Programs for Small Business
USDA Releases Important Report on Farm Size
What If Rural Really Mattered?