2018 Farm Bureau Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge

This is the first national business competition focused exclusively on rural entrepreneurs working on food and agriculture businesses. Compete for $145,000 in start-up funds!

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Subscribe to the Renewable Energy Monthly Report!

The Monthly Report recently underwent new authorship. Make sure you are staying up-to-date with the latest renewable energy information!

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National Farmers Market Directory

Find a farmers market in your area and find out how close you are to local food and products!

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Current U.S. Canola Supply Does Not Meet U.S. Demand

USDA NIFA announces $766,00 available for fundamental and applied research to help develop commercial canola varieties, products, and growing regions.

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Using a USDA FSA Microloan for Farm Business Startups

KoiGreen Produce and Pond Supplies, located in Ogden, Iowa, is a unique business that uses the water from their ponds stocked with koi fish to water the produce they grow and sell.


KoiGreen was able to start its business and purchase many necessary items for its pond thanks to an USDA Farm Service Agency microloan.

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